Nonskid Technology

  • After two decades of proven reliability aboard flight decks of aircraft carriers, a general purpose, heavy duty, non-slip deck coating is now commercially available from American Abrasive Metals Company.

    The new abrasive coating known as Epoxo has wide application for boat landings and on decks of commercial fishing boats, etc.

    Formulated with epoxy resins to give maximum adhesion to wood, steel and concrete, Epoxo is said to be unaffected by salt water and is resistant to most solvents, gasoline, fuels, oil, grease and hydraulic fluids commonly associated with docking facilities. It is particularly effective in areas exosed to salt water during high tides or to rain such as on ladders, vehicular and pedestrian ramps and docks or piers. For commercial fishing boats Epoxo provides anti-slip protection on decks where fish oil, chum and seawater can cause slippery conditions.

    Epoxo can be applied with a roller, trowel or spray over properly prepared wood, metal and concrete surfaces including new concrete. In all cases the non-slip coating tenaciously adheres to the surface, acting as a barrier against penetration of oil and grease. A special urethane prepolymer by American Abrasive called Non-Skid Sealer can be applied to Epoxo to prevent any further penetration of oil or grease into the concrete. Available in colors of dark gray, tile red, beige and yellow, Epoxo will hard-dry in 24 hours.

    American Abrasive Metals Company has been designing and manufacturing military, marine and industrial products for 75 years. The flight decks of all U.S. Navy aircraft carriers built since 1962 have been coated with Epoxo.

    For more information and free literature on Epoxo and other nonskid safety products from American Abrasive Metals Company, Circle 3 on Reader Service Card

  • requirements. The four coatings include three types of abrasion resistant systems: Intershield Proreco III, an elastomeric, ultra high-build nonskid system; Intershield Non-Skid, a high-build, non-skid epoxy; and Intershield General Purpose, an abrasion resistant epoxy for long term protection

  • an orange safety core. A visible orange core alerts the user that the rope is worn. Steps are now painted international safety orange, and have safe, nonskid stepping surfaces. A.L. Don's new pilot ladders are USCG approved and meet or exceed all SOLAS regulations and IMO standards. For free specification

  • area for equipment, toilet, safety gear etc. Working and cockpit floor areas are large with a fore deck area at the bow. All decks are molded in nonskid and hatches are tread plate. The under floor area forward accessed through two water tight hatches offer large storage and hold capacity, and the dual

  • Edward J. McManimon Jr., chairman of the South Jersey Port Corporation, and John J. Noonan, president of Stellar Technology Corporation, have announced the lease by the Port Corporation of 80,000 square feet of warehouse space to Stellar. Aggregate rental of the transaction is in excess of $550,000.

  • —Literature Available W.B. Lampert, general product manager, Heat Exchange Products Division, Vapor Corporation, recently announced the introduction of Vapor Sphere Matrix® Technology that is said to improve performance of liquid-to-liquid, shell-and-tube heat exchangers. The Sphere Matrix heat

  • The amalgamation of combustion technologies from both the United States and Europe were brought to the maritime world when U.K.- based F.A. Hughes Marine Limited was made a part of the American-based Fuel Tech, Inc. group. Fuel Tech of Stamford, Conn., is a unique organization dedicated to meeting

  • The board of directors of SPD Technologies Inc. recently announced the election of Larry A. Colangelo as president and chief operating officer of SPD Technologies and its subsidiaries. George M. Gordon, chairman, also announced that Mr. Colangelo was elected a director of SPD and will serve on the

  • Hamburg, West Germany September 23-27 Despite the current business climate prevalent in the shipping, shipbuilding and offshore sectors, the Ship, Machinery & Marine Technology International Trade Fair (SMM) has strengthened its leading position again this year. To take place in Hamburg, West

  • Hans K. Schaefer, chairman of the board, has announced that Todd Shipyards Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding with Australian Shipbuilding Industry Pty., Ltd. of Coogee, Western Australia, for a technology transfer in connection with the repair and overhaul of Australian Navy

  • —Free Literature Offered— SPD Technologies, headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., has announced the development of a new advanced computerized all-cell battery monitoring system designed for use on diesel and nuclear-powered submarines and other battery power applications. Designated the BMS-100

  • —Literature Available SPD Technologies, Philadelphia, Pa., recently announced the completion of its acquisition of the Navy Switchgear Division of Brown Boveri Power Equipment, Inc., based in Montgomeryville, Pa. According to George M. Gordon, president and chief executive officer of SPD Technologies

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    When Uli Selbach started in the trade show business 22 show ? oor, and according to Selbach “we’re going to double years ago, the big question was: “Will trade shows exist in that space in 2020. We think this is a strong and growing fu- 20 years?” While the advent of virtual meetings, seamless ture

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    People & Companies between Terminals, Ocean and from the acquisition of Hamburg Sud, and building competitive advantage from technology through digital solutions. Burnett Named CEO of Seiche Seiche Water Technology Group an- nounced that COO Mark Burnett has been promoted to CEO. Burnett joined

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    In the Yard New Ship & Boat designs, contracts & deliveries New Contracts ESG Launches NYCDOT Ferry Late last year Eastern Shipbuilding Afghanistan Star from Poland for his valor. Group, Inc. (ESG) launched the SSG He was 24. The three 4500 passenger fer- Michael H. Ollis (Hull 219) the ? rst of ries

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    AR & Maritime Maintenance As maritime embraces new digitalization technologies aimed at reducing costs and enhancing safety onboard ships, MAN CEON, MAN Energy Solutions’ umbrella brand for all its digital products, comes to the fore for TechGuide, an augmented reality maintenance platform. Using mobile

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    Tech Files Innovative products, technologies and concepts Zeabuz Zero Emission Waterbus While Norway ranks 120th among countries globally in terms of population size (5.3 mil- lion), it packs a powerful punch in the maritime world, as Norwegians rank near the top as mari- time and offshore industry

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    La Ciotat Shipyards Matière, Bardex Tapped for 4300T Shiplift In the ship repair and conversion busi- (L to R): Jean-Yves Saussol, CEO, La Ciotat Shipyards, Thomas Miller, ness there are myriad tools available CEO Bardex Corp., and Philippe to make otherwise dirty and danger- Matière, CEO, Matière.

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    O? shore Wind Q&A: Matt Tremblay, ABS The Domino Effect The next hot growth market is offshore wind; Is the U.S. marine industry ready to meet demand? he American Bureau of Shipping convened a conference to discuss the pace and direction of the U.S. offshore wind market, including challenges and opportuni

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    In the ? ipped classroom, the in-class experience and the outside-class experiences are “? ipped”. That is, instead of lectures happening during class time, trainees are asked to watch videos of lectures or are assigned some e-learning module outside the classroom – before class. Then, when the

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    Training Tips for Ships Copyright Talaj/AdobeStock Tip #8 The Lecture is Dead! (But Long Live the Classroom) he traditional lecture, for millennia, has The ability to learn from one another – peers and experts – been the go-to method for teaching. Yet it can be supported and made more effective by

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