Aerospace Marine Renewable Energy
Engineering Solution Providers
Enabling Technologies Consulting Engineers Limited (ETCEL) is an innovative engineering consultancy business with its origins in the aero-
space structure industry. We provide global clients across a broad spectrum of industry sectors with the highest level of specialist consulting
services. Our skills are highly valued as a solution provider across a broad range of sectors utilizing innovative ideas with the latest technology
and hence providing clients with optimum cost effective solutions within demanding timescales.
Established in 2001, our clients are both SME’s and major OEM’s located in Europe and North America, operating across a range of sectors
including aerospace, wind energy, marine and specialist consulting activities.
Providing a centre of excellence in the field of advanced composite and metallic structural design and analysis with a focus on the broad ap-
plication of advanced technologies and industrial methods, we strive to exceed client’s goals and expectations.
Enabling Technologies is active in a range of disciplines including product research and development, design, analysis, testing, certification,
crash investigation, product support, expert witness, organisational development, recruitment and training.
We specialise in assisting industrial partners to develop applications for their niche technologies and capabilities.
Enabling Technologies A highly experienced team of staff with the core capability being structural analysis and design, with a niche capability in the design and analy-
Consulting Engineers Ltd sis of advanced composites.
Significant investment has been made in state of the art analysis tools / CAD and data links integrity systems.
Enabling Technologies is an ISO 9001 approved organisation and is accredited as an investor in people for its commitment to the continuous
development of its highly skilled team.
Industrial Medical Legal
Analysis Structures and System Design
• Analytical analysis of metallic’s, exotic metallics and composite materials using traditional • Design of primary and secondary structures including metallic, composites, exotic
methods as well as FEM tools such as NASTRAN / PATRAN and own in house tools. metallic and hybrid structures using the latest CAD tools. ETCEL CAD systems
Classical Analysis include both Catia V4 & V5, operating on both UNIX and Windows OS. Additionally
• Strength and stiffness calculations from first principles ETCEL has developed its own optimisation tools for Catia V5.
Finite Element Analysis • ETCEL design solutions are developed concurrently with analytical tools to achieve
• Structural analysis and modelling optimum design solutions.
• Linear and non-linear static analysis
• Thermal analysis Our design experienced includes:
• Buckling analysis • Design to cost
• Vibration and forced response • Weight optimisation
Fatigue, Fracture Mechanics & Damage Tolerance • Conceptual and detail design
• Repeated loading and component life prediction • Repair design
• Strength analysis of cracked or flawed structures • Tooling design
• Analysis of structural failures and prediction of failures Design projects include:
• MSC NASTRAN MSC PATRANNX NASTRAN Simulia / ABAQUSANSYS • Design and development of aerospace composite and metallic primary structures
FEMAP, MATHCAD, Anaglyph LAP 4.0BOSAP FASERESACACAT including VTP / Wing / Nacelle and Fuselage components
• Structural failure investigations • Design and development of composite components in the Wind Energy, Marine
Certification & Qualification and Medical sectors
• Preparation of documentation • ETCEL is active in developing business relationships with manufacture companies
• Programme management
• Certification route planning
Report Writing Software Development
• First Flight Report Writing
• Certification reports and ACD’s Enabling Technologies develops bespoke software tools to enhance its analysis and design
• Idealisation report Writing capabilities which reduce timescales and offer superior services for further product develop-
• Structural analysis reporting ments. Examples of these being:
• Various automated load selection tools
• Development of CAD to FEM interface tools
• Developed automated FEM analysis tool to access the effects of manufacturing defects
on composite panels
Consulting Services Product Support & Training
Enabling Technologies is an independent company, therefore ETCEL has built up a reputation • Enabling Technologies offers comprehensive product support services such as life exten-
for high quality, non-biased independent assessment of technical issues. Whether this is a sions, repairs and AOG services across a range of sectors.
potential structural failure, or in the unfortunate situation that a failure has occurred, ETCEL • Enabling Technologies provide a range of clients with bespoke specialist training pro-
can determine the failure criteria. In some cases this may lead to legal action. ETCEL have grams.
strong links with various companies and law firms and have assisted in a number of legal
Software / Hardware
All legal consultations are subject to strict non-disclosure, however examples of the type of
work carried is summarised below: • MSC NASTRAN
• MSC PATRAN
Aircraft accident investigations for insurance purposes. • NX NASTRAN
• Simulia / ABAQUS
• Technical expert witness in criminal case (defence). • ANSYS
• Technical expert witness in corporate disputes. • Catia V4 / Unix
• Company and product due diligence • Catia V5 / PC
Enabling Technologies specialise in assisting industrial partners to identify and develop ap- • MATHCAD
plications for their niche technologies and capabilities. • Anaglyph LAP 4.0
This is achieved by means of careful market research to target potential applications that offer • BOSAP / FASER
maximum commercial leverage. • ESAC / ACAT
Dependent upon business case, Enabling Technologies are always prepared to make
significant investments in technology and capability development to support clients.
