FLEET MAINTENANCE NEWS
MTTC / Navy Fleet Maintenance Projects-
Portable Chlorinator. The installation of
injection ports and other ship modifications is complete. All equipment and supplies
have been delivered to the USS CARR. Operational tests are ongoing.
Connector Corrosion Protection. The "Gel-in-the-Middle"clamshell
connector cover tests have led to the conclusion that this product will not meet Navy
needs. However, the Rayvolve (type N, roll-on) cover, which was also included in
this project, has shown excellent results to date. While laboratory tests are
ongoing, several were installed on the Phalanx CIWS mount on USS MCCLUSKY (FFG-41)
Shipboard technicians have used the re-entry capability and have expressed great
satisfaction with the concept.
Insulation. Operational tests were complete on USS RUSHMORE Laboratory
tests of hardened material removed from RUSHMORE are ongoing. Upon completion of these
tests, the Navy will make an acceptance decision.
Remote Valve Actuators. This
project has been modified and expanded. The original effort to test two
Tri-Tec actuators has been scaled back to one unit which was installed on USS G.
WASHINGTON. An additional actuator, manufactured by Limitorque is being procured and will
be installed on USS T. ROOSEVELT.
High Temperature Insulation. MTTC has issued a work order to BBN, Inc.
Test sections of the insulating material were installed on the USS BOXER in May 2000. At
sea test have commenced.
Distilling Plant Anti-Scale. NAVSEA has provided a Statement of Work and MTTC is initiating discussions with
NSWC/CD/SSES, Philadelphia, PA. A contract is expected shortly.
NAVSEA has provided a Statement of Work and MTTC is initiating discussions with
GeoCenters, Inc. A contract is expected shortly.
Deck Tile. CES, Inc. has been issued a contract to install test sections in
accordance with new Navy procedures. A test ship will be identified shortly.
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