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In addition to new innovative products for the DoD, TRI Austin has developed and tested polymeric based products for a variety of customers in the Oil & Gas and other commercial industries. These include powder free natural latex and neoprene surgical gloves, tube seals for oil wells, and high temperature coatings for oil pipeline applications.

Accelerated Life Testing and Reliability Engineering

• Marine accelerated life testing
      • Underwater cables and connectors
      • Hydrophones
      • Transducers
      • Towed streamers
• Failure Analysis
• Materials and process reliability improvement
• Corrosive environment accelerated life testing and test chamber development
• Hydrostatic pressure testing and viscoelastic creep testing

Materials Development and Evaluation

• Advanced polymeric materials development (i.e., abrasion resistant; impact resistant; high temperature tolerant; low fire, smoke, and toxicity)
• Environmentally friendly fluid and lubricant development
• Advanced coatings, primers, sealants, foams, and adhesives
• Materials performance evaluation and testing
• Bond life enhancement in cathodic environments
• Chemical compatibility testing
• Adhesives for wet and unprepared surfaces and saltwater tolerant greases
• Corrosion mechanism studies
• Thermal analysis
• Materials selection and consultation

Capability Statment

Contact Person

Robert Brushaber
Director of Engineering



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