Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and other floating vessels. It normally takes place in a specialized facility known as a shipyard. Shipbuilders, also called shipwrights, follow a specialized occupation that traces its roots to before recorded history.
Shipbuilding and ship repairs, both commercial and military, are referred to as “naval engineering”. The construction of boats is a similar activity called boat building.
Which country is famous for shipbuilding?
Today’s major shipbuilding companies are mostly in the Far East, with the growth of Chinese and South Korean shipbuilding now outpacing the West. The UK shipbuilding industry involves a small number of shipyards that build specialist vessels, including ships for the Royal Navy, as well as smaller shipyards that build smaller craft including tugs, ferries and vessels for coast guards, as well as fishing and survey/research vessels.
The manufacturer includes the China State Shipbuilding Corporation, China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Samsung Heavy Industries and Imabari Shipbuilding. Ship and boat building both also involve manufacture of related marine equipment including sails, engines, electronics and other fittings.
The shipbuilding Industry has been relying on QC Hydraulics for our specialty marine-grade hydraulic fittings and components for years!
Hydraulic components on equipment used in or around the oceans need to be reliable, durable and stand up to some of the harshest conditions. We specialize in providing stainless steel hydraulic fittings that are built to last including:
- Ship/Marine require hydraulic fittings with anti-corrosion that made from 316 grade stainless steel.
- Ship/Marine hose fittings, assemblies, and hydraulic line hose ends for demanding ocean applications.
A hydraulic fitting operating in an ocean environment with salt spray and other corrosion-inducing factors needs a different material than a fitting in a dry application. At QC Hydraulics, we offer a wide array of high-corrosion resistant stainless steel hydraulic hose fittings to keep your equipment running efficiently and effectively, and at a fair price.
To learn more about our ship/marine hydraulic fittings and adapters, please feel free to contact us. Our sales and technical engineering team is always available to learn more about your ship/marine application and help identify to right stainless hydraulic fitting and adapters.