Cases

Thousands of customers annually entrust us with their products, materials or structures in order to examine their potentials and reduce risks. The many co-operations result in a long list of cases from all over the world - cases that have ensured our customers peace of mind and value based on impartiality and technological expertise.

Cases

Vandmiljømåling R Don

R Dons Laboratory tests water quality

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Standards ensure that trustworthy water analyses are conducted by water test laboratories.

Standards for measuring the visibility of roads markings

Standards for road markings ensure safe driving

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Geveko Markings use standards to ensure their road markings are highly visible for motorists.

How to prepare for a safe working environment

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Participants from Caljan and Vestas gained practical knowledge about work environment management.

Knowledge of standards FALCK

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Early knowledge of changes in standards ensures that Falck's subcontractors' products live up to future requirements.

Standardisation and VELUX

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Standards ensure VELUX’s international market access.

Knowledge about odour standards at DAKA

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Keeping pace with the legislation on odour measurements helps DAKA assert compliance with odour limits.

Knowledge of standards for medical devices

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XO CARE uses knowledge about standards actively to future-proof their dental products.

User context aware technological innovation process

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Glostrup Hospital achieved innovative technological solutions for their new rehabilitation centre.

Pucture of eggs temperature

Optimization of Disinfection Systems using CFD

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Case study with focus on SonoSteam food disinfection systems

F-35 - image courtesy of Lockheed-Martin

Terma reduces materials and time spent through 3D print

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Additive manufacturing reduces manufacturing time and material consumption for F-35 component by over 90%.

SPX FLOW solves wear problems in pressure vessels

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3D laser cladding helps solve wear and tear problems in food processing plants.

LB Altimeters EMC og paalidelighedstest  MIL-standarder

LB Altimeters saves time in product development

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Focus on standards ensures that product documentation lives up to high customer requirements.

The entire testing package was sent to FORCE Technology for technical approval

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Instrumatic A / S wanted to expand this business to include measurement of emissions from ships but lacked a technical certification, FORCE Technology helped.

With FORCE Technology's calibration certificates, the measurement system is "plug and play"

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Explicit produces sensor systems for measuring emissions from ships. The systems have been developed in collaboration with FORCE Technology, and with the calibration certificates from FORCE, the emission measurement system is an easy case for the authorities to approve.

ReMoni

ReMoni 

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Avoid loss of resources with wireless sensors. Remoni is scavenging energy from cables to power devices.

Meeting, men, people, COPD patients

Assistive technology

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The Pacer - empowering COPD patients.

Man, elderly, dementia

SEMO

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A sensory memory game for dementia patients.

Work out

Muscle Minder

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An investigation into how we might use haptic feedback to create a mind-muscle connection when doing exercise.

Eating, apple

.TIBA - Habit changing wearables

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Design for meaningfulness in smart health care products.

Bike, e-bike

Early prototyping for electric bikes

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Better user interfaces and interaction on electric bikes for people with disabilities

Children

ERNIT - A digital piggy bank for the cashless future

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Technological assistance to Haystack in the development of a digital piggy bank concept.

Wireless sensors

Noise in open offices

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Noise monitoring and nudging in open office environments.

Price tag

Solar powered price tags to replace batteries

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Cheaper electronic shelf labels based on indoor solar cell technology.

Mobile phone, bicycle

Donkey Republic

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Hardware evaluation at Donkey Republic.

IoT, Planters, plants, gardener

IoT in smart city planters

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IoT and sensors for rainwater collection measurement and automatic watering in urban green spaces and facilities.

sika marine

Improved acoustics on ships

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Sika Marine collaborates with FORCE Technology to find a way to reduce structure borne noise.

Concrete mixer, VM750L

Haarup Maskinfabrik

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Sound emission measurements of concrete mixer documents machine safety to the authorities.

Wind turbines, sky, cloud

Analysis of noise from wind turbines

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Do wind turbines generate more noise at wind speeds other than 6 m/s and 8 m/s?

Railway, track,

Noise from the Ringsted-Femern railway

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Mapping out noise and vibrations from the future Ringsted-Femern Railway.

Auralisation

Listen to the future road

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The Danish Road Directorate uses auralisation to explain how a new road will sound to the stakeholders.

School children, girl

FurnX noise-dampening school desks

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FORCE Technology measured the impact noise of four different desk surfaces for the use of e.g. schools.

Airplane

Noise measurements at the Airports of Swedavia

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Acoustic measurements ensure that the airports live up to environmental authorities' requirements.

Rendering of the new Champlain Bridge, Montreal, Canada

Test of new bridge cabel concept

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Surface modification of cable ducts for the Champlain Bridge in Montreal has been tested in our climatic wind tunnel.

Cruise ship at Langelinje Peer

Air quality at the Langelinie quay

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FORCE Technology has measured the air quality at the Langelinie quay, where the cruise ships dock.

EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) for Hi-Con balconies

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A verified EPD documents the content of a product and its environmental footprint.

CFD optimisation

CFD analysis of DHI buoy in Little Belt

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CFD is a useful simulation tool for carrying out a cost-effective analysis of various scenarios. In this case example it is illustrated how using CFD can help spark ideas for alternative solutions.

The Niels Bohr building. Photo by Pro Ventilation

On-site quality assurance of 2.5 kilometers stainless steel ventilating ducts

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Flexibility, metallurgic expert knowledge and on-site Optical Emission Spectrometry (OES analysis) were vital for the completion of the task.

