Case Studies

Heavy Barrel Handling - Drain and fill line

Whisky casks offer a unique and important materials handling challenge by the very nature of their variable size and shape. As an essential part of the whisky production process, finding safe and efficient means of moving barrels during the drain and fill process is a materials handling challenge.

Overhead conveyor solution for radiator painting

Domestic central heating manufacturers often use overhead conveyors to move heavy and awkward radiators on powder coating production lines.

Acoustic robotic spray cell from L.B. Foster

Thermal spraying is a technology which improves or restores the surface of a solid material.

New Automated Pallet Debanders Raise Safety Levels at Britvic

Britvic uploads almost 100,000 aluminium cans from pallets onto each of three new canning lines per hour at the company’s upgraded Rugby production site.

London Underground Limited - One Person Operation (OPO)

An upgrade to London Underground Limited’s (LUL) One Person Operation (OPO) system was delivered in 2011 on the Bakerloo Line between Harrow & Wealdstone and Queen’s Park stations

Imtech - Nottingham Hub Station GRIP 5-8 bracketry design and supply

L.B. Foster Telecoms worked with Imtech, the engineering services, technical facilities management and systems integration specialists. The Detailed Design Deliverable was a Network Rail GRIP stage 5 document based on Network Rail’s Governance for Railway Investment Projects (GRIP).

London Underground Limited - Depot Security & Communications Upgrade

Fifteen of London Underground Limited’s rail depots and sidings have undergone a major programme of capital investment to improve safety for staff and increase the security of assets. Improvements are the result of a number of incidents involving intruders that have compromised site and individual safety.

Willeseden Track Maintenance Depot & Satallite Sidings Kenton, South Kenton, Harlesden & Stonebridge Park

An upgrade to London Underground Limited’s (LUL) One Person Operation (OPO) system was delivered in 2011 on the Bakerloo Line between Harrow & Wealdstone and Queen’s Park stations, including Kenton, South Kenton, Harlesden and Stonebridge Park.

London Overground West Anglia Station Projects Concourse & Platform Radio System

L.B. Foster Telecoms were contracted by infrastructure specialist J Murphy & Sons, on behalf of Arriva Rail London, to deliver station upgrade and refurbishment works in compliance with specifications detailed by London Overground Rail Operations Ltd (LOROL).