NAVY - MIL-D-16196E
DISTILLATION UNIT, WATER, THERMOCOMPRESSION
|Publication Date:||7 June 1989|
This specification covers electrically operated distillation units of the thermocompression type for use on Naval ships.
Distillation units shall be of the following types as specified (see 6.2):
Type I - Flooded tube evaporator design. Type II - Rising film evaporator design.
Distillation units shall be of the following classes as specified (see 6.2):
Class A - Basically composition 70-30 copper-nickel alloy for submarine application (see 3.2.1). Class B - Basically composition 90-10 copper-nickel alloy for surface ship application (see 3.2.2).
Beneficial comments (recommendations, additions, deletions) and any pertinent data which may be of use in improving this document should be addressed to: Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, SEA 55Z3, Department of the Navy, Washington, DC 20362-5101 by using the self-addressed Standardization Document Improvement Proposal (DD Form 1426) appearing at the end of this document or by letter.
Distillation units of the thermocompression type will be a permanent installation on Naval ships and used to produce fresh water from seawater.