Cruise ship, arctic waters

Polar Code Training Course

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The cruise industry is expanding - also into arctic waters. For the cruising companies to offer a safe and pleasant cruise it is important that the bridge crew are familiar with navigation in ice filled waters. This is the essense of the new polar code training course developed in strong cooperation with Greenland Pilot Service.

Lodam

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The company develops robust sensors with HACT tests.

The wiser radiator thermostat

Schneider Electric

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Approval management ensured the quality of Schneider Electric’s approval process.

Scandyna's overview of labelling requirements helped increase export

Scandyna

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Overview of labelling requirements for export markets helped Scandyna increase exports.

Reverberation chamber

Kamstrup

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Mobile phones, routers, ID card readers, TETRA radios are just a few examples of modern electronic devices that can challenge a device’s immunity to high field strengths.

Electrical wires, fire

ASSA ABLOY

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What happens to your IT product if the user drops it – is the equipment still safe? Could a short circuit inside the device start a fire? An electric safety test provides answers to this and much more.

The insurance industry

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The insurance industry tightens the requirements for vehicle tracking systems

LINAK

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Type approval paves the way for increased sales.

Traffic sign, speed limit, 40 km per hour

ATKI

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ATKI makes unambiguous requirement specifications in collaboration with their customers.

Wireless thermostat

Danfoss

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Danfoss uses IoT do-it-yourself test facilities to test new wireless thermostat.

Elderly lady

EZE Electronic

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If an elderly person falls, Sarita automatically takes action

Girl with piggy bank

ERNIT

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Cyber security check opens export doors for virtual piggy bank.

Fatigue testing

Danfoss

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Danfoss products are fully tested

windows construction environmental product declaration EPD

VinduesIndustrien wants to ensure more clarity with environmental product declarations

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A still increasing focus on environmental impact from building materials has caused VinduesIndustrien and Grundejernes Investeringsfond to initiate a project where the environmental impact from distinct types of windows are mapped in environmental product declarations (EDP’s).

Inspection of storage tank at CHP Skærbæk Power Station

Phased array ultrasonic inspection (PAUT) of storage tank on the CHP Skærbæk Power Station

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Phased array ultrasonic testing (PAUT) has been used to inspect the k-weld of a hot water storage tank on Ørsted’s (formerly DONG) CHP Skærbæk Power Station. The inspection of the k-weld did not reveal any failures or defects.

Hydraulic force gauge from Ametek

Flexibility is the key to successful cooperation with sub suppliers

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Being part of a large supply chain poses high demands for flexibility and quality. Learn how FORCE Technology and Ametek cooperate when ensuring calibrated measuring equipment for a large international customer base.

Club La Santa pool area

Investigation of wind environment

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To create the best training ground for its customers, Club La Santa is constantly looking to improve its facilities.

CFD, wave pattern

Modern hull form optimisation leads to energy efficiency

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CFD analysis is a fast and efficient tool to predict the performance of vessels before they are built and to optimise existing vessels. For Karstensens Skibsværft, this analysis is central in the design phase of new, energy-efficient vessels.

Brisbane water depht approach channel

Navigational channel for ports

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A potential and expensive deepening of the main navigational channel is regarded as one of several proactive planning initiatives

Airport wind tunnel test

Wind turbulence test of Qaqortoq

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The hilly surroundings at this location poses a challenge in terms of wind conditions and turbulence.

30" turbine meter calibrated for the first time

30" USM meter calibrated for the first time

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How does a high-pressure calibration of a 30" USM meter look like? See the calibration of the impressive meter!

Chimney

Flexible collaboration on AMS quality assurance

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KARA/NOVEREN’s ambition is to be at the forefront, which is why the focus lies heavily on environmental and performance measurements, including AMS.

Textminded

Lean tools for quality management

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TextMinded Danmark has collaborated with FORCE Technology to achieve a higher level of quality management.

Test of dynamometers at Fanø Kran-Service A / S. Preparation of test setup.

Safe cranes on offshore platforms and ships

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On-site calibration of dynamometers ensures Fanø Kran-Service a minimum of delay and a reduction in time and money spent on transportation.

Nissen cooling system tested in the climate chamber at Lindoe

Stress test of cooling system in climate chamber

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Both climate chamber at Lindø Component and Structure testing and Nissen´s cooling system passed the test brilliantly as they were exposed to real weather conditions.

Simulation geeelong Australia, FORCE Technology

The Australian adventure - Geelong

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On behalf of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA), Victoria, Australia, DHI contracted us to simulate whether it is possible to sail Suezmax tankers into the Port of Geelong along the 14 Nm long approach channel.

Ship bridge simulator, Simulator training, teambuilding, FORCE Technology,

Training to become an efficient team

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Our Bridge Resource Management training helped Dorian LPG’s employees become an efficient team by enhancing their performance, work quality and safety.

Port of Vordingborg,  simulator study, port expansion, simulator studie,

Port extension opens new growth opportunities for Port of Vordingborg

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The Port of Vordingborg has made a DKK-million investment towards becoming a regional port focusing on national and international shipping.

Acquadinamica, simulator center, simulator center, FORCE Technology

Together we stand stronger

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A collaboration agreement between Acquadinamica (ACD) and FORCE Technology enables ACD to offer services that can help modernise the Brazilian ports.

Measurement of sulphur (SO2) and NOx directly from the ship funnel. Illustration by Explicit.

