Current and Future Events

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  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    05 December 2017 19:30 to 21:30
    Best Western Marks Tey Hotel - Colchester
    To prevent forgeries of bank notes and legal documents, the Bryan Donkin Rose lathe was manufactured in 1821 to produce the intricately engraved two-part printing plates for simultaneous printing in two colours. It was in use for over a century and is an early example of the geometrical lathe.
    Industry: Manufacturing
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    20 February 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    Best Western Marks Tey Hotel - Colchester
    The London Array is the largest offshore windfarm in the world. It lies 20km from the Kent coast and comprises 177 Siemens 3.6MW turbines. The electricity is exported via 33kV undersea cables to two three-storey offshore substations and from there to onshore substations.
    Industry: Offshore engineering
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