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Quick-Disconnect Couplings

Aeroquip of- fers hundreds of styles of quick- disconnect couplings, in- cluding our new Deluge Coupling for fire quenching applications in rocket launching chambers. Couplings are available in steel, stainless, and brass in diameters up to

VA" and with pressure ratings to lO.OOOpsi.

Request Bulletin 258B

Aeroquip products meet strict MIL,

MAVSEA, and USCG specifications, and are available through a worldwide network of distributors.

Our Marine/Military Customer Service

Group is a team of experienced profes- sionals who speak your language For assistance, call them at 419-238-1190.

Aeroquip Corporation, 300 South

East Avenue, Jackson, Ml 49203-1972.

For literature call 800-982-0030. one of the nation's largest barge companies. Ingram is a full-service, fully integrated barge line trans- porting a wide range of products, including petroleum, chemicals, ore, stone, grain and coal.

Parker Filter Brochure

Features CN Family Of

Medium Pressure Filters

A new brochure from the Parker

Filter Division of Parker Hannifin

Corporation provides full informa- tion for evaluating, specifying and installing their new CN family of medium pressure filters. This line fills the gap between spin-on can fil- ters and high pressure filters; espe- cially for applications requiring a filter to operate under tough, cyclic conditions.

The brochure discloses element and housing performance with engi- neering data and graphs, installa- tion and specification data, detailed parts list, and ordering information.

Typical applications are listed, both for mobile and stationary equip- ment.

These Parker CN filters are suited for OE and retrofit situa- tions, with the 40CN having auto- motive industry acceptance (meets

AIAG standards).

For further information and free literature from Parker Filter Divi- sion,

Circle 28 on Reader Service Card

RO/RO Carrier Launched

By Schichau Seebeckwerft

The Geeste yard of Schichau See- beckwerft AG, Bremerhaven, West

Germany, recently launched the second roll-on/roll-off (RO/RO) car- rier for Ethiopia.

Christened the Ziway, the 320- dwt vessel has an overall length of 197-1/2 feet, molded breadth of 39.4 feet, mean draft of 4.8 feet and gross tonnage of 995 tons.

Built to the rules of Lloyd's Reg- ister of Shipping, LR +100 Al + LMC for Red Sea Coastal and interisland service, the Ziway is powered by ZF-geared MTU diesel engines, two model 6V 396TB3s, which each develop 490 kw (657 hp) at 1,650 rpm. She will have a crew of 23 and a service speed of about 10 knots.

For free literature detailing the shipbuilding services of Schichau


Circle 299 on Reader Service Card

Ingram Barge Company

Acquires Additional

Barges And Towboats

Ingram Barge Company, head- quartered in Nashville, Tenn., has signed a letter of intent to purchase 319 barges and eight towboats from

American Barge and Towing Com- pany of St. Louis, Mo. The terms of the purchase were not disclosed.

In making the announcement,

Neil N. Diehl, chairman and CEO of Ingram Barge Company, said: "We are very pleased to have reached agreement with American

Barge and Towing for purchase of its marine assets. Ingram's rapid growth as well as this acquisition further illustrates our continuing commitment to the barge transpor- tation business and assures our cus- tomers of our dedication to provid- ing premium service to them."

Ingram Barge Company has been towing on America's inland water- ways since 1946, and its present fleet of over 1,150 barges and 39 linehaul towboats already makes it

Security at sea is using

Aeroquip products before you

RISIC Couplings

Aeroquip RISIC 3

Couplings provide im- proved system flexibili- ty for piping on ship water and oil service.

RISIC 3 is approved on U.S. IMavy surface and subsurface vessels.

Consult Aeroquip for your application.

Marine Hose and Fittings


FC300 AQP hose now has

NAVSEA approval. FC300 hose has been engineered for demanding high- temperature shipboard applications and is available with a complete selection of fittings FC300 exceeds SAE 100R5 specifications.

Request Catalog 306

Polyon ™ Hose

Specially formulated thermoplasatic hose designed for tight hose bend applications.

Temperatures to +200° F. and pressures to 10,000 psi.

Request Bulletin 2068

Reusable Fittings with

Convoluted Teflon* Hose

NAVSEA approved . reusable fittings for rapid replace- ment of hose lines.

Three piece, bolt- together fittings are easily assembled with hand tools for emergency repairs. •Teflon is a DuPont trademark

Request IEB 319 and

Catalog 306

Visit Booth 229 and 230 ASNE DAYS May 4th and 5th uip

Marine Products from TRIiilOVA

For literature on Aeroquip products, circle the appropriate number of the reader ser- vice card: Hose & Fittings—Circle 121;

Polyon Hose—Circle 122; Teflon Hose—

Circle 123; Quick-disconnect Couplings—

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