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Design of high integrity nuclear handling equipment

Design of high integrity nuclear handling equipment

Following very positive feedback for substantiation work provided on similar previous projects, Eadon Consulting were requested by a large nuclear processing facility to provide the design and substantiation for a piece of high integrity nuclear...

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Kessock Gantry, Category 3 Check

Kessock Gantry, Category 3 Check

The Kessock Bridge across the Beauly Firth in the Scottish Highlands is a 1,056m cable-stayed bridge with a 240m main span. The bridge was completed in 1982 and equipped with a moving access gantry suspended beneath the deck. The bridge operator, BEAR Scotland, identified that the access gantry was reaching the end of its safe working life and commissioned the design for a replacement gantry. Recent developments in gantry standards meant that the old design could not be replicated, necessitating a bespoke new structure.

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Overhead Transmission Line Category III Check

Overhead Transmission Line Category III Check

Replacing the conductors between electricity pylons carries many risks, particularly when the transmission lines cross a road or railway. Traditionally, scaffolding structures are erected over the route to protect it in the event that one of the conductors breaks as the new cable is pulled in. This is costly and time consuming.

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Forth Road Bridge Access Platforms

Forth Road Bridge Access Platforms

Eadon Consulting, in collaboration with The Spencer Group, designed 14 aluminium access platforms for the Forth Road Bridge. The platforms were designed in aluminium to minimise weight making their handling on site during installation easier and safer.

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ROV Lifting Frame Analysis

ROV Lifting Frame Analysis

Seadrift Precision Engineering supply and support a wide range Offshore and Sub sea equipment. One of their main products are ROV deployment systems mounted on board ship decks. These are hydraulically operated, extending boom A frames that are able to lift the ROV directly from an integral skid base into the water.

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Aerospace Handling Equipment

Aerospace Handling Equipment

Eadon Consulting were employed by Manthorpe Engineering to develop a concept and detailed design for a new piece of equipment for EADS Astrium. Astrium needed a platform to help move satellites around a clean room environment during their...

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Queensferry Crossing Welding Gantries

Queensferry Crossing Welding Gantries

Eadon Consulting were initially approached by Forth Crossing Bridge Constructors to carry out the independent Category 3 check of the welding gantry designs used for the construction of the Queensferry Crossing.  The crossing, which forms the...

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Forth Road Bridge Crawler Gantries

Forth Road Bridge Crawler Gantries

The Forth Road Bridge which lies on the east coast of Scotland measures over 2000 metres and features a main vehicle way as well as a pedestrian and cycle path. It was originally built to connect Edinburgh to Fife and the rest of Northern Scotland.

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