'Responder 3.'

Brown, Mike
November 2011
Ausmarine;Nov2011, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p30
Trade Publication
The article focuses on "Responder 3," a dumb barge made out of 70 tons of high-density polyethylene (HDPE), constructed by Polyline Industries for the Port Heldand Port Authority in Western Australia. It describes how Polyline pioneered the use of plastic in building leisure and commercial vessels, noting that polyethylene possesses properties that make it more suitable than aluminum and steel for marine applications, such as its resistance to corrosion and to marine fouling.


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