CUSTOM DESIGNED STEEL & ALUMINUM BOW THRUSTERS IN NORTH VANCOUVER
Westec Equipment International Ltd. manufactures hydraulic drive bow thrusters in a wide variety of materials and sizes to suit the diverse requirements of the marine industry.
Westec has been manufacturing bow thrusters since 1980, and during this period they have been continuously updated and revised to improve performance as well as to incorporate the latest technology.
The bow thrusters are designed to be rugged, and they are manufactured using only the highest quality components in order to insure that they operate efficiently and trouble-free in highly demanding conditions.
Westec has supplied bow thrusters to customers around the world and in all marine environments from the Arctic to the Tropics. And these customers have commented that the Westec bow thrusters deliver the performance and reliability that they expect.
Westec manufactures bow thrusters in three types of material, steel, aluminum and stainless steel, which meet most requirements. Power is provided by a high-efficiency cartridge-style hydraulic motor. Details of the materials used in the manufacture of the units are as follows:
Steel Bow Thrusters:
Mild steel body with manganese-bronze propeller and end caps
Aluminum Bow Thrusters:
All aluminum construction with stainless steel propeller
Stainless Steel Bow Thrusters:
All stainless steel construction