ASTM B 928 "High Magnesium Aluminum-Alloy Sheet & Plate for Marine Service" The recent publication of the new specification - ASTM B928 High Magnesium Aluminum-Alloy Sheet & Plate for Marine Service - is the culmination of a cooperative effort
Blount Marine Corporation has announced the completion of the Hitech Express, an extremely lightweight commuter boat built of aluminum, foam, fiberglass, and stainless steel. Making a speed of 31 mph, the vessel completed test runs in Narragansett Bay and is available for demonstration.
An all-aluminum crewboat delivered recently by Aluminum Boats, Inc. of Crown Point, La., to Five Star Marine Service of Belle Chasse, La., the Joe Lynn II (shown), is described by Five Star president Clyde A. Giordano as "a 50- foot crewboat that has the look,
Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, The Duclos Corp., has introduced a fiberglass hull to its line of deep-V steel and aluminum pilot boats. Designed by C. Raymond Hunt Associates of Boston, the 50-foot one-piece molded hull, which has four watertight compartments,
The logical alternative to ladders, ship's ladders and spirals, Lapeyre Alternating Tread stairs offer the optimum combination of safety, comfort and space savings. Product features and applications are ex- plained in a new free brochure from Lapeyre Stair Inc.
The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded Caterpillar a $5.7-million contract to repower 43 cutters with Cat 3412 marine engines and Twin Disc 518-M marine gears. Each 83- foot patrol boat uses two of the Cat engines, each rated at 750 hp. The contract
While working with the U.S. Coast Guard and commercial vessel owners on the problem of replacing existing failed equipment, Cospolich Refrigerator Co. Inc. of Kenner, La., engineered and constructed a series of modular refrigerators. The design of these units,
Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, The Duclos Corporation, Somerset, Mass., has begun construction of a harbor survey vessel for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. The shipyard is building the relatively compact 55-foot-long by 16- foot-beam,
Seattle's new fireboat, designed by Nickum & Spaulding Associates, is being built by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders of Freeland, Wash., and will carry an A.B.S. classification when completed in mid-1984. The 96-foot by 23-foot by 7-foot aluminum
The Soundcoat Company of Deer Park, N.Y., is offering a free eightpage bulletin on constrained layertype vibration damping materials, called Soundfoil, which the company's materials laboratory has developed for control of noise and vibration. Soundfoil