PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

More news: Engineering
Written by / Agency / Source: MPH Editorial Services

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Fluidlink Completes Access Solutions At One Hyde Park - Hydraulic and pneumatic specialist, Fluidlink Hydraulics, have completed their most prestigious project to date - Installation of the iconic new gates at One Hyde Park
Fluidlink Completes Access Solutions At One Hyde Park

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom, 2011/03/15 - Hydraulic and pneumatic specialist, Fluidlink Hydraulics, have completed their most prestigious project to date - Installation of the iconic new gates at One Hyde Park.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Engineering Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Fluidlink Hydraulics, the Wiltshire-based specialist manufacturer of hydraulic and pneumatic power packs and systems, is proud to announce the successful completion of their most prestigious commission to date.

One Hyde Park is an iconic residential development built on the site of Bowater House in Knightsbridge, West London. Designed by architect Richard Rogers, the development comprises 80 apartments in four separate, hexagonal pavilions, each with stunning views over the London skyline.

Apartments at One Hyde Park range in price from £20m to £140m and are amongst the most luxurious, desirable and expensive in the world.

Planning consent required the developers, Candy and Candy, to provide access to the development for residents via gates on both Knightsbridge, to the south and Serpentine Walk to the north. The brief also required the gates to be ‘of outstanding visual and artistic appeal’. The largest of these impressive gates, made from solid bronze and weighing 2.2 tonnes, is situated on Serpentine Walk.

Fluidlink Hydraulics (fluidlink.co.uk) was contracted to design and manufacture the hydraulic systems that operate the gates. Due to the high profile location, safety, reliability and security were of paramount importance.

The final design, based on three identical but independently operated systems, incorporates Fluidlink’s innovative G Series mini power pack.

Small, resilient, immensely powerful and highly adaptable, the G Series is ideal for applications such as the gates at One Hyde Park.

Control valves, together with nitrogen-filled accumulators for cushioning, were fitted to manifold blocks designed and manufactured by Fluidlink, with all components mounted on steel sub-frames and inserted into the gateposts for ease of servicing and accessibility.

Given the high profile location of the installation, system reliability was uppermost in Fluidlink engineers’ minds when designing the circuit. In each pack a 4-pole motor drives a gear pump to deliver oil, extending the 80x450mm stroke cylinder in 15s. A warning light is triggered in the event of oil levels falling to below normal operating levels. In addition, a low system pressure of 80 bars ensures reliability, even under severe conditions such as vehicle impact, extreme force or high winds. As the gates are operated by a simple push-button control protected by an entry code, an adjustable proximity switch near each end of the cylinder stroke was installed, thereby ensuring that the gates stop slowly and smoothly, whether in opening or closing mode. A system of needle valves and nitrogen filled mini-accumulators enable the deceleration to be adjusted and locked off on site.

The main control for operating the gates is based on a solenoid directional valve and counterbalance valves which are protected by pressure filters. In the event of a mains power failure, manually operated ball valves in a locked enclosure allow the gates to be moved. The system self-recovers within one cycle once power is restored.

More information contact: Grant Audemard, Managing Director - T: +44(0)12 4981 8555

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Engineering Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: MPH Editorial Services

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Engineering articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Fluidlink Completes Access Solutions At One Hyde Park

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

|
Publisher Contact: Martin Horsgood - ProofMaster.co.uk 
+44(0)12 9677 1035 info[.]fluidlink.co.uk
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any MPH Editorial Services securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Engineering via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From MPH Editorial Services / Company Profile


Read Engineering Most Recent Related Newswires:

ABB Launches Industry-leading Digital Solutions Offering - ABB Ability™
ABB Completes Divestment of Cable Business to NKT
ABB Invests in Enbala Power Networks to Co-develop Cutting-edge Grid Software
Mentor Graphics Announces Veloce Strato Platform Scales Up to 15BG
ABB Wins $70 Million in Equipment Orders to Expand European Rail Fleets
ABB Strengthens Digital Offering by Acquiring Leading Pioneer in 3D Inspection Technology
Rockwell Automation Outlines Best Practices for Industrial Security
TSMC Collaborates with Mentor Graphics, Enabling Design and Verification Tools for New InFO Technology Variants
Rockwell Automation Scales Serialization Solution for Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturers
Mentor Graphics Pakistan Earns IT Award from Pakistan Software Export Board
Mentor Graphics Joins GLOBALFOUNDRIES FDXcelerator Partner Program
AEgis Awarded $40M Five - Year AFRL Directed Energy SatAC Contract Award
Rockwell Automation to Showcase Plantwide Control Solutions and Technology at POWER-GEN International
Premier Autonomous Vehicle Conference of The Southeast - 2016 Florida Automated Vehicle Summit
AEgis Technologies, Inc. to Demonstrate Affordable Training Alternatives At I/ITSEC 2016

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  BizJobs.com

Visit  MagLar, Inc.





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)