Drones catch environmental polluters at open sea

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Danish IT start-up Explicit and FORCE Technology joined forces to develop a new solution that quickly and cost-effectively measures the amount of sulphur in a ship’s exhaust – even at open sea.

Mechanical test of large structures

Full-scale testing documents quality

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Our climate chamber and mechanical test bench are ideal for full-scale tests for e.g. the offshore sector. An accelerated lifetime test documents product quality.

Laser welding

Laser welding is available in the production for SME´s

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Laser welding is available in the production to SME's to improve their competitiveness and many are now implementing laser welding showed R&D project.

Maersk triple E training, Course, simulator course, FORCE Technology, kursus, simulator træning

Simulator training with Maersk Triple-E

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We carry out ship simulator training for Maersk Triple-E container vessel crews. One of the main objectives of the course is to ensure that the participants understand the principles of manoeuvring with twin propellers and rudders, thereby promoting safety at sea and protecting the marine environment.

Pollution, Beijing

Red alert in Beijing forces companies to shut down

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We qualify China´s five-year plans and with new cost-effective clean air technologies we are helping to make a mask-free life in China a reality.

With CFD simulations we can test the desulphurization of exhaust gases and cut emissions.

Cleaner air in China will improve the lives of millions

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Through CFD simulations we help large power plants and industrial companies in China to remove harmful substances from their exhaust gas and improve the lives of millions.

Crane

19 shoeboxes connect Scandinavia to Europe

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Banedanmark builds the Ringsted Line for high-speed trains. We have carried out welding inspections on the 510 m long bridge with more than 20 km weld joints.

Thürmer threaded pin in hands

3D printing of tools

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Thürmer Tools 3D-prints tools and compares them to traditionally printed tools. We are testing the 3D-printet tools with fatigue tests and application trials.

Wind test, ol 2016, track bicycling, banecykling, olympics, Dansk cykle union

Denmark may just win(d) gold at the 2016 Olympics

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Even the smallest adjustment can lead to a medal at the Olympics in Rio 2016. Learn how Team Danmark tested wind resistance for track bicycling and wind and water resistance tests on rowing boats and kayaks in our facilities.

National wind tunnel, FORCE Technology, aerodynamic testing,

The national wind tunnel

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This new facility will be specifically dedicated to both aerodynamic and aero-acoustic testing of wind turbine blades. FORCE Technology is involved in the design and planning of its operation.

Stad ship tunnel, simulation, FORCE Technology, , Norweigan Coastal administration,

The world’s largest ship tunnel in the making

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We are working on a virtual version of what could be the world’s largest ship tunnel.

Port study, mooring, FORCE Technology, simulator, Port Said, engineering

Safe mooring distances create a profitable harbour!

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Using the knowledge of our skilled engineers, experienced captains and innovative simulators, we provided Port Said with a ruleset for safe mooring distances that will reduce the amount of accidents.

Testing the aeroelastic full bridge model in our wide boundary-layer wind tunnel

3D bridge model tests

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Bridge model tests are an essential part of the design process. Our aerodynamic tests can help reveal possible adjustments that are necessary in order to build a safe and efficient bridge.

PROES, simulator training, FORCE Technology, full mission, part task

Taking simulation studies to the next level

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Spanish maritime design and engineering company Proes combine the use of their own desktop simulator with the full-mission simulators at FORCE Technology in order to bring their projects to the next level.

Wind energy platform, turbine, wind tunnel facility, model testing, KRISO, FORCE Technology, model test,

Floating wind and wave platform

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FORCE Technology is involved in a new project regarding a floating wind and wave hybrid energy platform that will be placed in South Korea.

Multraship, simulator study, simulatorstudium, FORCE Technology, skib

Multraship - simulator training of Tug Masters

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In 2014 Multraship Towage & Salvage, the Netherlands, bought a tug simulator from FORCE Technology and in 2015 the simulator was installed and ready for use.

jacking up

Jacking up

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We have developed an advanced simulation model to support the final lifting sequence of self-propelled lift vessels.

Santrol Europe management system

Santrol Europe gets a Quality Management System

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Employees and management at Santrol Europe ApS have gotten a practical everyday management tool.

Clean air in China

Signature paves the way for clean air above China

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New deal about supply of Danish clean air technology for reduction of the air pollution in China is agreed between Tongfang Environment and FORCE Technology.

Emma Maersk, containers

Root cause analysis of water ingress into Emma Mærsk 

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Emma Mærsk experienced severe sea water ingress into the engine room. Subsequently, FORCE Technology’s experts assisted at finding the cause for the failure.

NDT in nuclear power plants

One hundred percent thickness measurement

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The steam lines at Ringhals nuclear power plant are subject to periodic inspection. So far, the thickness has been measured manually by using ultrasound, but now tests have been made with the mechanized T-scan system.

Green innovation sustainable development

LCA at Genan

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Positive environmental impacts from recycling tires for Genan. 

Drilling rig

Hardness measurements raise the level of security

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Metallurgical examinations from FORCE Technology helped Maersk Oil in finding the cause of fracture of lifting gear and security is now increased at Maersk rigs.

Plastic technology LEGO

Plastic technology imitates nature’s colour effects

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FORCE Technology and LEGO develop coloured plastic surfaces without use of environmentally problematic dyes or colour pigments as part of a major research project on plastics supported by the Højteknologifonden (The Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation).

