Accession Number:

ADA456532

Title:

Automatic Pipe Flushing Rig for Shipboard Piping Systems

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL STEEL AND SHIPBUILDING CO SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

140.0

Abstract:

Piping systems flushing is a most common task in any new construction or ship repair. The work is time consuming and labor intensive as well as schedule-impacting. In the absence of the possibility of deleting the process completely, this Project was devised to 1 Decrease the labor content for the task, and 2 Shorten the time cycle for completing and verifying the flush certification. Additionally, the project was designed to have universal application throughout American shipyards. The merits of this type of NSRP Project, while remaining unglamorous and lacking super technology, are never-the-less at the heart of the intention to improve productivity. The project does utilize current small computer application and high quality filtration techniques to accomplish the

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Pumps, Filters, Pipes, Tubing, Fittings and Valves

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE