JAPANESE SHIPYARDS THRIVE ON AUTOMATION

Key factors in Japan's domination of shipbuilding are huge capital investiments in equipment and advanced welding technology. Equipment which can rotate 800-ton prefabricated modules is a prime factor in improving welding quality control and speeding up production. Techniques used at four shipyards are described.

  • Corporate Authors:

    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

    330 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY  USA  10036
  • Authors:
    • Mealey, M
  • Publication Date: 1974-5-27

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 54-60
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00057624
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 22 1974 12:00AM