Case Studies (Page 2)

Baker Street Station - Automatic Fire Detection and Suppression Services

L.B. Foster was contracted to install automatic fire detection and suppression services in the station’s new retail units.

Keeping Bakeries Moving with Franklin Transfer Systems

L.B. Foster Automation & Materials Handling has a long history of working with Premier Foods. The company has previously provided proven Franklin Transfer Systems (FTS) to Premier Foods’ Eastleigh and Barnsley sites.

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 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.