Bendalls Boxing Clever With LLWR

Boxing Clever With Our New Packaging Manufacturing of the first pair of high-precision new Type B (Novapak) Packaging for LLW Repository Ltd under a multi-million pound programme to transport legacy nuclear material by rail to Sellafield has been completed by Cumbrian firm Bendalls Engineering. Staff from LLWR involved in the programme joined the Bendalls workforce at their Carlisle base to mark the occasion along with representatives from Nuvia, the Packaging Design Authority. “We have produced…

Mission Critical Engineering begins in our Schools

As an engineering division head quartered in Cumbria and delivering mission critical capability both here in county and around the world, it is very important to us to build meaningful connections with our local schools, colleges and universities. In 2015 we took a call from the Richard Rose Morton Academy which led to the beginning of a relationship that has been nurtured by our lead mechatronics engineer, Steve Blackwell. To date, Steve has helped to guide the Year 11…

Our High Integrity Manufacturing Business Unit, Bendalls secures ISO 14001 and OSHAS 18001 Accreditation

Carr’s Engineerings’ Managing Director, Chris Woodhead “2016 has been a very rewarding year for the business, in particular in Bendalls where we have secured long term contracts in the nuclear decommissioning and waste management sector as well as delivering on business improvement initiatives. The team has done us proud in ensuring that our accreditations match with our unrivalled capability and experience”.

Sellafield FGMSP Magnox Pond Conveyor System Project

This complex design and build project brought together the design, precision engineering and fabrication capabilities to create this key piece of bespoke equipment in support of a key Sellafield programme.  After extensive testing in Carr’s Carlisle facilities, this Nuclear Quality Grade 2 piece of equipment was delivered to site to begin its important work transferring 4 tonne radioactive skips from FGMSP to Cave facilities for the segregation and storage of contents. Nuclear Manufacture Quality Grade…

Sellafield awards Carr’s Engineering with 10-year £48m framework for high integrity in-cell tanks & vessels

Carr’s Engineering has successfully secured an exclusive framework to deliver high integrity in-cell tanks and vessels including heat exchangers and evaporators to Sellafield Ltd for the next 10 years. At time of tender the framework was valued up to £48m and was won through a competitive European wide OJEU process. Chris Woodhead, Carr’s Engineering’s MD, “This was an important win for this business providing contract baseload alongside diversification of opportunities secured in 2016 with: Low…

Manipulators for ITER Fusion for Energy (F4E)

Carr’s Engineering subsidiary Walischmiller delivers remote handling system to ITER Markdorf, Deutschland (18 Mai 2015) – Wälischmiller Engineering has been awarded a contract by Fusion For Energy (F4E) for the development and delivery of the Neutral Beam Cell Remote Handling System on the ITER fusion reactor at Cadarache in the South of France. F4E is the European Union organisation responsible for Europe’s contribution to ITER – the world’s biggest fusion energy project. This order attests…

NAR Reboiler

The Nitric Acid reboiler must operate in the most hostile nuclear operating environment, any manufacturing flaws or weaknesses would lead to an unnacceptable failure.  This led us to create a highly innovative welding technique that allows all 96 pipes to be “back-face” welded rather than traditional fillet welded.  The result is a 4x ultra-high integrity weld around each pipe that achieves full penetration and is subject to stringent 100% nondestructive X-ray inspection by our in-house…