ZSi-Foster Keeps Ship Builders On The Right Course, Delivering On-Time and On-Budget
We're a leader in providing a wide range of clamps, strut, and quick disconnects to the marine industry.
In the ship building industry, you're working in cramped quarters and facing obstacles such as environmental issues, corrosion, and vibration. Since you're always working on tight timelines to meet deliverables, your operation needs to be running smoothly with just-in-time supply inventories and minimal downtime. When you need high quality, extremely durable products, you can't afford a delay. In 9 out of 10 cases, ZSi-Foster can tap into current inventory and get you what you need fast.,/P.
Our team can provide you with reliable, easy-to-use products designed to withstand the highly corrosive marine environment and temperature extremes-as well as those that fit or can be customized to fit-tight spaces.
Looking for a cushioned U-bolt which isolates metals to absorb vibration and prevent galvanic corrosion? Our Alpha-Series U-Bolt doesn't need to be cut or welded and is extremely versatile for use in a wide variety of applications. It's offered in our standard cushion and our Extreme Temp version, which services -65°F to 340°F.
What makes the Alpha Series U-Bolt unique? Besides separating metals to prevent corrosion, it spreads the load to prevent knifing and absorbs vibration, reducing wear and tear on pipes. It's offered in stainless steel for salt water durability.
You can count on our team to help ensure your ship building operations are smooth sailing
ZSi-Foster understands your unique equipment challenges. Our high-quality, high-performance clamps, strut, and quick connect products are designed to do what you need them to do.
Our Beta Hydraulic Clamps, Omega Clamps, and Alpha Series Cushioned U-bolts are all available in materials that can withstand harsh, corrosive salt water environments.
The rugged Beta Clamp is an economical and easy way to secure hydraulic lines. When you need Beta Clamps, ZSi-Foster can supply them quickly and efficiently because the cushions are made in our U.S. factory.
Our Omega Series Clamps are designed to retain, guide, protect, and uniformly space line runs. Easily attached to any flat surface, these clamps eliminate the use of special channels, saving space and cost. The built-tough cushion can withstand the effects of most oils, chemicals, and industrial cleaning compounds, in temperatures from -50°F to 275°F. The interlock edge ensures the cushion remains in place.
Our team of professionals is reliable and fast to respond as time is money in the maritime business. If you need a product designed to meet your unique specifications, we can work with you to develop one.
Need extra help resolving a problem?
When you call ZSi-Foster you get real person with real knowledge on the other end of the phone. Because we're not a giant conglomerate, our team can be responsive.
This is one of the reasons a well-known international boat builder who began buying Beta and Omega Clamps from us now buys the majority of their clamps, strut, and U-bolts from us, too.
What ZSi-Foster Ship Builder and Marine Customers Are Saying…
- "The Alpha Series U-Bolt is so versatile."
- "I like that we can get everything we need from one company."
- "Because we're getting one shipment, not 10, we're more organized."
The Alpha Series U-Bolt
Did You Know?
Our vibration-reducing Alpha Series U-Bolt is versatile enough to handle many types of applications. The only U-bolt on the market with cushioning built right in, the Alpha Series U-Bolt spreads the load to help prevent knife edge loading. Its one-piece design offers greater durability. It can be installed quickly and easily inside and outside the vessel.