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Orthotropic is an engineering design consultancy offering composite materials engineering services to the renewable, marine, industrial and transportation sectors.  We can assist with any or all of the steps on your journey from concept to qualification.

  • Engineering design consultancy

  • Composite materials engineering


Composite materials possess a blend of properties that make them an attractive choice for numerous high-performance engineering applications, and essential for many others:  If you're looking for assistance with composite materials engineering or keen to explore whether composite materials could lend your project the winning edge, then Orthotropic is here to help!  We're an agile engineering design consultancy with many years' personal experience in the design, analysis and engineering of composite structures.  Well-equipped with both engineering office and workshop facilities, we're manufacturing-literate and can add particular value in engineering projects that require both theoretical and practical capability.

Our customers include companies running large engineering projects that benefit from our composites expertise, as well as composites manufacturers requiring assistance with design and analysis tasks.  We're always interested in fresh challenges and exploring new applications of composite materials, so please do contact Orthotropic to discuss how we can help with your requirement.

"At Orbital we've benefitted from Orthotropic Engineering's proven experience engineering composite tidal turbine blades as well as their adaptable approach."

Finlay Wallace, Blades Manager,

Orbital Marine Power Ltd.

"Orthotropic are our go-to engineering solutions provider due to a combination of great service, excellent output and Matt’s experience with composites that is so valuable in resolving complex challenges."

Henry Nicholson-Cole, Sales & Engineering Director, Norco Composites & GRP

"As always, it's a pleasure to work with Matt Dawson from Orthotropic."

Tamas Bertenyi, CTO & Co-Founder

RheEnergise Ltd.

What our customers say about us...

Orthotropic Engineering Ltd. offers composite materials engineering and consultancy for renewable energy, greentech and low carbon applications
With an excellent understanding of both composite materials and composite structures,Orthotropic provides composites engineering services such as design and analysis services (CAD and FEA) in support of composites manufacturers.
O2 Tidal Turbine by Orbital Marine Power, composite spar laminate and analysis by Orthotropic Engineering Ltd.
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