The Reckmann UD Sphere is a below deck mounted hydraulic furling gear. The UD unit is fixed in the deck, no chainplate is needed. The special Reckmann sphere technology is maintenance free. The hydraulic real time adjuster is equipped with an electronic position indicator. Like all Reckmann hydraulic furlers, the UD has an emergency manual drive to be operated safely on deck level with a standard winch handle.
• Compact system size.
• Integrated ram to tension the stay in relation to the foils.
• Po check valve to keep the adjuster hydraulic lines pressure free if not in use.
• Ultrasonic sensor to know where the adjuster piston is and how the stay is adjusted.
• Special ball bearing sliding mechanism to avoid slip stick effect.
• Reliable back up system, easy and safe to operate from deck level.
• Good performance to weight ratio.
• The system is available for pbo and rod stay.
• Stay disconnection system above deck level.
• Suitable for carbon and aluminium foils.