Figure 10-12.Typical fender installations.
acceptable substitute for the AP5 can be
causeway from damage due to sliding contact. It is
field-fabricated, if necessary, from an API. To do so,
frequently used between side-lapped causeway
remove the holes from the APl by cutting 3 inside
sections. Because the AP6 is a nonstock item, it should
the two edges measuring 18 1/4, and halve the
be fabricated in the field when it is required.
resulting 18 1/4" x 5" plate to produce two 9 1/8" x 5"
Dimensions are not critical; halves of an APl or an
plates; both can be used as end plates.
AP7 plate will serve as chafing plates when properly
AP6 CHAFING PLATE: The AP6 is a steel plate.
10 square, with two opposite edges beveled. Welded
AP7 GUSSET PLATE: The AP7 is a steel plate
to the sides of causeway sections, the AP6 protects the
cut in the form of a 9 high trapezoid. The parallel