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SDS - SURFACE DRIVE SYSTEM
 
SDS1 - SDS2 - SDS2L - SDS3 - SDS3L - SDS4 - SDS4.5L - SDS5 - SDS5L - SDS6
 
To achieve performance FRANCE HELICES is combining its experience and know how
 
 
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History of SDS

SDS was created by Mr. Paul Bezzi Founder of France Propellers
Since his childhood Mr. Bezzi has always been passionate about mechanics and speed, after having been in the 1980 Champion Inshore and Offshore Mr Bezzi developing its visionary propore profiles including propellers for fast boats.
With his experience of drives Surface, he chose to develop its own range by combining expertise and experience. Today a range of 10 drives surface SDS is manufactured in our workshops French.
   
WHAT IS SDS ?
   
 
It's a complete package wich containing :
  • Drives, propellers
  • Hydraulic equipment
  • Emergency system
  • Cardan shaft
  • Coupling flanges
  • Control pannels with indicators and sensors


    ADVANTAGES OF THE SDS ?    
 
  • Reliability
  • Hydraulic parts and cables are inside the boat
  • 15% speed increase
  • Tremendous steering capacity at high speed
  • Ability to use the boat in shallow water
  • Warranty of performance
  • Possibility to do the maintenance by yourself
  • Small amount of spare parts
  • After sale services
  • World wide assistance for installation and maintenance
 
Surface propellers
 

This is natural for a manufacturer as FRANCE HELICES to equipe it's own surface drive system with its propellers. These propellers are exclusively designed to reduce cavitation and water resistance as well as to increase the speed. Clic to know more about.==>

 

 
   
  FH 4a FH 5 SSP FH 6 SSP  
 
Accessories & Options
The accessories bellow are available for :
   
  Automatic trim controls
  Standard wheel
 
Electric
controls panel
Trim sensor Steering wheel Hydraulic emergency pump
Principles
Steering forces
Top view
Profil view
Maneuver with SDS
 
TRIMMABLE AND STEERABLE SYSTEM OPTION AUTO-TRIM CONTROL WITH MTU ENGINES-PACKAGE MARITUNE
 
 
 
Dimensions
 
 
Engineering Dpt

For any further information and to know the feasibility of your project according to your specifications Please revert all documents to us : drawings, characteristics of your hull, motorization, type of application and classification. Our technical department will respond the soonest info@francehelices.fr

 
CERTIFICATION S.D.S. SURFACE DRIVE SYSTEM

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SDS SURFACE DRIVE SYSTEM Training Course
 

All shipyards that affiliate with France Hélices are welcome to send their technicians to France Hélices for a training course on the SDS drive sytem.