Category Archives: Marine Construction

Fasteners for marine decking

There’s a reason you need specialized fasteners for marine decking. Corrosion resistance is the biggest consideration in the marine environment. It is of the utmost importance that the fasteners you choose to hold that deck together can withstand the pervasive moisture and salt in the...
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Which Metals Are Marine Grade?

Underwater and wet environments are highly corrosive to metals. To prevent the material from failing in these conditions it may be necessary to rely on metals to which alloying elements have been added in order to defend against the corrosive effects. Below we look at...
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Fasteners to Use for Boat Building

Plywood boat building used to be quite laborious and required lots of effort when it came to fastening - holes needed to be individually pre-drilled. Luckily, things have changed! Today the challenge probably lies in the large number of available choices when it comes to which fastener...
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