Results For: Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • High Voltage Condition Monitoring

    Transformers play a key role in the transmission and distribution network, getting power from source to end-user, so any fault is critical and needs to be identified before any damage to the transformer or surrounding components leads to power black-out or catastrophic failure.

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  • Watertight Gate Mechanism

    The technology relates to a method of ensuring that traditional mitre lockgates can be engineered to ensure they can resist a reverse head of water, an increasing environmental problem.

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  • Electric Motor Monitoring System

    The technology relates to the field of monitoring commutator electric motors. Specifically, this relates to detecting high-frequency RF arcing events through a non-contact small screened loop antenna system, using the measured RF signals to provide a means for monitoring, recording and diagnosing a ...

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  • Novel Optical Concentrator for BIPV Systems

    Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) solar concentrator systems not only generate electricity, but also allow the transformation of ambient light and the use of cogenerated heat for various fundtions. Commercial advantages of BIPV include substantial reduction in amount of silcon used and reduced...

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  • Direct Write System for Producing Metal Tracks on Plastics or Polymeric Films

    A team within Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh, Scotland) has patent pending for a method of directly writing metallic tracks on polymer surfaces. Developed within Professor Marc Desmulliez research group, this fine line photo-catalytic deposition system is suitable for applications within microel...

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  • Microbial Mop-up: method for microbial decontamination of building materials

    Researchers at the University of Dundee have developed a novel, highly efficient, environmentally-friendly method of decontaminating surfaces of radionuclides or metals, representing a significant advance for the nuclear and other industries.

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  • Low Carbon Emissions Cement

    Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have developed a cement with good mechanical properties, reduced energy use and lower emission of greenhouse gases by use of partially calcinated components. Rice husk ash has been used as additive but other pozzolans or latent hydraulic binders are expected...

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  • New DC/DC Converter for High Power DC Grids

    Researchers of the University of Aberdeen have developed a new DC/DC converter for high power DC grids that eliminates most of the drawbacks of alternative technologies (e.g. short circuits or commutation failures). It can help address bulk power transmission, integration of renewable energy sources...

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  • VAT dye formulations for Inkjet Printing of Textiles

    Heriot-Watt has developed a range of water based VAT dye formulations suitable for inkjet printing on cotton or poly-cotton textiles. Developed within the EU Digitex project, these offer low viscosity, strong colours and good printhead stability. We are seeking licensees or collaborative develom...

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  • Low Carbon Futures (Overheating Risk Tool)

    The Low Carbon Futures project resulted in the creation of a tool for assessing the future performance of buildings in the UK in the face of an increasingly changing climate. Such changes need to be reflected in building design if those buildings are to function in the medium-long term.

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