MHK Technologies/Stingray

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Technology Profile
Primary Organization The Engineering Business Ltd
Project(s) where this technology is utilized MHK Projects/The Engineering Business Ltd Shetland Islands UK
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Current/Tidal
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Oscillating Wave Surge Converter
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TRL 4: Proof of Concept
Technology Description The Stingray consists of a hydroplane with an attack angle correctly positioned relative to the approaching water stream The flow of the current causes the supporting arm to oscillate which in turn forces hydraulic cylinders to extend and retract This produces high pressure oil which is used to drive a generator






Technology Dimensions
Device Testing
Date Submitted 10/8/2010

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