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MagneTek ALS Adds

Pease, Rizzotti To Staff

MagneTek ALS, the flagship company of MagneTek Inc.'s re- cently announced MagneTek De- fense Systems, has added Jeff

Pease and Ed Rizzotti to its senior management staff. Serving in the positions of chief financial offi- cer and vice president of govern- ment systems, respectively, both

Mr.. Pease and Mr. Rizzotti will report to Rob Brosius, general manager.

As chief financial officer, Mr.

Pease has the responsibility for both day-to-day operations as well as financial strategic planning. Prior to joining MagneTek Inc. in 1985, he held similar positions at Broan

Manufacturing, Inc., and Harnisch- feger Corporation.

In the new position of vice presi- dent of government systems, Mr.

Rizzotti has reponsibility of inte- grating MagneTek ALS's marketing and program-management re- sources with those throughout Mag- neTek Inc. Before joining Magne-

Tek Inc., he worked at Grumman

Aerospace Corporation, Raytheon and Allied Signal Aerospace.

The new MagneTek Defense Sys- tems, which incorporates Magne-

Tek ALS, represents a focused com- mitment by MagneTek Inc. to the government and military markets.

All of the company's extensive and long-standing expertise in military power solutions will now be concen- trated in MagneTek Defense Sys- tems, which includes complete man- ufacturing, support and marketing services. MagneTek ALS, the lead company of Defense Systems, de- signs and develops custom and stan- dard power-conversion and condi- tioning equipment for government and military applications.

Among the company's most nota- ble accomplishments are the pio- neering and perfecting the use of transistors for high-power frequen- cy conversion, and innovations in power distribution, such as the

Split-Bus Controller and Fault Iso- lation Unit (FIU).

Dehumidification, Sealing,

Monitoring System Installed

On MSC Ship By L&C

L&C Associates, dehumidifica- tion specialists, recently announced the completion of the installation of an innovative dehumidification, sealing, and monitoring system for the prepositioned, general cargo ship M/V Advantage, chartered to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) to carry cargo.

The system, designed and in- stalled by L&C to meet MSC speci- fications, consists of monitoring and dehumidification systems which service each of the vessel's four holds.

A major component of the system is a Cargo Environment Monitoring

System (CEM), which includes air flow sensors, and humidity sensors.

February, 1989

The area monitored by the CEM exceeds 1.2 million cubic feet.

Other features of the CEM in- clude a computerized retrieval and recording system, required by MSC specs, designed by L&C. This unit compiles and computes functions and transmits data to a logger lo- cated in the deck office. Data can be downloaded via PC to floppy disks or nonvolatile EEPROM storage cartridges.

The computer and monitoring systems have been tested extensive- ly for reliability in the marine envi- ronment and have been designed to retain all data despite a loss of pow- er to the ship.

In order to maintain an accept- able environment within the holds, dehumidified air is ducted into the cargo areas and is controlled by humidistats. L&C, using their pat- ented Protective Sealing System, sealed the hatch covers and the hold ventilation system. Sealing the con- trol area is the only way to maintain the integrity of the dehumidified spaces, and L&C's Protective Seal- ing System (PSS) has proven to be an effective and economical method of protection from moisture dam- age.

L&C Associates, North Hampton,

N.H., is an industry leader in the design and installation of dehumid- ifications, sealing and monitoring systems for the marine market.

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