Our diverse expertise and supporting test results substantiate specific large-scale applications of our patented tunable modifications. Our results are supported by nearly two decades of research that has been funded by federal, state, and private agencies that include the United States Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), National Science Foundation (NSF), National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), the Department of Transportation in California (Caltrans) and Alabama (ALDOT).

  • Using our thorough “ground-up” approach, we develop chemical-materials-structural solutions that are predicated on fundamental, or basic, science
  • We offer versatility in our product development and applications, spanning seismic and hurricane protection, automotive crashworthiness, ballistic resistance, and energy efficiency / temperature control
  • Our investors share our vision for our groundbreaking facility that houses:
    • Multi-Scale / Multi-Hazards Research and Testing
      • From the Chemical / Nano-scale TO the Materials / Micro-Scale TO the Bulk / Macro-Scale
      • Our testing facilities include: Three tri-axial seismic shaking table systems — Large-scale hurricane testing to replicate surge and slamming wave forces — Debris-impact and pressure tornado testing — A Multi-Hazards Stress Chamber (MH-SC) for mechanical, environmental, temperature, and moisture (METM) testing that includes dual-threat investigation of marine-salt attack, concrete scour, energy-efficiency, and thermal / mechanical loading, as well as harvesting challenges.
    • World-class and scale-up Manufacturing and Production of advanced multi-functional polymer-designed solutions
    • Storage
      • For pre-fabrication production and manufacturing of our product in-house design
      • For in-the-field applications

Discovery

An Innovative Self-Healing Polymer

We have created a family of multi-functional lightweight designable polymers using versatile bond-molecule structures to provide a wide-range of properties and capabilities:

  • Strength Sustainability and Resilience
  • Fracture Toughness in Hurricane-Vulnerable Coastal Bridges
  • Blast Resistance

  • Vibration Control & Damping for Seismic Bridge Protection
  • Thermal Insulation and Energy Efficiency; Energy Harvesting
  • Automobile Crashworthiness
  • Tornado and Debris-Impact Resistance in Residential and Commercial Structures
  • Moisture Resistance against Flooding
  • Ballistic Impact Protection
  • Bio-medical Safety

There is no other company with this unique & versatile surface modification.

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Research

A Unique Modification

Our testing and funding with government agencies has established nearly two decades of credibility, leading to immediate market application of the following products:

  • Poly-Defender: Military Vests and Sacks with Ballistic Resistant Slips

  • Poly-Storm: Storm Shelter Systems

  • Poly-Girder: PowerPolymer IDA application to retrofitted or strengthened girder-to-cap connection details in extreme seismic or hurricane environments

  • PolyC-Tank: PowerPolymer’s mitigation design of high-penetrable pressurized chemical tankers

The diversity of our applications is a statement in our ability integrate community resilience and sustainability into our city infrastructures.

Fields of Application

Research

A Unique Modification

Our testing and funding with government agencies has established nearly two decades of credibility, leading to immediate market application of the following products:

  • Poly-Defender: Military Vests and Sacks with Ballistic Resistant Slips

  • Poly-Storm: Storm Shelter Systems

  • Poly-Girder: PowerPolymer IDA application to retrofitted or strengthened girder-to-cap connection details in extreme seismic or hurricane environments

  • PolyC-Tank: PowerPolymer’s mitigation design of high-penetrable pressurized chemical tankers

The diversity of our applications is a statement in our ability integrate community resilience and sustainability into our city infrastructures.

