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Workboat Annual

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WORKBOAT HARDWARE “Viega has been tried and tested in numerous vessel applications to our complete satisfaction. We are thoroughly pleased with the Viega products line to date and they are first choice when piping components have to be replaced.” – Jonathan Stanley,

Foss Maritime Port Engineer that reduce the man hours it takes to expediting more of the project than build or repair a workboat is another. just the piping. Quantifying safety

Press technology minimizes the costs ‘gains’ by eliminating the need for associated with hot work and weld- hotwork isn’t an exact science, but re- ing. Hot work permits, ? re watches, moving that variable from any job can marine chemists or area isolations provide up front piece of mind. With can now be eliminated. Viega – and welding, there are several different its customers – calculate the savings levels of dif? culty to consider, and the in manpower alone to be as much as use of Viega can reduce the reliance 90 percent when compared to weld- on quali? ed welders. Moreover, work- ing and 80 percent when compared ers can much more quickly become to threading. certi? ed to install Viega copper-nickel

The savings extend to other trades pipe with Viega methods. In fact fac- that can safely work around piping in- tory support and training is provided stalls in the absence of hotwork, thus free of charge.

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