Hawkins' 2021 Webinars: The Manchester Series

Our colleagues in the Manchester Office have created a series of webinars from camshafts to candles, to construction sites and many things in between! All talks take place at 9:00 AM GMT.

Watch this video to learn more about our Manchester Office and each of the presentations below:


If the date of the webinar has passed, click on any of the following titles to view a recording.

➡️ Mechanical Engineering: State of the Art Design & Manufacture of Camshafts

Presented by Chris Botham on 1st March 2021

Since 1992, European Union regulations have been imposed on new cars, with the aim of improving air quality - meaning a car has to meet a certain Euro emissions standard when it is made. How are camshaft designers assisting in this requirement?

➡️ How a Candle Works – An Introduction to Fire Science

Presented by Paul Mason on 3rd March 2021

A look at the physical phenomena involved in the burning of a candle, as an introduction to Fire Science.

➡️ The Mystery of the Lost Neutral

Presented by Paul Gee on 5th March 2021

A look at what a lost neutral condition is, what happens when it occurs and the electrical damage that can occur when the condition exists.

➡️ Plastic Welding: What, How & Why?

Presented by Jon Emm on 8th March 2021

An introduction to plastic welding techniques and applications, including known failure types and causes.

➡️ Self-heating & Spontaneous Ignition

Presented by Dr Carl Butler on 10th March 2021

A brief insight into fires caused by self-heating reactions and the mystery of spontaneous ignition.

➡️ Construction Site Accidents: the Truths & the Myths

Presented by Mike Hopwood & Richard Giles-Carlsson on 12th March 2021

Both having a wealth of practical hands-on construction site experience, Engineers Richard Giles-Carlsson and Mike Hopwood will talk you through why construction sites have for many years proven to be one of the least safe places to work, look at the ‘Top 5’ accidents that occur on them and discuss how those accidents are investigated.

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