problems with ferro cement boats

Nov 19 2009 · Most boat damage occurs not from the sea but from collisions ferrocement hulls lose local watertight integrity fairly easily and I like to see watertight bulkheads with this construction I have seen Swinging anchors that have gone through ferrocement hulls

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The pros and cons of ferrocement boats  YBW
The pros and cons of ferrocement boats YBW

Jan 13 2015 · The pros and cons of ferrocement boats Another ferro boat I knew was accidentally grounded and as the tide went out it lay with the turn of the bilge on the stump of a post or something similar and holed Again easily repaired clearing up the mess from the flooding was the big job Ive happily sailed thousands of miles on ferro boats

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Ferroboats  The World Of FerroCement Boats
Ferroboats The World Of FerroCement Boats

Ferrocement is the name given by English speaking people to a boat building method using steel wires covered with a sand and cement plaster patented in 1855 by the French who called it Ferciment Ferciment boats built before 1855 are still in existence and at least one is still afloat The Italians called the method of construction Ferrocemento

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Facts  Falacies  Ferroboats
Facts Falacies Ferroboats

Facts Falacies in France in 1848 The country to have built the most vessels in ferrocement is the UK An estimated 9 million tons were built in the period Sept 1943 to May 1944 alone Boats have been built in ferrocement from 10ft to 20000 tons The British designed a 120ft submarine in ferrocement

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Epoxying my ferro hull  Ferrocement Boat Owners
Epoxying my ferro hull Ferrocement Boat Owners

Nov 17 2015 · Page 1 of 8 Epoxying my ferro hull posted in Ferrocement Boat Owners Association Hi Everyone I have just completed scraping my 50 ft tahitian back to the bare ferro hull It has never been epoxied Im not sure what was under the antifoul Maybe a rubber paint The hull was professionally built and is very smooth I will post a vid next weekend so everyone can see

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Boats made with Ferro cement secondhand  iNautia
Boats made with Ferro cement secondhand iNautia

Boats made with Ferro cement secondhand 21 ferro cement boats for sale Find your ideal boat boat compare prices and more Get an email alert for new ads matching your search Buying a boat has never been so easy

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of a concrete
What are the advantages and disadvantages of a concrete

Sep 15 2008 · Some good answers You need to ensure you get a well constructed ferro hull as mentioned earlier The main problem is water intrusion from impacts or poor cure or surface porosity Once corrosion and rust set in on the reinforcing steel the hull will continuously spawl off bits of concrete

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Ferrocement Sailboats
Ferrocement Sailboats

Feb 22 2012 · Meet the Author If properly designed and built I think a ferro boat can be very good As a medium it makes no sense for production building As with so many homebuilt plywood trimarans also popular in the 1960’s poor workmanship and corners cut by backyard builders gave both types of construction a black eye

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7 REPAIRS AND JOINTS IN FERROCEMENT
7 REPAIRS AND JOINTS IN FERROCEMENT

This type of problem is caused by lack of inspection during the casting period and checking the reinforcement over prior to casting It can only be overcome by tedious inspection and grinding taking care not to damage the offending steelwork to any degree subsequently filling with an epoxy filler and repainting as required

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Ferrocement boat repair  we can do it  Custom Welding
Ferrocement boat repair we can do it Custom Welding

A damaged ferrocement boat with the concrete and chicken wire removed The first part of the ferrocement boat repair process is to remove all the mortar or concrete and chicken wire so that the underlying rebar can be straightened shortened and or replaced as necessary  Use two hammers working together to crush the concrete

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of a concrete
What are the advantages and disadvantages of a concrete

Sep 15 2008 · Some good answers You need to ensure you get a well constructed ferro hull as mentioned earlier The main problem is water intrusion from impacts or poor cure or surface porosity Once corrosion and rust set in on the reinforcing steel the hull will continuously spawl off bits of concrete

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Ferrocement Sailboats
Ferrocement Sailboats

Feb 22 2012 · Meet the Author If properly designed and built I think a ferro boat can be very good As a medium it makes no sense for production building As with so many homebuilt plywood trimarans also popular in the 1960’s poor workmanship and corners cut by backyard builders gave both types of construction a black eye

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Epoxy Paint Trial On FerroCement Boat
Epoxy Paint Trial On FerroCement Boat

All boats whether they be constructed from ferrocement steel GRP or timber require good protection from the harsh environment in which they float salt water A coating system is the selection of products and the order of which they are applied to the hull to offer this protection

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Ferrocement boat repair  we can do it  Custom Welding
Ferrocement boat repair we can do it Custom Welding

A damaged ferrocement boat with the concrete and chicken wire removed The first part of the ferrocement boat repair process is to remove all the mortar or concrete and chicken wire so that the underlying rebar can be straightened shortened and or replaced as necessary  Use two hammers working together to crush the concrete

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Ferrocement and epoxygrp combinations  Ferroboats
Ferrocement and epoxygrp combinations Ferroboats

Ferrocement and epoxygrp combinations Either cement on its own or sand and cement are mixed with epoxy to create an epoxy mortar is marketed by many manufacturers around the world under various brand names

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Ferrocement Boat Owners Association
Ferrocement Boat Owners Association

