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.
W.L. Gore (Elkton, MD) introduces new, improved, easy-to-sew heavyweight GORE® TENARA® sewing threads for high-seam strength applications. This sewing thread is light-resistant, color fast and available in a wide range of colors and clear to match any fabric. Limited lifetime warranty is backed by Gore. See us at IBEX, booth #2052 to request a free sample and to see the full line of threads.
Teak Isle Mfg. (Ocoee, FL) has teamed with Marine Digital Integrators (Stuart, FL) to develop a variety of CZone module storage systems. These units feature pull out panels on stainless steel drawer slides and offer easy access to well-organized electrical panels. Additional units are available with fold-down door panel access. Teak Isle can work with the boatbuilder or electronics supplier to develop the correct size and layout necessary to fit the available space.
ComSTAR full duplex wireless headsets feature miniaturized wireless circuitry and an antenna installed inside the ear cup, eliminating the need for cables and belt pack transceivers. They are not voice activated; there is no delay when transmitting; and they provide hands-free voice communication for eight simultaneous users within 800 yards.
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.