The articles in this feature on marine transmissions cover: the development of compact economy gears; hydraulic couplings for main drives; a two-speed drive developed by the Valmet Corporation for fish factory ships; a new range of compact lightweight transmissions developed by Twin Disc, Belgium; noise reduction with a so-called "silent system" developed by Geislinger & Co. of Salzburg, Austria, and utilizing combined couplings; a completely silent drive for a sail-assisted cruise ship; and an improved range of worm gear drives from Renold Gears, England.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Journal article
  • Publication Date: 1988-11

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  • Accession Number: 00657060
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM