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Analytical Services    Floating Point Designz provides a wide range of analytical consulting services in the fields of;

  • Vessel design
  • Performance analysis
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Structual analysis
  • Corrosion and cavitation
  • and many other forms of technical analysis.
   
 
  I first saw these two skin fittings suffering the early effects of electrolysis and dezincification while this vessel was hauled out for maintenance.  I advised the owner to replace them however he decided it was not important nor urgent.
 
   
 
  Three months later he happened to slip the vessel to do another job and this is all that remained of the fittings.  In my estimation these skin fittings were within days or possibly hours of failing completely.
 
A close-up photo showing one of the many deep pits in what remained of the skin fitting.
   
 
  This propeller blade is suffering from the effects of cavitation, (note the heavy pitting at the root of the blade).  Analysing the cause(s) of cavitation is not always straight forward, as it is a complex issue.
 
Technical Consulting We provide professional consulting services in all aspects of;
  • Constuction methods
  • Alteration and modifications
  • Aesthetics
  • Maintenance and repairs.
   
  There is a bewildering array of different building materials, each with their own unique advantages and disadvantages.

Some materials are better suited to a particular purpose.
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