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Following our earlier news story on our Selden Masts Project, Todd Engineering have now completed the installation of the new paint facility to the great satisfaction of the customer.
The new 40 metre long spraybooth will greatly improve productivity on the painting of the products, using the booth in a multi-split configuration will allow masts of differing sizes to be painted at the same time, alternatively the booth can be utilised as one complete unit for the finishing of much larger masts.
Todd Engineering have completed another Titan CV spraybooth, this time for Leeds based Chatfields Bodyshop – part of Evans Halshaw DAF. The external ‘Mini’ Commercial has been designed to accommodate HGV tractor units and small rigid commercial vehicles, the requirement for the booth is to supplement the existing commercial spraybooths located inside the main bodyshop to prevent bottlenecking and improve productivity of the business. Specifications include Inverter variable speed drives and LED lighting as standard, low level LED lighting has been added to improve lux levels when painting lower areas of the vehicle.
Todd Engineering are currently installing a bespoke commercial spraybooth for world leading sailboat mast and rigging system manufacturer Selden Masts, the 40 metre long booth has been custom designed by our in house CAD engineers to accommodate the full range of sailboat masts made by Selden. The spraybooth can also be sub-divided into four variously sized sections which each operate independently to enable a range of different sized masts to be sprayed at the same time, maximizing productivity and efficiency. Check back for further updates!
Todd Engineering have started construction on the latest Titan CV Spraybooth order for Commercial Truck Repairs based in Wednesbury, the spraybooth is housed in its own custom made external building away from the main workshops. Visit our news feed over the next few weeks to get updates on the progress of this and other projects.
Todd Engineering’s Titan CV Spraybooth is proving popular for 2017 with another installation recently completed for Huddersfield based Mac’s Trucks. The family run firm which was founded in 1973 by present owner Alec McDade is one of the largest family owned truck sales establishments in the UK. The company has recently completed it’s move from their old site on New Hey Road in Outlane, where it has been based for the last 40 years, to a new multi-million pound purpose built facility at Lindley Moor.
The new building houses a 15 bay workshop, including two bays for the new Paintshop as well as two floors of offices. Managing Director Alec McDade said that Mac Trucks are now recruiting to add to its 21-strong workforce – with a variety of roles in the Paintshop, Fabrication shop, mechanics and valeting.
Todd Engineering were selected from a number of spraybooth manufacturers to supply the Paintshop equipment, including the 18 metre long Titan Commercial Vehicle spraybooth. The spraybooth was designed to fit into the end bay of the new building and incorporates roof mounted air handling plant to maximise available space in the rest of the Paintshop. The specification also includes High, Mid and Low Level Lighting using Todd Engineering’s state-of-the-art LED boards, Relux calculations were performed by Todd Engineering to demonstrate how the system easily achieves high quality lighting levels in excess of 1750 lux – giving painters a perfectly illuminated environment whilst maximising energy efficiency. The spraybooth features Inverter variable speed drive motors as standard and a PLC touch screen control panel, for further information on our Titan CV Spraybooths please contact our sales team.
Todd Engineering have recently completed a new Titan Commercial Spraybooth installation for the worlds largest package delivery company UPS, the new spraybooth facility is part of a brand new 32,000 square meter package sorting and delivery facility at the DP World London Gateway logistics site in the south east of England. At close to £120 million, this project constitutes one of UPS’s largest infrastructure investments outside of the Untied States in the company’s history. The Facility, currently going through the final phase of completion, will act as a UK hub and distribution centre for the local area as well as key gateway to UPS’s global transportation network. Once operational, the facility will be able to process approximately 30,000 packages per hour, with room for further expansion.
Using Aconex Management Software, Todd Engineering were able to coordinate with main building contractors Buckingham Group, UPS representatives and all other contractors relevant to the spraybooth installation to ensure the project was delivered on time and met all requirements.
The Titan spraybooth includes Wallman Pneumatic access platforms which provides safe access for the painters when refinishing high sided vehicles, this eliminates the need for steps and other forms of access which can reduce productivity and safety. The spraybooth specification includes Todd Engineering’s state-of-the-art LED Lighting, Eco+ Energy Save Mode, Inverter Variable Speed Drive Motor Control with Cabin Auto-Pressurisation and a PLC control panel complete with full colour TFT Touch Screen Display.
Todd Engineering’s new ‘Nemesis’ S.M.A.R.T Repair Facilities continue to grow in popularity amongst dealerships with our latest installation for Evans Halshaw in Walsall completed last week. The new facility includes two full Low-Bake Olympian 1000 Series Spraybooths each with their own adjoining preparation booth utilising a side loading track and skate system. A separate alloy wheel preparation booth completes the installation which will significantly boost throughput of SMART repairs on site. For more information please contact our sales department.
The Todd Engineering ‘Nemesis’ is a one-stop smart repair and preparation centre designed to provide standalone repair facilities for dealerships and used car sales centres. The number of bays can be expanded to suit the required throughput for the site, all bays are interconnected with side loading roller shutter doors utilising a track and skate system allowing for seamless movement of vehicles from preparation to paint. The Nemesis features all the required equipment for the refinishing process, including full low-bake semi downdraught spraybooths, extracted preparation booths complete with dust extraction, alloy wheel booth, paint mixing room, compressor room with compressor, large plant room for dry goods storage and changing area. The configuration can be adapted to include in-floor vehicle lifts as well as options for our Hydracure™ water based curing system. Standard specification includes LED lighting and inverter variable speed drives.
Installation is full turnkey including concrete pad, utility connections, electrical installation and compressed air pipework. For more information on this or any other products please do not hesitate to contact our sales team.
Long established company I.Wilkinson & Sons have recently moved into new premises in the heart of Derby, founded in 1904 as repairers of horse drawn vehicles, the company developed over the years to become coachbuilders to the motor trade. Today I.Wilkinson & Sons are specialists in prestigious vehicle restoration and as part of continued investment into having the latest technology for the restoration process the decision was taken that larger premises were needed.
Todd Engineering were chosen to provide the equipment for the new facility which comprised of a semi-downdraught Spartan 2000 Series spraybooth, preparation and mechanical booth. All bays were outfitted with our state-of-the-art LED Lighting.