Manuplas® Flotation and Protection Solutions

The Manuplas® product range, from Advanced Insulation, consists of a variety of surface buoys, floats and vessel fendering systems for the marine market, and subsea buoyancy and moulded products for the offshore energy markets.

The in-house design and development team at the Manuplas® manufacturing facility provide innovative bespoke solutions from concept to manufactured product with their expertise in sprayed, cast and moulded polymer systems.

Surface Buoys, Floats and Vessel Fendering Systems

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Advanced Insulation offer a wide range of Manuplas® products in to meet the growing demand for buoys and fender systems that are highly reliable, lightweight and able to withstand weathering and increasingly challenging marine conditions.

Products include: mooring buoys, navigation buoys, marker buoys, chain support buoys, pick up buoys, foam filled quayside fenders, donut and submarine fenders and vessel fendering systems.

Customers for Manuplas® buoys and floating fenders include ports, harbours, navies, marinas and sailing clubs.

Manuplas® high-performance buoys and floats are low-maintenance, practically unsinkable and are manufactured with a highly impact-absorbent and abrasion-resistant outer skin.

Manuplas® has been a leader in developing bespoke lightweight vessel fendering for over 15 years. Fenders can be applied to the side of a vessel or to the bow and installed as a single piece or as a series of multiple modules to suit the specific vessel.

Modular fender systems are easy and cost-effective to replace if sections become worn. Manuplas® has spent many years developing leading concepts for fendering systems mounted on windfarm service / crew transfer vessels and, in particular, modular bow fenders.

Customers for Manuplas® vessel fendering include vessel builders and operators, vessel maintenance companies and vessel owners.

Popular applications of Manuplas® fendering systems include wind farm support vessels, work boats, pilot boats, lifeboats, patrol boats, commercial vessels and luxury yacht tenders.

With reliability and durability as standard, Manuplas® fendering systems are also highly impact absorbent and virtually non-marking.

Subsea Buoyancy and Moulded Products

Advanced Insulation’s Manuplas® subsurface product range for the offshore energy markets includes a variety of market leading subsea buoyancy solutions alongside moulded polyurethane products for subsea impact and abrasion protection.

manuplasBuoyancy and protection products can be offered as a full package along with ContraTherm® Insulation where required.

Advanced Insulation has the capability to manufacture Manuplas® subsea buoyancy products from syntactic lightweight materials that can be used in depths in excess of 3000MSW.

The product range includes:

  • Installation Buoyancy: installation buoys, modsyn floats, umbilical floats, modular buoys and pipelaying floats
  • Engineered Buoyancy: distributed buoyancy modules incorporating proprietary engineered clamp technology, ROV buoyancy, ROV umbilical flotation and bespoke subsea buoyancy
  • Protection Products: cable and flowline protection
  • Clamping Solutions: piggyback saddles and clamps, umbilical clamps, compliant clamps, banding and banding tools

Please contact Advanced Insulation via the enquiries form on this page for more information.

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