Airbus Industries Composites / Structural Mechanics / Design / Certification Farnborough Office
ASI Crash investigations The Hub 1st Floor
Boeing Design / Analysis / Certification / Testing Farnborough Business Park
CeBeNetwork GmbH Design / Analysis / Certification Fowler Avenue
GKN GmbH Product Development / Product Support Farnborough
Hampson Industries Structural mechanics / Design & Analysis Hampshire
GE Aviation Structural Mechanics / Certification GU14 7JF
Hitco Carbon Composite Structural Mechanics / Product Development / Design & Analysis England
Pall Corporation Composite Structural Mechanics / Analysis T +44 (0) 1252 302 219
Smiths Industries Structural Mechanics / Certification /Product development F +44 (0) 8704 601 620
AeroDAC AOG Support E email@example.com
Wind Energy Isle of Wight Office
Vestas DK Product Support Innovation Centre
Vestas UK Composites / Product Development St. Cross Business Park
Rolls Royce Marine Composite Structural Mechanics / Design & Analysis Isle of Wight
Gurit Composite Structural Mechanics / Design & Analysis PO30 5WB
Mirabella Yachts Ltd Composite Structural Mechanics / Analysis England
T +44 (0) 1983 550 480
Consultancy F +44 (0) 1983 550 489
CMI Due Diligence / Market Research E firstname.lastname@example.org
Eversheds Expert Witness
Richard Nelson Expert Witness Farnham
Town Hall Buildings
Medical Castle Street
Philips Composite Product Support Farnham
Training GU9 7ND
Airbus Academy Composites / Structural Mechanics England
GKN GmbH Organisational Development / Training T +44 (0) 1252 720 664
F +44 (0) 1252 720 601
R&D E email@example.com
Integrated Wing Composite Structural Mechanics / Process Development
Farnborough Office Farnham Office Isle of Wight Office
The Hub 1st Floor Town Hall Buildings Innovation Centre
Farnborough Business Park Castle Street St. Cross Business Park
Fowler Avenue Farnham Monks Brook
Farnborough Surrey Newport
Hampshire GU9 7ND Isle of Wight
GU14 7JF England PO30 5WB
T +44 (0) 1252 302 219 T +44 (0) 1252 720 664 T +44 (0) 1983 550 480
F +44 (0) 8704 601 620 F +44 (0) 1252 720 601 F +44 (0) 1983 550 489
Aero-Structures Solution Providers
Aero-Structures Power Plant
Solution Providers Hot Section
Engine Static Structure
Series Development Fuselage Interfaces
Control Surface Interfaces
Nacelle Integration Interfaces Secondary Structures
ETCEL provides a centre of excellence in the Pylon Primary Structure Systems Integration
field of advanced composite and metallic
structural design and analysis.
Active in a range of disciplines including
product research and development, design,
analysis, testing, certification, crash
investigation, product support, expert
witness, organisational development,
recruitment and training.
We specialise in assisting industrial partners
to develop applications for their niche Fuselage
technologies and capabilities. Primary Structure
Interfaces Wing Trailing Edge & High Lift
A highly experienced team of staff with the Doors Flaps
core capability being structural analysis and Hybrid Constructions Flap Beams
design, with a niche capability in the design Systems Installation High Load Fittings
and analysis of advanced composites. Secondary Structure
Significant investment has been made in
state of the art analysis tools / CAD and data
links integrity systems.
Aerospace Clients Aerospace Platforms
Airbus, Alcoa, Boeing, Pall, GKN, Hampson, Airbus A320, A330 / 340, A350, A380 A400M
GE Aviation, Hitco Carbon Composites inc. Boeing KC767, 767, 737
CeBeNetwork GmbH Various rotary wing Enabling Technologies
AeroDAC Consulting Engineers Ltd
Enabling Technologies develops specialist technical training programs for a range of clients Contracted by a 1st tier manufacturing company to create a design organisation to support
from airworthiness organisation, OEM’s and 1st tier companies. Additional complementary its manufacturing capabilities. This involved developing the organisation structure including
services including organisation development are offered, providing clients with a total solution. creating a complete design and build organisation. As part of the organisation development
this included developing and deploying training programs for design and stress engineers to
Examples of training solutions: support its existing products. Trained engineers, implement new processes to approval stage
Developed and deployed specialist training material for operators of ageing aircraft on behalf
of an airworthiness organisation. Engineers seconded to Enabling Technologies to train in specialist areas with the emphasis of
design and analysis of composite materials
Collaborated with MSC to write and deploy stress analysis training material for Airbus
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Enabling Technologies offers significant value added services in the form of product support. • Working with OEM’s & 1st tier manufacturing companies in the following areas of product
These have developed from the core competencies of structures analysis & design, along
• Determining acceptable limits of damage and standard repairs.
with an in-depth understanding of the in-service applications and certification criteria. Provid-
• Fault analysis and determining in-service repairs
ing clients with these services provides a number of cost effective solutions.
• Manufacturing defect repairs (MRB)
• Product enhancement.
Various product support services, including life extension, repairs and modifications across
• Life extension
aerospace, marine, defence, renewable energy and industrial applications. Within the
Aerospace sector Enabling Technologies is able to provide approved CVE’s with an approved AOG Support
route to DOA.
