The Royal Dutch Navy's Superrhibs are exposed to the fiercest of loads. Solico designed multiple improvements to the Superrhibs. This enabled them to deal with the pressures of drug transport interceptions and other tough missions.

Customer: Royal Dutch Navy

Solico designed multiple improvements to Superrhibs for the Royal Dutch Navy

Why are composites used here?

The specific weight of composites varies between 1.5 and 2.0 compared to 2.7 to 7.8 for aluminium and steel.

Chemical/corrosion resistance 
Composite materials are resistant to a lot of chemical products such as acids, hydroxides, crude oil, etc. Corrosion resistance against salt and seawater is excellent.


What is it that you do with composites currently? 
Do you need some help? We love to find solutions for challenging composite designs. Don't hesitate to contact us for a no-obligation consultation. Give us a call +31 162 46 22 80 or complete the contact form and we will contact you a.s.a.p.