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Welcome to BUDGET MARINE Technical Corner

This section is dedicated to assist you regarding technical products available at our locations. This technical guide will introduce new specific product’s ranges, describe the products usages and answer most frequently asked questions. You will also find products you were maybe not thinking about for your projects!

Wishing you success and smooth sailing.

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Simple installation retrofits to most on-board pressure systems. Withstands the rigors of the marine environment. Attractive polymer jacket resists corrosion from dampness. Adjustable thermostatic control. Glass-lined steel tank for long life and high efficiency. Environmentally friendly CFC-free foam insulation. Replaceable magnesium anode to protect tank and neutralize acids in the water. Each unit is assembled by hand, and individually tested.

Available in 6 or 12 Gal sizes and 120 or 240V

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Corrosion-resistant aluminum. Efficient heat exchanger. 1/2″ NPT water connection. Ignition-protected controls. High pressure relief valve.

Available in 6 or 11 Gal sizes and 120 or 240V – FRONT OR SIDE MOUNTS

Dimensions of 6 gallon unit:
Width: 400mm
Depth: 475mm
Height: 338mm

Dimensions of 11 gallon unit:
Width 406 mm
(457 mm including mounting feet)
Depth 559 mm
Height 406 mm

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Add to your on board comfort by installing an efficient water heating and storage system. Hot water is always available for showers and dish washing. At the end of an exhilarating day of sailing and swimming, start the evening right with a relaxing hot shower.

The Isotemp Spa water heaters are designed for maximum efficiency and durability. The inner tank and heating tubes are all 316 grade stainless steel. Polyurethane insulation gives lowest heat loss. Cupro-nickel heating elements give a long service life.

The attractive outer casing is high quality polypropylene which increases insulation and stays looking good for years.

Heat input is from engine cooling water and a 110/230 VAC heating element. (Specify voltage). Safety features include double thermostats and pressure relief valve. The units have a thermostatic mixing valve. This minimizes hot water usage whilst maintaining a comfortable water temperature.

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These are wide stainless banded T-bolt type hose clamps with angled edges to avoid cutting the hose. They come with a mild steel tightening bolt that although subject to rust is much stronger and more reliable than a stainless one.
Thes clamps should be used on high pressure exhaust applications.

Available from 12 to 90mm

These Lloyd’s approved JCS Hi-Torque hose clamps are made out of premium stainless steel. These are the high quality type with no weakening ‘slots’ in the band, such as found in automotive type clamps. Especially suited for marine use where safety is a major factor.

Available from 140 to 150mm

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These Lloyd’s approved JCS Hi-Torque hose clamps are made out of premium stainless steel. These are the high quality type with no weakening ‘slots’ in the band, such as found in automotive type clamps. Especially suited for marine use where safety is a major factor.

Available from 16 to 35mm

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Ideal for mast boot seal as it will fit the circumference of almost any mast. Multi-torque-kits are manufactured to the same quality standards as JCS Hi-torque Clamps.

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Mast collar tape protects your mast against chaffing. No need to unstep the mast just follow the instructions and it bonds itself into a solid weatherproof rubber collar, conforming to any irregular surfaces.

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PSP Marine Tapes launches Self-Fusing Silicone Tape Originally developed with the US Military, PSP Silicone Tape provides a reliable solution to leaks in water or exhaust pipes and a multitude of containing and sealing applications in an onboard emergency.

Effective in temperatures as low as -50°C and as high as +260°C, Silicone Tape also insulates to 8000V per unstretched layer. The tensile strength has been tested in excess of 700psi and will effectively seal leaks up to 85Psi (6 bar). PSP Silicone Tape is designed to work every time, in even the most demanding situations.

PSP Silicone Tape has good resistance to mild acids, fuels, oils, solvents, salt water, Ozone, UV light, and flames. This gives Silicone Tape a wide variety of applications, allowing it to be used to make emergency repairs as quickly as possible to get you home safely and avoid unnecessary damage to the vessel.

There are many repair tapes on the market but this is the multi-purpose, quick-fix, get-out-of-trouble tape to reach for in an emergency…it can even be applied underwater!

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Self-adhesive, soft and waterproof fabric tape with high holding load. Especially suited to protect sails against rub off and for a variety of other repairs on board.

PSP Spreader Tape is a soft waterproof spreader tape is ideal for capping spreader ends to reduce chafing of sails. Available in Silver or White colours.

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