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 - 20 May 2005
Stainless steel is the name for a family of corrosion resistant steels. New uses are being continuously found for the attractive appearance, low maintenance and strength of stainless steel. Grade...
Article - 23 Nov 2004
Plastomer Technologies have released a range of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) tapes, fibres and lube powders under the name Plastolon. Posted July 7 2003
Article - 20 May 2004
DARPA have provide $1.2m in funding to International Titanium Powder for them to modify their Armstrong process which produces low oxygen alloy suitable for high performance, blast resistant navy...
Article - 4 May 2004
Sailrocket, a carbon fibre reinforced yacht with unique design was launched today. It was built with the sole purpose of setting a new world speed saining record. Posted April 23 2004
Article - 27 Apr 2004
BASF are to continue developing an innovative Saqndwich Plate System (SPS) involving steel and polyurethane for use in bridges.Advantages of the system and current projects are outlined. Posted April...
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 - 22 Aug 2003
The world's largest composite propeller has successfully completed sea trials on a trimaran warship. Advantages of the composite construction include, reduced weight and improved cavitation behaviour...
Article - 10 Jul 2003
Ti5Al1Sn1Zr1V0.8Mo is an alpha titanium alloy with intermediate strength. Compositions, designations, physical and mechanical properties, fabrication details and applications are covered.
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.