METALgrommets machines

May 1, 2015

METALgrommets.com introduces a low-cost portable pneumatic grommet attaching machine that features a built-in finger guard, carrying handle and slug collection drawer. The ClipsShop CS-TIDY-41 Pneumatic Grommet Machine attaches metal grommets to banners, tarpaulins and related products. It features a finger safety guard and a manual triggering mechanism, weighs only 15 pounds, and can be configured …

Upholstered wall panels

By Terri Madden Most likely, you will be reading this article as warmer weather streams across your state and your customers delight in contacting your marine-fabrication business with new challenges. If you have never had the opportunity to fabricate wall panels, consider a customer request as an opportunity to add to your skill set, your …

Thinking about a business loan?

Where to find money in a tight economy By William J. Lynott Credit is the oil that lubricates the machinery of business. Whether it’s a loan to buy inventory or supplies, to support expansion, an equipment purchase, or just the need for a short-term loan to meet payroll or other operating expenses, most marine fabricators …

Velox Plus antifouling paint

Velox Plus is a two-part antifouling paint system, formulated for use on propellers and other metal parts that sit below the waterline. www.antifoulingpaint.net

SeaGuard app

The SeaGuard app provides coating recommendations for VLCC/VLBCs, chemical tankers and OSV/PSVs. It’s designed to help port engineers and fleet managers access accurate and up-to-date coatings information. www.sherwin-williams.com/protective

Shop Talk: Custom Canvas

Custom Canvas by Yvonne Contact: Yvonne M. Peters Location: Fort Myers, Fla. Year Established: 1996 Number of employees: 1 (self) Shop size: 1,000 sq. ft.   How did your shop get started? Owning a boat with my husband, Michael, and daughters Jessica, Melissa and Denise, who were young girls at the time, I had to …