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This article is a guidelines of repair big cuts on ship launching airbags, include repair tools,repair material, repair procedure and how to evaluate the repair result. Repair big cuts is quite different with repair holes on marine airbags. Here the big cut refers to thorough cut more than 10 cm length. In some extreme cases, […]

Marine Structures are becoming bigger and bigger To carter to big marine constructions, the precast structures such as caissons, culverts, are becoming bigger and bigger in both weights and size. From 1990 years, the unit weight of concrete caissons for gravity wharf construction reach 1000 tonnes. Demands for transport heavy structures are increasing To handle […]

Airbag Burst testing is used to determine the absolute maximum pressure at which ship launching airbags will “burst” or fail catastrophically. It is the ultimate test method for the Ship Launching airbags’performance and safety. Airbag burst test is invaluable for airbag design engineers to assist with material selection, wall thickness, or component geometry, structure optimization […]

Here airbag means marine airbags not the safety airbags deployed on Vehicles. Marine airbags are also well known as ship launching airbags or docking airbags, used in maritime industry. Those rubber airbags are strong and durable, have more than 6 years lifespan. But they are made of rubber and nylon cords, they can be punctured […]