Q&A with senior design engineer Tony Westerlund from Trelleborg

Trelleborg Senior Design Engineer Tony Westerlund, talks to Ellis Davies about fire protection in offshore oil and gas environments, and the company’s recent DNV-GL certification for its fire protection product.

Additive manufacturing for all

Additive manufacturing is becoming increasingly mainstream. Here, Ellis Davies talks to Andy Simpson of Angus 3D Solutions, UK, and Jon Reilly of Markforged , USA, about the benefits and potential barriers of using the technology.
AFRC Rotary Friction Welding team

A look at modern methods of metal forming

Modern day metal forming has come a long way from the traditional hitting with a hammer. Ellis Davies takes a look at modern methods at the centre of forming research and development in Scotland.
The Prospero satellite was launched using a Black Arrow rocket, which Skyrora bases its technology on. Credit: creative commons

What material innovations are advancing space and satellite technology?

What are the material innovations helping to advance space and satellite technology? Robin Hague, Lead Engineer at Skyrora Ltd, Scotland, takes a look.