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Red Bull’s Baumgartner!

A big 4c congratulations to Felix Baumgartner for breaking the sound barrier yesterday, as he plummeted to earth from 125,000 feet, 23 miles up (European translation = 38 kilometres). Felix Baumgartner is a 43 year old Austrian skydiver that can easily be described as being part of the elite of adrenalin junkies. Apart from this… Read more »

Mike Anusas on Secondment at 4c

I’m Mike Anusas, a Lecturer in Design in DMEM at the University of Strathclyde. Like a few of my colleagues at 4c, I originally studied Product Design Engineering at The Glasgow School of Art and the University of Glasgow. After graduating I worked as a Design for Environment researcher at Glasgow Caledonian University and following… Read more »

Truck-o-saurus TEREX

4c were out in force last night at IMechE’s factory visit to Terex Motherwell, the birthplace of some of their notoriously gargantuan trucks. Aside from communicating and networking with fellow engineers the night provided an insight into a titan manufacturing operation which works to surprisingly tight deadlines and utilises stringent quality control measures. Fabrication Utilising… Read more »

Tannoy Precision 6 Photography

Tannoy’s Precision 6‘s are due to go on sale soon and so we thought we would share some photos with you. These are Tannoy’s latest residential speaker, designed to fit performance wise between the Mercury’s and Definition’s. At 4c we are proud to say that we are responsible for the industrial design behind the speakers… Read more »

Young Engineer of the Year Award Shortlist

The British Engineering Excellence Awards (beeas) has just announced the short-list for their event; and guess what? Yours truly (Michael Aldridge) is in the runnings for Young Engineer of the Year! The awards are aimed to ‘demonstrate and promote the quality of engineering design within the UK’ and ‘to provide a benchmark of excellence from… Read more »