Shockwave S4 Helm Control Pod is designed to carry the operator plus instruments and controls in suspension. Mounting the controls in suspension enhances vessel control and reduces operator fatigue. Integrating controls and instruments into the suspension package also protects sensitive equipment from shock damage and makes instruments easier to read. By utilizing a patented load stabilization second shock system the combined seat and pod is designed to not bottom out in severe impacts, while retaining comfortable cushioning in lighter sea conditions.
The adjustable progressive spring rate FOX H2O FLOAT shock absorber has 300mm (12”) travel which provides a high level of shock mitigation and vibration attenuation. The Low Stiction Linear Suspension includes internal bump and topping protection plus ACCURIDE that confirms the shock is set for correct body weight. Suspension can be customized with ride control pump and EVOL Extra Volume Tuning Canister. Seating upholstery features high energy absorption, form fitting, low point load, Corbin Design cushions. Foam is closed cell non-hygroscopic covered by premium quality black fabric, other colours are available.
The simple robust construction utilises 316 Stainless Steel parts and hardware. Components include 5086 and 6061 marine grade aluminum, certified MIG and TIG welded. Galvanic corrosion protection includes black powder coated weldments, plus hard anodized machined finish or machine or cast components. Seat frame construction is welded aluminum with fibreglass shell. Under seat storage provides dry, shock mitigated protection for electronics or personal gear. Seats can be customized with fixed or quick release deck mounting, fore and aft slider and armrests.
Shockwave design, develop and manufacture a range of marine suspension seating. Shockwave ICE - Integrated Control Environment - are suspended cockpits designed to provide adjustable, multi-axis shock mitigation for vessel crews, equipment and electronics. Shockwave is dedicated to marine safety and adventure with a history of taking products into some of the most severe open water conditions on the planet.
Shockwave clients include:-
Canadian Coast Guard, US Coast Guard, US Navy, US SOCOM, French Commandos, Italian Special Forces, German Armed Forces, Swedish Navy, Irish Coast Guard, German Sea Rescue, Polish Navy, Saudi Forces, UAE Navy, Indian Ministry of Defense, Australian Police & Coast Guard
Shockwave - TEL +1 778-426-8545
2074 Henry Avenue West (Mail to Box 2175) Sidney, BC, Canada V8L 3S6