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Propulsion Annual - Green Marine Tech
VOICES: DIRK BALTHASAR, PRESIDENT, THERMAMAX, INC.
custom made retro? t solutions and to install them on board.
Do Thermamax products have a role in helping vessel owners achieve reduced
Tmax-Retro? t emissions?
Thermamax insulation systems are often
In the engine room temperatures are tal 3D models. ers the maximum surface temperature used for exhaust after treatment systems. highest and reliable ? re prevention is 2. Reverse Engineering: Based on below 220°C and even below 100 °C,
Let it be the pipes between the turbocharger vital. As 3D details are often not avail- the scanned 3D pro? le, Thermamax de- depending on requirements.
outlet and the SCR, or the SCR itself. Our able for older engines, retro? tting with velops a CAD model of the engine. For insulations keep the heat in the system and
SOLAS-compliant high-performance this it ? rst generates a polygon network 4. Manufacture: First, Thermamax temperatures at a level that is required to en- insulation systems has only been pos- in STL format from the available data. produces a prototype. In its own test sure proper catalytic reaction in the SCR. sible to a limited extent until now. This is converted into standard geom- lab, it performs various tests on all ma-
With Tmax-Retro? t, older marine en- etries and free-form surfaces. From terials and components to ensure high
We understand that Thermamax is also in- gines can now also be upgraded with these attributed surface models and quality in practical applications.
vesting in product development to support high-temperature insulation systems own on-site photos, we can then cre- The individual Tmax-Insulation Clad- increased electri? cation and batteries on which exceed SOLAS guidelines. The ate a CAD model in the STEP or IGES ding is now ready to use and can be ships.
all-in-one package provides all services format. installed.
Recently Thermamax developed housings – from the preparation of the engine’s for battery modules to support electri? ca- 3D pro? le to the thermography of the 3. Design and Simulation: Now starts 5. Installation: Thermamax installs tion, beside others, for marine application. developed and installed insulation sys- the classic design process. On the basis the exhaust gas/turbocharger cladding
Also, on board ships electri? cation is be- tem – all from one source. of a 0D/1D thermal calculation Therma- – ? rst the prototype – on your engine. coming more and more important. Ther- max de? nes material and thickness of mamax battery housings can be used for 1. A 3D-Scan of the engine to ensure the insulation. The detailled constrution 6. Thermography: To ensure that on-board energy storage systems, replacing the best ? t of the exhaust gas and tur- is made in Creo, a specialized software. the new insulation system performs as conventional Diesel generators. Our battery bocharger cladding. Results of the scan The result is a durable exhaust gas/tur- required, Thermamax performs a ther- housings ensure effective ? re protection and are used as the basis for preparing digi- bocharger cladding which reliably low- mography test. extend the battery range by balanced thermal management.
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