Barracuda Technologies Expanding Its Services To United States

Barracuda Technologies Inc., one of the world's largest manufacturers and suppliers of structural polymer alloy foam core materials used in the construction of large FRP sandwich vessels, is expanding its engineering services group to the United States. The complete engineering service will be offered to all builders, designers, and vessel owners interested in learning about the construction techniques used to build FRP sandwich vessels and allow them to evaluate the advantages of using FRP sandwich to steel, aluminum or solid fiberglass.

The engineering group will specialize in calculation of all design loads, evaluation of the optimum FRP sandwich laminates, detailed lamination drawings, material and labor calculations and will even offer a training program for employees.

All of the mine-countermeasure vessels built in GRP sandwich, the world's largest GRP sandwich vessels and the world's fastest SES passenger ferries have all been constructed using divinycell polymer foam core and Barracuda Technologies' services.

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Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 80,  Mar 1992

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