Highway bridge collapses

When a motorway bridge collapses

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Mere seconds after a vehicle had passed the motorway bridge collapsed. FORCE Technology was appointed as head of the commission to find the cause of the collapse.

Set-up of the probes of the AMS-69.

Complete ultrasonic system for test and production control of wind turbine blades in Korea.

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Korea Institute for Material Science, KIMS-WTRC, is the first Korean buyer of a complete ultrasonic system for examination of wind turbine blades.

Rotor tug

Accurate simulation of rotor tugs

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The development and implementation of complex models accurately simulating the performance of advanced tug types continues.

Harbour, port, engineering study, FORCE Technology

Going east

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In the early spring of 2011, Gdynia Maritime University, contracted us to deliver a modern and professional simulator centre for training of crew.

Peregrino, ship, vessel, skib, FORCE Technology

Maersk Peregrino

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Pumping oil from offshore wells requires a very safe operation as the costs of failure is immense - both economically and environmentally.

Performance of ships in service,  FORCE Technology

Performance evaluation of ships

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In recent years, the maritime world has focused on ship performance, but for our Maritime Division this topic has been on the agenda for more than 50 years.

Smartship australia simulator centre, FORCE Technology

Smartship Australia

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In June 2010, Maritime Safety Queensland contracted us to deliver the most modern and professional simulator centre possible for training of pilots and tug masters.

Bridge, spans

Expanding the possible

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We have developed a new test rig that can provide data for determination of the aerodynamic flutter derivatives in a fast and efficient manner. For instance, in connection with the design of flexible structures such as long-span bridges. 

Ship, vessel, sailing, FORCE Technology

Sailing efficiently

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With more than 50 years of experience with hydro- and aerodynamic testing, we have a unique knowledge regarding the forces and physics surrounding ships.

Towing operation Belfast, port study, simulator study, havnestudium, FORCE Technology

Belfast tow out

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The great thing about simulation studies is the possibility to perform trial and error exercises over and over again, until you are perfectly ready to perform the operation at sea.

New manning concept - safe manning

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A new concept by FORCE Technology is set to change the way ships are manned. The concept is called safe manning and is a function-based approach to manning of ships.

Borreplatform, oil rig, FORCE Technology

The art of lying completely still

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For advanced offshore operations, position-keeping becomes more and more important.

Wind tunnel tests on offshore platforms

Wind tunnel tests on offshore platforms

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We perform 20-30 wind tunnel tests of offshore platforms each year.

Trim guidance, trim test, ship, vessel, FORCE Technology

Trim guidance in perspective

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The energy-saving strategy is dependent on the vessel type and size, and it must be considered which measures will provide the best return on investment.

Bulb compare, ship, vessel, FORCE Technology

Ship propulsion optimisation

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Shipowners are focusing on performance of their existing fleet instead of ordering newbuildings.

Hull form optimisation at the next level

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We have taken hull form optimisation to the next level by incorporating the operational profile in the design.

CFD, water resistance, FORCE Technology

New R&D on added resistance in waves

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Route simulations play an important role in ship design and retrofitting where it is essential to evaluate the performance of the ship sailing on a given route to judge the quality of the new design.

Norwegian Coastal Administration,

Norwegian Coastal Administration

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Norwegian Coastal Administration chooses FORCE Technology's simulator centre for training of their Pilots and VTS Operators.

New technical guidelines Lala

New technical IALA guidelines

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The IALA guidelines are a high level, strategic document on how simulation tools can assist in planning and implementing AtoN.

SimFlex4 engineering tool, simulator, FORCE Technology

Successful SimFlex4 engineering tools

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Simulating the results of the constructions of new harbours or changes to existing ones before carrying them out in real life has proven valuable for engineering companies.

Climatic wind tunnel, ice accretion, FORCE Technology,cable studies rain wind ice

Cable studies with rain, wind and ice

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For many of the world’s large cable-supported bridges, incidents have been reported in which the stay or hanger cables exhibit large-amplitude vibrations under certain climatic conditions in connection with wind.

Fehmarn Belt ship simulations, FORCE Technology

Fehmarn Belt ship simulations

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In 2007, the Danish and German governments decided to create a fixed link between northern Germany and southern Denmark

Profitability of retrofitting your vessel, FORCE Technology

Profitability of retrofitting your vessel

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Retrofit of existing ships is becoming increasingly interesting for shipowners. It provides the possibility to save fuel and stay competitive against newer eco-designs

Eastern Bosporus Strait Bridge, bridge model, wind tunnel testing facility, FORCE Technology

Eastern Bosporus Strait Bridge

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Since the early stages of the design of the Eastern Bosporus Strait Bridge, Vladivostok, Russia, we have been involved in aerodynamic testing of the bridge.

Tension leg platform

Advanced Vortex Induced Motions

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It has become common practice to carry out Vortex Induced Motions (VIM) tests for new platforms that may be susceptible to VIM.

Yding Grønt vegetables production

At Yding Grønt, the working environment is a high priority

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A consultant from FORCE Technology has helped Yding Grønt with their working environment. Today Yding Grønt has an optimal system which benefits both management and employees.

The TwinEye X-ray measuring system performs complex measurements in the full circumference of flexible pipes for oil and gas extraction. The results contribute to ensuring and documenting the quality of the pipes.

TwinEye X-ray measuring system monitors pipes in Brazil

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FORCE Technology has developed and installed a TwinEye X-ray measuring system on National Oilwell Varco Denmark’s new production line in the state of Rio de Janeiro, which produces flexible pipes for oil and gas extraction.

