Again this year, Delta Lloyd is the biggest sponsor of the Solar Boat Team. Therefore the Team is yet again named after this sponsor. The financial support of Delta Lloyd allows the Team to execute its operations. Delta Lloyd is an all-round insurer that offers a wide range of damage- and life insurances, as well as banking products and services.
Delft University of Technology was founded in 1842, and with more than 13.000 students, 2.100 scientists, and 200 professors, the oldest, largest and most versatile university of technology. All students of the Delta Lloyd Solar Boat Team are enrolled in this university.
The Maritime Research Institute Netherlands is a reliable, independent and innovative service provider for the maritime sector. MARIN largely contributed to the Delta Lloyd Solar Boat Team to the design of the hull, as well as the production of the mold.
The DAMEN Shipyards Group has acquired a leading position in modular shipbuilding based on standardized designs. With more than 30 shipyards and related companies all over the world, the company is involved in new construction as well as maintenance and repair activities. In addition, DAMEN provides a broad range of associated maritime services. Product design and engineering are carried out in-house and a broad range of designs is available.
Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasizing technological innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers.
In 2011, Wärtsilä’s net sales totaled EUR 4.2 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in nearly 170 locations in 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland.
Airborne is a design and build company that creates advanced composite products. We work for a variety of markets, as diverse as aerospace, oil & gas, high-end machines, marine and science. These are high-end industrial markets where maximum performance and critical applications go hand-in-hand, and where failure is not an option. The hydrofoils of this year are produced with the help and facilities of Airborne.
Space exploration has provided mankind with a new and unparalleled perspective on its place in the universe. For the first time, we were able to ‘zoom out’ and look down upon our home planet.
Chroma Ate is founded in 1984 and is a company that is globally known for delivering their own electronic test- and measurement equipment. Chroma Ate helps the Delta Lloyd Solar Boat Team by sponsoring test equipment, with which the team gets a better insight in the electrical system of the Solar Boat.
The Dienst Elektronische en Mechanische Ontwikkeling (Electronic and Mechanical Development Service) contributes to the education and research of Delft University of Technology by developing, manufacturing and maintaining unique experimental setups, prototypes and instruments. The essence is the translational step from scientific problems towards a practical product or service. In principle, all products are unique and custom made after intense consultation with the client.
Concens designs, develops, manufactures and sells electric in-line actuators. Keeping with Scandinavian design tradition, Concens actuators have sleek, clean lines that complement any application and allow for optimal integration. Concens actuators are made of highest quality material and are individually tested and approved. Design and drop your own actuator into your 3D project at www.concens.com.
NEDCAM realizes its models, prototypes and complete products based on digital 2- and 3D-designs. She uses her own high-end machinery including 5-axis CNC-machines. Thanks to the total concept of advice, management, realization and innovation NEDCAM offers the right solution for any project. NEDCAM will produce all the molds that are necessary to make a set of hydrofoils for the 2012 design.
Founded more than 25 years ago, esd has made its mark as a manufacturer of approved series products in the field of industrial automation. Moreover esd offers customized solutions for embedded systems. As a pioneer of CAN technology the product range of esd encompasses industrial communication modules on the basis of CAN (CANopen, DeviceNet). These include CAN interface modules for the most common PC interfaces (PCI, CompactPCI, PMC, PCIexpress, PCI/104, USB, Ethernet) as well as CAN gateways (Ethernet, Profibus-DP, Profinet IO, EtherCAT) and a wide series of CANopen I/O devices.
Together with the Materials & Devices Group (PVMD) of the EWI faculty, Eternal Sun manages the Delft Solar Centre. Together these parties give the Delta Lloyd Solar Boat Team the opportunity to test the solar panels with the help of her advanced Large Area Steady State Solar Simulator. This Solar Simulator that was recently built by Eternal Sun simulates the sunlight very accurately at a surface of 2,1 by 1,6 meters. This way, the Delta Lloyd Solar Boat Team can accurately assess the efficiency of her solar panels that are planned to be installed. Eternal Sun and PVMD Group both wish the Delta Lloyd Solar Boat Team a sunny cruise.
AC/DC power supplies from 4 to 1000W and DC/DC-converters up to 200 Watt with optimal cost/quality performance for applications with high demand on reliability and functionality. TRACO Electronic AG with its headquarters based in Zurich Switzerland is a leading specialist with more than 30 years of experience in designing and manufacturing power conversion products.
ITT Interconnect Solutions is an international manufacturer and supplier of connectors including circular, rectangular, fiber optic, RF, power and high voltage, audio, PCMCIA, Compact Flash Card, enclosures, cable assemblies, and application specific custom solutions. The Interconnect Solutions portfolio includes the brands Cannon, VEAM, and BIW. For more information on ITT Interconnect Solutions and an archive of its press releases, please visit http://www.ittcannon.com.
