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Engineering planning & Project Management

CAD Design & CAE Analysis

Prototyping

Automated Assembly

Underground

Project Objective

Engineer a composite door leaf assembly that performs equivalent to existing door design with improved reliability and maintenance as well as achieve mass saving of >10kg.

Penso in Action

  • Press formed carbon fibre pre-preg with integrated core
  • Closed cell core to prevent water ingress
  • Exceeds static and dynamic test requirements with over 1,000,000 dynamic cycles performed
  • BS 476-7 Flame Spread, BS 476-6 Fire Propagation, BS 6853 Anx D Smoke Density & BS 6853 Anx B Toxic Fume compliant
  • Optimised window system design for improved maintenance
  • Designed for extended service life of up to 40 years

Penso in Action image
-37%
components
Improved
durability
>10kg
mass savings
Reduced
Track wear

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