HOW ONE SHIPYARD IS MAKING PAINT REMOVAL CLEANER AND GREENER

Removing old paint from ship hulls during maintenance drydocking is extremely labor-intensive, environmentally sensitive, and must be performed within a short period of time to reduce costs and loss of revenue. This article discusses how, through the use of innovative surface preparation technologies combined with advanced wastewater treatment, a significant improvement has been made to the paint removal process at the Blohm-Voss Repair Shipyard in Hamburg, Germany.

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    Technology Publishing Company

    2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310
    Pittsburgh, PA  United States  15203
  • Authors:
    • Schulz, S
    • Pastuch, J
  • Publication Date: 2003-7

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00961689
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 14 2003 12:00AM