Alfa Laval introduced a line of plate heat exchangers for steam heating in the marine industries, reportedly the first gasketed plate heat exchangers series designed specifically for use with industrial steam and includes two models suitable in marine duties as jacket water coolers,
Tampa Ship Repair & Dry Dock Company recently dedicated its huge new drydock in ceremonies at the Hookers Point location in Tampa, Fla. Florida's Governor Askew gave the principal address prior to the unveiling of a bronze plaque to commemorate the event.
To strengthen its service capabilities to shipowners the world over, Hitachi Zosen has recently established a Ship Conversion Planning Department as part of the Administration Division of the Shipbuilding Headquarters. The new department began operations on April 1, 1977.
CIBRO Petroleum, a major industrial fuel oil marketer headquartered in New York City, has announced construction is underway at Todd Shipyards Corporation, Houston Division, for the newest addition to its super barge fleet. The 24,200-ton vessel,
Stauff Corporation of Waldwick, N.J., has developed the Stauff-Test Pressure Check system for immediate measurement of system pressures pressures up to 8,500 psi. Stauff-Test features include a built-in, spring-loaded check valve that is self-sealing and prevents the loss of fluids,
— Literature Available Dahl Manufacturing, Inc. plans to market new, improved Racor diesel fuel filter/water separator replacement elements in addition to their standard product lines. Headquartered in Ceres, Calif., Dahl manufactures Dahl Fuel Filter/Water Separators for diesel engines.
An entirely new format for easier reference and latest product and technical information are features of a revised elastomeric expansion joint manual (CP-001) from Garlock Inc. The 32-page manual explains the advantages of elastomeric construction
The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has been authorized to act as a "Certified Verification Agent" by the Geological Survey of the United States Department of the Interior to ensure that offshore fixed platforms and other structures meet federal standards.
For more than 50 years BollFilter has sought to design, manufacture and deliver advanced filtration technology, specializing in filtration technology for shipbuilding and engine-building. Founded in 1950 by Messrs. Boll and Kirch in Cologne in the wake of World War II,
—Free Literature Available Mark Controls Corporation's Center Line Series SD butterfly control valve line has been expanded to include the SDT, a heavy duty, 300-psi rated valve. The SDT, as well as the other series SD butterfly control valves,