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News, applications, events

SERAPID GROUP Newsletter #03 - June/August 2018


the “TRIMAST” telescopic mast designed to offer unparalleled performance in extreme conditions of use. Have a good read!

Exclusive interview of Mr Hinault, Projects Manager at LATESYS

Looking for a compact lift solution for the Airbus A330 Neo assembly line in Nantes, I first thought of using single actuators but, during my exchanges with the SERAPID team, a turnkey solution was offered to me. The ergonomic equipment “TRIPODE” was then designed. It allows the safe assembly of large volume circular parts located at the reactors. We collaborated on all phases of this project with one main SERAPID contact, Mr. Thomas Loeuil, with whom I enjoyed working especially for its methodology and management. The 4

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Event: our presence at FabTech Mexico

In this issue of Chain Mail, we are highlighting some particularly complex projects recently completed for our clients; another example of the passion and skill of our teams.

“I knew SERAPID thanks to a colleague based at Toulouse who had already used the Rigid Chain Technology for the needs of one of his projects. I was surprised by the variety of applications of this solution, especially in the entertainment industry.

P2 Trimast: reliable, stable and easy to use


Dear readers,

To see for yourself the possibilities offered by our technology, we invite you to visit us this week between 11 and 15 June at the international trade show EUROSATORY (booth N ° J682) where we will have the pleasure to present our latest innovations, including

P2 NASA Vehicle Ass. Building Modif.

We had a great show at Fabtech Mexico this year! SERAPID had over 100 visitors to the booth, with buyers from Queretaro, Puebla, Pachuca and other nearby cities. We’re excited about the growing Mexican manufacturing market, and if you missed us at the show this year, we’ll be in Monterrey in 2019. In the meantime, drop us a line at info-mx@serapid. com, or write to Lionel Saintlager at, in English, Spanish or French.

systems ordered are being made reliable and other projects are being considered. “

Focus on SERAPID Brazil Did you know? SERAPID now has an office in Brazil! Located in São Paulo, this is our newest sales location to serve the LATAM market. SERAPID Brazil will be providing products for the industrial and theatrical sectors. The office is headed up by Marylou Jugon, and offers customer assistance in . Portuguese, English and French. Tel . +55 11 9 7385 7837


NASA Vehicle Assembly Building Modification

Eurosatory trade show June 11 to 15, 2018 Paris, France Booth N°J682 - Hall 5A

SERAPID produced 40 LinearBeam precision motion systems for Hensel Phelps Construction Co., the contractor for NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) modification project.

Internat. land and airland Defence and Security exhibition, it’s the biggest trade show on its field with 57 000 visitors and more than 1 500 exhibitors. See you there! Schwelmer Symposium Kinetic architecture June, 11 to 12, 2018 Schwelm, Germany

The project involves modifying High Bay 3, one of 4 bays in the VAB at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the processing of the agency‘s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket. NASA is developing the heavy-lift SLS rocket to expand human presence to deep space destinations taking astronauts farther into space than ever before. High Bay 3 has 10 levels, each with two massive steel platform halves measuring 10.6m/38ft long and 18.9m/62ft wide, mirroring each other in shape. Each level is installed at key points along the body of the rocket to provide access needed for launch preparations. When the top-level platform is installed, it will tower about 105.5m/346ft above the ground, or nearly 35 stories high. These platforms are attached to rails to provide structural support and are equipped with SERAPID LinearBeams to provide the precision motion to move each platform in and out. As each rocket level is completed the platform halves are closed to surround the rocket. The SERAPID LinearBeam system was selected to move the platforms based on stroke length,


FabTech trade show - Booth N°232 Industry June, 12 to 14, 2018 Toronto, ON, Canada BTT trade show - Booth N°65 Entertainment June, 13 to 14, 2018 Dresden, Germany Elevator U trade show - Booth N°20 Kinetic architecture June, 18 to 21, 2018 Tuscaloosa, AL, USA load capacity, ease of installation and an A’18 conference - Booth N°3107 available permanent lubrication chain treatment June, 21 to 23, 2018 Kinetic architecture option. New York City, NY, USA Characteristics: LinearBeam 60D Chain Type: 60DG Chain Stroke: 11m/432 inches working + 0.3m/12 inches blind Chain Thrust Capacity: 8,430 lbf, maximum

The TriMast - Reliable, stable and easy to use The SERAPID Telescopic Mast has been designed for unsurpassed stability under all types of conditions. In addition to the unique push-pull characteristics of the Rigid Chain - the backbone of the system - there are multiple engineered elements, such as intermediate guides and snug-fitting pad bearings, to ensure safe and reliable lifting. This gives the lift column a high static capacity allowing it to remain stable while holding a load for indefinite periods, and has minimal deflection even at its maximum height. The mast is readily programmed for precise, incremental and repeatable movement for raising or lowering the load, with the ability to lock in position for extended periods. The Rigid Chain is electro-mechanically motorised, does not rely on gravity for retraction, and is well suited to harsh conditions and severe weather. Operated by a single motor, the 3 masts are synchronised and operate seamlessly as one unit; the positioning is done with a programmable cam switch at the base. Editorial Board SERAPID GROUP (contact us : - Photo credits : SERAPID @SERAPID 2018| The trademarks and product names used are the property of their owners. We decline any liability for errors and omissions. We reserve the right to modify our existing products without notice.

WNE trade show - Booth N°H158 June, 26 to 28, 2018 Industry Paris, France LHAT annual conference July, 15 to 18, 2018 Austin, TX, USA


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