Case Studies in Aerospace

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Airside – London Heathrow

Using: 3m x 1.5m x 25mm Airside – Steel C/W Bevelled Edge and SALLY Having supplied plates for ‘airside’ projects in the past we were aware of some of the problems faced by these challenging sites. Normal friction treatments were unsuitable for various reasons including; Should the resin-grit become unadhered due impact, bending of plates…

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DDK Machine Movers – X Ray machines on Mezzanine – U.K Airport

Augmented and heightened security requirements in border entry points such as ports and airports has subjected facilities maintenance crews and the infrastructure and buildings they look after to a host of new challenges. In this case, a high level pedestrian walkway had to be navigated with some relatively heavy X-Ray machines. The corrugated and perforated…

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Heathrow Road Access

Using: FE45 – 3.6 x 3.0 x 45 mm An underground fuel line junction required repairs on a section that ran underneath a roadway used by heavy trucks in LHR. The 2.50 m (8 foot) square hole was to be left open for a period of weeks whilst an engineered solution was manufactured. Because it…

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Concorde – London Heathrow

Using: 7.5m x 3m x 25mm AIR SIDE – Steel C/W Bevelled Edge and SALLY Airside During a period of exceptionally high winds, the relatively complete version of Concorde on the apron at LHR was actually trying to take off! Having had the mighty Olympus engines and a good deal of the engineering kit removed,…

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Cargo Tunnel LHR

(Using 2.4m x 2.1m x 40mm C/W Sally Lifter – Bridging Plates) London Heathrow Airport has one of the busiest air cargo operations in the world, handling in excess of 2.3 million tonnes a year. The vast majority of which moves through a handful of cargo service tunnels. Closing these for any length of time,…

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