Wärtsilä electric pod & thruster seals

Eliminate abrasives and aggressive shaft movements

Wärtsilä electric pod & thruster seals

The Wärtsilä Airguard and Sternguard seal ranges are suitable options for electric pod and thruster seal applications. The operating environment will influence the choice of sealing solution. These include abrasives, shaft movements and serviceability requirements.

The Wärtsilä Sternguard is an oil lubricated outboard lip type sealing solution and can be supplied either partially split or fully split. The Wärtsilä Airguard seal is an oil lubricated outboard lip type sealing solution. The seal works with compressed air, which is applied to the void space between the seal rings to reduce the stress and wear. 





    Contact us

    Contact our 24/7 customer support at for assistance with shaft line solutions.

    To enable prompt response, please indicate the Equipment Serial Number or the name of the vessel. Equipment Serial Number is taken from the equipment nameplate and includes all letters and numbers as given on the equipment nameplate.

    For all other enquiries, please fill in the online form. Fields indicated with an asterisk (*) are required. We aim to respond within 1-2 business days depending on the scope of your enquiry.

    © 2021 Wärtsilä