Case Study 1 – Combined Loading Analysis

Case Study 1 – Combined Loading Analysis High Temperature, Combined Loading Structural Analysis of Large Biomass Flue Gas Filter Vessel In service, the Filter Vessel was to be subjected to multiple loads in a combined load case scenario at temperatures up to 400°C. Loads included external wind, internal thermal loading, live and dead application loads…

Case Study 2 – Weld Analysis and Testing

Case Study 2 – Weld Analysis and Testing Analysis and Test Verification of Lifting Lugs and Welded Joints A structural unit is lifted via four standard deck plates. In doing so, the load path passes through a series of welded joints and structural members. Verification of the mechanical integrity of the deck plates and welded…

Case Study 3 – Integrated Engineering Approach

Case Study 3 – Integrated Engineering Approach Component Fatigue Analysis and Redesign A nickel super-alloy axle was exposed to multiple load scenarios. These loadings can include but are not limited to torsion, bending and direct compression axial loading. The part was experiencing premature in service failure. After investigation, the fracture surface of failed components identified…

Case Study 4 – Combined Load Fatigue Test

Case Study 4 – Combined Load Fatigue Test Combined Load Fatigue Testing A 2m long high strength alloy steel shaft was the subject of a fatigue loading investigation using theoretical analysis and FE analysis. The engineering investigation highlighted potential improvements via material changes and reduction in stress concentrations. Rework and replacement costs were very high…

Case Study 5 – Rugged Electronics

Case Study 5 – Rugged Electronics Extensive Electronics Repackaging for Rugged Environments Multiple examples of PCB and electrical/electronic components for harsh environments. Testing carried out to standard requirements (such as IEC 60068-2-6/27/64) or custom profiles for specific industry sectors. Repackaging of commercial electronic device for industrial use Typically involves replacement of enclosure and external connections…

Case Study 6 – Design Analysis and Manufacture

Case Study 6 – Design Analysis and Manufacture Design Analysis and Manufacture of Motorsport Components Durable lightweight bracket required for high load motorsport braking system. Design requirements centred around execution of a performance improvement. Strength and reliability was paramount but unsprung mass had to be minimized for optimal suspension performance. Load case for analysis was…

Case Study 7 – Full scale Downhole Drilling Tool Test​

Case Study 7 – Full scale Downhole Drilling Tool Test Full scale testing of Downhole Drilling tool for Oil and Gas Sector Client OVERVIEW:​ Testing required by major client to assess integrity of a downhole drilling tool.​ Requirement to test actual and complete assembly, not a scale version.​ Tool is approx. 40ft in length and…