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square feet of laboratories, test facilities, workshops, and of? ces. SwRI provides services to help manufacturers design, develop, and test high-quality offshore technology products that enable safe and reliable production of energy in the harshest environments. Its labs simulate deep ocean effects on offshore equip- ment such as pressure hulls and vessels.

In its deep water simulation facilities, it evaluates pipes, ? ow-lines, and valves under extreme conditions such as those

SeaView Sy stems found in deep-offshore environments.

SeaView Systems, Inc.

Its pressure simulation services include

Dexter, Michigan, USA structural analysis and experimental strain/stress measurement technology, deep ocean pressure simulation testing,

SeaView Systems, Inc. , founded in 1998, is a provider of oceanographic and un- test services for offshore insulation and derwater technologies and services. It designs and builds custom ROVs targeting corrosion protection systems, perfor- specialized applications where standard production ROVs cannot address the spe- mance veri? cation testing of valves and ci? c requirements of a particular mission. It provides services such as ROV tunnel components, and standard tests for off- or structural inspections using precisely located HD video or 3D sonar mapping shore equipment. Its Ocean Engineering or other techniques. Its engineering capabilities include expertise in electronic, and Structural Testing Laboratory has software and mechanical design. Incorporated into these capabilities are electro/ more than 10,500 square feet of climate- mechanical assembly and integration, machining and fabrication. And it designs controlled laboratory space with addi- and sells a range of specialty electronics for various oceanographic, ROV, and tional outdoor test facilities. Its deep- survey applications tailored to the underwater technology industry. S ocean pressure simulation test chambers

SeaView’s expertise includes ROV operations and high-end underwater surveys range from 90 inches inside diameter including the use of inertial navigation systems (INS) for geo-referencing, 3D and 20 feet deep, to 16 inches inside di- sonar, and laser modeling. Its in-house developed custom vehicles include Titan, ameter and 30,000 psig, that enable it to a battery powered, umbilical-free ROV capable of tunnel inspections greater than conduct static testing, cycle testing, and 10km and SurfROVer, a battery powered crawler for specialized applications such destruction testing.

as route surveys and unexploded ordinance (UXO) surveys and for deployment of a cable/pipeline tracker as well as applications in otherwise impassible surf

SubC Imaging such as active surf bathymetry surveys. Its custom electronics are used to advance

Clarenville, Newfoundland, Canada the state-of-the-art capabilities for ROV communications, metrology and oceano- graphic industrial and research applications around the world.

Simply put, SubC Imaging creates some viding testing, design, fabrication, and of the most advanced underwater imag-

Southwest Research Inst.

analysis. SwRI built a quarter-scale ing systems in the world. In its seven

San Antonio, Texas, USA model Seawolf; the largest unmanned years, SubC has continued to push the underwater vehicle at the time; and a remotely operated submarine rescue

SwRI has served the underwater com- vehicle. It also built the deepest diving munity for more than 50 years, pro- research submarine used in the U.S.

Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is an independent, nonpro? t research and development organization offering multidisciplinary services leveraging advanced science and applied technol- ogy. Headquartered in San Antonio,

Texas, it is a client-focused, client- funded organization and occupies 1,200 acres, providing more than 2 million

SubC Imaging

Southwest Research

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