What Are Marine Fenders? Its Types & Function

What Are Marine Fenders? Its Types & Function

Marine fenders are kind of a safety barrier designed to protect ship’s, ports and people against impact forces. In simple words it protect vessels and berth from damaging each other when they collide. These safety equipment’s acts a the interface in between the ships, boats, berth and floating platforms; thus providing much needed cushioning effect … Read more What Are Marine Fenders? Its Types & Function

How To Overhaul Electrical Motors On Ship And Industries ?

How To Overhaul Electrical Motors On Ship And Industries ?

Everything that is ever built or created has a self life; and it takes proper care and maintenance to prolong their life span. An electrical motor with its five major parts; rotor, stator, winding, terminal box and bearings require overhaul from time to time to ensure safe operation. If not; the first thing which happens … Read more How To Overhaul Electrical Motors On Ship And Industries ?

Fresh Water Generator – How Sea Water Is Made Drinkable !

Fresh water generator - working parts

One cannot drink water out of sea; as it dehydrates the body and cause serious medical complication. The fresh water reserves on land are limited and so are costly. A ship or cruise can only take much water it can hold from shore facilities. Not only it be uneconomical but also vary from port to … Read more Fresh Water Generator – How Sea Water Is Made Drinkable !

Cargo Oil Pump – Description, Principle & Associated Systems

Cargo Oil Pump - Description, Types, Working and Safeties

A COP or cargo oil pump is an integral part of a complex cargo discharge operation. Located in the pump room, the system comprises of a number of pumps including; eductors, steam reciprocating pumps, screw pumps and centrifugal pumps working as a cargo oil pump. But the most common arrangement is the one with centrifugal … Read more Cargo Oil Pump – Description, Principle & Associated Systems

How To Successfully Parallel Generators ? | Step By Step

How to succesfully parallel generators ? Step by step

When two or more generators with same frequency, voltage and phase difference are connected to the bus-bar; such that it increase their overall capacity, ease of maintenance, and active load management. Then they are called to be connected in parallel; and the method used is called paralleling. While the process used in this method to … Read more How To Successfully Parallel Generators ? | Step By Step

Screw Pump – Their Parts, Working And Function

screw pump parts and function

A screw pump is a subset of positive displacement pump that use one or more than one screw; to perform pump action along its spindle axis. The complete assembly consists of two main parts; the driving motor ( prime mover ) and the pump assembly. The motor provides the necessary rotary motion to the pump … Read more Screw Pump – Their Parts, Working And Function

Why And How To Check Fuel Pump Timing in I.C Engine

fuel pump timing relation with engine performance

Have you wondered why some vehicles release visible blackish exhaust while other’s not? The darkness or blackish nature of exhaust gases depends much upon the fuel atomization and fuel pump timing. Proper injection at set point of time will lead to complete combustion producing clean exhaust gas; while any deviation in injection timing results in … Read more Why And How To Check Fuel Pump Timing in I.C Engine

How To Measure Wear Ring Clearance In Centrifugal Pump

How To Measure Wear Ring Clearance In Centrifugal Pump

You must have read or heard about the term wear ring and its implication in centrifugal pumps; over and over again in schools, colleges and online course / articles. From its vary name one can know it is something which wear off. But wait a minute; is it safe for any part in centrifugal pump … Read more How To Measure Wear Ring Clearance In Centrifugal Pump

Scavenging In Two Stroke Engine – Types, Advantage & Use

Scavenging In Two Stroke Engine and its types

Understanding scavenging requires us to understand why we need scavenging in first place. We knew that an adequate amount of oxygen is required to start and sustain any combustion. Now since air contains 21% of oxygen; something engine needs in large amount to burn  fuels. Oxygen in form of fresh air is taken in to … Read more Scavenging In Two Stroke Engine – Types, Advantage & Use