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    Ballast Vents

    I will be glad if anyone can explain to me the principle of operation of the ballast tank vents. Have searched all available resources still having difficulty.


    Thanks in Anticipation

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    Engineer Officer (CoC: EOOW)
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOQUGRDQbso

    If submerged the float rises and seals vent hole stopping ingress of water.
    Get ready to ride the palomino stallion...

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    I think that must rate as one of the dullest you tube videos
    http://www.google.com/patents/US20140283916

    there some pretty drawings
    you can take it with a pinch of salt, but i prefer it with a nip of whisky

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    Thanks for the link, it was really helpful.

 

 

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