Golden, CO – Steelhead Composites, the Colorado based composite pressure vessel and hydraulic component manufacturer, continues to innovate their product lines by offering a new Rugged MicroMax option to their acclaimed small and lightweight MicroMax Accumulators http://steelheadcomposites.com/products/accumulators/micromax/. Steelhead is the first company to commercialize lightweight hydraulic accumulator systems and hydraulic components by utilizing the advantages of composite materials, addressing both weight and performance needs across multiple industries. This new option increases the pressure rating by 66% over the standard option by utilizing a unique winding pattern for the Kevlar® overwrap.
Value & Performance Attributes
The Kevlar® outer wrap offers the accumulator a 5000 psi rating and has been designed and tested in accordance to ISO 11119-2, including a proven minimum 3x burst pressure.
“The robust design of the Rugged MicroMax accumulator provides added strength where damage tolerance is important,” said Andrew Coors, CEO of Steelhead Composites. “This added durability directly addresses a need for many of our customers.”
Key Applications to Consider
There are several industries that can benefit from this new, added feature. Robotics, automotive and defense all have applications exposed to road debris, high impact and potentially frequent damage-incurring events.
“We kept hearing the need for added durability and reliance for customers operating in extreme or rough conditions,” said John Cronin, Director of Operations for Steelhead Composites. “This optimized and additional feature will provide customers added confidence and performance in those tough conditions.”
Pricing and Availability
The Rugged MicroMax Accumulator is available now to order in the 1.3 gal (5 L) size. For standard pricing please visit the Steelhead Composites Online Store* at http://steelheadcomposites.com/store/ OR contact the Steelhead sales team to discuss the product or customized options at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Available to shipment in 21 countries
About Steelhead Composites
Steelhead Composites is a world class advanced manufacturing company, based in the heart of Golden, Colorado (USA). Steelhead is dedicated to the design and manufacturing of specialty lightweight hydraulic components and composite pressure vessels to be used for weight-sensitive energy and fuel storage applications. Our specialties include lightweight bladder, diaphragm and piston accumulators, mobile CNG fuel storage and transport, gas bottles, aluminum liners and accessories. We also offer a full array of technical services in vessel design, metal spinforming, filament winding, prototyping and testing of high pressure vessels.
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