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4DWKK Steering Gear

Van der Velden® 4DWKK Steering System

The 4DWKK is an asymmetrical steering system developed for HD and XR rudder systems. This system is known for its three connection rods to control four rudders.

With its heavy duty and maintenance-friendly design, this steering system is suitable for every type of inland vessel. Two double-acting hydraulic cylinders ensure reliability.

This steering system offers unprecedented steering capabilities especially in combination with HD or XR rudders.

The 4DWKK steering system with connection rod is intended for double screw vessels with four rudders.

DMC delivers the 4DWKK steering system depending on the number and size of the propellers and steering requirements. Regardless of the configuration, you are assured of an excellent steering performance, maintenance-friendly design and a long lifespan. This steering system is approved by all classification societies.

DMC advises:
The Van der Velden® 2DWK steering system in case of two connected rudders.

This steering system offers unprecedented steering capabilities especially in combination with HD or XR rudders.

The 4DWKK steering system with connection rod is intended for double screw vessels with four rudders.

DMC delivers the 4DWKK steering system depending on the number and size of the propellers and steering requirements. Regardless of the configuration, you are assured of an excellent steering performance, maintenance-friendly design and a long lifespan. This steering system is approved by all classification societies.

DMC advises:
The Van der Velden® 2DWK steering system in case of two connected rudders.

Specifcations

ADVANTAGES

  • High-end steering performance
  • Robust and reliable
  • Approved by classification societies
  • Maintenance friendly
  • Long lifespan

Application

  • For double screw inland vessels.

Package

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