The X-act 630 is an innovative X-ray measuring system for the plastic pipe industry.

Innovative X-ray measuring system for the plastic pipe industry

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In 2014 FORCE Technology delivered a complete and innovative X-ray measuring system to an Australian pipe manufacturer. The system provides manufacturers of large plastic pipes with the opportunity to optimise their materials consumption and product quality.

Water jet probes activated for control of alignment.

Water jet probe scanning system upgraded

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Water jet probe system refurbished and upgraded to meet new demands for inspection performance.

P-scan AMS-1T steerable magnetic wheel crawler on primary tank wall.

Radioactive waste storage tank inspection through 6-inch access pipes

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Specialists of the materials Technology Section of Savannah River National Laboratory performed ultrasonic and visual examinations of a high level radioactive waste storage tank as an in-service inspection.

The immersion tank, AMS-38, installed at Frisa Forjados in Mexico

Advanced Immersion Ultrasonic System

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FORCE Technology delivers advanced inspection equipment to the Mexican steel forging company, Frisa Forjados.

The TwinEye X-ray measuring in-line at LOGSTOR.

Another TwinEye X-ray measuring system installed at LOGSTOR

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By developing, manufacturing and installing in line X-ray measuring systems in LOGSTORs production plants, we help secure a high and uniform quality as well as productivity.

Public swimming pool, children, swim ring

Building inspection prevents leaks in the public swimming pools in Copenhagen

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Checking the system for cathodic protection gave overview of the condition of swimming pools preventing them from breaking down and injuring pool staff and users.

The PolyScan X-ray scanner

PolyScan ensures a good night’s sleep

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With PolyScan Dan-Foam achieved an improved control of their consumption of raw materials and got documented assurance that the density of their mattresses was as specified.

In the service of art

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FORCE Technology has helped Statens Museum for Kunst, SMK, reveal spectacular secrets in one of their absolute masterpieces, the almost 400 years old Jacob Jordaens painting “The Ferry-Boat” from approximately 1623.

Example of a digital X-ray picture of a bronze sword from the early Bronze Age, c. 1600 BC.

Digital X-ray examination of swords from the early bronze age

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We have examined bronze swords from the National Museum of Denmark by using computed radiography. Not an everyday task.

FORCE Technology employees

Water-proof evidence assists TORM

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Metallurgical examinations from FORCE Technology proved that the microstructure in the material caused the extraordinarily high wear in TORM´s tanker engines.

Propeller

Expertise makes it possible to steer clear

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Failures and damages must be solved and remedied as fast as possible, here FORCE Technology´s expertise in materials and welding may prove very useful.

FORCE Technology supported Sinopec with materials and welding technology

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FORCE Technology supported Sinopec with material and welding technology for a gas field with very corrosive gas to minimise corrosion attacks and leakage.

Health check at Statoil refinery

Health check on refinery

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Conditions assessments are performed regularly on processing equipment. FORCE Technology examined Statoil´s pressurised equipment during shutdown at the refinery.

Ferry, ship, The Bornholm’s ferry

CFD-optimised flue gas cleaning on the shipping company BornholmerFærgen (The Bornholm’s ferry)

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CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) analyses led to the development of a flue gas cleaning system with optimum flow and the reduction of NOx became less expensive.

Hamlet Rgb Scandlines

Longer service life is given the seal of approval

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Metallurgical examinations of Scandlines´ pistons proved that the material was still operational, hence replacement was postponed and approved by the engine manufacturer.

The 2400 liters immersion tank scannner AMS-30.

Immersion tank scanner for ultrasonic inspection of high performance components

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PLANSEE GmbH was founded in 1921 in Austria for production of refractory metals and other special materials. Today the production of "High performance materials", both the raw material and finished components, are the primary fields of activity for PLANSEE, which is represented worldwide.

The AMS-14 scanner set-up with ultrasonic probes mounted in a frame perpendicular to the pipe axis reduces inspection time from 55 to 11 hours per unit.

P-scan reduces inspection time with a factor of 5

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Scana Steel Björneborg AB of Sweden has supplied high quality stress joints, 18.5 meters long conic steel pipes, to the offshore industry for years.

Nickel out of drinking water

Nickel out of drinking water

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Products for drinking water installations are tested for metal release before VA-approval. Now test methods are developed to include nickel in the approval.

Subsea inspection

Inspection of Tether String Welds

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In August 2003 FORCE Technology inspected welds on tension legs of Heidrun the Statoil platform placed at 360 metres depth off the Norwegian coast and that is probably the deepest automated ultrasonic inspection done at that time.

Metal delivery to water nickel from the drinking water

Knowledge is not all hot air

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Corrosion in plumbing must be avoided to ensure good drinking water to the end user. FORCE Technology holds international key competences in materials for pipe installations.

Builders in Bangladesh

Clean water in Bangladesh guaranteed for many years

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Condition assessment of concrete showed cracks in a new purification plant that had to be remedied to ensure the service life of the plant and clean drinking water.

Successful turnaround in southern India

Successful turnaround in South India

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During turnaround thorough inspection and maintenance is carried out and FORCE Technologys competences within metallurgy, corrosion and welding come into play.

Outsourcing provides a queue for material knowledge

Outsourcing involves queuing for materials' knowledge

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Outsourcing of production to the Far East is far from always without problems. At project days we informed of financial loss, complaints and compensation loss.