Everything a professional expects for making the right connection: quality, support and expertise. Our products are sophisticated mechanical and chemical fasteners for industry and building industry. We supply adhesives, tapes and sealants as well as screws and blind rivets. Solutions from a complete range of A-classified brands from the specialist in fasteners VIBA
REAP systems works on sustainable innovations at the core of renewable energy technology. We specialise in supplying Lithium-Ion battery systems for a range of client applications, and our products can be found on land, sea, in the air and underwater! Since its establishment in 2003, REAPsystems has provided products and services to over 120 customers, including vehicle manufacturers, battery cell manufacturers, energy storage companies and leaders in high-tech sports. Our business includes providing products and services at many different levels, from Battery Management Systems (BMS) through to complete system solutions.
ALEXSEAL® Yacht Coatings biedt een compleet systeem met zeer hoogwaardige verfmaterialen, bestaand uit eersteklas pigmenten, oplosmiddelen, harsen, en UV stabilisatoren. Deze vooruitstrevende jachtlakken zijn nu verkrijgbaar op de markt. Op basis van professionele technische ondersteuning en service, vertegenwoordigt ieder ALEXSEAL® jacht de beste combinatie van duurzaamheid en een fantastisch eindresultaat.
ebm-papst Benelux is uitgegroeid tot een belangrijke speler op deze wel zeer gespecialiseerde markt van lucht- en aandrijftechniek en als onderdeel van de wereldwijd opererende organisatie ebm-papst is ebm-papst Benelux voortdurend op zoek naar vernieuwde technologie en innovatie. Om die reden is het dan ook interessant voor ebm-papst om te investeren in projecten zoals die van het Solar Boat Team.
Phoenix Contact has yet again provided the Delta Lloyd Solar Boat Team with all the necessary CANopen/DeviceNet cables for the onboard computer- and sensor system of their new Delta Lloyd Solar Boat. With the need of waterproof- interference free connectivity, the cables of Phoenix Contact again proved to be ultra reliable.
Crydom, is an expert in Solid State Relay and Controls Technology. Crydom manufactures and commercializes two of the most preferred brands of Solid State Relay around the world; Crydom and Crouzet. Crydom offers a wide variety of off-the-shelf Solid State Relays and Contactors, I/O Modules & mounting boards, Controls and Power Modules, and specializes in custom designed solid state switching solutions for any application. At Crydom, technology and innovation combine to exceed our Customer’s most demanding performance requirements.
The Ventisit pad was originally developed to tackle excessive sweating on a recumbent. The open structure of the material Ventisit ensures effective ventilation. Meanwhile, there are many applications designed for these materials, including in cars, wheelchairs, mobility scooters, canoes, backpacks and boats. Ventisit supplied the Delta Lloyd Solar Boat Team with a pad for in the cockpit.
For over 90 years, Eldon is proud to be offering solutions for electrical and electronic products and with regard to the future, staying dedicated to delivering innovative products for many years to come. Under the name Eldon, our goal is to make a complete assortment of enclosures for i.a. industry and machine construction, which are not only suitable for their goal but are also recognized for their excellent quality and performance.
Dremel is the perfect multi-tool for jobs that require uttermost precision. Thanks to the variety of accessories and attachments, the Dremel can be used for practically any task. Apart from the rotary multi-tool, Dremel has more products in its collection like the VersaTip, Multi-Vise and the Glue Gun. Dremel has supported the Delta Lloyd Solar Boat Team by sponsoring products that will come in very handy during the production of the boat, as well as during the race.
Fluke is the world leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of electronic test tools and software. From industrial electronic installation, maintenance and service, to precision measurement, calibration and quality control, Fluke tools help keep business and industry around the globe up and running. The products are robust, reliable, accurate and safe in use. The production companies of Fluke Corporation, as well as the sales- and service-organization of Fluke Nederland B.V. are ISO 9000 certified.
Newave – Innovation is our culture. Founded in Quartino (Switzerland) in 1993, Newave Energy is a leading manufacturer of uninterruptible power supply solutions that enable customers to protect their critical applications from operational losses and ensure business continuity. Innovation, quality, serviceability and environmental friendliness are key characteristics of our power protection solutions. Several years ago Newave Energy succeeded in introducing modular and transformer-less UPS technologies, and these are now the most important architectural trends in the UPS market. Our customers extend across various industries, and it is our mission to protect their critical applications efficiently and to lower environmental impact in a sustainable way.