In October 2018, HRH Prince Charles officially opened Balmoral Offshore Engineering’s subsea test facility in Aberdeen, Scotland, at the conclusion of its two-year £20m investment programme. Ellis Davies talks on the facility, its capabilities and various testing methods.
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 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.
Advances in the tailored fibre placement process have reinvigorated interest in the technique, which could inspire widespread adoption of carbon composites in the mainstream automotive industry and beyond. Richard Harrington investigates the latest refinements.