- Client: Firbeck Construction
- Contract Name: Grapple Arm & Cabin
- Contract Value: £175,000
- Contract Duration: 5 Months
Hemswell Biogas is a large processor of food waste located in Lincolnshire, and has been designed to handle a wide range of waste feedstocks. Wright Engineering approached were prior to breaking ground on site to design, manufacture and install an alternative way of transferring material from the pit into the crusher.
Rather than the traditional use of a ‘rubber duck’, Wright Engineering successfully engineered a 14m hydraulic grab operated remotely from a control cabin (by Wrights also) giving users complete visibly of the process reducing manpower requirements and increasing safety factors tenfold.