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

  • Havila is set to retrofit its supply vessel Havila Tampen with a pair of Ulstein Aquamaster Azipull azimuth thrusters for main propulsion, replacing conventional azimuth thrusters. The Azipull azimuth thruster from Rolls- Royce uses a pulling propeller ahead of the streamlined leg and lower gear

  • This Spring, VT Group will unveil what it touts as Europe's most advanced naval shipbuilding facility, a nearly $60 million investment located within Portsmouth Naval Base. From the start. the facility will be used to build blocks for all the Royal Navy's new 7.500-ton type 45 destroyers, as VT will

  • Beginning in the 1950's when the company manufactured the first electronic flash unit for cameras that utilized photo flash batteries, ACR Electronics was well on its way to making a name for itself as a leading manufacturer of high-quality strobe lights for the marine and aviation industries. Through

  • Transas is introducing the next generation of its visual presentation system based on the new Transas visualization technology. The new software, which has been named Seagull_Vis 4000, represents the synthetic environment in the most realistic form, and also includes a number of advanced effects

  • The implementation of Crisis Management Systems (CMS) designed to respond to situations in ports and waterways, and along our coasts, requires the availability of up-to-date information on the location of resources on-hand and those already deployed. The Crisis Management System (CMS) is a composite o

  • This past May marked the unveiling of an ocean-going product deep in the heart of Bavaria, specifically at the lake at Ammersee near Munich, where MAN B&W presented its newest engine series — the TCA (Turbocharger Axial). Encompassing two years of research and development, the first production turboch

  • Demonstrating a long-term commitment to its U.K. industrial base. Vosper Thornycroft is scheduled to start production next spring at a new, £40-million ($60-million) shipbuilding facility being created within the Portsmouth Naval Base. The technologically advanced, undercover yard will cut its teeth

  • Since the time of the Romans, the evolution and development of the maritime sector has been of vital importance to Britain's commercial and economic interests. Early links were established with trading partners worldwide, links that endure today — particularly in our relations with the U.S. As

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