PROPULSIONSOLUTIONS WITHFIXED PITCHPROPELLERS
Each ship’s hull has its own characteristics.For the vessel to achieve the highest possibleoverall eciency, the propeller must beperectly matched with the engine and hull.The Wärtsilä xed pitch propeller is thechoice when optimum eciency, reliabilityand robustness are required.Wärtsilä is able to solve all yourneeds with regard to xed pitch propellerinstallations:Total system solutions supplied
Easy assembly and maintenance
Optimum eciency through tailor-made
designWorldwide service and maintenance.
propellers are custom designedand made or each specic application.The propellers vary in diameter rom 1 to12 metres, and can weigh rom hundreds okilos to 140 tonnes.Given the complex geometry o modernpropellers, the casting process is monitoredrom start to nish to ensure the highestquality.Wärtsilä has produced some 9000 FPpropellers to date, or ocean-going vessels,such as containerships, tankers, bulk carriers,and dry cargo vessels.The tailor-made design and use o thelatest available technology that are eatureso Wärtsilä FP propellers or all ship types,guarantee maximum eciency with minimumnoise and vibration levels. They are also easyto repair.Wärtsilä’s patented Cunial
materialprovides excellent casting, machining, andatigue strength properties.Wärtsilä FP propellers can be producedwith any required blade number and size,rom 3.5 m upwards. For the smaller sizes,as mostly used in ships or coastal and inland
WÄRTSILÄ FIXED PITCH PROPELLERS