Van Voorden Gieterij, Maritime Van Voorden Repair Van Voorden Gieterij designs and manufactures ship propellers, nozzles and yacht Van Voorden Repair has been specialised in repair, maintenance and adjusting propellers for the maritime market. Advanced design systems and robotized of fixed propellers and propeller blades for CPP installations for more than production processes are the base of high-grade products. 40 years now. Worldwide every year Van Voorden repairs approx. 10.000 propellers and this makes us one of the largest propeller repair companies in the world. Regular propeller maintenance increases the life span and prevents calamities.4 5 Van Voorden Gieterij, Industrial Van Voorden Companies We also produce high-alloyed industrial castings like pump casings, double walled Van Voorden Gieterij together with Van Voorden Repair belong to the pipelines, impellers and other wear resistant parts. Almost the entire worldwide Van Voorden Companies. Van Voorden has been active in the maritime world dredging industry is using these products. The fascinating product range of since 1912. All products are of in-house design and production. The company Van Voorden Gieterij is proudly presented by experienced, skilled people. is specialised in high wear resistant alloys, mainly used for the dredging and mining industry. In our own laboratory alloys are developed and adjusted to the required application.
Horsepower isn’t everything, It’s what you do with it.6 7.1 Next generation propellers Van Voorden has been recognised by all classification bureaux and has been Optimised propulsion power certified ISO 9001:2000.
Ship propellers Van Voorden propellers are known in the Design and production maritime world for their high efficiency, low The propellers of Van Voorden are designed and manufactured in our noise levels and excellent material quality. foundry in Zaltbommel according to the specifications of the client. In order to anticipate the market with regards to propellers with a high capacity density, Van Voorden has developed, together with MARIN, a unique and highly advanced expert system for the design and analyses of ship propellers.8.1 9.1 Application area With this system new designs are achieved through a mix of knowledge from The Van Voorden Next Generation ® previously made propellers and new assessments. With this expert system, Propeller is extremely suitable in the we are now also able to recommend you the choice of your propulsion following sectors: system during the early stages of ship design. • Inland shipping • Fishery • Tug and push boats
Return Product quality Propeller Blades Blades for cpp-installations We aim at a highest efficiency, combined with the lowest possible production of The designing, casting and machining Besides fixed pitch propellers, Van Voorden sound and vibrations for every type of ship, according to the requirement of the of the propellers is based in also manufactures cpp blades, irrespective customer. The propeller is a vital but also a vulnerable part of the ship. In this way Zaltbommel, under strict supervision of the make of the controllable propeller efficiency has a substantial influence on your fuel cost and, therefore, the of our quality department. The com- installation. The blades can be manu- exploitation of your ship. As equally important is the life span and reparability of the pany is fully certified ISO 9001:2000. factured in alloys nickel aluminium bronze propeller. and stainless steel.10.1 11.1 Should unexpected damage occur to your propeller, you can call on our repair At the same time all our products can Our prices are very competitive. Taking the workshops all over the world. This will keep you up to speed and an optimum be delivered according to all accepted data of your controllable propeller efficiency will be the result. qualification bureaux like Lloyds installation as a starting-point, we would Register, Bureau Veritas and gladly discuss the various possibilities with Germanische Lloyd. you. Specifications The maximum propeller diameter is 4.000 mm. High grade nickel alumi- nium bronze guarantees excellent mechanical properties and a long life span.
