4,controllable pitch propeller
4-a, XS Type controllable pitch propeller
Mainly used for vessels under 3,500kW, the XS controllable pitch type utilizes a push pull rod system to change propeller pitch. The simple design keeps maintenance costs low and is also environmentally friendly as the lubrication does not leak out.
4-b, XL Type controllable pitch propeller
Mainly used for vessels greater than 3,500kW, the XL type utilizes a hydraulic system to change pitch. This system is designed for large propellers that require large forces to change pitch.
5,propellers for racing -available domestic only
Designed by Nakashima, this racing propeller operates at speeds in excess of 6000 rpm. Recognizing the propeller to being the most crucial part to racing, many contestants have chosen Nakashima and gone on to winning their races.