Marine 4 Blade Propeller

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About product

A marine 4-blade propeller is a specialized propeller designed for larger vessels like tugboats and container vessels. It features four robustly constructed blades that are strategically shaped and positioned on a central hub.

  • Kaplan Blade: Offers adjustable pitch for optimizing performance in varying conditions.
  • MAU (Modularly Adjustable Underwater) Blade: Provides versatility and adaptability with adjustable pitch and rake angles.
  • B-series Blade: Ensures optimal thrust generation and efficiency for fixed-pitch propellers.
  • Commonly used in tugboats and commercial ships for precise maneuverability and efficient propulsion.

Additional information

Material

aluminum, stainless steel, copper

Diameter

800~8000mm

Pitch Type

controllable/fixed

Propulsion

shaft drive

Certification

ABS, BV, CCS, DNV-GL, RINA, NK, KR

Applications

container vessels, tankers, bulk carriers, dry cargo vessels, passenger liners, fishing trawlers, tugboat, etc.

Blade Type

Kaplan, MAU, B

Product Detail

The four blades are strategically positioned to efficiently distribute power across the propeller, maximizing propulsion efficiency. This can result in improved fuel economy, providing cost savings and reducing environmental impact.

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The Blade Type Of Marine 4 Blade Propeller

The marine 4-blade propeller can be found in different blade types, including Kaplan, MAU (Modularly Adjustable Underwater), and B-series propellers. Here’s a brief description of each blade type:

  • Kaplan Blade: The Kaplan blade design is commonly used in marine propellers, known for its adjustable pitch feature. It consists of blades with a controllable pitch angle that can be adjusted to optimize performance based on varying vessel speeds and operating conditions. The Kaplan blades have a sleek, slender shape with a higher aspect ratio, making them efficient in both propulsion and energy conversion. They are often used in applications where a wide range of speed variations is required, such as tugboats and some container vessels.
  • MAU (Modularly Adjustable Underwater) Blade: The MAU blade is a type of propeller blade that offers versatility and adaptability. It consists of blades that can be adjusted both in pitch and rake angle, allowing for fine-tuning of the propeller’s performance. The MAU blade design enables efficient propulsion in different operating conditions and vessel requirements. This blade type is commonly used in ships like tugboats, where precise maneuverability and power optimization are crucial.
  • B-series Blade: The B-series blade is a specific type of blade design commonly used in fixed-pitch propellers for various marine applications. B-series blades have a robust, sturdy construction and are designed to provide optimal performance in terms of thrust generation and efficiency. They are often used in commercial ships, including some tugboats and container vessels, where a fixed-pitch propeller is preferred.
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Zava Marine Corporation is a leading supplier of marine parts and components. With a strong focus on quality and customer satisfaction, we specialize in providing a comprehensive range of high-quality marine equipment and accessories. Our products include deck equipment, ship accessories, and various other essential components needed for smooth maritime operations.

With a global presence, we serve a diverse customer base, including shipbuilders, shipowners, offshore operators, and marine equipment distributors. We are committed to providing exceptional service and tailored solutions to meet our customers’ unique needs.

FAQ

Zava Marine offers a comprehensive range of certifications for marine parts in accordance with international standards and regulations. These certifications include those provided by renowned marine classification societies such as Lloyd’s Register (LR), Bureau Veritas (BV), China Classification Society (CCS), Registro Italiano Navale (RINA), American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NK), and Det Norske Veritas – Germanischer Lloyd (DNV-GL). By collaborating with these esteemed societies, Zava Marine ensures that our certified marine parts meet the highest standards of safety, quality, and performance, instilling confidence in our reliability and compliance within the maritime industry.

The warranty provided by Zava Marine covers defects in materials and workmanship for a period of two years from the date of purchase. During this warranty period, if any marine parts purchased from Zava Marine exhibit issues or failures resulting from manufacturing defects or faulty materials, Zava Marine will take responsibility for repair or replacement of the affected parts. 

Zava Marine has recently opened new molds for European and North American clients, utilizing materials such as metal, ABS, PVC, and more. These successful mold opening projects allow us to provide customized marine parts and components that meet the specific requirements of our clients in these regions.

Typically, Zava Marine can ship samples within 7 days once the product drawing has been mutually confirmed by both parties. This efficient process ensures that customers can receive samples promptly, allowing them to assess the quality and suitability of the products.

Zava Marine frequently utilizes a wide range of materials in our projects. These materials include aluminum, stainless steel, carbon steel, copper, plastics, titanium, and PEEK (Polyether Ether Ketone). Each material offers unique properties and characteristics suitable for various marine applications. 

Yes, we provide customization services for marine parts. We understand that every project and application may have unique requirements, and we are committed to delivering tailored solutions. By collaborating closely with our clients, we can adapt our products to specific specifications, ensuring optimal fit, performance, and compatibility. Whether it’s modifying existing designs or creating entirely new parts, our customization services cater to the diverse needs of the maritime industry.

Absolutely! We offer product design and development services to support our clients’ needs. Our experienced team of engineers and designers can collaborate with clients from concept development to final product realization. By leveraging our expertise in marine engineering and design, we can provide valuable insights and innovative solutions. Whether it’s optimizing existing designs or creating entirely new products, we are equipped to assist clients in bringing their ideas to life efficiently and effectively.

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