Escher Wyss controllable pitch propellers

Escher Wyss Controllable Pitch Propellers (CPP), provided by ANDRITZ HYDRO, deliver outstanding performance for naval and Coast Guard vessels, mega yachts, and many other special application vessels.

The dominant driving forces of propeller design have to be balanced to provide outstanding propulsion performance. It is a challenge which Escher Wyss Controllable Pitch Propellers are mastering and have mastered in many successful applications in the past.

The outstanding cornerstones of modern propulsion design are efficiency, silence, flexibility, and speed.


In our modern world, efficiency is crucial in all aspects of life. In the world of naval, Coast Guard, and special application vessels, as well as for mega yachts, efficiency has gained more and more attention in recent years. The propellers from ANDRITZ HYDRO actively contribute towards an overall efficient propulsion system within a wide operational window and a wide range of prime mover configurations.


Being faced with the toughest demands of the navies and mega yacht owners worldwide, the propulsion systems are capable of meeting the strictest noise and comfort requirements on the market.


The concept of a Controllable Pitch Propeller System as such hardly requires any further explanation when it comes to flexibility: It was conceived from the need for more flexibility, maneuverability, and convenience in ship propulsion and is continuously being refined by today's requirements, such as dynamic positioning.


Customers are strongly focused on speed: whether it is the achievable top speed of a vessel, the maintainable speed under all conditions, the cruising speed, or the response time when changing the speed.



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