DAVID BROWN GEARS
Project Value £300K
The project involved the construction of a gear box testing rig for a Naval Frigate, designed to hold the gearbox in position during testing at full capacity. This incorporated extensive underground ducting, anti-spillage drainage, underground spillage tanks and integrated cooling system.
The base extended 3 metres underground and 2 metres above and also incorporated 220 machine plate holding down bolts. The machines plates were bedded on 100mm of epoxy grouting, taking the full load of over 80 tonne.