Reduction gearbox/Servo system:
The Ecoflow™ gear housing is constructed using cast iron, which gives excellent low noise excitation in combination with high quality gear wheels according to DIN 3961-3963-L5.
Pitch actuation is achieved through a mechanical connection, leading from the blades via a push-pull rod, through the propeller shaft, to a hydraulic actuation system inside the gear-box. This is a simple and robust system, which requires very limited maintenance work.
Servogear offers three different gearbox configurations with their Ecoflow Propulsor ™ system: