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Bow Eye Sealing System

The NEW Bow Eye Sealing System features a liquid injection molded silicone gasket in an optimized shape. The new design prevents extrusion from over tightening and provides superior leak resistance and a neat appearance once installed.

EPCO Bow Eye Sealing System

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Meet the next generation.

EPCO is pleased to introduce the latest version of its patented Bow Eye Sealing System. This silicone gasket sealing system provides a clean, secure seal without the need for caulk or other sealants. The result: a substantial savings of time, labor and material costs.

The Bow Eye Sealing System features a precision design in which the gasket is aligned on the top plate and then pre-assembled to the bow eye. This not only saves time and money, it also ensures that the gasket is perfectly aligned—eliminating the chance for error or damage to the gasket.

Highlights of the EPCO Bow Eye Sealing System:

  • Simple to use
  • Installation time of 2 minutes or less
  • Savings in labor and material costs from $12 to $28 per boat
  • Gasket is precisely aligned on the top plate and pre-assembled to the bow eye to reduce installation time and eliminate costly alignment errors
  • With no caulk or sealants, there’s no need for curing or setup time
  • Environmentally friendly with no chemical fumes or mess to clean up
  • Eliminates employee concerns about mess and damage to clothing
  • Provides a clean, secure, water-resistant seal
  • Life-time warranty

EPCO Bow Eye Sealing System Savings Worksheet

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Installation Labor  
(Does not include Bow Eye Cost)

Est.
Time per Bow/Stern Eye
Est. Time
per Boat
Boat Builder Hourly Overhead Rate
 
$30
$40
$50
$60
$70
Time to Caulk and Install Bow/Stern Eye
(Does not include time to caulk back plate area)
5 minutes
15 minutes (25%)
7.50
10.00
12.50
15.00
17.50
Re-buff / Clean up
3 minutes
9 minutes (15%)
4.50
6.00
7.50
9.00
10.50
Total Estimated Time and Installation
Labor Cost per Boat

8 minutes
24 minutes (40%)
12.00
16.00
20.00
24.00
28.00
$
EPCO Bow Eye Sealing System: Bow Eye $                     x 2 =                      + Stern Eye $                      =
$
Free EPCO Bow/Stern Eyes              Yes or        No Savings + or –
$
Leak Test Document

 

Passing the test.

The EPCO Bow Eye Sealing System features a precision design in which the gasket is aligned on the top plate and then pre-assembled to the bow eye. This not only saves time and money, it also ensures that the gasket is perfectly aligned—eliminating the chance for error or damage to the gasket.

Leak proof testing.

Four EPCO Bow Eyes were installed in a test chamber and were subjected to pressure the equivalent of a water depth of 10' for one hour. No leaks were observed.

The choice of top manufacturers.

The EPCO Bow Eye Sealing System is the choice of a growing number of boat builders. They have adopted the system for its ease of installation and savings in time, labor and material—as well as the fact it is environmentally friendly. When it comes to streamlining processes and lowering costs, the EPCO Bow Eye Sealing System offer manufacturers a clear advantage.