Around the globe Freeman hatches, doors, windows and portlights secure the finest vessels. ISO 9001:2008 certified, Freeman manufactures a vast array of cast and fabricated closures for the marine, rail, civil, and industrial markets. With more than 40 years of experience servicing oceangoing vessels, Freeman’s products have evolved in the toughest conditions. The Motor Lifeboat (MLB), and Response Boat Medium (RBM) in service with the U.S. Coast Guard are completely equipped with Freeman closures. From rugged watertight hatches that secure icebreakers in the Arctic, to superior doors and windows that equip patrol vessels enduring the corrosive weather of the Persian Gulf, to offshore oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, Freeman’s products are purpose-built to meet the most demanding conditions. Freeman's unique capabilities within its 85,000-square-foot integrated fabrication facility include an aluminum foundry and heavy-lifting for large fabrications. Freeman is an AdvanTec Company.
Cast Aluminum Flush Hatches are specified and used on a wide variety of fishing boats, tugs, research vessels, offshore tenders, rescue craft and other workboats. Freeman Marine has more quick acting flush hatch experience, models, and features than any other manufacturer. Hatches are Lloyd’s Register type approved. Deck rings are available to install hatches in any type of deck.
Freeman Premium Portlights are designed for use on both elegant yachts as well as high-speed specialty craft where rugged performance is required. 4000-Series Portlights incorporate a modular concept that allows easy upgrading when added features, such as deadlight covers or shutters are desired. Ideal for both New and Refit Applicati on Freeman Premium Portlights are precision machined from Almag 35 castings on the latest numerically controlled milling centers and finished to the highest standards. Whether custom painted in linear polyurethane, powder coated, or anodized, Freeman Premium Portlights are lightweight, fortress strong and corrosion resistant. Freeman Marine is proud to have had its premium portlights specified by leading custom yacht builders around the world.
Freeman Marine Doors are solidly constructed, fully insulated and moderately priced. Owners and Captains who demand real value and 'Security at Sea' performance specify Freeman. Door models are available for the following typical high use areas: pilothouse, galley, engine room, deck access, crew quarters, storage and watertight compartments.
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