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ZF Hurth Marine Transmissions ZF 280-1

ZF 280-1
Vertical offset, direct mount marine transmission.
Maximum Input**


kW hp RPM
Pleasure 461 618 3300
Light 383 513 3300
Medium 298 399 3300
Continuous 255 342 3300
** Must not be exceeded

ZF 280-1 Description

  • Robust design also withstands continuous duty in workboat applications.
  • Fully works tested, reliable and simple to install.
  • Design, manufacture and quality control standards comply with ISO 9001.
  • Compatible with all types of engines and propulsion systems, including water jets and surface piercing propellers, as applicable.
  • Suitable for high performance applications in luxury motoryachts, sport fishers, express cruisers etc.
  • Reverse reduction marine transmission with hydraulically actuated multi-disc clutches.
  • 3 shaft, reverse reduction transmission with hydraulic clutch mounted on the input shaft and another one mounted on the reverse shaft.  Input drive on opposite side to output drive.

ZF 280-1 Features

  • Lightweight and robust aluminum alloy casing (sea water resistant).
  • Case hardened and precisely ground gear teeth for long life and smooth running.
  • Output shaft thrust bearing designed to take maximum propeller thrust astern and ahead.
  • Smooth and reliable hydraulic shifting with control lever for attachment of push-pull cable.
  • Suitable for twin engine installations (same torque capacity in ahead or astern mode).

ZF 280-1 Options

  • Engine-matched torsional coupling.
  • SAE 1, SAE 2 and SAE 3 bell housings.
  • Oil cooler complete with fittings and flexible oil hoses.
  • Mounting brackets.
  • Propeller shaft flange and coupling bolt sets.
  • Trolling valve for slow-speed drive.
  • Electric clutch control (12 or 24 VDC).
  • PTO (live).
  • Classification by all major Classification Societies on request.

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