ENGINEERING AT THE SERVICE
OF NEW CLIMATE ISSUES
Optimizing a locking cleat to meet a new use case
Climate change, the increase in storms and coastal erosion are all new issues that we are having to tackle more frequently.
Faced with these problems, WAVE BUMPER has developed a range of removable anti-submersion barriers that can be installed quickly when the conditions arise.
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SERVICES & SKILLS
EXPERTISE AND LABORATORY MATERIALS AND PROCESSES
PROTOTYPES AND USE TESTS
Originally, the sandbags were emptied by cutting a lacing system. WAVE BUMPER wanted to replace these laces with a locking cleat system, that would not only be capable of withstanding several tons of pressure but would also be easy to unlock by hand.
To validate the technical performance of the new model, we used the resources in our prototyping workshop to design the prototype tools and make two different iterations in aluminium casting.