Case Studies

James Aiken Engineering Solutions is capable of tackling almost any type of fabrication work in stainless steel, mild steel, aluminium, copper and plastic. The combined fabrication and machine shops provide customers with the skills they require from one dedicated facility. Below are a number of recent case studies that James Aiken Engineering Solutions has undertaken.

CONTROL CONSOLE FOR WORLD’S FIRST SELF-PROPELLED AIR CUSHION BARGE

CONTROL CONSOLE FOR WORLD’S FIRST SELF-PROPELLED AIR CUSHION BARGE

James Aiken was asked to design and construct a navigation console that provided the maximum level of awareness and ergonomics for operators to work in a safe environment.

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HANDLING PRECIOUS ASSETS WITH THE UTMOST PRECISION AND CARE

HANDLING PRECIOUS ASSETS WITH THE UTMOST PRECISION AND CARE

James Aiken was approached by NOV Tuboscope to produce an extra pipe-handling system for its yard in Portlethen to meet increasing demand in oil and gas work.

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WEATHER HOODS FOR MILITARY BASE TO COMBAT INVADING FORCES

WEATHER HOODS FOR MILITARY BASE TO COMBAT INVADING FORCES

James Aiken was tasked to fabricate 15 double (2.3m x 1.8m) and 19 single (0.9m x 0.75m) weather hoods, complete with insect and bird mesh ready for despatch to Poland for installation.

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ENERGY SOLUTION ENGINEERING WITH MODULAR HYBRID ENERGY POWER POD

ENERGY SOLUTION ENGINEERING WITH MODULAR HYBRID ENERGY POWER POD

Strength, power and reliability are needed for the solid frames which support mobile wind turbines and solar panels. A transportable, bespoke solution bringing renewable power to offshore and onshore sites.

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Specialist parts for blood bikes charity

Specialist parts for blood bikes charity

Transporting urgent medical supplies across the north-east calls for sturdy, reliable, solid, bepoke fittings for cars and motorbikes. North East Rider Volunteers Scotland turned to James Aiken for their unusual requirements which help them get on the road quickly and safely.

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Dramatic exterior for Aberdeenshire property

Dramatic exterior for Aberdeenshire property

A three-year labour of love, the house combines warm homeliness with state-of-the-art entertainment systems and futuristic aesthetics.

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SPIE Matthew Hall, Generator Access Platforms, Rubislaw, Aberdeen

SPIE Matthew Hall, Generator Access Platforms, Rubislaw, Aberdeen

James Aiken was approached by facilities management company, SPIE Matthew Hall to provide a safe means of access for electrical engineers to work on essential roof top equipment.

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Scottish Water Pipe Bridge, Elgin, UK

Scottish Water Pipe Bridge, Elgin, UK

Working on behalf of client Scottish Water, James Aiken Engineering Solutions was tasked with overseeing the repair of a vandalised pipe bridge cover within Elgin, Moray. The cover had also suffered significant corrosion resulting in it being unfit for purpose.

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Baker Hughes Work Stations

Baker Hughes Work Stations

Working closely with oil field services company Baker Hughes, James Aiken Engineering Solutions was enlisted to supply a series of new work stations within its Aberdeen facility.

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James Aiken Engineering Solutions has a broad customer base which covers bespoke machining and fabrication work for the on and offshore oil and gas industry, including subsea and marine works. Our engineering and fabrication teams also manufacture plant and equipment for the onshore chemical industry as well as the power generation sector.

Food processing plants are another sector where our machine, fabrication and installation skills have been utilised in the design and build of tanks and other types of bespoke equipment.

Much of our work comes in the form of contracts for commercial utilities, local authority works and maintenance projects for corporate and municipal buildings.

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