Accurate Control of Welding Gases
Advertise Here
Trending Topics:
Sunday, June 14, 2015

Ship Equipment
Ship Maintenance
Ship Systems
Worldwide Metric
Freeman Marine
Neptune Group

Home Page
About MarineTalk
Buyer's Guide
World InfoDesk
Discussion Forums
Advisory Board
Advertising Information
Submit Company Listing
Edit Company Listing
Site Map
MarineTalk Site Search:
Featured Companies

The Maritime Trust
The Maritime Trust is a registered charity set up to preserve British ships of historic or technical significance and to display them to the public. Over twenty vessels have been restored that would otherwise have been lost to future generations.
    United Kingdom

Asociacion 4paz
Ecological reefs. Moorings and eco gardens with eco sculptures for divers and regeneration of the sea bed and other eco~systems

Ferry Management Services Limited is a new website brought to you by ferry industry professionals, Ferry Management Services & Seatrade. Hyperlink Market Intelligence will take you to a 50,000 word database of global ferry information referenced by operator.
    United Kingdom

The Nautical Institute
The Nautical Institute is the world's leading international professional organisation for qualified Mariners. Its principal aim is to promote high standards of knowledge, qualification and competence amongst those in control of seagoing craft.
    United Kingdom

Accurate Control of Welding Gases


Accurate Control of Welding Gases

Unique solution developed for marine industry - identity code lock for couplings prevents uncontrolled release of sensitive gases. Every safety engineer knows accidents can happen any time when unsupervised subcontractors or unqualified workers weld or work with combustible gases. A simple metal chip - only about as big as a coin - promises greater safety when installed between the coupling and gas hose. The new quick coupling with identity code lock from WITT-GASETECHNIK, Germany, prevents the improper removal of fuel and oxygen from cylinders in a simple, yet effective way.

This new technology was developed especially for the marine industry. In the past, workers could not accurately control the flow of acetylene and oxygen when welding a ship's hull, leading to deadly explosions. To combat such accidents, a new safety regulation for handling gases now applies to shipyards in some countries. Under this code, gas hoses must be visibly isolated or completely removed from supplies when work is interrupted. Businesses can easily comply by using the new "Make sure" chip. Howaldtswerke Deutsche Werft in Kiel, one of the largest European shipping yards, has already begun to refit all of its gas line connections with the coupling lock from WITT. The identity code lock is flat ring, about 5 cm wide, with three pegs the welder must insert when connecting the coupling and hose. The pegs are pushed into the coupling and allow the flow of gas. Without the chip, the coupling is blocked and gas cannot flow.


About the Company

You may also like:
Trending Technology, World Shipping & Maritime News

Latest Marine News and Technology Articles | Maritime 2015 Buyer's Guide


E-mail:  Contact Us

Copyright 1998 - 2015 MarineTalk
Division of Link Internet Business Solutions
All rights reserved.

The reproduction, retrieval, copying or transmission of this Web site content,
in whole or in part, is not permitted without the express permission of
MarineTalk .