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MMC Wins MSC's 2017 Simulating Reality Contest

October, 2017 (Portland --) Maine Marine Composites (MMC) has won MSC Software's annual Simulating... READ MORE

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Opening Date Announced for Queensferry Crossing Bridge

August, 2017 (Scotland --)  The Queensferry Crossing Bridge, spanning the Firth of Forth in... READ MORE

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Portland Tidal Power Firm Awarded Federal Grants

August, 2016 (Portland --) Maine Marine Composites will assist Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC)... READ MORE

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Maine Company Announced as Finalist for Wave Energy Prize

August, 2016 (Portland --) Maine Marine Composites (MMC) has completed an extensive analysis... READ MORE

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Maine Marine Composites Completes Research Study on Offshore Wind Turbines

September, 2015 (Portland --) Maine Marine Composites has completed a government funded study of... READ MORE

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MMC gives webinar on issues with mooring systems

Richard Akers, CTO of Maine Marine Composites, gave a webinar... READ MORE

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Maine Marine Composites Wins Federal Grant to Study Ocean Turbine Stress Limits

Jan 14, 2014 ( Portland-- )  Maine Marine Composites has been awarded... READ MORE

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MMC Completes Analyses for Waller Marine, Inc.

October 9, 2012 (Portland --) Maine Marine Composites, LLC (MMC) announced successful... READ MORE

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Maine Marine Composites Presents at IBEX 2012

Richard Akers, CTO of Maine Marine Composites, gave a presentation on "Advanced Analysis for... READ MORE

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Maine Marine Composites Completes Hydrodynamics Analysis for Ocean Renewable Power Company

(Portland --) Maine Marine Composites, LLC (MMC) announced successful completion of a hydrodynamics... READ MORE

No two instrumentation systems are the same.

The odds are pretty good that your application has unique requirements for instrumentation. Perhaps you need long duration, unattended operation, or you need to measure a physical property that is not normally measured by an integrated system. Or perhaps you need to make multiple measurements at different locations in your submerged system – we can configure a system to meet your needs.

To measure the handling characteristics of high-speed boats we have developed both wired and wireless systems, for situations that require stand-alone data acquisition and remote data acquisition. Typical systems include sensors to measure:

  • An Inertial Measurement Unit to measure pitch, roll and yaw
  • Accelerometers to measure local and global accelerations in surge, sway and heave
  • Differential strain gauges to measure the required torque on the steering wheel
  • Angular offsets to measure the deflection of outboard motors and outdrives
  • Fuel flow gauges to estimate the fuel efficiency at each speed and trim setting
  • Strain gauges to measure the bollard pull of small craft

System integration is more than just picking components out of catalogs. We specialize in knowing which components last, what connectors and cables to use, and what technologies are superior. Using commercial, off the shelf components, MMC instrumentation specialists can design, construct, test, and install a complete system to meet your needs.