A flange used to close the end of a pipe.



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SECURE FOR SEA

To close all weather/watertight hatches/doors and lash moveable items.

BELL SUCTION

A flared end of a liquid cargo pipeline positioned close to the bottom of the tank.

DOOR CLOSER

  1. A device that makes use of a spring for closing, and a compression chamber from which liquid or air escapes slowly, to close a door at a controlled speed. Also known as door check. 2. In elevators, a device or assembly of devices which closes an open car or hoistway door by the use of gravity or springs.

DOORSTOP

A strip positioned on the doorjamb for the door to close against. dope See doping agent.

POOP

A superstructure fitted at the after end of the upper deck

STEALER

A single wide plate that is butt-connected to two narrow plates, usually near the ends of a ship.

CANT FRAME

A frame connected at the upper end to the cant beams (See beams, cant.)

TUBE PLUG

A solid plug driven into the end of a tube.

FORECASTLE

The raised part of the forward end of a ship's deck. It is used for the storing paints, tackle, deck stores, tarpaulins, ropes, etc.

CRIMPING TOOL

A tool used to reduce the diameter of the end of a boiler tube preparatory to its removal from a boiler.

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