Our lates offering is a set of steering sylinders for a large catamaran.

Steering Cylinder Specifications:

  • Double sided marine grade stainless steel (Duplex 2205) shafts for balanced pressure when turning left or right.
  • Marine grade Stainless steel (Duplex 2205) swivel ball.
  • Aluminium 6083-T6 barrel
  • Aluminium 7075 (aerospace grade) piston
  • Dual neck bush and piston guide rings for long-lasting operation.
  • Stainless steel shaft clevis with stainless steel maintenance free swivel bearings.
  • Half angle swivel of the cylinders is 4 deg,  with a total swivel is 8deg.
  • FEA (Finite Analysis) done on all components – giving a average factor of safety  3.0.
  • The Cylinders go through 3 tests.
  • Cycle test.  – 200 cycles
  • Pressure test – to see that all seals are operating as required. (@200% operating pressure)
  • Mounting test. (@150% of operating pressure)

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