News Articles with Category: Hull

Underwater marvels: Attleboro company's buoyancy systems used on missions around the globe

November 9, 2014 - via Engineered Syntactic Systems ESS' foam consists of tiny, hollow glass spheres suspended in resin. The spheres, usually only a few microns in diameter, hold the air and create a material that is buoyant in water. "We like to say that we sell reinforced air," Murray said.

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Engineered Syntactic Systems Designs Mission Critical Buoyancy Solutions for Bluefin Robotics

November 5, 2014 - via Engineered Syntactic Systems The unique capabilities of ESS' high-performance syntactics allow manned and unmanned vehicles like the Bluefin 21 AUV to operate for long periods of time at the deepest ocean depths. ESS syntactic materials deliver high hydrostatic strength and the best buoyancy-to-depth ratio available today.

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ESS Extends Product Line for Oceanographic Use

January 16, 2014 - via Engineered Syntactic Systems “We recently discovered that there is a need for readily available, off-the-shelf products such as cable floats and Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) buoys. We are nimble enough to respond quickly and work closely with customers to provide cost-effective solutions that will address these needs.”

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Reducing the barnacle bill

September 20, 2013 - via The Economist Anti-fouling technology: Ships’ hulls are kept clean using poisonous chemicals, but a number of cleaner alternatives are being pursued

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Submersible Cyclops : Hull Design "Revolutionary"

August 22, 2013 - via Oceangate The ability to accurately place thousands of individual strips of pre-impregnated fiber will overcome many of the hard to control variables surrounding traditional filament winding processes and permit the hull to withstand the very high compressive loads at 3,000 meters (300 bar).



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Giving slime the slip

July 31, 2012 - via Harvard New coating prevents 99% of harmful bacteria from forming on surfaces

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