The results of a million US$ research of the so called
"osmosis" problem which occurs in polyester/fiberglass boat hulls.
Edition 5, July 2001. ©Copyright 1995. All rights reserved. No
part of this publication may be reprinted or published on Internet
without written permission from the Author.
2001 the HYAB technique became too expensive in USA and EU because
new environmental laws demanded far to complicated hull covers and
the research proceeded to find still better and less costly means
for hydrolysis treatment.
invented by the English team Terry Davies and John Ashton:
The HotVac system was
found to be almost
possible to use and after my recommendation to increase the treatment
temperature from 85° C to 105° C the technique worked even
better and considerably cheaper than the Hyab one.
their web site www.hotmail.com
2003, all former HYAB centres have instead HotVac equipment and a
large number of yards around the world also are HotVac eqquipped.
when in the book HYAB Osmocure is mentioned, replace that with HotVac.
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