Tours

The programme for euspen‘s 15th Lamdamap Conference & Exhibition in Edinburgh will include the choice of  two different company tours.

Please note Tour 1: Fastblade includes a transfer to Edinburgh airport afterwards. A small fee of £25 will be charged. Tour 2: The Scottish Microelectronics Centre & FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility is free of charge.

Tours will take place on the afternoon of Wednesday 15th March  2023. Further information about the tours can be found below.

Tour 1: FastBlade
Tour 2: Scottish Microelectronics Centre & FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility

Tour 1: FastBlade 

Date: Wednesday 15th March 2023
Time: TBC

FastBlade is the world’s first test facility that uses regenerative hydraulic technology to offer high-quality, low-cost fatigue testing of tidal blades and other composites structures for research and product development.

The tour will show the testing equipment, instrumentation, and hydraulic system, along with a tidal blade specimen.  Unfortunately for health and safety reasons FastBlade will not able to run demo’s of the facility carrying out a test.

Delegates will be split into 4 groups with each tour lasting approx. 1.5 – 2 hours.  Please note this tour is expected to finish at approx. 16:30 – 17:00 hrs.  This tour includes a transfer to Edinburgh airport afterwards. A small fee of £25 will be charged.

 

For further information about FastBlade, please visit the website:  https://fastblade.eng.ed.ac.uk

Tour 2: Scottish Microelectronics Centre & FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility 

Date: Wednesday 15th March 2023
Time: TBC

The Scottish Microelectronics Centre (SMC) is a small research facility (SRF) based in the School of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh provides fabrication facilities and services to industry and academia.

The tour will provide delegates with the opportunity to undertake a viewing corridor tour of the Scottish Microelectronics Centre cleanroom facility, viewing bays containing lithography, etch and deposition equipment within a class 10 cleanroom facility.

For further information about the Scottish Microelectronics Centre cleanroom facility please visit the website: https://www.smc.eng.ed.ac.uk/research-facilities/cleanroom

Information about the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility tour to follow shortly.

For information about the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility please visit the website https://www.flowavett.co.uk

 

Delegates will be split into 2 groups with the combined tours of the Scottish Microelectronics Centre & FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility taking about 1.25 hours.  Please note this tour is expected to finish at approx. 15:45 hrs.