FlexiShape Miko Plaster
FlexiShape Miko Plaster® is intended for repair of hull damages below the waterline from groundings or collisions. It is stapled to the hull using either the Underwater Fastener or the Miko Fix. The temporary and quick repair is carried out while the ship is afloat.
The outer layer is a polyester-reinforced PVC matting, strong enough to carry the weight of an average car with a 50 mm wide stripe. The inner layer is a Kevlar fabric, similar to bullet proof vests, which protects the patch from sharp edges on the damaged hull. The material is flexible to follow the hull curvatures. The rubber stripes along the edges help improve the seal when pressed against the hull surface by the fasteners.
The patches are produced in Norway and standard sizes can delivered quickly to site in in urgent situations. Standard sizes are available in the Salvage Kit together with supplementary tools for installation. Customized patches are supplied in any shape and size.
|Weight in air||3,0 kg / m2|
|Weight in water||Approximately neutral|
|Max. temperature||120 °C|
|Welding strength||1 500 N (DIN 53363)|
|Stretch strength||8 500 N / 5 cm|
|Shear strength||1 500 N (DIN 53356)|