Kittiwake Developments unveils ThrusterSCAN
Kittiwake Developments has unveiled ThrusterSCAN, online condition monitoring for azimuthing thrusters.
LITTLEHAMPTON, UK -- Kittiwake Developments has unveiled ThrusterSCAN, online condition monitoring for azimuthing thrusters.
Individual ThrusterSCAN monitoring units are installed local to each thruster and comprise of a touch screen machine interface, metallic particle sensor, oil condition sensor, moisture sensor, oil temperature sensor, and sampling pump. A central control room touch screen display provides an overview of the condition of all thrusters.
ThrusterSCAN delivers early warning of thruster component damage, lubricant degradation, and seal leaks/failures, while providing information to help optimize the thruster and effectively manage overhaul schedules. ThrusterSCAN continuously monitors wear debris, water ingress, and oil quality.