Francis Brown Installs 700Te Carousel to One of UK’s Largest Windfarms 

Francis Brown Ltd., located in Stockton-on-Tees in the North East of England. has successfully fabricated and installed a 700Te carousel which will be used for the storage of spare cables for UK offshore windfarm projects. The project was completed in 11 weeks.
Francis Brown Installs 700Te Carousel to One of UK’s Largest Windfarms 

With the ability to upgrade from a 700Te to 1700Te capacity, the carousel comprises a number of key items and sub-assemblies including; basket and core, grillage, rollers and tracks, floor, drive system and central bush.

Speaking about the contract, Mark Roddy, Managing Director at Francis Brown, said: “We are thrilled to be part of this project and believe that it is our experience, quality, ability to hit a very tight schedule and excellent safety record that landed us this order.

“We pride ourselves in providing first class, robust and sustainable solutions to projects across the globe and firmly believe it is our emphasis on delivering exceptional design – coupled with our focus on safe manufacturing and installation - that makes us the supplier of choice across our industries.”

The fabrication and engineering firm used the latest progressive FARO tracker laser measuring equipment to deliver this project.The investment in such equipment enables Francis Brown to achieve measurement accuracy of high precision parts. 

The company has the ability to assemble and install units of any size, scale and specification and has already installed some of the largest fabrication and engineering components to projects across the globe, including the world’s largest tidal turbine to date – the MeyGenTidal Stream project in the Pentland Firth.


For information: Francis Brown Ltd.


Photo courtesy of Francis Brown


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