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S/S R&D Offers Brochure

On Fuel Oil Emulsifier

S/S Research & Development,

Inc., Perth Amboy, N.J., is offering a free color brochure on the "ENJR" Fuel Oil Emulsifier that was designed and patented by chief engineer Dannie B. Hudson of the company. The ABS- and USCG- approved unit, which was manufac- tured, developed and perfected by

S/S Research & Development, Inc., is unconditionally warranted for workmanship and material for one year.

The text of the brochure, which is illustrated with informative color photographs and diagrams, explains that water-in-fuel emulsion consists of small droplets of water sus- pended in oil. Water is injected at 60 psi during cavitation at pressures of 10,000 psi to 15,000 psi shear, and this system is capable of controlling water droplet size from one to 10 microns.

Emulsification is accomplished by the use of two fuel systems, and one water system and/or one fuel and one water system. This system mon- itors and maintains its fuel and water pressure automatically. Drop- let size may be changed by varying emulsion chamber pressure. The burning of emulsified fuel explodes the water droplets during initial combustion, exploding the oil into smaller particles, creating second- ary combustion. The flame changes in color, from orange center with black periphery to light-in-color flame in center and light brown periphery. Due to more complete combustion with the aid of water droplet explosions, the hard vana- dium scale does not build up. The "ENJR" system will remove the present vanadium, and clean a par- tially clogged fire side.

Some of the advantages of the "ENJR" system listed in the bro- chure are: reduced pollutants; re- duced excess air; reduction of sul- furic acid; reduced soot removal; savings in fuel consumption and boiler maintenance; pays for itself within 30 to 45 days; all components are of highest quality; systems are fabricated by certified welders, hy- drostatically tested and operational tested to ABS's satisfaction before shipment; and outstanding record of performance, efficiency and mainte- nance.

The brochure also contains a dia- gram of a typical installation that only requires the fuel system se- cured for a maximum of four hours.

The entire installation can be ac- complished in 24 hours, and the only adjustment to present boiler controls is air to oil ratio.

For a free copy of the brochure on the "ENJR" Fuel Oil Emulsifier from S/S Research & Development,

Circle 32 on Reader Service Card

Sperry Gets $16.8-Million

Government Contract For

Shipboard Data System

The U.S. Department of Com- merce has awarded Sperry Corpora- tion a $16.8-million contract to pro- vide a new shipboard data system for the acquisition and processing of hydrographic information by the

National Oceanic and Atmospheric

Administration (NOAA).

The system, know as the Ship- board Data System III (SDS III), will replace NOAA's current Hydro- plot/Hydrolog system that has been in use since 1970. The SDS III will provide NOAA with greater auto- mation in the acquisition of data, greater ability to verify the accuracy of that data while still at the survey site, and greater reliability.

The SDS III will consist of two separate but compatible systems: a

Data Acquisition System (DAS) that will be put aboard NOAA launches and other vessels; and a

Data Processing System (DPS) that will be aboard hydrographic survey mother ships and in land-based in- stallations.

Sperry will deliver 28 DASs and nine DPSs, with an option for the additional purchase of 20 DASs and 15 DPSs over six years. The con- tract also provides NOAA with the option to purchase separately addi- tional components of the systems.

Blake Joins Hi-Test As

Manager Of Contracts And

Business Development

John H. Blake recently joined

Hi-Test Laboratories, Inc. as man- ager, government contracts and business development, and will as- sume negotiation and administra- tion responsibilities for contracts in- volving the company's rapidly ex- panding underwater explosion test- ing business.

He will be located in Hi-Test's

Crystal City, Va., office, and will be responsible for the development of new business in both the govern- ment and commercial sectors.

Prior to joining Hi-Test, Mr.

Blake was contract manager for

Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc., and previously served 20 years with the U.S. Government in various contract management positions.

Giannotti Firm Awarded

Mexican Navy Contract

For Engineering Services

The Office of Naval Construction and Repairs of the Mexican Navy recently awarded a contract to

Giannotti & Associates Internation- al, Inc. of Houston for naval archi- tecture, marine engineering, com- to turn your ship around in a hurry. be gone again on schedule. With Pennsylvania Shipbuilding, you'll get no false promises or lame excuses.

We have the facilities to handle several ships at once.

So you never have to wait.

Our guarantee holds for all sizes and types of ships.

We can dock a 400,000-ton tanker and a 5000-ton barge at the same time. We even use our 800-ton floating crane to lift tugs and small barges directly on to blocks set up on the river bank.

We're Pennsylvania Shipbuilding. Write: Ship Repair

Sales Department, Pennsylvania Shipbuilding Company.

P.O. Box 442. Chester, PA 19016. Call: (215) 499-2160

Telex: 834226 (PENN SHIP CHER).

Pennsylvania ^Shipbuilding

Circle 302 on Reader Service Card puter-aided design, and testing ser- vices.

Initial requirements under the basic ordering agreement are to pro- vide on-site engineering and testing support to the new Aguila Class ship design and construction program. A six-month model testing program for this project has been subcon- tracted by Giannotti to Hydronau- tics, Inc. of Laurel, Md.

On-site project support to the

Mexican Navy is being provided by the firm's Mexican affiliate, Gian- notti y Asociados International, S.A. de C.V., headquartered in Mexico

City and managed by Marcos R.

Orunda, vice president.

ITT Awarded $5.95-Million

Addition To Contract For

Product Improvement Work

ITT of Nutley, N.J., has been awarded a $5,950,000 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus- fixed-fee Navy contract for the con- tinuation of product improvement efforts for unit level circuit switches. Work will be performed in

Nutley (90%) and Fort Hauchuca,

Ariz. (10%), and is expected to be completed by December 31, 1987.

Contract funds would not have ex- pired at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Electronic Systems

Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00039-84-C- 0403).

Hoglund Named Senior

Vice President For

Dillingham Maritime

Gary Hoglund

Gary E. Hoglund has been ap- pointed senior vice president-fi- nance and administration for Dil- lingham Maritime. He previously served as vice president-finance for the Seattle-based Foss Launch &

Tug Company, a Dillingham compa- ny. He has been with Foss since 1970.

In his new position, Mr. Hog- lund will be responsible for the finance and administration func- tions for all U.S. Dillingham Mari- time companies.

Dillingham maintains a U.S.-flag fleet of some 100 tugs and more than 100 barges, and serves major ocean transportation markets in- cluding the U.S. West Coast, Alas- ka, Hawaii, the Pacific, the Gulf of

Mexico, and Central and South

America. In addition, the company has major ship repair facilities in

Portland, Ore., and Honolulu. 43

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