Expertise & Capabilities

Since 1982 hundreds of companies have trusted NRI to solve their infrastructure rehabilitation needs. Our nonmetallic composite solutions deliver unparalleled product performance in this highly specialized field. Headquartered in Florida, NRI has offices in Texas, Brazil, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Malaysia and the Middle East. This allows us to offer a true global reach that ensures we consistently supply the right products, people and services for your project, anywhere in the world.

Engineering & Design Services

Leading the manufacture and delivery of state-of-the-art composite solutions to an array of fields requires reputable support. As a registered engineering firm, NRI has earned a reputation for innovative solutions. We offer in-house design for custom applications including process piping, pipeline, civil and concrete structures and much more. Our goal is to deliver the right solution using the right product.

  • Design of solutions using composite material systems manufactured in-house by NRI
  • Specifications, drawings and installation plans
  • Assessment of potential applications
  • Structural inspection analysis
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Onsite quality control documentation
  • FEA modeling
  • Education trainings and onsite PDH courses
  • Development of engineering practices for technical oversite committees

Research and Development

For over 35 years, NRI has consistently developed breakthrough composite repair solutions that have positively disrupted and displaced outdated, traditional methods. With state-of-the-art, ISO 9001 certified research and development facilities in the United States and UK, continues enhance existing technologies to address the continuingly changing needs of its clients worldwide.

  • Ground-up design of new products
  • Fabric sizing, structure and composition
  • Formulation of matrix materials
  • Chemical compatibility
  • Tensile and compressive strength
  • Lap shear and pull-off strength
  • Temperature resistance
  • Full scale pipe pressure testing
  • System life cycle design support of all NRI products
  • Manufacturing techniques

In-House Testing

Extensive in-house testing services verify key properties ensuring quality and reliability.

  • Fiber type, design & resin capability
  • Glass transition temperature of the material
  • Chemical compatibility
  • Adhesion to surfaces
  • Corrosion resistance for metal surfaces
  • Ease of application / processability
  • Fatigue
  • Inspectability
  • Inter-laminar shear properties
  • Compressive strength and modulus
  • Bending properties
  • Fracture toughness

Fiber Architecture Design & Manufacturing

NRI engineers have the ability to develop the best custom solutions, with custom weaves in a variety of fabrics designed and engineered in-house.

  • E-Glass, S-Glass, Basalt, Carbon Fiber, Kevlar,  Aramid, Poly Aramid
  • Multiple sizing options available for resin compatibility
  • Hybrid fabrics of any combination available
  • Two or more fibers
  • Custom tailored fiber ratio available
  • Custom tailored fiber axis available
  • Combine different fibers to utilize specific material attributes
  • Directional specified fibers and weights