A guide to paint and powder coating

A guide to paint and powder coating

Once parts have been created for machinery or structures, often it’s required that they are given a durable finish, with the right colours and branding, so they’re fit for purpose. Within certain industries, such as automotive, military, and aerospace, these coatings...
Alstom to build trains for Britain in Britain

Alstom to build trains for Britain in Britain

The French train manufacturer Alstom has announced plans to become the first company to supply the United Kingdom with hydrogen trains. Alstom are going to convert an existing fleet of electric trains at a site in Widnes, Cheshire. The news that Alstom has also...
A guide to sheet metal fabrication

A guide to sheet metal fabrication

What is sheet metal fabrication? Sheet metal is metal which has been manipulated to become thin sheets in order to be bent and cut to create structures and forms. Sheet metal fabrication is the process of utilising these ‘sheets’ to bend and cut into those structures....
Self-driving technology: Alstom’s trains

Self-driving technology: Alstom’s trains

Dutch infrastructure operator ProRail and Rotterdam Rail Feeding (RRF) are on board with Alstom to begin Automatic Train Operation (ATO) tests in the Netherlands this year. This is an exciting time both for Alstom and for the driverless technology industry as a whole....