Commercial and Military Marine Applications

Marine Application

Since 1955, Gems Sensors & Controls has earned a solid reputation for accuracy and dependability in military marine and commercial marine services. Gems marine products are approved and qualified to MIL-L-23886, the military specification for fluid level sensors. Other military qualifications include MIL-S-901C, Shock Test High Impact Shipboard Machinery, Equipment and Systems…MIL-STD-167, Mechanical Vibration of Shipboard Equipment Vibration...Inclination, Bureau Veritas, Lloyds, ABS and USCG. Commercial vessel approvals include UL, CSA, and FM.

Gems marine sensors are built purposefully rugged to accommodate harsh conditions including turbulent liquids, liquids containing foreign material, liquid interfaces, high temperature and high-pressure fluids. Construction materials include bronze, 304 or 316 SS, Monel™ and copper-nickel alloys. Standard floats are of Buna N for oils, stainless steel for high temps, and Hycel (epoxy) for high pressures. Mounting flanges and electrical connections per Navy specifications are routine at Gems.

Why Gems?


Marine Application
Marine Application
Marine Application

  • AFFF Tanks
  • Auxiliary generator fuel tanks
  • Ballast tanks
  • Bilge level detection
  • Bilges and Voids
  • Coolant tanks
  • Cooling systems
  • Day tanks
  • Deck flooding alarms
  • Fuel oil storage tanks
  • Gray water tanks
  • High level alarms for closed loading
  • Lube oil and lube sump tanks
  • Potable water storage tanks

  • Collaborative Engineering Support
  • Cost-Efficient Development
  • Fast Prototyping and Quicker to Market Strategies
  • Sophisticated Supply Chain Management
  • Lean Manufacturing Protocols
  • Certified Quality Processes

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