Article - 6 Sep 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 5 Nov 2021
Originally designed for watercraft, a composite material developed by the Scotland-based Ultimate Boat Company (UBC) could be a gamechanger in terms of both performance and sustainability for...
Article - 28 Aug 2001
Zinc has many uses, many of which revolve around protective coatings for steel deposited by hot dip galvanising. These materials are ised in the automotive and construction industries. While the...
Article - 23 May 2001
Aluminium, glass reinforced plastics and fibre reinforced composites are the main materials used in small commercial marine craft. Each of these materials has its place in the industry and its...
Article - 26 Jan 2022
Advanced materials have been one of the cornerstones of nuclear submarine development, and this article will provide an analysis of the subject.
Article - 1 May 2008
Aluminium is ideal for the construction of small leisure boats, luxury vessels, workboats, fishing vessels, and patrol boats through to some of the world’s largest high speed passenger / car ferries....
Article - 12 Feb 2004
Genmar will begin implementing VEC-Sheild finish, a gel coat replacement for fibreglass boat hulls, later in 2004. Posted February 11 2004
Article - 20 May 2002
Composites are common place in automotive and aerospace applications, however they have not been exploited in building and construction. LTM provides a technology and advantages that could potentially...
Article - 5 Oct 2001
In competitive yachting small advantages can make all the difference. Employing carbon fibre reinforced polymer composites can provide such an edge due to decreased weight and increased stiffness.
Article - 15 Aug 2006
The never ending life cycle of aluminium is described, from mining of bauxite to alumina production and then onto aluminium smelting, to the manufacture of aluminium products both semi-finished and...