The world is advancing at a rapid pace with innovations coming from all sides and robotic exoskeletons are making headlines. Not too long ago these “power suits” were nothing more than science-fiction but not anymore. Thanks to enhanced technology and advanced engineering, exoskeletons are becoming increasingly popular across several sectors.Continue reading
Gun drilling or deep hole drilling is widely used, and hugely beneficial, across several sectors and for different applications. The process requires specialised equipment and knowledge to maintain the straightness, and tight tolerances necessary for some components.
Considering the advanced industries using gun drilling, it’s evident that production of certain parts requires a reliable, time-efficient and accurate process. Here’s what it all entails and why it’s so important when choosing the right engineering company.Continue reading
3D Printing has come a long way in the last few years and the latest development involves mass-producible electric cars. In 2018, Italy’s XEV announced they were partnering with Chinese 3D printing firm, Polymaker, to build a small, inexpensive electric city car called the LSEV.Continue reading
With 2020 just around the corner, we close off the year reflecting on some of the most interesting developments over the last 12 months. As a specialist engineering and fabrication company, we provide services to a wide range of sectors and across many areas. Our vast industry experience means we’ve worked on so many different projects which have enabled us to deliver interesting, relevant and informative articles.
We aim to keep everyone informed from engineering and manufacturing to new technologies, defence updates and future combat vehicles. For those who know PRV, we publish new content every week covering all sorts of topics. Our belief is that you can’t grow unless you learn something new every day. With Christmas behind us and the New Year approaching, here’s a look at some of the PRV Engineering blog highlights from 2019.Continue reading
A 62-year-old seaplane was transformed into the world’s first fully electric commercial aircraft. The debut flight took place earlier this month over Vancouver. This modified six-seater DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver took off from the Fraser River at Harbour Air Seaplanes terminal in Richmond, British Columbia, just south of the international airport.
Greg McDougall, CEO and founder of Harbour Air Seaplanes, was at the helm taking the electric commercial aircraft on a 15-minute flight. The 750-horsepower magni500 propulsion system was developed by Australian electric motor manufacturer, magniX.Continue reading