IMTS Apprentice Blog

IMTS Apprentice Blog

Sean Delaney is a manufacturing engineering student out of Rotherham, England. Over the next 36 months, Sean will balance a hybrid of practical on-the-job training, academic study, and full-time employment at University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC). The IMTS Apprentice Blog will provide week-to-week updates from Sean, who will share what he's learned, the equipment and technology he's using, and more. #IMTSapprentice – Check back to see what Sean's learning and how it ties to the manufacturing technology that IMTS is known for presenting.

Week Ending August 20, 2021

Week Ending August 20, 2021

Category: Apprentice Aug 19, 2021

Anticipating our move in the coming months we were deciding on how each machine is going to be transported to our new site.

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Week Ending August 13

Week Ending August 13

Category: Apprentice Aug 13, 2021

This week, I’ve machined some spacer rings for our twist locks that we are using in our upcoming job for Amber Precast. During this job, we will be testing the twist lock slots on a large concrete container that is intended to hold intermediate nuclear waste.

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Week Ending August 6

Category: Apprentice Aug 6, 2021

This week I helped calibrate a pair of load cells that are needed for an upcoming job. A load cell is an electro-mechanical device that measures force, in this instance tension or compression.

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Week Ending July 30

Week Ending July 30

Category: Apprentice Jul 30, 2021

Earlier this month, we had been informed that we, at the structural testing centre, will be moving into a different building and that the move is expected to be completed by Christmas.

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Week Ending July 21

Week Ending July 21

Category: Apprentice Jul 21, 2021

This week, we have tested the ability of a marine growth prevention system to resist water flow. A marine growth prevention system is used in the internal water systems of ships that use sea water. 

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