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Inspection Criteria for HMPE Rope
Oceans 2013 © 2013 IEEE Proceedings of OCEANS '13 MTS/IEEE Bergen
Authorship: Dustin Heins and Greg Mozsgai, Samson; and Angelo Tanzarella, Endenburg
 
High Temperature Resistant Rope
International Tug and Salvage, May 2012
Authorship: Danielle Stenvers
 
Synthetic "Mud Ropes" for Offshore Mooring Applications - Field History and Testing Data
Oceans 2011, September 2011
Authorship: Justin Gilmore, Jason D. Pasternak, John Shelton
 
Vulcan: Synthetic ETOPS
Informal Tanker Operators Safety Forum, February 2011
Authorship: Danielle Stenvers
 
Tensile Behavior of Ropes Composed of Fiber Blends
The 6th International Specialty High Performance Polymer Fibres Conference, July 2010
Authorship: Greg Mozsgai
 
Hurricane-Resistant Mooring System - Enabling Technology Through the Use of Synthetic Ropes
Offshore Technology Conference, May 2009
Authorship: J. Gilmore, and R. Chou, Ph.D., Samson; and E.H. Zimmerman, JD, Delmar Systems, Inc.
  
When Should a Towline be Retired?
Tugnology, May 2009
Authorship: Kris Volpenhein and Robin Collett
 
Abrasion and Twist Effects on High-Performance Synthetic Ropes for Towing Application
Tug and Salvage Technology Symposium, January 2009

Authorship: Kris Volpenhein and Rafael Chou
 
Deepwater Synthetic Lowering and Lifting with Enhanced Cyclic Bend Fatigue Resistance
Deep Offshore Technology, February 2009
Authorship: Justin Gilmore and Robert Thomas
 
Abrasion and Fiber Fatigue in High-Performance Synthetic Ropes for Ship Escort and Berthing
International Tug and Salvage, June 2008
Authorship: Terry Crump, Kris Volpenhein, Dennis Sherman and Rafael Chou
 
New Rope Technologies in Marine Applications
International Salvage and Rescue Conference, September 2008
Authorship: Rafael Chou and Denny Lam
 
Some Recent Developments of Rope Technologies — Further Enhancements of High Performance Ropes
Oceans MTS/IEEE Conference, October 2008
Authorship: Justin Gilmore, Danielle Stenvers and Rafael Chou
 
Mooring with High Modulus Polyethylene (HMPE) Fiber Line
OSEA 2006
Authorship: Justin Gilmore, Jon Miller and Rafael Chou
 
Synthetic Ropes in Logging
Council on Forest Engineering 2006
Oregon State University Rope in Logging Conference, December 2005
Authorship: Rafael Chou, Michael Daughters and Danielle Stenvers
 
Why HMPE Ropes Should be Considered in Offshore Use as Well as Towing and Mooring Applications
Chinese Salvage, July 2006
Authorship: Jon Miller, John Morton, Justin Gilmore and Rafael Chou
 
Bending Fatigue Enhancement of Synthetic Fiber Rope
6th International Rope Technology Workshop (IRTW), March 2006
Authorship: Jonathon Miller, Danielle Stenvers, Justin Gilmore, and Rafael Chou
 
Synthetic HMPE Rope Applications in Hot Climates
Fiber Society Conference, Cornell University, October 2004
Authorship: Eric McCorkle, Danielle Stenvers, James Byrne, Rafael Chou, and Edwin Grootendorst
 
Abrasion and Residual Strength of Fiber Tug Lines
International Tug & Salvage, April 2004
Authorship: Eric McCorkle, Rafael Chou, Danielle Stenvers, and Paul Smeets
 
Mooring Lines with Reduced Recoil Properties — Design, Analysis, and Standardization
Oceans 2004, November 2004
Authorship: Danielle Stenvers, Wolfgang Wilke, Eric McCorkle, and Rafael Chou
 
Emerging Technology: DPX Jacketed Mooring Lines
Oceans 2005, September 2005
Authorship: Jonathon Miller, Danielle Stenvers, Rafael Chou, and Justin Gilmore
 
HMPE Ropes in the Trawl Industry
Fish Expo, November 2003
Authorship: Eric McCorkle
 
High Performance Synthetic Ropes
Invited Lecture, Cornell University, October 2003
Invited Lecture, Textile Research Institute Fiber Symposium, November 2002
Authorship: Rafael Chou
 
Fatigue and Residual Strength of Fiber Rope Tug Lines
Oceans 2003, September 2003
Authorship: Eric McCorkle, Danielle Stenvers, Rafael Chou, Paul Smeets, Martin Vlasblom and Edwin Grootendorst
 
Dynamic Fatigue of High Performance Synthetic Fiber Ropes
Polymer 2002 Conference, Manchester, UK, July 2002
Authorship: Danielle Stenvers and Rafael Chou
 
Testing of High Strength Synthetic Ropes
Polymer 2002 Conference, Manchester, UK, July 2002
Authorship: Danielle Stenvers and Rafael Chou
 
Residual Strength Testing on Dyneema Fiber Tug Lines
International Tug & Salvage Convention and Exhibition, May 2002
Authorship: Phil Roberts, Danielle Stenvers and Paul Smeets
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