shell plating


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shell plating

[′shel ‚plād·iŋ]
(naval architecture)
The plating forming the outer skin of a vessel; in addition to providing a watertight boundary, it contributes largely to the strength of the vessel.
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The buffeting and battering of heavy seas and the wave and swell action produce forces of tension, compression, torsion, and bending on the shell plating and transverse structural framing; these eventually lead to metal fatigue and embrittlement.
While escorting INS Vikramaditya during the Arctic sea passage from Russia to India in December 2013, Fleet Tanker INS Deepak had developed cracks in the connecting members between the superstructure and side shell plating of the ship.
Connectors with this new light gun-metal gray plating are RoHS compliant and feature zinc-over-electroless-nickel shell plating to withstand harsh environments better than the previously released cadmium-plated connectors.
Between scheduled repair of the working class boat 740 Bums : this, inter alia - Performing material thickness measurement (sound method); : - Conserve water ballast cells; : - Color works in the over-and under water; : - Repair of Seewasserein and outlet valves; : - Replace the shell plating in the rear boot area; : - Repair non-slip top deck surface; : - Repair AnDiMot type Deutz TD 226 B (workmanship specified UAN); : - Carrying out diagnosis and repair Pleuger - Drive; : - Repair of air conditioning; : - Repair of air conditioning; : - Repair the drainage system; : - Repair work on the Frischwasserhydroforanlage; : - Perform disinfection solution system; : - Maintenance heating system; : - Test anchor and anchor chains.