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The significance of Structural Thermal Breaks in high rise fire design and Building energy performance

21st Jun 2022

Since the tragic circumstances of the Grenfell disaster, designing for fire and construction material choice in all its facets has become a focus of design teams across the [...]

What is Chatter_Detect? How we’re improving the quality of strip metal by eliminating chatter marks.

30th May 2022

In the sheet metal industry chatter marks on the finished metal product can cause significant issues for customers. Marks on metal strip affect the quality of the product [...]

As UK cost-of-living concerns soar, is energy efficient building design a key aspect in easing the burden?

3rd May 2022

When the Office of National Statistics recently updated its Opinions and Lifestyle survey through to mid-February, over three-quarters of adults reported that their cost of living had increased [...]

Evaluating the reuse of existing isolated foundation systems for upgraded plant machinery.

26th Apr 2022

Manufacturing businesses are often looking for ways to minimise their waste in terms of spoilage or rejection by upgrading to newest state of the art machinery. However, manufacturers [...]

Upcoming Webinar: The significance of Structural Thermal Breaks in high rise fire design and Building energy performance

13th Apr 2022

Farrat is partnering with the Institute of Structural Engineers this June to produce a new webinar on the significance of Structural Thermal Breaks in high rise fire design [...]

Making Positive impacts on beverage can production through vibration investigation and control.

31st Mar 2022

Aluminium cans are one of the best forms of packaging when it comes to sustainability. The key reason for this is that aluminum as a material retains its [...]

The top 5 questions asked by engineers when specifying structural thermal breaks

15th Mar 2022

The ability to transmit structural loads whilst addressing thermal performance through a building envelope has long been a difficult balance for building designers. The weight of decision has [...]

Project Showcase – Structural Thermal Breaks for energy efficiency and fire safety

15th Mar 2022

Over the last few months, we have witnessed a growing public interest in energy efficiency in parallel to increasing numbers of building designers who are looking to go [...]

Supporting volunteers within our local community

9th Mar 2022

Manchester-based homelessness outreach Trafford-based community group G-Force work with vulnerable individuals and families in crisis across Greater Manchester, providing essentials and working with other community groups and schools. [...]

The top 5 questions asked by architects when specifying structural thermal breaks

1st Mar 2022

The ability to transmit structural loads whilst addressing thermal performance through a building envelope has long been a difficult balance for building designers. The weight of decision has [...]