Expertise - What Fenwick Engineering Technology can do for you

Richard Fenwick - M.Sc., B.Eng., C.Eng., F.I.Mech.E.

5 years - Chief Engineer and Technical Manager for top UK pre-cast concrete manufacturer.

4 years - N.P.K.A. and Interpave Technical Committee representative.

2 Years - Chairman of Interpave Technical Committee and representative on British Standards Committee.

17 years - Fenwick Engineering Technology (2002)

Product Planning, Plant Layout, Plant Design
  • Prepare plant specification
  • Design plant
  • Select suppliers
  • Negotiate contracts
  • Fix timescales and cost
  • Prepare full 'Capital Approval' documentation
  • Operator selection and training
  • Full plant documentation
Project Management and Main Contracting
  • From concept to commissioning
  • Plant installation
  • Plant removal
  • Turnkey packages
  • Plant modification
Concrete Technology
  • Mix cost reduction
  • Optimisation for the manufacturing process
  • Cement substitution
  • Curing and it's effect on performance and appearance
  • Pigments - colour consistency - how to achieve it
  • Efflorescence - what causes it and how to cure it
Batch and Mixing Plant Technology
  • Batch plant design
  • Batch plant control and automation
  • Mixer selection and mixing control
  • Pigment dispensing
Manufacturing Technology
  • Fielding and Platt process (wet pressed)
  • Semi-dry processes - Vibratory compaction (block machines), Tamping (hammer) presses
  • Hermetic presses
  • Wet cast
  • Dry cast (instant demould)
  • Pipes
  • Bricks
  • Pre-stressing
  • Roof tiles
Handling Technology
  • Take off's for 'Green' products
  • Automatic dense storage systems (with controlled curing regimes)
  • Cube and pack design (with or without pallets)
  • Cubing with voids or onto pallets
  • Strapping
  • Shrink wrapping
Secondary Processing Technology
  • Grinding and polishing
  • Washing (exposed aggregates)
  • Shot blasting
  • Splitting and pitching, sorting and cubing
  • Rumbling, sorting and cubing
Product Applications
  • Footway and pavement design for flags, kerbs & concrete block paving
  • Design guides
  • Technical literature
  • Management, production and technical staff
  • Sales force
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