Mar 07 2019 · → Ferrocement Boat Owners Association Ferrocement Boat Owners Association For discussion of all facets of Ferrocement boats 27 Oct 2016 laminated ferrocement and 1 more 4 replies 2611 views Black Panther 01 Aug 2018 Another view Started by Black Panther 03 Feb 2017 5 replies 5033 views

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How to Build a Boat Out of Ferrocement  DIY  MOTHER
How to Build a Boat Out of Ferrocement DIY MOTHER

How to Build a Boat Out of Ferrocement What you do is build a wooden frame in the shape of the boat you want tack on several layers of chicken wire and metal rods and then cement over all your mistakes youll have a lot more leeway with this process than if

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Hartley Ferro Cement Boat Owners Association  Home
Hartley Ferro Cement Boat Owners Association Home

Hartley Ferro Cement Boat Owners Association 733 likes This page is for anyone who has an interest in Ferrocement boats but particularly the designs

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Samson C Strutter 50 Ketch  Boatshed Seattle boat sales
Samson C Strutter 50 Ketch Boatshed Seattle boat sales

Samson ferrocement 50 ketch FullLong keel classic Samson CStrutter design by Cece Norris Professionallyfinished fair and graceful ferrocement hull and deck Note especially the repairability and the fire resistance of ferrocement construction Epoxycoated exterior and interior Polyurethane painted exterior hull finish

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Boats made with Ferro cement secondhand  iNautia
Boats made with Ferro cement secondhand iNautia

Boats made with Ferro cement secondhand 21 ferro cement boats for sale Find your ideal boat boat compare prices and more Get an email alert for new ads matching your search Buying a boat has never been so easy

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8 PREPARING AND PAINTING A FERROCEMENT HULL
8 PREPARING AND PAINTING A FERROCEMENT HULL

Copper is not the best material to apply to a ferrocement hull as it will help set up an electrolytic action Although many ferrocement boats have been painted with these types of antifouling if an alternative comes onto the market which is compatible to the other paints being used they should be preferred

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Ferro Cement natural building forum at permies
Ferro Cement natural building forum at permies

Ferro Cement On the downside it takes a lot of reinforcing steel and is labor intensive due largely to the time it takes to tie the reinforcing layers together and other prep work with the rebarwire layers If I wanted to build a water holding tank I would seriously consider it

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Restoring Aquarius Our 55 Ferro Cement Sailing Ketch
Restoring Aquarius Our 55 Ferro Cement Sailing Ketch

Restoring Aquarius We finaly arrived at Summerfield and prepared for our haul out The yard wanted to inspect the boat before they tried to lift her given that she was ferro cement and theyd had problems with other cement boats We had them lift the mizzen mast off the deck and take it down to the mast yard for refinishing and rigging

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Creating a ferro cement boat on Vimeo
Creating a ferro cement boat on Vimeo

How to create a boat out of ferro cement Enterprise Get your team aligned with all the tools you need on one secure reliable video platform

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We love Ferro cement but beware   Boat Design Net
We love Ferro cement but beware Boat Design Net

Feb 28 2008 · We love Ferro cement but beware We have owned a ferro cement boat and have been completely satisfied with its build and construction the fact that a ferro boat can be very difficult to insure must however be taken into account if considering this type of build While Ive never heard of a ferro yacht having structural problems at

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SailNet Community  considering a ferro cement boat
SailNet Community considering a ferro cement boat

Displacement is going to very based on design But item 105 here The World Of Ferrocement Boats is a 50 ft FC boat and displaces 18 tons And here is a 50 ft steel hull 1968 Columbia 50 sailboat for sale in Washington only 2 ton difference I looked into the boat in question

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Ferrocement yachts Archive  Yachting and Boating
Ferrocement yachts Archive Yachting and Boating

Ferrocement boats are made with cement not concrete The Ferro in ferro cement is important it overcomes the brittleness of the cement Cement is good in compression steel good in tension The two work in tandem to produce a solid hull Ferro is very tough certainly not vulnerable to impact failure

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Epoxy Paint Trial On FerroCement Boat
Epoxy Paint Trial On FerroCement Boat

In the tropics the boat owner can expect to renew this top coating every 12 months Most hull types can have problems with their coating systems of one sort or other Ferrocement hulls are no exception I have seen many examples of where ferro boat owners have renewed the entire coating system only to have it blow off within the first year

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Did You Know Concrete Ships Were Built During WWI
Did You Know Concrete Ships Were Built During WWI

Concrete ships use ferrocement in place of wood and some of the steel that is usually required Ferrocement is made from mortar or plaster which is applied over a finely woven metal mesh The mesh is usually made of iron Latin Ferrum which gives it its name Early models One of the earliest concrete boats was seen at the Paris Exhibition of 1855

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Repairing Ferro cement hulls  Ferrocement Boat Owners
Repairing Ferro cement hulls Ferrocement Boat Owners

Sep 29 2015 · Page 1 of 2 Repairing Ferro cement hulls posted in Ferrocement Boat Owners Association Hi folks Ive started this thread to record what Ive learnt about repairing Ferro cement Some of the info seems to be out there but is sometimes is difficult to find 1 Cemex UK sorryI know this is a NZ forum make a cement called Cemex Rugby Sulphate which is a highly sulphate resistant

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