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Research, innovation and development for composite marine and offshore applications

sea trials. Results showed a reduction
of energy consumption (around 15%),
an estimated reduction of manufacturing costs and maintenance costs, as
well as an improvement of hydrodynamic efficiency.
These promising results convinced
the partners to prepare a more ambitious project in the following year to
confirm the outcomes and develop the
fabrication process. Bureau Veritas is
currently developing a guidance note
for composite propellers. The FabHeli project received a JEC Innovation
Award in the Marine category at JEC
ASIA 2018, see Fig. 1.

To support this development, Bureau Veritas participated in research
projects such as CERTICOLLE and
FIDAC (Fiabilisation du Dimensionnement des Assemblages Collés, managed by IRT Jules Verne), which resulted in Guidance Note NI613 Adhesive
Joints and Patch Repair, published
in May 2015. The note provides requirements and recommendations for
the assessment of adhesive joints and
patch repairs.
It applies to multi-material adhesive
joints or patch repairs that do not contribute to the ship's structural, watertight and fire integrity. In order to improve the document, Bureau Veritas is
now involved in two research projects

Fig. 2: RAMSSES project - Demonstrator cases

Focus
About Bureau Veritas
Bureau Veritas was founded in 1828 as a maritime insurance company. Registered
as the Bureau de Renseignements pour les Assurances Maritimes in Antwerp, it
had a simple objective: to make shipping safer by providing up-to-date ship tracking
information to underwriters. This involved creating a new methodology to assess
risks to ships and equipment. Today, Bureau Veritas is a diversified group that
provides industry-leading testing, inspection and certification services across most
industries and sectors.
Bureau Veritas rules and guidance notes are available at:
https://marine-offshore.bureauveritas.com/

including the at JEC ASIA 2018, see
Fig. 1. This project pursues three main
objectives:
1) Evaluating the long-term structural
performance of adhesive-bonded hybrid joints (metallic hull and composite superstructure) under representative operational and environmental
conditions;
2) Developing a reliable inspection
and maintenance methodology for adhesive-bonded hybrid joints;
3) Developing a qualification procedure for adhesive-bonded hybrid
joints in primary structures for marine
applications.
The goal is to fill this knowledge gap,
enabling the development of such
guidelines with the objective of promoting the use of hybrid joints in primary structures for marine environments.

Large composite vessels
In June 2017, two Innovation Action
projects, partly funded by the European Commission in the framework of
the H2020 programme, were launched
focusing on waterborne transport
research and composite materials:
RAMSSES (Realisation and Demonstration of Advanced Materials Solutions for Sustainable and Efficient
Ships - Grant Agreement n° 723246)

Feature Sports & leisure

Adhesive joints
and patch repair
The bonding technique is commonly
used by composite shipyards to assemble all types of ship elements, structural or not. In general, overlapping
is the norm in this industry, however
the trend is to reduce manufacturing
time and cost by resorting to secondary bonding. In the case of secondary
bonding, it should be demonstrated
that adhesive and bonding joints can
withstand loads and accommodate
strains. It is to be noted that the advantages of adhesive joints are also attractive to metallic shipyards: no thermal
deformation, multi-material assembly,
high strength, cost-effectiveness, etc.

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In addition to participating in research
projects, Bureau Veritas certified, in
September 2018, the first phase of an
FPSO (floating production storage
and offloading) deck repair campaign
using a bonded reinforcement solution. Several ColdShield© repair panels
were installed on a large deck surface.
This industrial application of bonded
reinforcements constitutes a world
premiere for a FPSO.

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https://marine-offshore.bureauveritas.com/

JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019

Cover
Edito
Moving composites forward: on the shoulders of giant
Contents
NEWS
In brief
Successful partners
Agenda
BUSINESS
Matrix - CFRP composite manufacturing trends
Cost - A brand-new approach for economically competitive composites
MANUFACTURING
Fibre placement - Replacing individual unit tests by integrated process control
NDT - Optical metrology improves the production of composite products at every step
Initiative - Spotlights from the world of lightweighting
FEATURE SPORTS & LEISURE - The largest testing ground
Success story - DPS designs the world’s most advanced skis
Carbon - New type of unidirectional prepreg for sport applications with complex shapes
Additive manufacturing - lnnovative composite bicycle frame
Textile - Porcher lndustries: excellence in sports and leisure
Innovations - Sports on the scene at JEC World 2019
Carbon - The next generation of high-performance rigging
Standardisation - Research, innovation and development for composite marine and offshore applications
SOLUTIONS
Infrastructure - Can carbon-reinforced concrete replace steel in the long run?
Art - “Train your brain, think disruptive, outside the box and follow your visions!”
Music - Music instruments from carbon, glass or flax fibres
Watch - A watch ahead of its time
In the world - Composites visit the doctor
TECHNOLOGY
Ageing - Effects of ageing on the mechanical and structural properties of glass/epoxy composite pipes in seawater
Inside the lab - Advanced Composites Research Group – Queen’s University Belfast
Index
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Edito
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Moving composites forward: on the shoulders of giant
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Contents
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - In brief
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Successful partners
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Agenda
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Matrix - CFRP composite manufacturing trends
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 13
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 14
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Cost - A brand-new approach for economically competitive composites
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 18
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Fibre placement - Replacing individual unit tests by integrated process control
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 20
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - NDT - Optical metrology improves the production of composite products at every step
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 23
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Initiative - Spotlights from the world of lightweighting
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 25
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 26
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Success story - DPS designs the world’s most advanced skis
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 28
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Carbon - New type of unidirectional prepreg for sport applications with complex shapes
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 30
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Additive manufacturing - lnnovative composite bicycle frame
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 32
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Textile - Porcher lndustries: excellence in sports and leisure
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 34
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 35
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Innovations - Sports on the scene at JEC World 2019
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 37
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Carbon - The next generation of high-performance rigging
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 39
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Standardisation - Research, innovation and development for composite marine and offshore applications
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 41
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 42
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Infrastructure - Can carbon-reinforced concrete replace steel in the long run?
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 44
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 45
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 46
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Art - “Train your brain, think disruptive, outside the box and follow your visions!”
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 48
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Music - Music instruments from carbon, glass or flax fibres
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 50
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 51
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Watch - A watch ahead of its time
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 53
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - In the world - Composites visit the doctor
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 55
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Ageing - Effects of ageing on the mechanical and structural properties of glass/epoxy composite pipes in seawater
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 57
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 61
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Inside the lab - Advanced Composites Research Group – Queen’s University Belfast
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