Lifting The Lid
Preserving HMS Victory
One of the world’s best-loved ships and a national treasure, HMS Victory has reached a hugely significant conservation milestone in the 10-year-long project
AkzoNobel marks 50th anniversary of Resicoat brand
AkzoNobel marks 50th anniversary of the Resicoat brand
What lies beneath
Brookes Bell has seen more and more of its skills developed in the cruise sector applied to the superyacht industry, as the team advises owners, captains, managers, designers, engineers and shipyards on newbuilds, rebuilds and refits. Here, Arron Jackaman, a Senior Inspection Engineer talks about Brookes Bell’s non-destructive testing (NDT) services for the superyacht industry.
Optimising measurement performance
All roads lead to Rome. In the case of tactile coating thickness measurement, that sentence could be adapted to read: all measurements lead to accurate readings. However, it is not that simple. Instead, it should be stated that there is at least one road that leads to Rome – but only if you use a reliable measuring method and device relevant to the application, explains Dr Martin Leibfritz, CEO of Helmut Fischer Global.
Cryogenic spill protection
With LNG demand expected to grow considerably in the forthcoming years there is a need to make sure that the safety of people, assets and the environment are protected in the event of a spill explains Jon Bayley, a paint chemist and coating consultant with Safinah.
Turning the Tide
Hempel was asked to provide Orbital Marine Power Ltd (Orbital) with a comprehensive coating solution for its world-leading tidal turbine – the Orbital O2. David Heal, Global Head of Renewable Energy & Performance OEM Segments at Hempel, explains.
The next generation moisture cure polyurethanes
Perry Poppelaars, Director of Recoat UK Ltd, distributor for Steelpaint in the United Kingdom explains how Steelpaint, a German coatings manufacturer specialising in moisture cure polyurethanes, managed to reinvent MCPU technology and extend its life for the next decades to come.