Cost Effective Product Support Services
Examples of product support services and applications:
Renewable Energy Sector
Aerospace Sector Within the renewable energy sector, Enabling Technologies has developed tools to extend
• Direct support to airlines and leasing companies. the life of products outside their initial designed life expectancy by monitoring their structural
• Aircraft OEM’s integrity.
• Aircraft component 1st tier companies
Aerospace Sector Applications Within the marine industry, Enabling Technologies works closely with owners to develop modi-
• Working with airlines and leasing companies on various products which require a STC fications and repairs which enhance existing products and allow for life extension.
• Repairs which are outside the acceptable limits of the standard repair manual. (AOG)
• Structural modification (AOG) Industrial Sector
• Life extension Support of various products including repair of manufacturing defects and life extensions.
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Renewable Energy Solution Providers
Renewable Energy Blade Development
Solution Providers Design and Analysis
Tooling Development Hub Development
Composite Technology Structural Analysis
ETCEL provides a centre of excellence in the field of advanced Design and Analysis
composite and metallic structural design and analysis. Tooling Development
Active in a range of disciplines including product research and
development, design, analysis, testing, certification, crash investigation,
product support, expert witness, organisational development,
recruitment and training.
We specialise in assisting industrial partners to develop applications for
their niche technologies and capabilities.
A highly experienced team of staff with the core capability being structur- Fault Analysis
al analysis and design with a niche capability in the design and analysis Repair Solutions
of advanced composites.
Significant investment has been made in state of the art analysis tools /
CAD and data links integrity systems. Verification Audits System Analysis
Dynamic Damping Systems
Enabling Technologies works with various renewable energy providers
to develop various products in a number of areas within the renewable
sectors. These include development of the next generation of composite
blades & hubs. Enabling Technologies has been active in providing total
solutions including design / analysis FEM and tooling concepts.
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Marine Structures Service Providers
ETCEL provides a centre of excellence in the Propulsion Ducts Structural Verification and Modifications Super Yacht Equipment
field of advanced composite and metallic • Large diameter CFRP ducts. • Repair and refit support. • Self Levelling Passarelles.
structural design and analysis. • Close tolerance, stiffness critical design. • Mast Steps • Swim Platforms.
• 30% weight saving over baseline GFRP • Rigging Attachments • Helicopter Deck Structure.
Active in a range of disciplines including solution • Keel Structures • Lay Flat Deck Equipment.
product research and development, design, • Bowsprits • Hoist & Handling Equipment.
analysis, testing, certification, crash • Sea Doors
investigation, product support, expert Marine Clients
witness, organisational development, • Rolls Royce Marine, Mirabella V, Gurit, Race Boat Structural Engineering
recruitment and training. Victric IV, Pegasus Racing LLC • Hull Optimisation.
• Keel & Rigging Interfaces.
We specialise in assisting industrial partners Underwater Unit
to develop applications for their niche tech- • Dynamic Analysis
nologies and capabilities. • Preliminary underwater unit design &
natural frequency analysis
A highly experienced team of staff with the • Incorporation of manufacturing
core capability being structural analysis and • philosophy & concepts
design with a niche capability in the design • Geometry revision (Twisted Geometry &
and analysis of advanced composites. Latest Driveline)
• FE model revision (enhanced
Significant investment has been made in detail – component strength/vibration)
state of the art analysis tools / CAD and data • Analysis - Composite strength/Bearing
links integrity systems. forces etc
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Enabling Technologies specialise in assisting industrial Capability Development Legal
partners to identify and develop applications for their 1st tier supplier collaboration agreement with a proven Enabling Technologies is an independent company,
niche technologies and capabilities. track record of developing novel, state of the art therefore ETCEL has built up a reputation for high quality,
This is achieved by means of careful market research to composite structure solutions for commercial aerospace non-biased independent assessment of technical issues.
target potential applications that offer maximum applications. Activities included assessing future strategy
commercial leverage. to make acquisition of advanced composite automation Whether this is a potential structural failure, or in the
facilities including fibre placement and tape layer unfortunate situation that a failure has occurred, ETCEL
Dependent upon business case, Enabling Technologies machines. Assessment including development of bespoke can determine the failure criteria. In some cases this may
are always prepared to make significant investments in software to integrate design tools with automated fibre lead to legal action.
technology and capability development to support clients. placements and tape laying software to optimise design
and development tasks. ETCEL have strong links with various companies and law
firms and have assisted in a number of legal cases.
Research Organisation Development All legal consultations are subject to strict non-disclosure,
Contracted to develop a manufacturing organisation into a however examples of the type of work carried is
design and build organisation (QSF-B to QSF-C). Trained summarised below:
engineers, implemented new processes to approval stage
Specification with OEM. • Aircraft accident investigations for insurance
And Planning purposes
• Technical expert witness in criminal case (defence)
• Technical expert witness in corporate disputes
Design Development Strategy Organisation
• Company and product due diligence
Test Product Individual Processes
Product Product Analysis Core Competence
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