New Products and Processes
Professional BoatBuilder’s advertising department uses this page to publish excerpts from press releases showcasing the newest products and processes in the marine industry.
After a battery of proven field trials, ALEXSEAL® announces the availability of the first product to be introduced to the marine market specifically formulated to allow boatyards and builders to prime and paint a small or damaged area in one day. ALEXSEAL® Fast Spot Primer 414 is an acrylic/epoxy-based, quick-drying spot primer that possesses the fastest dry-to-sand characteristics available for the marine market.
The Elite RS-M marine fire control panel is USCG and ABS type approved, addressable 2 loop with battery backup. Up to 256 devices may be added, including manual pull stations, horn/strobes. Smart base with easy programmable card automatically programs detectors. Combination smoke and heat detector is available.
A Macerator pump with a compact waste valve allows the user to close it and prevent sewage spills if the pump must be worked on. A quick disconnect fitting and two screws allow removal of the pump from the gate valve without having to disconnect the plumbing. Proprietary rubber impeller allows longer dry running time, and an optional smart controller senses dry running and shuts the pump down to prevent impeller damage.
LINAK (Louisville, KY) electric linear actuators increase the functionality, ergonomics, and comfort of your boat design. From small motor boats and fishing boats to sailboats, pontoon boats, and luxury yachts, LINAK delivers high-quality, energy-efficient motion control with actuators, lifting columns, and controls built for harsh marine environments. Use LINAK actuators and controls for a range of marine applications including throttle controls, hatches, radar arches, swim platforms, convertible hard tops, bimini tops, towers and captain’s chairs.