Posts Categorized: Engineering

4c Engineering go international to develop subsea connector

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4c Engineering will collaborate with two Basque firms to develop a reliable, low cost subsea connector following the award of a £70,000 contract by Wave Energy Scotland (WES). The Inverness Campus based firm have partnered with Ditrel Industrial (the project lead contractor), and TECNALIA, to create the “SEMC” project (Subsea Electrical & Mooring Connector). The… Read more »

Final week of the placement…

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Hi, Juliette again. I am 4c engineering’s summer placement student for 2019 and the end is drawing nearer. It is the final week of my placement and it seems to have gone so fast. In such a short time I feel I have improved so much in both my engineering ability and in my professional… Read more »

Twiddle board community project

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Over the past 4 weeks of my summer placement, I (Juliette) have designed and built three twiddle boards for people with dementia, working with Lewis from MacDonald Project Solutions. The boards are designed to provide distraction and reduce anxiety when people are distressed by giving them familiar objects to interact with. This mini-project gave us… Read more »

Introducing Juliette, our summer intern 2019

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Hi, I’m Juliette Goddard, currently on a three-month engineering placement at 4c Engineering during the summer before my fourth year at Heriot Watt university in Edinburgh, where I am a masters student on the Mechanical Engineering course. I applied for the internship in order to develop my design engineering skills and to see what an… Read more »

A busy couple of years – 4cE project round-up

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It’s been another incredibly busy and productive couple of years at 4c Engineering; here is a brief round-up of some of the fascinating projects we’ve had the privilege of working on over the last while. We’re also delighted to welcome Jenny to the team – she’s taking some of our admin/financial tasks, freeing up our… Read more »

“Mecha-what?” part 2

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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 »