Marine Pneumatics, Air Clutch Panel Interface

Marine Air Clutch Panel Interface - advantages at a glance

  • Incorporates the electronic propulsion controls and the Reverse Gear Air Clutches
  • Completely factory assembled and tested
  • Proven and dependable control components
  • Pressure feedback switches for throttle/clutch interlock and throttle control.
  • Available in E/P Regulator or Pneumatic Relay Valve Versions

Bridge between electronic and pneumatic

The AVENTICS air clutch panel interface provides the interface between the electronic propulsion controls and the reverse gear air clutches which are used to control vessel directions. The panel is completely factory assembled and tested and contains proven, dependable control components such as a D Pilotair® valve (ahead, neutral, astern), H-5 Relayair® valve (two-rate fill), Floreg® valve (slow fill rate adjustment), shuttle valve (hard fill), etc. Choose from electro-pneumatic pressure regulator (for precise and fast fill rate) or Relayair® valve (for two-rate) clutch inflation allowing soft initial engagement. The panel includes two pressure switches for cross-engagement interlock and throttle boost.

Product Features:

  • Reduces shipboard layout, mounting and piping
  • E/P version for precise and fast fill rate
  • Two-rate clutch inflation for soft initial engagement (H-5 version)
  • Hard fill from starts at 50 psi (optional) trip points available
  • Pressure switches for clutch interlock and throttle boost
  • Gauges to show ahead and astern clutch pressure
  • Aluminum mounting plate with stand-offs
  • Aluminum header for easy ship board connections
  • Electrical junction box with terminal strip for easy installation
  • Includes two quick exhaust valves pre-piped
  • Factory assembled and tested in Lexington, KY