Fields of Application

Innovation

A Multi-Scale Multi-Hazards Market

Our research and discovery have led to a class of sustainable and resilient multi-hazard protective systems for damaged structures and infrastructures with the ability to self-heal and engender energy harvesting with enormous market potential:

  • Residential and Commercial Builders

  • Tornado Safe Room Envelope Manufacturers, including Storm Doors and Walls, and Panic Rooms

  • Bridge Owners and Bridge Engineering Companies

  • Federal and State Departments of Transportation

  • Department of Homeland Security

  • Department of Defense

  • Car Manufacturers

  • Original Equipment Manufacturers (Energy / Wind Turbine & Nuclear Industries)

  • Oil & Gas Industries

  • Sports Equipment Manufacturers

  • Biomedical Equipment and Implants

  • Marine Environment Industries

There is no other company with this unique and

Fields of Application

Testing

Multi-Functional Applications

Natural Threats

  • Seismic

    • Bridge rehabilitation and building rehabilitation (residential and commercial)
  • Tornado

    • Storm shelter design (debris-impacting EF-5 tornado) and wind turbine protection
  • Hurricane

    • Highway coastal bridge protection, specifically girder-to-cap connection-details

Anthropogenic Threats

  • Biomedical

    • Prosthetics and internal replacements
    • Scaffolds: Facilitate tissue engineering
    • Spinal rod infusion: Mitigate Proximal Junctional Kyphosis (PJK) complication due to spinal deformity surgery arising from osteoporosis and sclerosis
    • Sports (helmet design): Mitigate Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Chronic Encephalopathy (CTE)
  • Military / Terrorism

    • Rifle and handgun protection: Ballistic-resistance for military ruck sacks and vests up to .308 and .30-06 calibers, Level IV (National Institute of Justice, NIJ)
    • Law enforcement armor
    • Helmet design for helicopter infantrymen
    • Blast-resistance and cyber-physical security for GSA building protection subject to specific design-basis threats and standoff distance
  • Nuclear facilities (dry cask storage) and chemical truck carriers

    • Blast or ballistic-resistance, shipping / transportation protection
  • Crashworthiness

    • Vehicle-to-vehicle collisions / protection
    • Barge bridge-pier collisions / protection

Durability Threats

  • Aging, flooding / moisture (e.g., hurricane flooding), and extreme temperature exposures

Chemical Threats

  • Protect structures, e.g., steel and concrete bridges, against marine-salt and pollution attack

Testing Video Library

Testing

Multi-Functional Applications

Natural Threats

  • Seismic

    • Bridge rehabilitation and building rehabilitation (residential and commercial)
  • Tornado

    • Storm shelter design (debris-impacting EF-5 tornado) and wind turbine protection
  • Hurricane

    • Highway coastal bridge protection, specifically girder-to-cap connection-details

Anthropogenic Threats

  • Biomedical

    • Prosthetics and internal replacements
    • Scaffolds: Facilitate tissue engineering
    • Spinal rod infusion: Mitigate Proximal Junctional Kyphosis (PJK) complication due to spinal deformity surgery arising from osteoporosis and sclerosis
    • Sports (helmet design): Mitigate Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Chronic Encephalopathy (CTE)
  • Military / Terrorism

    • Rifle and handgun protection: Ballistic-resistance for military ruck sacks and vests up to .308 and .30-06 calibers, Level IV (National Institute of Justice, NIJ)
    • Law enforcement armor
    • Helmet design for helicopter infantrymen
    • Blast-resistance and cyber-physical security for GSA building protection subject to specific design-basis threats and standoff distance
  • Nuclear facilities (dry cask storage) and chemical truck carriers

    • Blast or ballistic-resistance, shipping / transportation protection
  • Crashworthiness

    • Vehicle-to-vehicle collisions / protection
    • Barge bridge-pier collisions / protection

Durability Threats

  • Aging, flooding / moisture (e.g., hurricane flooding), and extreme temperature exposures

Chemical Threats

  • Protect structures, e.g., steel and concrete bridges, against marine-salt and pollution attack

Testing Video Library

Discover The Future

PowerPolymer owns a patented multi-functional materials system. Our self-healing polymers have been created with advanced energy transferability and energy harvesting capability to produce superior tailor-designed structural composites. Our goals are to protect lives, minimize economic loss, and create revitalization and sustainability in complex multi-hazards environments.

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