New PowerShark Tool Eats through Biofouling
The PowerShark WB3000, a new rechargeable submersible handheld tool from Waveblade, removes unwanted growth in seconds. Oscillating at a 3,000 rpm frequency with additional harmonics, the tool’s cleaning head actually breaks the chemical bond between materials. The waterproof tool operates both on land and underwater, with a 20-ft. depth rating. The PowerShark WB3000 tool from Waveblade, Inc., measures 16.5” x 3” x 4.3”, while its battery measures 4.5” x 7” x 8.5”. Tool, blade and battery together weigh under 6 lbs. The kit, including PowerShark tool with battery pack and charger, three blades and storage bag, retails for $995.
(As published in the November 2013 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News - www.marinelink.com)