COOLANT ALARM SWITCHBOARD
alarm. The alarm SWBD usually has several remote
bells and lights in CIC and other electronic spaces
The cooling system alarm switchboard (SWBD)
aboard ship to indicate a fault condition. The alarm
monitors various conditions to alert you to a problem
SWBD is located in CIC or the coolant pump room.
that may develop in the cooling system. When an
There are several standard types of alarm switchboards
abnormal condition occurs, the alarm SWBD indicates
used throughout the Navy. A common type of alarm
the fault condition with both a visual and an audible
SWBD is shown in figure 1-27.
Figure 1-27.-Cooling system alarm switchboard.