Cfd simulation of the blue planet

FORCE Technology simulates the wind conditions on The Blue Planet

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CFD computer simulations were used to calculate the wind flow when designing the new Aquarium of Denmark to minimise the inconveniences for visitors outdoor.

Air quality measurement

Air quality monitoring at the Copenhagen Airport, CPH

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FORCE Technology contributes to document that CPH meets the requirements for air quality monitoring.

Gasværksvejs school - measuring device

Monitoring air quality at Gasværksvej School in Copenhagen

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FORCE Technology measures the effect of the one-way traffic initiative by examining the air quality in 2014 and in 2015.

Wind turbine

Loads are measured on wind turbines on their knees

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Strain gauge measurements provide Vattenfall Windpower with a realistic picture of offshore wind turbines that settle in the foundation due to failing grout.

P-scan AMS-1T steerable magnetic wheel crawler on primary tank wall.

Safe inspection of radioactive waste tanks

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FORCE Technology’s specially designed scanning equipment makes crack detection and thickness measurements in one process.

Knowledge coupon improves product productivity and potential

Knowledge coupon improves the product, the productivity and the potential

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Thermal spraying improves wear and metallurgical properties on ploughshares and hence Mølbro increases and improves production without compromising the quality.

Wood pellet boiler

FORCE Technology has opened a new green test centre in North Zealand

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The Danish Test Centre for Bioenergy provides the bioenergy industry with an opportunity to perform full scale tests and test new fuel types and technologies.

Ensures the foundation of the Danish wind turbine industry

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FORCE Technology assists DONG Energy in quality assuring the steel and coating of wind turbine foundations through extensive consultancy services in China and Germany

Solar cells ensure green energy from sunrise to sunset

Ensures green energy from sunrise to sunset

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Aalborg CSP was advised how to ensure selecting the right materials for their boilers as well as the proper quality of the welds to avoid production shut downs.

Welding

From the laboratory to the floor of the industry

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A new laser welding centre, Lindoe Welding Technology (LWT) at Lindø will ripen already developed technologies aimed at the offshore industry.

New steam boiler saves energy in production of flamingo

New steam boiler saves energy in production of expanded polystyrene

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SCA Packaging Denmark have achieved major energy and water savings by building a new steam boiler plant with FORCE Technology as their technical consultant.

Scanner, wind turbine component

Successful cost reduction in the wind turbine industry

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With assistance from impartial third party Polytech had their production process verified and was advised on choice of material, control and mechanical testing.

Interdisciplinary development project behind waste incineration simulator

Cross branch development project behind waste to energy simulator

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Waste-to-energy simulator, developed by FORCE Technology, is used in a course that contributes to optimisation of the operation of Danish waste-to-energy plants.

Biomass

Computer simulation behind award-winning biomass system

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Computer simulation of combustion in biomass system contributes to optimal design with energy-efficient and economical combustion, high efficiency and less maintenance.

Electrify the energy technology of tomorrow

Power on tomorrow's energy technology

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Topsoe Fuel Cell, Risø and FORCE Technology bring fuel cell technology to the market: purer, with longer service life, affordable – and flexible.

Track market, platform, passenger, waiting time, Banedanmark

Welding competences on track

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FORCE Technologys customised welding education with a high tecnnical level increases competences for Banedanmark´s welders.

New standards for steel challenge everyone

New steel standards challenge large and small

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Eurocode 3 holds stricter requirements to steel structures, e.g. bridges and buildings. FORCE Technology helps companies apply new standards.

National oilwell varco

The service life of polymer products may now be predicted

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FORCE Technology’s newest characterisation equipment is applied for condition assessment of polymer products at National Oilwell Varco. Thus, critical material break downs with catastrophic consequences may be avoided.

Spillehallen online gambling

Approval of online gambling systems made easy

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Spillehallen.dk uses FORCE Technology to inspect and approve their online gambling systems. Knowledge of regulations and local language are key factors.

The Pirate Djurs Summerland

A safe thrill at Djurs Sommerland

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Denmark's longest rollercoaster ride is tested and approved by FORCE Technology.

Endress+Hauser Promass meter

Pioneering work within legal metrology on flow meters

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Performing product verification on very large flow meters is a challenge due to the extraordinary size of the flow measuring system - a challenge Endress + Hauser and FORCE Technology met in cooperation.

Subsurface Brace Welds Inspected Dry from the Inside

Subsurface Brace Welds Inspected Dry from the Inside

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Remote operated ultrasonic inspection system examined subsurface brace welds on lattice tower legs by using a scanner moving in circumferential tracks 48 meters down inside the leg.

Installation of offshore wind turbines, , FORCE Technology,  wind energy

Installation and service of offshore wind turbines

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We are developing a series of new simulator features, all dedicated to the complex needs of the fast-growing industry for offshore wind turbine installation and service.

Subsea inspection

Surface Inspection of Damaged Oil PipeLine

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In-line caliper inspections of a 20” oil pipeline at 52 metres depth in the North Sea dis-closed two 15 mm deep dents pressed into the concrete coated steel pipe. In addition the tools gyro-instrument showed clear displacement of the buried pipeline.

wind chill index

Wind chill index

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A major challenge faced by our clients is to foresee and document the outdoor environment in order to reduce risk and expensive limitations in working time.

