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Marine, Oil & Gas

Marine, Oil & Gas

Abfad Ltd have been involved with providing specialist services to the marine industry since 1997, working on various vessels and shipyards, such as HMS Warrior, HMS Protector, Yeoman Bridge and more, providing refurbishment, maintenance, specialist coatings, corrosion protection, specialist cleaning and preservation work, plus other works as required.

Abfad have developed and patented a unique magnetic positioning aid which has proved crucial completing some of these works. More information on the Magnet System can be found here.

 

Click below to read case studies on some of these projects

Yeoman Bridge

Abfad ltd have been involved with providing the Marine Industry with specialist services since 1997.  One project was to protect eight Granit Cargo Vessel hold steel plates which were badly corroded with over 3mm loss of material.  A specialist polyurethane was chosen for its anti- abrasion properties which was sprayed using a plural component heated pump at a ratio of 1½ part base to 1 part activator, please see Case Study on the left.

HMS Warrior 1860

ABFAD Ltd have been involved with refurbishment of this historic vessel since 2006 to present time on a regular time schedule utilising rope access techniques. Work scope is to maintain the coating protection of Bowsprit, Fore, Main and Mizzen Masts including all Yards and Spars. All amber, black and white metal paint work, as well as the fighting tops and upper platforms, two funnels, ventilation cowls, and seating arrangements. Other remedial works consisted of fabricating and welding stops, de-scaling internal funnel steelwork and painting to preserve and preparing and painting Propeller to water line, see photo gallery for selection of vessel refurbished pictures.

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