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Sea Energy

Renewable Energy Components

Renewable energy projects may require flexible structures or components.

This is because of the repetitive nature of some energy sources (eg sea waves) or storage systems.

Circumstances exist in which only rubber is suitable due to its excellent fatigue resistance and low hysteresis. Depending on the system either reinforced or unreinforced elastomers may be required.

In the former case, our considerable experience of air cushioned vehicle skirts is invaluable and for the latter, other products such as peristaltic hoses inform design and material choice.