Multiple orders for custom propellers sees our foundry busier than ever
Over the past few weeks, we have been very busy indeed. An influx of new orders for custom propellers has seen our foundry turn out a dozen new-build props.
These have been in a range of diameters and pitch with most orders for 4-blade props, predominantly for fishing vessels but also for mussel barges and some recreational boats. All of the props have been commissioned for shaft driven power plants.
NIWA confirms maintenance schedule for RV 'Kaharoa'
Following the recent refit of NIWA's ice-strengthened RV 'Tangaroa', a further overhaul project for the RV 'Kaharoa' has been confirmed for March. Once again, a fast turn around is expected and Diverse is ready for this new challenge. .... Read more
How bronze propellers are made
One of only two such foundries in New Zealand, Diverse’s non-ferrous foundry and dedicated propeller machining facility has the capability to produce complete propellers or individual blades of up to 1800mm diameter, with a weight of around 1.1 tons. .... Read more