SMI project ‘frame lift column’
Recently SMI delivered a frame lift column. In spite of this project doesn’t have any relation to the offshore sector, this project has been attracted by the smi-offshore.com website. This has to do with the high demands of the customer on the welding process (euro standard). Also the machining is very critical: high tolerances on difficult obtainable spots on the frame. In particular the attainability inside of the frame needed some focus: the column is very difficult obtainable for welding activities as also for the machining operations. Hereby was handicraft necessary, this requires precision in preparing. SMI delivered a measure accurately frame without deviations and with forcefulness: the frame can be used safety critical. This frame lift column will be used as column for a wind tunnel, with a test function.