Bureau Veritas approves Matrix's DBM & Internal Clamp Solution

Matrix Composites & Engineering is pleased to announce it has achieved independent approval for the design and manufacture of its Distributed Buoyancy Module and Internal Clamp. The type approval covers design and manufactured to, to the American Petroleum Institute’s (API) 17L1 & 17L2: 2nd edition, June 2021 for ancillary equipment for flexible pipes and subsea umbilicals.

The type approval certificate was awarded by Bureau Veritas after a comprehensive review of Matrix’s design methodology, manufacturing process and testing regime. Verification and validation testing was witnessed at Matrix’s Henderson Subsea Test Facility in Western Australia, the largest in the Southern Hemisphere.

Aaron Begley, CEO of Matrix, said, “We are delighted to receive independent recognition for our innovative buoyancy module and clamp. This certification demonstrates our continued commitment to international standards and streamlines the acceptance process for our clients, saving time and money.”

To learn more about Matrix's Distributed Buoyancy solution please refer to our Distributed Buoyancy Module Systems product page.