Tivoli plastic cups recycle

Life cycle assessment of recycled cups in Tivoli

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FORCE Technology has conducted a life cycle assessment of Tivoli’s recycling cups. It shows that every year Tivoli saves the environment of several tons of CO2 with the present recycling system.

Danish Landscape Gardeners

One overall system for green accounts and carbon footprint accounts

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FORCE Technology has developed an Excel based solution for Danish Landscape Gardeners, which allows their customers easy access to their carbon footprint accounts.

Automated ultrasonic inspection of a 3 metre diameter ring at FORGITAL in Italy.

Production control of rolled ring forgings

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The FORGITAL® group manufactures and supplies seamless rolled rings for use in the industry worldwide.

Mechanised ultrasonic inspection, P-scan, is an efficient way to document the condition of one's production plant.

Corrosion danger alert cancelled

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A thorough check by the mechanised inspection system P-Scan showed Swedish Södra Cell that their plant was in good condition.

Siemens flow Instruments

Good flow in Danish metrology

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FORCE Technology helps Siemens Flow Instruments develop flow meters for different liquids.

e-boks

Certified environmental benefit by use of e-Boks

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FORCE Technology has assessed the environmental impact of digital post distribution for the Danish company e-Boks. The analysis shows positive environmental impact.

The mixing process is monitored by FORCE Technology.

Obstetric aid for better concrete

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“Continuous measuring while the concrete is mixed ensures the right quality and minimises waste and disagreement. The idea has become a sales success”, says Niels Høll Nielsen from Convi Aps.

Tuco Marine Group boat

Optimised composite materials improve competitiveness

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The Industry’s Composite Laboratory is collaborating with the Danish company Tuco Marine Group in developing a new generation of boats made from carbon fibre reinforced composite materials.

Fiskars food contact materials

Pure contact with food

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Incorrect packaging or production tools may be downright poisonous to food, the consumers and the companies. FORCE Technology ensures Danish companies’ access to knowledge on material usage.

Jakob Albertsen

Nonverbal quality system leads to a very high product quality at jakob albertsen

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FORCE Technology assisted Jakob Albertsen A/S with the implementation of a nonverbal quality management system. The system can be applied in the entire organisation regardles of language or educational background.

Lundbeck pharma medico

Efficient improvement culture takes root

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With assistance from FORCE Technology, Technical Operation at H. Lundbeck is successfully implementing the Kaizen improvement culture in their administration processes.

e-marking prepackaged Crispy Foods

e-marking of prepackages is a customer service at Crispy Food

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In order to meet the demand for e-marking products, Crispy Food collaborated with FORCE Technology regarding e-marked prepackages.

Plastic net, lego, lifetime, plastic

New views on plastics

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Plastic degrades much faster than most other materials. Therefore, FORCE Technology carries out research and development activities within plastics and composites, e.g. in PlastNet.

Cables NKT

Flexible software tool ensures environmental product declaration 

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A tailored software-based life cycle assessment tool ensures that NKT Cables can document the environmental properties of their products as described in the European standards. The tool can also be used for assessment of other environmental services.

Søeberg aronia berries production juice

From fruit plantation to juice production

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An innovation check by FORCE Technology kicked off the juice production at Søeberg’s Fruit plantation in record time.

Re behind showroom sustainability

Tool for assessment and documentation of environmental profile

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FORCE Technology has developed a model for environmental assessment of products for Re-bag A/S. The tool which is based on cradle-to-grave environmental calculations (LCA), are now used actively in sales and marketing of i.e. reusable shopping bags.

Olet industrigummi

Olet Industrigummi moves up the customer value chain

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Olet Industrigummi now participates in the customers' value chain with new strategies for business development and implementation of action plans for quality and productivity. FORCE Technology has been a sparring partner during the exciting development.

Rockwool stone wool

FORCE Technology examines the environmental and health profiles of stone wool

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A life cycle assessment and a risk assessment performed by FORCE Technology, shows that Rockwool is competitive both environmentally and health wise.

wind conditions in urban areas

Assessment of wind conditions in urban areas

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We have many years of experience in assessment of wind environments for different projects, including single buildings, urban areas or building details.

Shell Statoil Total

High requirements for fuel handling

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Cooperation between Shell-Statoil-Total I/S and FORCE Technology ensures the fuel supplier valid documentation for handling aviation fuel in Copenhagen Airport.

DSB Calibration of equipment

Calibration of Measuring Equipment at DSB

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FORCE Technology calibrates pressure, power and torque equipment for several DSB departments on different locations.

Energy Copenhagen Water Supply

Life cycle assessment of alternative water supply at Copenhagen Energy

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Life cycle assessments from FORCE Technology provides qualified knowledge about the environmental impacts from different sources of drinking water.

TCM Mongstad

TCM is combatting climate change through technology

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TCM is testing, verifying and introducing new methods for CO2 capture technologies. FORCE Technology is involved as an independent third party in the testing process.

Computational wind engineering, CFD, FORCE Technology

Computational Wind Engineering (CWE)

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Our background and long experience within physical and computational modelling are major advantages in understanding and interpreting the results obtained by CWE.

Nuuk Airport

Nuuk airport

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We have performed an extensive investigation of terrain-induced wind shear and turbulence for Nuuk Airport.

scaled model, skaleret model, vindtunnel, wind tunnel, aerodynamic testing, aerodynamisk test, FORCE Technology

Cité des civilisations du vin

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The city of Bordeaux is constructing a new landmark centre dedicated to the culture around the famous Bordeaux wines. FORCE Technology was contracted to perform a wind tunnel study.

