Star per­for­mance

Stay­ing one step ahead with dou­ble-walled net de­sign

Fish Farmer - - Containmen­t -

With a num­ber of care­fully cho­sen global part­ners, Garware Wall Ropes (GWR) of In­dia has been de­vel­op­ing new prod­ucts for the aqua­cul­ture in­dus­try, pri­mar­ily to im­prove on stock con­tain

As is the case around the world, con­tain­ment of valu­able stock is of prime im­por­tance and most of the ma­jor play­ers in Scot­land have

Abra­sion on pen col­lars, for­eign ob­jects

W&J Knox of Ayr­shire in Scot­land and Garware Wall Ropes have pooled their knowl­edge -

Knox and Garware sat down with Gra­ham

the main stock hold­ing el­e­ment of the net be Sap­phire Ul­tra­core, which fea­tures strands of marine grade stain­less steel as an in­te­gral part

from a heavy abra­sion panel con­structed with

- pared to like-for-like ny­lon, making it eas­ier to clean with in-situ net wash­ers, while the abra­sion re­sis­tance in­her­ent in Star makes reg­u­lar

As well as the stain­less steel in the Ul­tra­core the ma­te­rial and helps to lock the ge­om­e­try of the twine dur­ing the process to au­to­clave the

Gra­ham Smith said: ‘We have been work­ing now and have been im­pressed with the techni

‘We had in­tense dis­cus­sions with Knox over -

break­ing strengths to wet ny­lon and a mas­sive

the prod­uct were over­come with a unique and


to­wards the di­a­mond and is read­ily mal­leable to

be­gin­ning of the year a full farm trial was car


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