oil cooling a PRM gearbox

Discussion in 'Diesel Engines' started by chalalaboy, Nov 24, 2008.

  1. chalalaboy
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    chalalaboy New Member

    We want to design a keel cooling system on a PRM gear box, would appreciate any ideas
     
  2. FAST FRED
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    FAST FRED Senior Member

    Far easier to tie the gear box into the engines cooling system.

    Is the entire package to be leel cooled.

    For a fine built setup check out Walter Keel cooling Co that has been doing keel cooling for 5 decades.

    FF
     
  3. captword
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    captword Junior Member

    In the older huckins to cool the veedrive, they put whats equivelant to a generater sized heat exchanger. the oil from the veedrive goes through one side and a small portion of the raw water being pumped through the motor is diverted to said heat exchanger and out charged though the side of the boat
     

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    CDK retired engineer

    My Tecnomarine gearboxes (now part of TwinDisc) are cooled by a copper tube that goes through them, ending with a hose stub on both ends. The raw water pump feeds cold water to it, the output connects to the engine's heat exchanger manifold.
     
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