Our design engineer John Ritchie was working from home today in Helensburgh on wave power projects, when this storm hit. Dubbed ‘Hurricane Bawbag’ on Twitter we managed to get these images trending world wide. He went out with is camera to catch some of the energy Scotlands wind and waves can throw at us.
Posts By: Robin Smith
If you need to bend sheet plastic and don’t have a plastic sheet bending machine? here is one way of doing it! All you need is some nichrome wire and a power supply, its not pretty, but it works!
The Institution of Mechanical engineers (IMechE) Glasgow Area Panel has sponsored x1 ticket to give away via 4c Design for this years Scottish Annual dinner to be held on Fri 28th Oct 2011. This is the ‘go to event’ for any ambitious young engineers who wish to don their glad rags and network with industry… Read more »
Our Design Hub partners, Marine Design International will be hosting a lecture on 3d Scanning, this Thursday called ‘Grabbing the curves’ Date:- Thursday 6th of Oct, 6.30pm Venue:- Anisland Collage The speakers Simon Cormack and Deri Jones are experts in this technology. 3D scanning using a laser to record point cloud data that can then… Read more »
The question was posed ‘ who is the ultimate engineer ’. The debate over lunch was long and heated and now with the help of some questionable photoshoping we think we have created the perfect mechanical boffin… Frederick “Fred” Dibnah MBE (28 April 1938 – 6 November 2004), born in Bolton, was an English steeplejack… Read more »