Hydraulic Multi-Disc Clutch KMS....THC | Stromag

Customer Requirements

  • Need for a clutch to engage/disengage the Thruster-Propulsion-System, arranged between the diesel engine and the thruster gearbox. High torque with low dimensions and hydraulically operated.
  • Stand-alone version which means outside of the thruster gearbox.
  • Mounting position in the machine room or “on Deck” as well.
  • Coming-Home function in case of emergency.


A hydraulically operated clutch with high power density, a compact design and a stand-alone solution. A conceptual design of a hydraulically operated Multi-Disc clutch (KMS...THC) based on our approved KMS clutches offering pre-treatment against corrosion protection for “on Deck” installation.

The new KMS...THC is designed for thruster applications, where a clutch with a reliable safety torque transfer is required.

Emergency switching device for coming-home, radial arrangement with bolts to allow manual engagement/disengagement of the clutch in case of any failure of pressure supply.


KMS...THC Series has been designed for use in Thruster-Propulsion-Systems all over the world. Various sizes are available. The clutch is arranged between diesel engine and gearbox.

Product Features

  • No internal oil cooling necessary
  • Clutch housing on bearings for applications outside of the gears
  • Clutch in protective closed housing
  • Direct connection e.g. of a PTO

Product Data Sheets

  • (A4) Stromag KMS...THC Hydraulic Multi-Disc Clutch
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Related Literature

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Contact Info

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59425 Unna - Germany
Phone: +49 2303 102-0
Fax: +49 2303 102-201
Email: info@stromag.com