We are delighted to welcome Michael Aldridge to the 4c team, he is currently completeting a three month summer apprenticeship. Michael graduated from Strathclyde University in 2008 with a Masters in Product Design Engineering. In an effort to support young engineers 4c is furthering Michael's skills in four main areas; Design Skills, Bussiness Skills, Workshop Skills and Solidworks Skill. Below is an example showcasing his workshop skills.
The circular saw in the workshop frequently needs to be moved from its storage location at the wall to the middle of the workshop for use. Given the saw weights approximately 160Kg this proved a difficult process.
This video shows the process of designing and fabricating a trolley that is fitted to the saw to make it mobile yet equally stable when stationary.