It takes more than just advanced machineries to manufacture large propellers for ships, it also requires the manufacturer to have strong casting technology and specialized processing methods, experienced technical team.
Many recognized marine equipment suppliers like Wartsila, Masson has their propeller partners in China. It is the very same partners allows Fountom to be capable of design, manufacture medium to giant propeller with diameter up to 8 meters for various types of vessels, in more reasonable costs.
What kind of propellers can be ordered from Fountom
Fountom designs and manufactures different types of fixed pitch propellers and the shafts, shafting accessories for various vessels, which are in the scope of:
Propeller Diameter: 800~8000mm;
Blade Design Type: Kaplan, MAU, B;
Material: Ni-Al Bronze/Copper (Cu1, Cu3), Stainless steel;
Propeller Blade Number: 4~6 blades;
Blades Dimensional Tolerances: better than ISO 481;
Available Shipping Class: ABS, BV, CCS, DNV-GL, RINA, NK, KR;
Vessel Types: container vessels, tankers, bulk carriers, dry cargo vessels, passenger liners, fishing trawlers, tugboat, etc.
Outstanding features of Fountom propellers
Optimal propeller efficiency
Propeller is the key to maxmize power efficiency, Fountom takes it through design, mannufacturing and test processes, the radial distribution of circulation, resembling lift or thrust shall be specified to obtain the optimum efficiency.
Noise, vibration and cavitation control
Simulations of cavitation flow and hull pressure fluctuations will be performed in designing process to minimize noise and vibration the propeller brings on board. Design and manufacturer the propellers with low vibration & noise levels and no harmful cavitation.
Take materials seriously
Fountom choose the high-purity copper to build your propellers, and reject recycled low purity coppers, which brings better propeller strength, yet smaller weights to the finished propeller.
Truly your propeller -warranted
Amongst hundreds of shipowners, shipping consultants or even shipyards that orders propellers from Fountom, quite many barely keeps propeller design copies. The absence of the approved propeller design brings big trouble in propulsion system maintenance, repair and replacement. Fountom always send you the approved copies of propellers, and keep a full record. Each propeller shall have a warranty period of 12 months since vessel sea trial, Fountom is confident and responsible for what it sells.
Tip To know more of our propeller manufacturing process, please go to EVENTS > Process of manufacturing marine propeller.
Each vessel has its unique propulsion shaftline system, the typical parts include thrust shaft, intermediate/stern shafts, bearings, couplings and seals. Propeller shaftline is simple structured, yet it is quite crucial for safe sailing. Fountom designs the most applicable shaftlines for your vessel based on whirling vibration requirements of shipping class societies.
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Fountom is professional in designing and manufacturing huge propellers, contact us or visit us for a reliable partnership now.
- For New Vessel simply leave us an message, or FILL US WITH MORE DETAILS OF YOUR PROJECT HERE. You may have our response in 24 hours.
- For Replacement: approved drawing is not must-have but highly suggested for replacement propellers. With the approved drawing, Fountom can start manufacturing the identical propeller immediately.