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  • Control system

    An arrangement of elements interconnected and interacting in order to maintain, or to affect in a prescribed manner...

  • Control valve

    A valve that regulates the fluid flow. It is usually operated remotely as the regulating unit of an automatic control...

  • Controlled atmosphere (CA)

    To stop the ripening process and to preserve the quality of fruit, vegetables, flowers or other perishable goods...

  • Conventional paints

    A collective description for paints based on binders such as bitumen, alkyds and oils.

  • Converter

    A circuit that converts AC to DC or from DC to AC or acts as AC frequency changer. Modern electric drive systems...

  • Conveyor system

    The entire system for delivering bulk cargo from the shore stockpile or receiving point to the ship.

  • Convoy

    A group of vessels sailing together, e.g. through a canal or ice.

  • Cooler

    A heat exchanger where hot air or liquid is cooled by seawater or by fresh water. Coolers fall into two groups...

  • Co-ordinator surface search (CSS)

    A vessel, other than a rescue unit, designated to coordinate surface search and rescue operation within a specified...

  • Copper

    A ductile metal, which has good electrical conductivity and is widely used in electrical equipment. It has a high...

  • Corex panels

    Stainless steel sandwich panels developed by MacGREGOR company for fixed and hoistable car decks on ferries and...

  • Corner joint

    A joint between two elements located approximately at right angles in the form of L.

  • Corner pad

    A shaped seal unit to go around right-angled or compound corners.

  • Corrosion

    The process of deterioration of metals and their properties, following a reaction with surrounding environment. Corrosion...

  • Corrosion extent

    - Excessive corrosion – An extent of corrosion that exceeds the allowable corrosion.

  • Corrosion fatigue

    The process in which a metal fractures prematurely in a transcrystalline manner under conditions of simultaneous...

  • Corrosion inhibitor

    A preventive agent, which is capable of stopping or retarding a chemical reaction; to be useful, it must be effective...

  • Corrosion prevention system

    A full hard coating or full hard coating supplemented by cathodic protection.

  • Corrosion rate

    Rate at which the corrosion proceeds. It is the thickness of metal lost during one year, on one side of the surface...

  • Corrosive fluids

    Fluids causing damage by coming into contact with living tissues, the vessel or its cargo, when escaped from their...

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