Posts Categorized: Engineering

“Mecha-what?” part 2

Ocado robot warehouse

A few years back a couple of 4c’s engineers had a small hand in the prototyping and systems engineering of this robotic warehousing system – brilliant to see the whole vision fully realised and operational. Further reading: The Ocado robot swarms that pack your shopping And in case you were in any doubt about the… Read more »

ICOE 2018 – Normandy

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4c Engineering will be making the trip over to Normandy this June to attend ICOE 2018 in Cherbourg. If you’d like to speak with us you can get in touch beforehand at info@4cengineering.co.uk to make an appointment, or find us at booth AB128 – the Scottish Pavillion. We’re looking forward to catching up with industry contacts… Read more »

Wave Energy Scotland – Technology Project Award

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4c Engineering are delighted to have been selected as one of four wave energy technology developers who were awarded a total of £2.84 million by Wave Energy Scotland (WES) after successfully competing to join stage two of an innovative technology development programme. The funding will support further design, modelling and testing of technologies being developed… Read more »

“Mecha what?”

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“Mecha what?” That is the usual reaction when I mention my job title. While the discipline of mechatronics may not be that well known, it surrounds us in the world of modern technology. It combines mechanical, electrical and software engineering elements to give a broad overview of how they integrate, and almost everything designed now… Read more »

100 days of test rig operation

Underwater shot of AWS test rig diaphragm.

Time has flown by since the successful installation of the AWS half-scale cassette demonstration project – the 100th day of testing has just been achieved. During the installation and test period 4c Engineering provided engineering and support services to AWS, including management of the marine operations, mechanical and electrical installation, SCADA design and implementation, HSE… Read more »

Successful commissioning of wave power test rig for AWS

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After just 4 hectic weeks on site, Andy Hall, Jo Wilson and Hamish Grey completed the installation and commissioning phase of the AWS half-scale cassette demonstration project.  Working with local contractors Orcades Marine, Delta Marine and Currie Brothers, Andy and his team got the job done well inside the time and budget allowed by AWS…. Read more »