Single Bitt Bollard

Single Bitt Bollard

  • Material: Cast Steel or Ductile Cast Iron
  • Finishing: 3 layers anti-rust Painting
  • Bolts Quantity: 4-8
  • Capacity: 10ton – 200ton
  • Suitable for high angles
  • Certificate: CSS, ABS, GL, NK, BV, LR, etc.

Single Bitt Bollard is a common mooring bollard, very often also known as pillar type bollard. It is designed and manufactured for areas with a wide tidal range.

Single Bitt Bollard is usually made of cast steel or ductile cast iron, installed with 4-8 bolts, and can be accepted by multiple mooring lines to withstand use in harsh environments. It has different capacities, from 20 tons to 200 tons, and also a larger capacity as required of up to 400 tons is available. The surface is coated with rust paint, and the color can be changed according to requirements.

This bollard is suitable for high angles mooring, the face angle of cable is -45 ~ +45 (vertical)0~1800 (horizontal). Besides, Boomarine also provides other types of mooring bollards, such as Pillar BollardKidney BollardStaghorn BollardT-Head Bollard, etc. And all of our mooring bollards can offer CS, ABS, GL, NK, LR, etc certificates.

Features of Single Bitt Bollard

  • Suitable for steep rope angles.
  • Small body with a large mooring line capacity of up to 200 tons.
  • Suitable for wide tidal variation areas.
  • Cast steel and ductile cast iron materials to withstand use in harsh environments.
  • Perfect for multi-use berths.
  • Multi lines may share a single bollard.
  • The surface is coated with rust paint with high corrosion resistance.

Applications of Single Bitt Bollard

  • Local authorities, casual pier.
  • Industrial oil and gas, bulk minerals and liquid pier berths.
  • Commercial rolling boat, ferry, container and fishing pier.
  • Material unloading and heavy-duty lifting facilities.

Ductile Cast Iron VS. Cast Steel

The normally used material for mooring bollards is cast steel and ductile cast iron.

Both of them have their advantages during applications.

  • Advantage of Ductile Cast Iron: More corrosion resistance than steel and can tolerate compromised coatings better than steel. Ductile cast iron is more fluid during the casting stage which results in a smoother finish.
  • Advantage of Cast Steel: Available in a wide range of strengths, this allows the bollard to be commercially competitive versus thicker cast iron bollards. The ductility of cast steel gives the needed structural margin in the event of an overload situation.
Ductile Cast Iron Cast Steel
Properties Quality Equivalent standards Quality Equivalent Standards
GB/T11352  ZG230-450 ISO
Yield Strength ≥310 Mpa ≥310 Mpa ≥31 Mpa ≥230 Mpa ≥230 Mpa ≥240 Mpa
Tensile Strength ≥450 Mpa ≥450 Mpa ≥448 Mpa ≥450 Mpa ≥450 Mpa ≥450 Mpa
Elongation ≥10% ≥10% ≥12% ≥22% ≥22% ≥24%

Capacity Selection

Mooring points loads for general cargo vessels and bulk carries
Ship displacement (ton) Mooring point load (ton)
20,000 up to and including 50,000 80
Above 50,000 up to and including 100,000 100
Above 100,000 up to and including 200,000 150
Above 200,000 200

Photos of Single Mooring Bollard

Single Bitt Bollard

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