Horsepower isn’t everything, It’s what you do with it.12.1 13.1 Superior® nozzles Optimised propulsion power
Van Voorden Superior ® Nozzle Furthermore, calculations also Practical experiences Advantages showed that a larger discharge In combination with a specially A propeller in combination with a nozzle gives considerable benefit in: diameter would also improve developed propeller, the new nozzle • Thrust efficiency. The nozzle derives its high has been used successfully in both • Fuel savings efficiency from an improved version inland shipping and the fishing industry. • Improved speed of the existing nozzle, a circular wing Ships fitted with this new combination • Reduced noise and vibration around the propeller. The section appear not only to have an increase in profile of this wing thrust, but are also free of unpleasant vibrations and disturbing noises.14.1 15.1 Application area Return Construction The Van Voorden Superior nozzle ® The Van Voorden Superior nozzle is ® generates a higher speed on the inside In short: in practice The Van Voorden Steel and stainless steel plates are used for the construction of the is extremely suitable in the characterised by its slender, cambered than on the outside of the nozzle Superior® shows its strengths in more The Van Voorden Superior®. In the interior of the nozzle all of the components are fully following sectors: profile that makes no concessions to the and achieves its thrust through the than one area! continuously welded from both sides. This method guarantees the reliability • Inland shipping system diameter (outside diameter nozzle). pressure difference that this creates. and durability that is such a characteristic of Van Voorden’s products. • Fishery Advanced CFD-analyses Efficiency improvements in nozzle • Tug and push boats (Computational Fluid Dynamics) of tens of technology have up to now mainly Specifications A nozzle produces the greatest profiles showed that a more slender profile been sought in increasing the system The nozzles are designed and manufactured for propellers with a diameter of gain in thrust at relatively low with more curvature clearly improved the diameter with all the disadvantages max. 4.000 mm. speeds. nozzle. that this entails, such as a correspon- dingly larger installation size.
Yacht Propellers Next generation propellers Van Voorden Repair Van Voorden is a well established foundry, Through Van Voorden Repair we also repair all sizes of yacht propellers, all producing propellers for most mega yacht materials (like bronze, aluminium and stainless steel). You can also have your builders all over Europe. All propellers are propeller recalculated, after which adjustments can be executed in our own custom designed and produced at our new machine shop. premises in Zaltbommel, the Netherlands.16.1 17.1 Perle Bleue, Hakvoort Moonen Shipyards Our propellers have an excellent reputation Would you like to receive information on these products, for their high performance and very low please call +31 418 571200 and ask for Mr Sjouke Sipkema. noise levels. The long lasting relations we have with our customers prove the satisfaction of our products.
Optimised wear resistance18.1 19.1 Industrial castings Van Voorden has been recognised by all classification bureaux and has been certified ISO 9001:2000.
Wear Resistable Castings Cast steel Specialisation - Non-alloyed The manufacturing of high grade The dredging industry world wide are using our products. Especially the wear - Improved weldability for low products in wear resistant alloys is our resistance of Mohard® that was developed in our own laboratory, is unique. temperatures speciality. The alloys must above all The composition of this material can vary, depending on the wall thickness - Warmth resistant resist the abrasive wear. This form of and required applications. - Heat resistant wear is well known at the dredging Also double walled pipeline systems, to be used on board of dredging ships, - Wear resistant and mining industry, in their pump is part of our speciality. The exterior consists of a welded construction of nor- - Stainless systems. mal steel, the inner pipe is made out of exchangeable Mohard® casting parts.20.1 21.1 In general Cast iron Product quality The Van Voorden foundry manu- We think with you to shape your - Lamellar Depending on the circumstances, Shaping and casting, as well as heat treatment and machining is based in factures hand shaped castings, products. If so required, we can machine the - Nodular i.a. we use: Zaltbommel, under strict supervision of our quality department. The company single pieces or small series. Our products in our own machine shop. - Austenitic • White iron: Nihard and Mohard ® is fully ISO 9001:2000 certified. At the same time all our products can be delivery program contains ferrous - Wear resistant • Cast steel : 47VA delivered according to all accepted qualification bureaux like Lloyds Register, as well as non-ferrous alloys. Our Bureau Veritas and Germanische Lloyd. experts have extensive material Possibilities Aluminium bronze knowledge. In our own laboratory • Casting weight of - Seawater resistant the emphasis lies especially on the 25 kg up to 30.000 kg adjustment between product appli- • A number of possibilities regarding our cation and mechanical properties. extensive alloy program:
Worldwide proppeller repair service6 7 Maintenance Van Voorden has been recognised by all classification bureaux and has been Reoptimised propulsion power certified ISO 9001:2000.
