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What Are Thrust Control Mounts?

Poly Flex Group PTY LTD is an Australian company that began in 1981 and has continued to expand its product range and export areas. Poly Flex proudly designs and manufactures thrust control mounts, flexible disc couplings, steel shaft couplings, and flywheel damper plates.

Poly Flex is an experienced worldwide supplier in Brisbane, Australia. All our thrust control mounts are designed and manufactured in-house. With a strong focus on customer service, Poly Flex is well-versed in properly installing and maintaining our thrust control mounts.

The thrust control mounts are one of the most overlooked components when maintaining a vessel. While they may not be glamorous, this component plays an important role in the engine room. Thrust control mounts are the connection between the engine’s power and the vessel’s hull, making it crucial they are strong and well-designed.

Poly Flex’s high-quality, durable and robust true propulsion thrust mounts have controlled thrust and lateral deflection under propulsion load and inertia due to sea conditions. Poly Flex analyses the engine set-up or equipment to be mounted and tailors the thrust control mount and core durometer to determine the maximum levels of vibration and durability they can withstand. This way, we can establish how the engine mount will perform before installation.

As worldwide thrust control mount suppliers, we pride ourselves on knowing how our engine mounting systems will perform in all applications. Our one-of-a-kind testing machine allows us to accurately generate graphs and determine the overall weight our thrust control mounts can handle. All our engine mounts are tested regularly to ensure DNV-type approval is achieved, and every newly designed and manufactured engine mount system is tested before becoming available to the public.

Poly Flex mounts have countless benefits, making them a trusted and reliable thrust control system. All our engine mount systems are fail-safe with a captured design made from a lightweight engineering heat-cured polymer alloy that will not rust. They can handle shock on impact due to the base material’s 400% stretch factor. There is no electrolysis between aluminium and steel structures, and our thrust control mounts will hold the same weight inverted. All metal components are SA5 cobalt zinc coated to inhibit rust for extended life. Poly Flex vibration isolation cores can be replaced easily without replacing the whole mounting system. They are resistant to oil and diesel, all parts are available for replacement, and our thrust control mount cores have a 360-degree design, allowing thrust to be controlled in all directions.

   Australian-Made Mounting Systems

All engine mounts are proudly designed, manufactured, and tested in-house. This means nothing but Australian-made quality and performance that is second to none, leaving the factory floor, including our core replacement and engine mount assembly procedure. For all enquiries regarding isolation mounting systems, contact us today.