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F1 In Schools

Jaguar Primary School Challenge - Regional Finals 10:00 hrs - 23/05/17 - RAF Cosford As proud sponsors, we were kindly invited down to watch the regional finals take place at the iconic RAF Cosford Museum. Nestled in between a Pave Low Helicopter and several other historic aircraft, 12 displays were set up by 12 [...]

2017-05-31T08:19:46+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Information, Sponsorship|

Next Generation Engineers

Encouraging the “Next Generation” engineers Perry Hall School in Wednesfield recently contacted Varlowe regarding a project they are involved in. They are currently looking for sponsorship to help them to participate in the Jaguar F1 in schools challenge. Being a local school and one that our Admin Coordinator, Tami, attended when she was [...]

2017-06-20T09:13:06+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Information, Sponsorship|

Thermal Imaging

Thermography   Electrical equipment/devices tend to heat up before they evidently fail. Using a special infrared camera, thermal imaging is able to detect these heat irregularities. Utilising the latest technology, this non-contact method is an extremely accurate and safe way of picking up heat traces. Using this method, we are able to detect these hot [...]

2017-03-24T16:04:23+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Information|

Light Up Wednesfield

Getting together for the community Tis' the season to be jolly, Fa la la la la, la la la la…. Ok, so it’s a little bit early to be thinking about Christmas songs.. its still a good 4 months away before radio playlist are inundated with the familiar yearly seasonal hits, Christmas trees are in every [...]

2017-03-24T16:04:51+00:00 August 12th, 2016|Information|

NDT Explained

Non-Destructive Testing explained Non-Destructive testing (NDT for short) is a way of testing and evaluating welds without destroying the component. Using a variety of testing methods, we are able to determine the physical properties of the materials such as strength and toughness, resistance, discontinuities and differences in material characteristics. Dye Penetrant Inspection Also called Liquid [...]

2017-02-16T15:37:41+00:00 April 28th, 2016|Information, Welding|

Fixed Wire Test

Whenever it comes to electrical wiring, the main hazard everyone is aware of is electric shock. There are more hazards people generally over look. This can range from skin burns to ignition of flammable materials if present. Health and safety in the workplace regarding electricity should be taken seriously. Fixed Wire Testing is a test [...]

2016-08-11T14:39:13+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Information|

What is the meaning of “Coded Welder”

What Is Coded Welding?   To put it simply, a coded welder is someone who has completed a Welder Approval Test in a specific welding configuration. Each method is specific to a certain job in hand, some codes are more general and some are very specific. In the UK, the welder approval codes [...]

2017-07-14T13:24:28+00:00 November 26th, 2015|Information, Welding|