Posts Tagged: Mechanical Engineers

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 »

NEL Wind Turbine Visit

The IMechE put on an event last week alongside NEL which brought us to the wind turbine test facility at Myres Hill. We got a behind the scenes tour of the testing processes and got an up close and personal view of some of the latest wind technology. With all the press surrounding alternative energies… Read more »

Awesomely Over-Engineered

Now this is a table! There will never be a meeting interesting enough to draw attention away from this stunningly over-engineered table. The see-through glass allows unobstructed views of the table’s polished gears which automatically extend/retract a pair of extensions at either end. We’re not usually fans of over-engineering but in this case we applaud… Read more »