Adding to the already unusual roster of products we have been asked to produce parts for, we were recently approached to play a role in the manufacture of bassoon crooks.
Utilising our tube tapering process, we have now begun manufacturing the parts for this woodwind instrument that has been in popular existence since the 19th century.
For those who don’t know, the crook is a short piece of metal tubing that links the double reed with the body of this instrument that is used to play music written in the bass and tenor clefs. In addition to this, these tapered brass tubes are a perfect example of the diverse application of our processes.
Techniswage were recently approached by Andy Knight Ltd. to assist them in realising an ambitious window display project for a luxury fashion brand.
The brief was to produce a large volume of giant sewing needles which would be used to symbolise the perils of the everyday. The Hermes products would act as a shield and deflect the grey aura of the harsh elements. They also serve to juxtapose, thus highlight, the intricate detailing of the individually screen-printed scarf designs .
Take a look a the images to see how this fascinating project came to life!
Having been approached by BAE Systems to help on improving an existing design of lightening conductor guarding the carbon fibre radar dome for the fleet of Type 45’s.
Techniswage were able to fulfil their requirement through their subcontractor Lola. The brief was to reduce the diameter of a stainless steel tube in a stepped form to a smaller diameter over 2 metres in order to throw off vortexes created when the air circulated around the straight (non tapered) existing lightening conductor poles. The process was successful and all seven Destroyers were fitted out with the new system within the short window of 5 weeks whilst in dock.