ship painting: current practice and systems a in europe
by a.m. berendsen coatings consultant moordrecht, the netherlands
the underwater hull and boottop are among the most critical areas of a ship for painting. (photos courtesy of camrex chugoku ltd.)
common method of shipbuilding
current shipbuilding practice is to clean the steel in a centrifugal blasting machine and then immediately apply a weldable shop primer. this process is normally automated. after mechanical treatments, such as...