GUIDELINES FOR THE PRESERVATION OF MARINE BOILERS AND BOILER COMPONENTS

In the often lengthy process of machinery fabrication, storage and final installation on board ship, the need to preserve erected boilers and their components is often given little importance. This bulletin outlines the practicable steps which can be taken by boiler designers and manufacturers, shipbuilders and ship operators, to reduce the possibility of mechanical damage and corrosion prior to ship delivery. The steps outlined include types of preservation and application, inspection procedures, lay-up procedures, and removal of preservation. To facilitate use as a reference during each part of the boiler installation cycle, the document is divided into eight sections covering the stages involved: Item-by-item component preservation; Preservation during component handling and erection; Long-term annd short-term preservation of both shipyard erected boilers and boilers received in an assembled form; Protection during shipyard outfitting; Preservation removal procedure; Protection during shipyard testing period and, Preservation during long-term lay-up intended for delayed vessel delivery. Use of these guidelines will help anyone involved in boiler installation to develop the procedures which will assure that the boilers will begin their ultimate use in optimum condition.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Price: Members $5.50, List price $7.50.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  United States  07306-2907
  • Publication Date: 1980

Media Info

  • Pagination: 20 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00322760
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: T&R Bulletin 3-30
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 29 1980 12:00AM