3 good reasons to choose Van Voorden (FFP) Repair of Fixed Pitch Propellers for your propeller repair: (CPP) Repair of Controllable Pitch Propellers/blades Worldwide propeller service Quick and reliable service anywhere in the world by our experienced repair crew or our partner. (See our last page; In India we work together with Vanson Engineering pvt ltd)8 9 Any material Nickel Aluminium Bronze Manganese Bronze Stainless Steel Aluminium Any size 1. Van Voorden is one of the best The certified repair process includes: manufacturers of propellers in the world Any brand • Measuring so we know everything about • Straightening of bent selections propulsion/propellers. We can make Any class • Welding: precise calculations for repair and - Adding material on thin sections modification. - Inserting new sections - Crack repair 2. Very short lead times due to state of the • Grinding art flexible repair process • Polishing 3. Our service is available anywhere in the world
Re-pitching Propeller polishing To solve problems with under- or overloaded • Reduces fuel consumption 2 - 3% engines. To match changed requirements: • Executed on location (in the dock e.g. new/modified engine or gearbox, behind the ship) different sailing conditions, increased or • Fouling and minor erosion spots will decreased displacement. be polished away • ISO class 484/1 Clas II, I or S • Damage inspection and crack detection10 11 Diameter increase Under water repair Repair according to any classification society’s standards When re-pitching is not desired or possible. Emergency propeller repair under Van Voorden Repair is an ISO 9001:2000 certified company by Bureau Veritas To match changed requirements: e.g. water in collaboration with our and holds all Germanischer Lloyd welding approvals for propeller repair. new/modified engine, different sailing partner Hydrex. conditions, increased displacement.
Consequences of propeller damage: Van Voorden Worldwide Propeller Repair In The Netherlands, Van Voorden has the following strategic locations for propeller repair: • Zaltbommel • Delfzijl To be able to offer our international • China: • Poland: customers the same high-quality Diesel Marine International Ltd. Nantong Wojciech Ostrowski Consulting in Szczecin propeller repair as we do in Email: email@example.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The Netherlands, we work very closely Diesel Marine International Guangzhou Ltd. with the following partners: Email: email@example.com • Estonia: Diesel Marine International Dalian Ltd. Simms Marine in Tallinn • Germany: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com Kölner Schiffswerft Deutz in Cologne www.ksd-koeln.de • India: • Greece:12 13 Vanson Engineering PVT. Limited Intertrade Co. Ltd. in Piraeus • Norway: Maharashtra, INDIA Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Skarvik A/S in Svolvær www.vansonengineering.com www.skarvik.no Email: email@example.com A/S Nymo Mek. Verksted in Grimstad www.nymo.no • Surinam: SDSM Minor damage (e.g.: damage Heavy damage (e.g.: bent blades, • United Arab Emirates: The Surinam Drydock & Shipbuilding Co. to blade edge, small cracks, missing blade sections, strongly Albwardy Marine Engineering LLC in Paramaribo erosion) eroded blade sections, etc) in Dubai Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Efficiency loss and higher fuel • Vibration; risk of damage to propeller www.albwardymarine.com consumption shaft bearings, seals, gearbox, engine Email: email@example.com Being part of Van Voorden Repair, all our joint ventures have had an extensive education • Deterioration of propeller due to • Engine overload can result in engine regarding propeller repair. Also, these co-operations have direct access to all necessary increased cavitation damage • Iceland: repair data, engineering details and material specifications that are necessary for propeller • Increased noise and vibrations • Serious loss of efficiency: increased Slippurinn in Aqureyri ehf. in Akureyri repair. They all work according to the same stringent procedures. This will ensure that your and therefore uncomfortable fuel consumption, loss of thrust Email: firstname.lastname@example.org propeller will be serviced in accordance with the same high quality standards. living conditions on board • Deterioration of propeller due to increased cavitation • High level of noise and vibrations