Design for Aerodynamics Aerodynamic Consultancy & Design Engineering
Aerodynamic ConsultancyActiﬂow is a company specialized in combining Our simulations make it possible to predictaerodynamics and product design. In a team the forces acting on solid bodies in an airﬂow,of designers and aerodynamicists, high end the changes in air temperature due to thermalknowledge of airﬂows is turned into products. sources, the mixing of multiple ﬂows in a certain space, etc. The possibilities are endless.We o er engineering and support from theconceptual phase where brainstorming and The CFD ﬂow simulations are also used duringdesigning are essential, up to the detailed our design work. They form the fundamentalsengineering of ﬂow related products. Also for design assessment and improvement. Basedprototyping and testing are part of our activities. on the simulation results, we can provide youWhether it involves an improvement of an existing with smart advice, we can verify if the requiredproduct or the development of a completely new design goals are met, we can look for possibleproduct, Actiﬂow has the right skills to work out improvements, or we can design from scratch.new ideas in a time e cient way. Our team consists of highly skilled designersBesides our design activities, Actiﬂow performs and engineers, cooperating on none single workaerodynamic studies on a consultancy basis. ﬂoor. Our competences include product design,Through ﬂow simulations (CFD), Actiﬂow aero- and hydrodynamics, CAE (Computer Aidedstudies the behaviour of air, and its e ect on its Engineering) and systems & control.surroundings.
Design EngineeringWe have several facilities at our disposal to Some examples:support our services: a large computer clusterto run the ﬂow simulations, a workshop where • We improve ventilation and air conditioningprototypes are built and tested, and easy access systems for buildings;to wind tunnels through our cooperation with • We study wind comfort around buildings;Delft University of Technology. Thanks to all these • We predict the behaviour of ﬁre and smokepossibilities, we can select the right approach for in parkings and atria;every project. • We develop medical devices like breathing machines, infant incubators and thermalOur customers vary from local engineering and blankets;design ﬁrms to large multinationals. They are • We develop new innovations to improve theactive in a wide range of industries: from the fuel economy of vehicles for large OEMs likebuilt environment to the medical sector, from Ferrari and Audi;automotive to aerospace, from wind energy to • We design (wind) turbine blades in severallifestyle. classes; • We assist in the development of industrialDescribe us the challenges in your market, and we and consumer products.will tell you what we can do for you. More information and examples of our work can be found on our website www.actiﬂow.com. Design for Aerodynamics
Actiflow is founded in March 2005 as a spin • We have a complementary team of flexibleoff from Delft University of Technology. Our people. Innovation is in our DNA. We arekick off project involved the introduction of an ready to change the planning or even theactive flow control system for vehicles. Through objective of a project if this is necessary tothe years, Actiflow gained lots of experience guarantee the best result for our customer.in the automotive industry, cooperating with • We have a flat management structurelarge OEMs in the aerodynamic development enabling short and direct communicationof new cars and in the optimization of their lines, both internally and to our customers.wind tunnel experiments. Because of this, we ensure our customers of time & cost efficiency in complex andParallel to our activities in the automotive, multidisciplinary projects.Actiflow started offering engineering and • From our people, we ask an entrepreneurialdesign services in many other industries in spirit. They think along with the customer,2007. Since then, Actiflow has grown to a they take initiative, they make decisionssuccessful company specialized in combining and take responsibility. This decisivenessaerodynamics and product design for a wide makes us fast and efficient, which isrange of markets. important for both our customer and for ourselves.Our company policy is built up around a list ofimportant key values: We still have a close relationship with Delft University of Technology. Thanks to the close• We are focused to deliver high quality cooperation, we stay up to date and have solutions, which are practical and easy access to the latest innovations and research to implement. This way, we offer our results. This is how we ensure our market customer a maximum added value. position and that of our customers. Actiflow BV Zinkstraat 22 4823 AD Breda Nederland Tel: +31 (0) 765 422 220 Fax: +31 (0) 765 411 788 email@example.com www.actiflow.nl