On May 31, 2016 OPTIMUM COMPOSITE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC. was awarded its patent for their Type 4 Boss from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Optimum has being using this technology for several years on products ranging from their small cylinders used for R&D Testing to high pressure Hydrogen tanks. The polar boss can withstand pressures beyond 25,000psi.
Optimum has used their polar boss in several commercial endeavors over the past 3 years. “We continually get reorders from a major automotive manufacture for our 7.5L bottles with our patented polar boss.” Said Customer Relations Manager Chad Morgan.
Optimum is working on certifying type 4 CNG tank using this technology and plan on having one ready for market by the first of next year. “Having a reliable leak free polar boss is one of the major obstacles in designing a successful type 4 cylinder. We feel extremely confident in and have proven its reliability over and over again.” Commented Chief Technical Officer Mike Olson.
OPTIMUM COMPOSITE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC. has over 35 years combined experience in design and manufacturing Type 3 and Type 4 COPV. Based in Brigham City, Utah Optimum is U.S. owned and operated.