Ignition Protected Thrusters

Ignition Protected Thrusters | Bow Thrusters Direct | Supplied by bowthrustersdirect.com

Bowthrusters Direct specialize in supplying and installing Sleipner Side-Power bow and stern thruster equipment. We work very closely with the manufacturer and are located only 20 minutes away from Sleipner UK’s offices and distribution hub.

Bowthrusters Direct offer site visits to carry out surveys and commissioning and have a mobile installation team with experienced fabricators and highly experienced marine engineers.

We understand what is involved with all aspects of an installation from getting the installation technical correct to managing the customers’ expectations. All of our team our customer focused and driven. We work very closely with our customers to produce a bespoke system of the highest quality just for them.

To provide reliable and safe thruster installations in more boats. Sleipner side-power have a range of modified versions of our DC electric thrusters in watertight housings. These are for use in stern and other locations that may get wet or be exposed to gasoline fumes.

These thrusters are fully ignition protected (ISO 8846) for use in boats with gasoline engines. They have a hermetically sealed composite housing around all electric parts. This provides the ignition protection as no gasoline fumes can enter and be ignited by sparks.