Bow Thrusters

Controllable Pitch Bow Thrusters

Model TCT is a high performance tunnel thruster with controllable blades.

Design has been optimized by use of tank tests to maximize thrust while minimizing noise and vibration.

Bolt on blades can be easily removed for replacement or repair.

Diameter Range
27.55" - 124"
Boat Types
Container Ship

Why Michigan Wheel?


Design & Engineering

Michigan Wheel utilizes the latest in CFD technology to create advanced designs. Through advanced computer modeling and simulation, our engineering team can examine a boat’s wake and design a propeller specifically for that wake, leading to a significant reduction in fuel costs and vibration while offering a higher top speed.



Michigan Wheel controls every aspect of the production process to ensure the finished product is an accurate interpretation of the design. By utilizing the latest in CNC machining techniques and propeller measurement technology, Michigan Wheel is able to build incredibly accurate propellers that meet the varied tolerance requirements of their customers.



Michigan Wheel is committed to providing superior products for their customers when they are on the water for recreation, work, or in service to their country. Our quality team uses computerized measurement recording devices to measure our products and ensure they meet our strict tolerances.