Composites explored for maritime use


Composite reinforced plastics are both strong and light and can be tailored to a variety of applications 

Eco Marine Power and Nakashima Propeller are teaming up to explore the use of carbon-fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) and glass-fibre reinforced plastic (GFRP) for maritime applications.

The collaboration is part of Eco Marine Power’s ongoing Aquarius Eco Ship Project and will also investigate the use of CFRP propellers to improve efficiency and reduce underwater noise created by ship propulsion systems.

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