The Izmit Bridge, bridge deck, wind tunnel testing, FORCE Technology, aerodynamic testing

The Izmit Bay Bridge

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We have been strongly involved in the aerodynamic investigations for the Izmit Bay Bridge.

Agin full-bridge model in the 7.5m wide boundary-layer wind tunnel

The Agin and Nissibi Bridges Turkey

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We have performed extensive wind tunnel tests for two new cable-stayed bridges in Turkey.

Becker Mewis Duct concept

How a fin and a duct save fuel

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The need for energy efficiency in ship design and operation has been continuously increasing over the last few years. Consequently there is a growing interest in Energy-Saving Devices (ESDs) that aim at improving ship propulsive efficiency.

Emergency towing training, maritime courser, FORCE Technology

Four more years of training

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FORCE Technology has been awarded a four-year training contract with the German Havariekommando for Emergency Towing Training.

Mandatory eedi, towing tank model test,FORCE Technology

Mandatory EEDI

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Since January 2014, the shipbuilding industries have focused their new ship designs towards improved fuel efficiency and reduced footprint emissions.

sealogger boks, box, dataopsamling, data collection, onboard systems, Seasuite, ombordsystemer, FORCE Technology

SeaSuite - onboard systems

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The SeaSuit system makes it easier to capitalise savings through the improved user-friendliness.

wave making rans cfd

Retrofitting a new bulbous bow

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The challenges for today’s shipowners are both regulatory and financial. The regulatory matters are difficult to affect, but the financial matters can be addressed.

Fully parametric model, FORCE Technology Mathematical modeling

Hull line optimisation

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Global hull form optimisation can help the ship owner save fuel by considering specific aspects in the hull design process.

simulated sailing of tankers 2

Simulated sailing of tankers

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To validate the proposed measures of a project to transport crude oil, our department of Simulation, Training & Ports were contracted to carry out a large number of real-time simulations.

Integrated fuel efficiency, propel, propeller, Seasuite, FORCE Technology

Integrated fuel efficiency

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FORCE Technology has initiated a new development of our fuel-saving onboard systems. The development will offer ship operators significant savings and operational knowledge.

Emergency towing training,maritime kurser, FORCE Technology

Emergency towing training

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Over the years our mathematical models of eight different Emergency Towing Vessels have been fine-tuned to a high standard of realism and tested by officers.

Test tubes, sampling tubes

Life Cycle Assessment of a new plasticiser from Danisco

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FORCE Technology performed a life cycle assessment of Danisco's new plasticizer SOFT-N-SAFETM in order to document the environmental impact from the product.

Rachel kollerup design sustainable

Sustainable co-operation with innovative designer

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FORCE Technology has worked as a consultant for clothing designer Rachel Kollerup in connection with the launching of an innovative collection of clothes with focus on environmental improvements through ecodesign.

EEDI verification containership,  vessel, FORCE Technology

EEDI verification

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Ongoing technical development and innovation are key focus areas in the process of increasing the energy efficiency of ships.

Dynamic positioning capability, DP, , FORCE Technology, ship, vessel

Dynamic positioning in the initial design

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One of the key aspects for any operator of a vessel with Dynamic Positioning (DP) capability is to evaluate the ability to stay in position in case of failure of one or more units.

cruise ship, skib, FORCE Technology

Safety culture boosts safety, performance and profits

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FORCE Technology has vast international experience in maritime safety, human factors and culture change.

seakeeping calculations, cfd, computational fluid dynamics, FORCE Technology

Response in high waves

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We offer a range of accurate and cost-effective services to assist the designer, builder or operator with determining the seakeeping abilities through the initial and the detailed design phases.

Save fuel, maritime courses, training, FORCE Technology

Do you want to know how to save fuel?

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A team of specialists has developed a training course highlighting these many complex technical as well as human issues.

specialised offshore support vessel

Support at high sea

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The offshore sector is expanding. Due to this expansion, there is an increase in the demand for larger and more specialized offshore support vessels.

ship to ship transfer, overførsel mellem skibe, FORCE Technology

Ship to ship transfer

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We offer a range of simulator-based courses focusing on StS training for Marine Pilots, Mooring Masters, Tanker Captains and Tug Masters involved in these operations.

Laser cladding

Repair, service life extension and short lead time

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Repair, service life extension and short lead time.

Kamstrup meter, Kamstrup measures

Type testing at the highest knowledge level

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Kamstrup has had its metering equipment type tested and type approved for many years by FORCE Technology and FORCE Certification

Measurements of workplace environment

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Aaborg Forsyning experienced difficulties with their indoor environment, but where did it originate from?

Laser welding as a repair method on Lynx helicopters  Foto: Lars Bøgh Vinther, Forsvarsgalleriet.dk

Olympic achievements kept the Lynx in the air

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Laser welding combined with vacuum brazing proved to be an extremely competitive repair method for Danish Navy Lynx helicopters

High-rise buildings in Brøndby Strand

Status assessment of concrete gave an extra DKK 60m

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Status assessment of concrete facades, concrete samples and a second opinion from FORCE Technology gave housing associations an extra DKK 60m for renovations.

Container ship

International failure analysis with eight involved parties

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On 14 July 2012, the container ship MSC Flamina caught fire in the middle of the Atlantic. FORCE Technology is involved in the ongoing investigation of the fire.