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8″ Round Sight Glass/Cargo Side Access

Category: Blue Water Tank Ships
  • DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR BLUE WATER OR ATB APPLICATIONS WHERE CARGO ACCESS IS DESIRED
  • FULL REGULATORY COMPLIANCE WITH 46 CFR PART 39 PARAGRAPH 39-20-3(a)
    The ERL Model SGMRD-8, 8” round marine sight glass complies with U.S. Coast Guard regulations and is suitable for use on all liquid cargo vessels.
  • ALLOWS EASY/SAFE ACCESS TO THE CARGO SIDE OF THE VIEWING GLASS.
    Access to the cargo side of the sight glass is simple and safe. By simply removing two latch swing bolts and swinging the sight glass 90 degrees, the tankerman gains full access to the cargo tank and the underside of the sight glass. There is no need to lift the sight glass, just swing and latch.
  • ROUND 56 SQUARE INCH VIEWING AREA
    Mounted adjacent to each cargo valve control handwheel, the ERL Model SGMRD-8 gives the tankerman a 56 square inch round viewing port into the compartment without exposure to potentially hazardous vapors.
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  • RADIAL GLASS WIPER
    Radial wiper cleans the bottom of the BOROFLOAT™ glass for an unobstructed view into the cargo compartment. The easily replaced wiper blades are available in Viton, Teflon, EPDM or Butyl.

  • 1/2 INCH THICK GROUND AND POLISHED BOROFLOAT™ GLASS
    Each 8.5” diameter BOROFLOAT™ glass is fully stress relieved with ground edges. The top face of the glass is above the stainless steel frame to prevent water pooling when used during rain.

  • SOLID CONSTRUCTION AND EASY MOUNTING
    The ERL Model SGMRD-8 is constructed from 300 series stainless steel and mounts to any standard 8” 150 lb. class mounting flange, having (8) 0.88” diameter holes on a 11.75” diameter bolt circle.

 
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