Free Pamphlet Details How To Buy DoD Surplus Personal Property

A free 50-page pamphlet entitled "How To Buy Surplus Personal Property from the United States Department of Defense" is being offered free by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service.

The pamphlet assists individuals, or businesses desiring to buy surplus personal property of the Department of Defense. It answers questions concerning such property, and how it may be purchased.

The pamphlet is divided into three main sections. The first section contains such information as the locations of Defense Reutilization and Marketing Offices, conditions of sale, methods of sale, successful bidders list, types of property sold, etc. The second section, "Classes of Property Sold," briefly describes the recyclable materials and usable property available.

Along with the brief description, a class number is assigned to each item.

Some of the recyclable materials available range from waste oil to bullet and projectile metals.

Items of particular interest to the marine industry described in the usable property section include: fire control equipment, aircraft carriers, battleships, cruisers, destroyers and Our 'white' Caprolan 2000 nylon is even better.

The high strength and super versatility make Caprolan 2000 ideal for marine ropes.

And our special proprietary treatment - SeaGard™ offers optimum wet strength for fishing, docking, anchoring, towing and mooring lines.

In fact, Caprolan 2000 is so good that Allied Fibers is switching over all industrial nylon production from 'gold' to 'white'.

Caprolan 2000 nylon - not good as gold - better!

For more information on how Caprolan 2000 SeaGard can help you manufacture high strength, versatile marine ropes, contact: Mr. Earl B. Clark, Allied-Signal, Inc., 1411 Broadway, New York, NY 10018.

Allied Fibers ^ A l l i ed ^ S i g n a l submarines (all for scrapping only), landing ships, minesweepers, transport and passenger vessels, ferries, tugs, repair ships, lighters and barges, and small craft, ship and boat propulsion components, deck machinery and other miscellaneous ship, marine and commercial fishing equipment, as well as diesel and steam engines and gas and steam turbine engines.

For a free copy of the pamphlet from the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service, Circle 91 on Reader Service Card

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 64,  Apr 1989

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