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PROPULSION UPDA TE
ZF Announces Improvements
In Four Marine Transmissions
ZF of North America has an- nounced reliability and horsepower capacity improvements in four of its marine transmission models.
The input torsional couplings on the transmissions are now attached to the input shaft by means of an
SKF® keyless taper. This design modification improves the reliabili- ty and increases the horsepower ca- pacity of the transmissions.
The improvements have been made to the IRM 301 PL-2, IRM 301 A-2, IRM 320 PL-1 and IRM 320 A-l transmissions.
All four transmissions are de- signed for high-performance, plan- ing hull vessels in private use, such
The IRM 301 A2 marine transmission from
ZF of North America is rated for engines up to 490 bhp. as sport fishing boats, express cruis- ers and other high-horsepower-to- weight applications. All are rated for continuous, medium, light and pleasure craft duty cycles for diesel engines.
The IRM 301-A-2 is rated for engines up to 490 bhp; the IRM 301
PL-2 for engines up to 543 bhp; the
IRM 320 PL-1 for engines up to 707 bhp; and the IRM 320 A-l for engines up to 704 bhp.
ZF, headquartered in Friedrich- shafen, West Germany, is a leading manufacturer of major power train components—gears, transmissions, pumps, axles and other drive sys- tems.
ZF of North America is headquar- tered in Lincolnshire, 111.
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