Category Archives: Others

Governor retrofit emergency genset – Desert Diamond

We were recently tasked with the fuel pump overhaul of the ex-Russian trawler Desert Diamond”, an old SKL engine designed early during the cold war period.

The old mechanical governor was in bad shape and the spares were not available in the short time before the vessel had to sail.

Reconditioned fuel pump with actuator fitted on engine

Our team got to work, overhauled the fuel pump and fitted a new state of the art Woodward digital electronic governor system.

In the space of one week a complete system comprising governor, actuator, and power supply with redundancy was designed and built into a standard metal cabinet.  In the cabinet door are control lamps and switches which are simple and easy to use.

All installed on board and commissioned as a turnkey project.

A cost effective solution with a marked improvement in performance resulting in better fuel economy,  supplied ex stock in Cape Town.

Electronic actuator connected to fuel rack with low friction ball joints
a simple intuitive control panel

Other equipment brands – extra

Other products logoThe index of  products that we display  in our site is by no means the full  list of diesel fuel equipment that we service,  but is just an indication of those makes that our group represents  and we do not limit our support to them alone.

If after seeing these you are still left in doubt by not finding the make of equipment for which you seek support,  please contact us so that our knowledgeable staff may help by addressing your requirements.

By the way,  owners of vintage equipment might be interested to know that subject to arrangement  we can also offer an extra service  for rebuilding classic diesel fuel equipment.