Biz Wave: Africa Dive Supplies

African Dive Supplies Feature

Africa Dive Supplies originally started because two divers saw the demand for diving apparel and equipment in South Africa. How did you learn about this demand? Initially the idea to start Africa Dive Supplies stemmed from personalized clothing that was made for friends who are scuba divers, commercial divers and spear-fishermen. Realizing this was quite a … Read more

Biz Wave: Nemo Power Tools

How long has your company, Nemo Power Tools, been around? We designed the drill 2012, and Nemo Power Tools Ltd was founded in 2014, after we made the decision to begin mass-producing our product. Do you manufacture other tools besides the electric drill (if not, do you have plans in development to manufacture other equipment)? … Read more

Biz Wave: Stanley Infrastructure

Stanley Infrastructure Feature

When did Stanley Infrastructure start producing underwater equipment? Stanley acquired Ackley Manufacturing Co., a leading manufacturer of hydraulic tools, in 1972. The company entered the underwater tool business shortly after acquisition. What types of facilities do you use to test your equipment, and what are some of the factors you measure in your testing? We have a … Read more

Underwater Welding Equipment: Power Tools

Underwater Power Tools Feature

When you imagine an underwater welder, you probably see a careful, precise, analytical suit with a keen eye for miniscule details – even the smallest crack. But there’s another side to most welder-divers; a side that enjoys sending shockwaves and blasts of air through the water (not just electricity). In fact, demolition, cutting and securing go hand-in-hand with … Read more

Underwater Welding Equipment: Essential Accessories

Underwater Welding Equipment Accessories Feature

How many accessory tools do you carry to a dive job? An experienced underwater welder could answer that question thousands of different ways, as every job is slightly different. Like topside construction, underwater welders can meet all kinds of unexpected challenges that require equipment ranging from a basic wrench to a full-fledged air-powered jackhammer. But … Read more