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Test and development services

James Fisher Nuclear has a number of modern, well-equipped test and development facilities, each with supporting offices to host collaborative development teams.

Conveniently located in the heart Britain's 'Energy Coast',  and with a new facility in Bower near Thurso in Caithness, James Fisher Nuclear's test and development facilities are ideally located and equipped to deliver high integrity engineering projects. All backed up by in-house design and manufacturing teams working with technology suppliers and the expertise of a highly skilled local supply chain. This allows modifications to be rapidly implemented trialled and tested, operatives trained and procedures rehearsed in safe and realistic environments with minimal impact on your work programme.

 

Egremont, Cumbria

 

Specification

 
Unit 7         
  • Test area: 265m2
  • Internal height: 7m
  • Floor capacity: 20KN/m2
  • Lifting capability: 10t EOTC
  • Hook height: 6.4m
  • Access: 1 x roller shutter door 4m wide x 5m high
  • Services: 110V, 240V, 415V, compressed air, mains water
  • Additional plant: 2t fork lift truck
  • Technical support: mechanical, EC&I, safety related systems, safety management
  • Workstations: 24
  • Meeting/training facilities: meeting room - 12 people supported with video link
  • Workshop facilities: mechanical and electrical workshop

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Unit 10
  • Test area: 280m2
  • Internal height: 5.5m
  • Floor capacity: 25KN/m2
  • Lifting capability: 5t EOTC
  • Hook height: 3.8m
  • Access: 1 x roller shutter door 4.5m wide x 4.0m high
  • Services: 110V, 240V, 415V, mains water (additional services can be provided on a project basis)
  • Additional plant: 2t fork lift truck
  • Technical support: mechanical, EC&I, safety related systems, safety management
  • Workshop facilities: supported by the Unit 7 facility (mechanical and electrical)
  • Workstations: 11
  • Meeting/training facilities: meeting/training room – 10 people

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Unit 14
  • Test area: 900 m2
  • Internal height: 18.5m
  • Floor capacity: 60KN/m2
  • Lifting capability: 20t EOTC
  • Hook height: 14.6m
  • Access: 2 x roller shutter door 8.4m wide x 6.5m high
  • Services: 110V, 240V, 415V, mains water (additional services provided on a project basis)
  • Dive test tank
  • Additional plant: 2t fork lift truck
  • Technical support: mechanical, EC&I, safety related systems, safety management
  • Workshop facilities: supported by the Unit 7 facility (mechanical and electrical)
  • Workstations: 48
  • Meeting facilities: 
  • Meeting/training room 1 –  12 people
  • Meeting room 2 – 6 people
  • Meeting room 3 – 6 people

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Thurso, Caithness

  Specification  
Bower   
  • Test area: 2,070m2
  • Internal height 16.0m 
  • Floor loading capacity: 96kN/m2
  • Lifting capability: 2 x 20Te overhead cranes. 11.3m under hook
  • Access: 2 sliding doors. 12.0m wide x 12.1m high
  • Services: 110V, 240V, 415V, Mains Water (additional services provided on a project basis)
  • Engineering office accommodation: 1,800m2 over 3 floors
  • Disabled lift to all floors
  • Bonded Store: 240m2
  • Covered external secure storage: 300m2

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Below are some other examples of the facilities we can offer for test and evaluation of equipment and procedures:

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