I want help plz (best materials for firefighting boat)

Discussion in 'Materials' started by themasrawy, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. themasrawy
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    themasrawy New Member

    This year i have a project,it is about firefighting boat.
    I have design all components but i want to know,
    What is the best material for boat in case of firefighting??:confused::confused:
     
  2. tazmann
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    tazmann Senior Member

    I would say steel first choice, Aluminum second
    Tom
     
  3. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    I think steel is the best.
     
  4. Steve W
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    Steve W Senior Member

    Im probably going to get reamed for this but i would say that, wait for it,,,Ferro Cement is the most fire resistant material that boats have been built out of that i know of.
    Ferro Cement suit on,flame away.
    Steve.
     
  5. Submarine Tom

    Submarine Tom Previous Member

    Steel.

    -Tom
     

  6. themasrawy
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    themasrawy New Member

    Thanks all,
    Because this is just a project and we dont want to pay alot of money
    we would prefer to use steel
     
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