Vetus Bow thruster 55kgf 12V D150mm ignition protected

Manufacturers Part Number: BOW5512DI



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Vetus Bow thruster 55kgf 12V D150mm ignition protected

Installing an electric bow or stern thruster in a petrol (gasoline) engined boat can be very dangerous, due to the possibility of the electric motor igniting fuel vapour. In order to eliminate the risk, this special housing will shield the bow or stern thruster from potentially explosive vapour. The housing enables the thruster to comply with the ISO 8846 Marine “ignition protection” standard. In addition to the standard thruster, the set consists of a watertight (IP65) housing for the electric motor and relays, together with all required seals, electrical connectors and fastening components.An automatic fuse for the control loom is also supplied. This can be reset externally without opening the housing. For both 12 and 24 volt supply. They can also be used as stern thrusters, in combination with the appropriate kit. Because the motor housing is watertight, these sets are also ideal for use where the bow or stern thruster is installed in a wet or humid space.

Voltage (V)12 V
Current consumption (A)350
Continuous operating time (min)4
Main fuse "slow blow" (A)250
Batteries 12 V, min./max. Ah1x105 / 1x200
Battery main switch: model BATSW / type BPMAIN250 / 12
Max. operating time (minutes)4
Motor, reversible D.C.Yes
Ignition protectionYes
Thrust (N / lbf)550 / 121
Power (hp)4
Internal tunnel diameter (inches)5 29/32
Weight (lbs)44
Battery cables, length pos./neg. cables (ft/AWG)0 - 39,37/00 (2/0)
Size A in inches, see drawing7 43/64
Size B in inches, see drawing16 7/32
Size C in inches, see drawing3 7/64
Size D min./max. in inches, see drawing11 13/16 / 23 5/8
Size E in inches, see drawing9 27/32
Size F, diameter in inches, see drawing7 43/64
Size G min. in inches, see drawing5 29/32
Size H, diameter in inches, see drawing5 29/32
Thrust (N / kgf)550 / 55
Power (kW)3
Internal tunnel diameter (mm)150
Weight (kg)20
Battery cables, length pos./neg. cables (m/mm²)0-12 / 70
Size A in mm, see drawing195
Size B in mm, see drawing412
Size C in mm, see drawing79
Size D min./max. in mm, see drawing300 / 600
Size E in mm, see drawing250
Size F, diameter in mm, see drawing195
Size G min. in mm, see drawing150
Size H, diameter in mm, see drawing150
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