Infusion System for the US Navy

Start of Sunrez Demonstration

Start of Sunrez demonstration for US Navy. Demonstrating a Sunrez Infusion System.



Fiberglass Materials on Mold

Fiberglass materials being laid on mold by overhead gantry. (Very nice system, if you can afford it).



Finished Dry Laminate

Finished dry laminate (30’ x 24’ x +3/8”) bagged, ready for infusion with Sunrez light curing resins.



Start of Sunrez Infusion System

Start of Sunrez Infusion System using Sunrez light curing resins. Notice the spiral wrap under the Film Tech textured bag.



Start of Sunrez Infusion System

Start of Sunrez Infusion System. Spiral wrap connected to a resin supply, are run across the mold under the Film Tech textured bag film.



Sunrez Infusion System

Sunrez Infusion System (20 minutes) Notice outboard spiralwrap resin fill tubes, are ready to be opened.



Finish of Sunrez Infusion System (1 hour).

Finish of Sunrez Infusion System (1 hour). Note the (not very) complicated machinery required for Sunrez Infusion System.



Light curing of Sunrez Infusion System

Light curing of Sunrez Infusion System. 8 lamp @ 400 watt ea. Sunrez light fixture was used to cure the part progressively.



Finished Main Deck with Stiffeners on Underside

100% with Sunrez Infusion System. Total shrinkage was less than 1/8 inch over 30 ft.



Laying Dry Fiberglass Fabric into Hull Mold.

Laying dry fiberglass fabric into hull mold. Hull mold is 28’ long 10’ deep and 20’ wide. (Notice high tech gantry system for laying fiber).



Laminate in Place with Spiral Wrap

Laminate in place with spiral wrap and Film Tech textured bag in position. Ready for Sunrez Infusion System.



Sunrez Infusion System Nearly Completed

Sunrez Infusion System almost completed. Infusion time was under 3 hours for approx. 750 square feet of 3/8+ inch thick laminate.



Hull, Stiffeners, Tank Top and Bulkhead Installed

Hull, Stiffeners, Tank Top and first Bulkhead installed. All parts infused with Sunrez Infusion System.



Parts Pulled from Mold

Hull with Bulkheads, Platform Deck and Tank top being pulled from mold.



Shipping Preparation

Shipping preparation to complete Hull Section with Main Deck installed. All parts built with Sunrez Infusion System.