Tough marine zip

January 1, 2018

Sunbrella® Performance Zippers feature tape made using 100 percent Sunbrella fibers, giving them the inherent performance characteristics of all Sunbrella textiles–UV and fade resistance, mold and mildew resistance and bleach cleanability–while the specially-designed WX zipper teeth keep wind and water out. The line also features IDEAL Fastener Corporation’s patented QRX technology for quick release with …

Sew-in boat vent

September 1, 2017

Precision-Sew Vents are unique UV-stabilized polyurethane sew-in boat vents. They feature a large sewing flange surface area that eliminates the need for additional fabric reinforcement. This is an effective way to circulate air and keep mold from growing in boat covers. Compatible with 3/4 inch and 7/8 inch boat poles. www.rochfordsupply.com

Modular hand-drive setting tools

Providing a high-quality and affordable option to set multiple sizes of grommets and washers, Stimpson’s versatile collection of modular hand-drive setting tools means that a single handle and bolster will accommodate a wide variety of Stimpson setting tools. Tools are available for sheet metal grommets sizes #00–#5 and rolled rim grommet sizes #0–#4. The complete …

Corrosion-resistant LED light

Larson Electronics’ HALP-48-2L-LED-DNMS Hazardous Area LED Light Fixture features both a motion sensor and a day/night sensor and is specifically designed to handle the rigors of saltwater marine environments. The fixture is constructed of noncorrosive materials including a polyester housing reinforced with glass fiber, a poured in place gasket for reliable sealing and an impact-resistant …

316 stainless steel snaps

Durable DOT® 316 is the dot snap fastener to use when superior snap action and holding strength are required. The fastener’s heavy-duty construction assures a firm grip that will remain secure through years of use. DOT Durable sockets are constructed to narrow tolerances that provide consistent snap action snap after snap. The design of the …

Waterproof hardware lube

After outdoor storage wreaks havoc on snaps, zippers and hinges, Iosso Products’ E-Z Snap gets hardware working again. E-Z Snap lubricates, waterproofs and reduces friction. It won’t melt away in hot weather, so it doesn’t have to be constantly reapplied throughout the season. Beyond its uses on outdoor canvas hardware, it also works on drawer …

Heavy-duty shears

Wolff Industries’ Premium KAI series multipurpose shears are made from high-quality Japanese steel. With steel throughout the handles, the soft Santoprene insert cushions the user’s hands for increased comfort. The shears are made from A-8 High Carbon stainless steel with a Rockwell hardness rating of approximately 60, one of the hardest and smoothest available. These …

Perfect sized zipper

The LENZIP No. 12 Marine Grade UV Zipper is a new zipper for tough marine applications that is larger than the industry standard No. 10, yet smaller than Lenzip’s BIGZIP® No. 15 gauge. The No. 12 gauge is available with 316 stainless steel sliders in auto lock single or double pull, and non-locking sliders. Standard …

Handheld die cutters

Vicar’s handheld die cutters are the perfect tool for neatly cutting holes into heavy fabric and vinyl. This can save many hours of hand-hammering with conventional cutters and mallets because all holes are punched neatly at the same time. Excellent for marine and RV fabricators on the road. Models available for either Vicar Turnbuckle (Common …

Sew-in boat vent

July 1, 2017

Boat Vent AERO is Vico Marine’s first sew-in vent. Excellent for adding extra venting or to be used when tenting is not an option. An optional louver front can be added to keep bugs and rodents from entering the cover or as extra protection from heavy rain. Works well on sailboat covers, aft covers, cockpit …