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Wind Energy for Shipping?

For the past 20 years or so, I've been working with a small team on a project that I hope will get very big.  The idea is as simple as using Wind Energy to assist in the propulsion of ships. But of course, nothing is that easy. With the UNFCCC conference in Paris underway, we're hoping that the...
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Machine Health Monitoring

Machine Health Monitoring reduces Machinery sick days - aka Downtime. It's no secret that staying healthy is better than ignoring the signs and falling in a screaming heap. But, it's a bit hard to ask your Heavy Machinery if it's feeling OK. Our expertise is in preventing breakdowns by monitoring machine health, then analysing the results to prevent stress...
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Beer vs FEA to reduce stress

If you think beer is the ideal way to reduce stress, you may be right.... But, using FEA might help you sleep at night, by finding the weak spots in your products, machinery or structures. Challenge us!  See if we can help solve some problems and save you some money....
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Quick Check FEA

Could a Quick Check FEA tell me if I need to keep holding up the Dish? Probably, but who cares when you're on holiday....
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Is FEA (Finite Element Analysis) worth it?

Recently we helped one of our customers, Sten Ekholm of EkoDesign, to resolve some problems with a hospital bed frame they were getting manufactured in China. The bed is raised and lowered by a linear...

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Assembly Drawings for Non Engineers

Ever looked at a 2D drawing and understood it instantly? Ok - so you're a legend, but what about everyone else you have to work with? We have new software that allows us to easily create 3D full colour...

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Steel Fab Design & Drawings

When was the last time you got what you asked for? Until recently, the RTA Fleet offices were having trouble getting the truck bodies they asked for. Why was this so hard?

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