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New Solid State Ignition

System From Fairbanks

Morse—Literature Available

Fairbanks Morse Engine Accesso- ries Operation recently announced the availability of a new solid state ignition system for six- eight- and twelve-cylinder even firing engines.

The 9000RT is an easy starting ignition generator, firing at or be- fore 50 rpm with less than 1V20 vari- ation. With its timing provided di- rectly by a signal from the magnet rotor, the magneto fires only on the compression stroke, eliminating spark waste.

Offering high primary output (225 VDC) the 9000RT provides a constant voltage reserve for broader range operating conditions. A wide- band variable timing range allows versatility to accommodate dual fuel engines or other applications requiring two ignition timing set- tings. The minimum variable timing range for four-cycle engines is 17 crankshaft degrees. On two cycle engines, the minimum range is 13 crankshaft degrees.

With moisture resistant O-rings sealing all mating surfaces, the 9000RT offers long duration spark capability for engines requiring ex- tended spark duration, such as lean burn, high compression engine sys- tems and slow-speed compression engines.

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The 9000RT is designed with all of its electronic components located in the end cap, so end cap replace- ment will not affect the engine or ignition timings.

Available in universal flange or base mount versions, all units fea- ture a two-year warranty and are functionally tested before ship- ment.

Two vartime control options are available—a preset vartime control and an automatic control. The pre- set control automatically accommo- dates two different timing settings.

This capability is particularly useful in dual fuel applications. The auto- matic control accepts a 4-20 mA sig- nal from an engine controller, allow- ing the 9000RT to automatically and continuously adjust spark tim- ing for optimum performance.

For more information on the 9000RT,

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Daewoo Receives $1 OO-Million Order

To Build Two Tankers

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Machin- ery Ltd. of South Korea recently received a $100-million order from the Gotaas-Larsen Shipping Corpo- ration for the construction of two 280,000-dwt crude oil tankers.

The ships, which will measure 1,075 feet long with a breadth of 189 feet, are expected to be delivered during 1989.

HHI Exports Full Design

Package For Crude Carrier

To Portuguese Shipyard

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co.,

Ltd. (HHI) of Korea recently an- nounced that, under an agreement concluded with the Danish ship de- sign company Burmeister & Wain

Shipdesign Aps (BWS), it is provid- ing the Portuguese shipyard Sete- nave with a complete design pack- age, including all design documenta- tion, related technical and engineer- ing information, to construct and outfit an 88,900-dwt crude carrier.

BWS, who was originally involved in the development of the above ship design with HHI, is currently acting as HHI's counterpart on be- half of Setenave. Under the agree- ment, BWS is to supervise and pro- vide a design to Setenave, which won a contract from Soponata last year to build one-plus-optional-one 88,900-dwt crude carrier.

The complete set of drawings which HHI is providing is based on the design of its Hull No. 349 (the 88,900-dwt crude carrier Golden

Fleece delivered to Argonaut AB of

Sweden in 1985) incorporating vari- ous requirements of the Portuguese project.

HHI reports that its technological capabilities can be largely attri- buted to its continued, strategic in- vestment in R&D activities.

For free literature giving full de- tails on HHI,

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