Design & manufacturing

Design & manufacturing

West Ribs have a design & manufacturing facility capable of designing and specialised products for many industries, such as leisure, medical, offshore oil & gas, construction and marine.

We have a miller T300 extreme curve welding machine, this machine is capable of welding PVC and Polyurethane (TPU) fabrics. In addition we can also weld "drop-stitch" or "drop-thread" fabrics.

Whilst we specialise in inflatable products, we have manufactured many non-inflatable products too.

A short selection of products manufactured include;

  • Inflatable boat tubes
  • Stand-up paddle boards
  • life rafts
  • Inflatable rescue slides
  • Inflatable pipe plugs
  • Fluid storage bags
  • Fabric liners
  • Wave energy buoyancy balloons
  • Inflatable recovery jacks
  • Inflatable walk-way
  • Inflatable dock