ECEX Case Studies

Monthly Archives: August 2016

Heathrow cargo warehouse bridge gantry – Case Study

The project Air cargo handling systems specialists, BDP Solutions, chose ECEX to assist with the design, fabrication and site installation of a 10m x 4m bridge gantry and stairs over conveyor equipment at a major Heathrow cargo centre. The solution ECEX Fabrication Director Paul Leese explains: “following a detailed site survey, all components were designed []

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Large chilled water coil replacement for broadcast-critical building in London – Case Study

The project A large, chilled water coil, 650Kg in weight, catastrophically failed in an AHU at a broadcast-critical building in London. But when the AHU manufacturer’s lead time to replace the coil was simply too long, the site maintenance team turned to ECEX for urgent assistance. The solution Our experts attended the site to carry []

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All you need to know about EN 1090 and structural steel

If you are involved in any kind of construction work you are probably familiar with EN 1090, a standard that regulates steel and aluminium structures. But did you know that you are breaking the law if you disregard the demands of EN 1090? EN 1090 applies to structural components, which are those “to be used []

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A great example of how Air Intake Screens can prevent issues and save money! Case Study

The project The frost coil in an air-handling unit for one of the University of Oxford’s laboratories had failed. It’s an issue we see time and time again – the coil was acting as the first line of defence against airborne debris. Units like these are often difficult and inaccessible to maintain, so after years of service, []

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Keep employees cool and productive during the hot weather

It doesn’t happen very often in the UK, but when it does it seems we find it hard to cope, so you need to make sure you are prepared for when temperatures rise. Be careful because excessive warmth can pose health issues and create uncomfortable and unproductive working environments in offices where there’s no air []

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