|Seattle based HamiltonJet Inc, a subsidiary of CWF Hamilton & Co Ltd, of New Zealand is a major supplier of waterjet propulsion, but also sell marine hydraulic steering gear, acoustical products and other types of marine equipment in North America.|
Todays HamiltonJet offers many advantages over competing drive systems:
Reliability, fewer moving parts with most major components inboard and out of harms way
Maneuverability, Split duct reverse bucket & JT nozzle combine for excellent maneuverability
Speed, optimized for speeds from 25-45 knots
Efficiency, meets or exceeds the best prop designs at speed of 30 knots or better
Shallow water operation, the ability to go where props simply cant
Factory offices supporting distributors and dealers are located all over the world
Highly efficient design
Strong, lightweight, cast aluminum housing
Wide choice of stainless steel impellers for optimum engine matching, strength and cavitation resistance
Standard left-hand rotation (counter-clockwise looking at the engine flywheel)
Integrated intake and mounting base for ease of installation
Flush-mounted intake screen
Power operated, split-duct reverse bucket for maximum operational control (except HJ212 model)
Standard clean-out port with optional extension collar
Wide range of hydraulic and electronic control systems including blue ARROW and MECS electronic controls
Provision for an internal rake to remove debris from the intake screen (except HJ212 model)
Lloyds, A.B.S., etc. certification available
HamiltonJet offers three waterjet series. The HJ, HM and HT. The HJ series starts with the HJ212 and ends with the HJ403. The HM series consists of the HM422 through the HM811 and the HT series currently constitutes even larger jets. Together they are capable of handling a range of power inputs from relatively small V8 gasoline and diesel engines right through large diesel engines in about 6500 hp range.
HJ 210 mm through 410mm
HM 420mm through 810mm
HT Currently to 1000mm
Scope of Supply
Unlike some manufacturers, HamiltonJet provides complete integrated packages. This includes transition duct, complete jet pump and controls for the jet. Where Hamilton electronic controls are used, the package also includes the controls for gearshift and engine throttle.
Each HamiltonJet propulsion system comes with a pedigree of over 40,000 units installed around the world. This wealth of experience is available for all new projects. HamiltonJet will work with designers, builders and operators from the conceptual design stage to final commissioning where applicable.
Installation and After-Sale Support
Services offered include, installation instructions, commissioning assistance and training programs. Hamilton's worldwide network of company offices and distributors support each and every installation.