Model KPH-130C Electric Piston Horn

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The Kahlenberg KPH-130C "Triton" Electric Piston Horn utilizes a 7.5 horsepower electric motor to drive a piston which oscillates air in a column.

The Kahlenberg KPH-130C "Triton" Electric Piston Horn utilizes a 7.5 horsepower electric motor to drive a piston which oscillates air in a column. With an entirely oil-less crankcase and gear case, steel gears, anti-condensation heating and self-draining cylinder assemblies, these piston horns are highly reliable ship's whistles requiring little maintenance. Installation costs are minimal since no air or steam piping is required. Use with KM-165-DVM-H for dual whistle systems on vessels over 200 Meters.
 
  • Piston horn is electrically powered and IMO certified for vessels over 75 meters and over 200 meters in length
  • Horn construction: High strength aluminum bell, supporting frame, aluminum crankcase, stainless steel cylinder and fasteners
  • Self draining design to prevent condensation and corrosion
  • Oil free, heated crankcase and piston cylinder assembly
  • Motor is totally enclosed, marine type, IP56, insulation class F and equipped with anti-condensation strip heater
  • Motor starter (contactor) comes with solid state relay with thermal overload protection
More Information
Vessel Length Greater than 200 Meters (656 ft.)
Heated? Yes
Power Type Electric
Additional Specifications

Control and Heater: 120/230V [50-60 Hz]
SPL (Loudness) on Total: 147 dBA @ 1 meter
SPL (Loudness) 1/3 Octave: > 143 dB @ 1 meter
Power Consumption: 15 amp on 460/3/60 (other voltage available)
Audibility: 2 nautical miles (IMO)
Fundamental Frequency: 130 Hz ± 20 Hz
Tone (Musical Note): C3
Operating Voltage: 460/3/60 (other voltages available)
Operating Temperature: -40ºC to +45ºC [-22ºF to +113ºF]
Finish: Alodine Treated, Primed and Enamel coated Grey
Degree of Protection: IP 56
Basic Dimension: 1018x635x844mm [40x25x33”]
Net Weight: 100 kg [220 lbs]