Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors


Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > Zyvex Technologies Launches New Maritime Division: Zyvex Marine - New Division Ships First Production Nano-Composite Vessel

Zyvex Technologies launches new maritime division, Zyvex Marine, and ships its first production nano-composite vessel.
Zyvex Technologies launches new maritime division, Zyvex Marine, and ships its first production nano-composite vessel.

Abstract:
Zyvex Technologies announced today that it has launched a new division, Zyvex Marine. The new division's mission is to design and build the most advanced maritime platforms in the world. Zyvex Marine shipped its first production boat, a lightweight 54' vessel, this month.

Zyvex Marine Introduction from zyvexmarine on Vimeo.

Zyvex Technologies Launches New Maritime Division: Zyvex Marine - New Division Ships First Production Nano-Composite Vessel

Columbus, OH | Posted on November 6th, 2011

In early 2009, the world's first commercialized carbon nanotube enhanced (CNTe) carbon fiber material, Arovex, enabled the design of a prototype vessel called the 540SE. Setting new standards for fuel efficiency and performance, the lightweight 540SE hull offered a 75% reduction in fuel consumption costs, translating to increased range and lower operating costs.

In 2010, Zyvex manufactured its first prototype craft, the Piranha, taking it from the drawing board and into the water in under one year. Setting new standards in range, speed, sea keeping and payload, the Piranha is a generational leap beyond boats built out of traditional materials like fiberglass or aluminum.

"Any company can unveil an eye-catching concept or a photo render of a boat," said Russell Belden, Vice President of Design at Zyvex Marine, "We built the Piranha and proved that our designs and technology deliver unmatched performance."

Zyvex Marine is headquartered in a state-of-the-art facility near Seattle, WA. "Our production facility is closer to rocket science than traditional boat building," said Byron Nutley, Vice President and General Manager of Zyvex Marine. "We are the only company building boats out of nanomaterials. Zyvex Marine designs and builds the most advanced maritime platforms in the world."

Composite materials, such as Zyvex's nano-enhanced carbon fiber Arovex, continue to see greater adoption among boat operators as increased fuel efficiency and reduction in operating costs continue to be primary concerns in the industry. George Marsh, editor of materials magazine Reinforced Plastics, reported on Zyvex in his article Prepregs Boost Marine Quality.

"Aircraft builders became convinced some time ago, but constructors of marine craft have followed suit, as customers for yachts and commercial craft seek top performance with structures that are exceptionally light, stiff, and strong."

The estimated $2 million Piranha has already demonstrated a fuel consumption rate of 12 gallons per hour at a cruising speed of 24 knots. Compared to a traditional boat's consumption of 50 gallons per hour, a 54' craft from Zyvex offers a 75% reduction in fuel consumption costs.

"We've proven our technology delivers results, and now we've proven we can successfully deliver those results into commercial scale production at Zyvex Marine," said Lance Criscuolo, President of Zyvex Technologies. "The Piranha is not only tough and capable, it is super efficient. Better materials make awesome products."

Zyvex Marine is developing new maritime platforms based on the Piranha's success and customer demand. Two new platforms will be unveiled later this year. To learn more please contact Zyvex Marine's Marketing Communications Lead at or visit the website at www.zyvexmarine.com.

####

About Zyvex Technologies
Zyvex Technologies unlocks the power of carbon nanomaterials. Headquartered in Columbus, OH, with facilities in Texas, South Dakota, and Washington, Zyvex Technologies was the first company to bring nano-enhanced products to the marketplace. Their commercially proven technology makes products stronger, lighter, tougher and more electrically conductive.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Mario Campos
Zyvex Marine’s Marketing Communications Lead

Copyright © Zyvex Technologies

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Automating DNA origami opens door to many new uses: Like 3-D printing did for larger objects, method makes it easy to build nanoparticles out of DNA May 30th, 2016

Simple attraction: Researchers control protein release from nanoparticles without encapsulation: U of T Engineering discovery stands to improve reliability and fabrication process for treatments to conditions such as spinal cord damage and stroke May 28th, 2016

Scientists illuminate a hidden regulator in gene transcription: New super-resolution technique visualizes important role of short-lived enzyme clusters May 27th, 2016

Doubling down on Schrödinger's cat May 27th, 2016

Videos/Movies

Revealing the nature of magnetic interactions in manganese oxide: New technique for probing local magnetic interactions confirms 'superexchange' model that explains how the material gets its long-range magnetic order May 25th, 2016

Programmable materials find strength in molecular repetition May 23rd, 2016

Graphene makes rubber more rubbery May 23rd, 2016

ORNL demonstrates large-scale technique to produce quantum dots May 21st, 2016

Marine/Watercraft

Novel anti-biofilm nano coating developed at Ben-Gurion U.: Offers significant anti-adhesive potential for a variety of medical and industrial applications April 25th, 2016

Highlights from the Graphene Flagship April 22nd, 2016

Computer simulation discloses new effect of cavitation: Steam bubbles in fast flowing fluids obviously also result from chemical surface properties; use for reducing wear in pumps and plain bearings March 29th, 2016

Drexel researchers roll out new method for making the invisible brushes that repel dirt: Polymer crystal 'turf' improves nanobrush-making process March 24th, 2016

Materials/Metamaterials

Thermal modification of wood and a complex study of its properties by magnetic resonance May 26th, 2016

Finding a new formula for concrete: Researchers look to bones and shells as blueprints for stronger, more durable concrete May 26th, 2016

Revealing the nature of magnetic interactions in manganese oxide: New technique for probing local magnetic interactions confirms 'superexchange' model that explains how the material gets its long-range magnetic order May 25th, 2016

Diamonds closer to becoming ideal semiconductors: Researchers find new method for doping single crystals of diamond May 25th, 2016

Announcements

Automating DNA origami opens door to many new uses: Like 3-D printing did for larger objects, method makes it easy to build nanoparticles out of DNA May 30th, 2016

Simple attraction: Researchers control protein release from nanoparticles without encapsulation: U of T Engineering discovery stands to improve reliability and fabrication process for treatments to conditions such as spinal cord damage and stroke May 28th, 2016

Scientists illuminate a hidden regulator in gene transcription: New super-resolution technique visualizes important role of short-lived enzyme clusters May 27th, 2016

Doubling down on Schrödinger's cat May 27th, 2016

Acquisitions/Mergers/Splits

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Completes Acquisition of IBM Microelectronics Business: Transaction adds differentiating technologies, world-class technologists, and intellectual property July 1st, 2015

Entest BioMedical, Inc. in Discussions to Acquire Nanotechnology Delivery System for Cancer Therapy June 3rd, 2015

Evident Thermoelectrics Acquires GMZ Energy: Investment Accelerates Launch Of Evident's Thermoelectric Modules For Waste Heat May 20th, 2015

Keysight Technologies Begins Trading as Independent Company November 3rd, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







Car Brands
Buy website traffic