How to do the Sea Water Cock Installation

Sea Water Cock Installation on boats

Sea water intake oriented towards sailing direction, causing a dynamical pressure that, when the generator is not running, let flow sea water through the cooling pump, reaching the exhaust pipe and consequently the engine exhaust valve, flooding the cylinder and the oil sump.

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On a high speed motorboat, a neutral flush hull mounted water intake can cause as well dynamical pressure due to the hull gradient compared the sea surface or the decreased water line level before reaching the proper trim.

 

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For avoiding the risk, the water intake entrance must be fitted facing the rear position and even so, in critical sailing conditions the internal valve must be closed when the generating set is not in operation.

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In Solé Diesel you can purchase all necessary marine accessories for installation of your marine generator set or marine engine in your motorboat or sailboat. Sea water cocksWater Inlet Kits

 

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