Patents

CTD has been granted 18 patents and has 26 patents pending on various products. This IP provides a strong position for future commercialization and establishes a competitive position from which to operate in a variety of markets. 

US Patent No. 7806370, Large-scale deployable solar array

US Patent No. 8061660, Large-scale deployable solar array

US Patent No. 8066227, Deployable structures having collapsible structural members

US Patent No. 8387921, Self deploying solar array

US Patent No. 8109472, Collapsible structures with adjustable forms

US Patent No. 8393581, Collapsible structures

US Patent No. 8376282, Collapsible structures

US Patent No. 7897225, Deformable sandwich panel

US Patent No. 7710348, Furlable shape-memory reflector

Isreal Patent, Allowed, Furlable shape-memory reflector

US Patent No. 8259033, Furlable shape-memory spacecraft reflector with offset feed and a method for packaging and managing the deployment of same

China Patent No. ZL201080006163.0, Furlable shape-memory spacecraft reflector with offset feed and a method for packaging and managing the deployment of same

US Patent No. 8074826, Damage and leakage barrier in all-composite pressure vessels and storage tanks

US Patent No. 8925627, Coiled umbilical tubing 

US Patent No. 8522881, Thermal hydrate preventer

US Patent No. 8863369, Slit tube locking longeron

US Patent No. 6407339, Ceramic electrical insulation for electrical coils, transformers, and magnets

US Patent No. 7892597, In situ processing of high-temperature electrical insulation