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When Aluminum Boat Doors Fail, Do They Really Fail?

A new study suggests aluminum boat door edges, tubelite doors and aluminum screen doors can all fail, depending on the type of water and the material.

The study, published in the journal Science Advances, was conducted by researchers at MIT and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and was led by professor of engineering, engineering science and technology Matthew Miller.

Miller and his colleagues compared the failure rate of different materials with an engineering simulation.

They found that aluminum boat handles and aluminum door hinges were more likely to fail than aluminum door edgers and tubelites.

The authors of the study noted that other methods for determining the failure of a material may be needed to determine if aluminum boat and aluminum doors are actually safe.

“The material’s failure rate should be a measure of the amount of stress it is likely to experience before failure,” Miller said in a statement.

The failure rate for aluminum boat handle and tubellite doors is about 4 percent and 5 percent, respectively.

In the end, the study said that aluminum door handle and aluminum boat hinge failure rates “depend on the nature of the failure, the location of the material and the structure of the boat.”

They also noted that, although tubelitites are more likely than aluminum boat hinges to fail, “the tubelitic material is likely susceptible to failure.”

Miller said the findings of the paper are a reminder that there is a need to be cautious with certain materials, especially for the environment.

“We are not going to be able to guarantee that every material will fail,” he said.

“If we do use materials that are susceptible to failures, then the material should be carefully designed to prevent the failure.”