Design & Planning

Flamefast's Project Managers all have a technical, engineering and educational background and so are acutely aware of new developments in the practical D & T curriculum, their vision and understanding of this means they can advise, specify and recommend the right balance of resources and the most appropriate equipment to meet the needs of the timetable and designated teaching areas, to support a flexible learning approach. Understanding the teacher's needs means they will always recommend and suggest the optimum classroom layouts and designs taking into account space and budgets as well as creating a stimulating and safe working environment for students.

  • Small to large scale projects.

  • Experienced Project Managment Team.

  • New, full or partial refurbished workshops.

  • Ensuring all systems conform & comply with established building machinery and health & safety regulations.

  • Quality workshops on time and on budget.

  • Liaison with clients, architects, builders, educationalists and our trusted suppliers.

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All flamefast's workshops are designed to conform and comply with established building, machinery and health & safety regulations:

COSHH 2002 (HSG258) • PUWER 98 • LOLER98 • BUILDING BULLETIN 81 • BS:4163:2007 • BS:7671:2008 • GAS REGULATIONS IGEM/UP11 (EDITION2)

Workshop Configuration

Detailed floorplans are created in CAD or REVIT 3D (BIM 2 Compliant), to optimise work space so you can see your "virtual" workshop come to life in both 2D and 3D formats. Before Flamefast get started with the installation, final drawings will be submitted with amendments if needed for client approval and sign off.

Flamefast will always include "safe working areas" for all equipment items as theses dimensions are critical for FF& E contractors, architects and consultants in preparing and ensuring workshop/tech room layouts comply with current stautory regulations especially DFES Building Bulletin 81.

Key Benefits

  • Detailed 2D floorplans
  • Safe Working Areas
  • Plans ammended as needed

Mechanical & Electrical

Mechanical and electrical specifications ensure that your workshop will meet the necessary standards in terms of electrical phase & loading, type of connection, machine weight, fume & dust extraction needs and gas flow rates whilst conforming to current PUWER 98 (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998) Regulations.

Flamefast will supply, data sheets and CAD layout drawings showing specifications, loadings and exact locations for Data points, Air & Gas connection points as well as Electrical fused spurs and/or Isolator boxes which will assist the M&E Contractor in completing their service site requirements.

Key Benefits

  • Meeting Necessary Standards for:
    • Electrical Phase & Loading
    • Connection Types
    • Machine Weight
    • Fume & Dust Extraction
    • Gasflow Rates
  • Conform to current PUWER 98 regulations
  • Data Sheets & CAD Layout Drawings

Equipment Selection

Flamefast select the right equipment for you based on your exact requirements and budget. As the leading manufacturer of foundry, gas and extraction equipment as well as being the official distrubutors for many specialist educational machinery suppliers. Flamefast are also the exclusive educational distributors for many other products.

Flamefast either manufacture or work with trusted and established suppliers to offer an extensive range of workshop equipment, we are continually sourcing new products and services to accommodate individual requirements. Flamefast endeavour to make sure that the right combination, whether it be manual, handheld or CNC equipment is specified to provide the best possible workspace and teaching environment for both student and teacher alike.

Key Benefits

  • The right equipment to fit your requirements & budget.
  • Leading manufacturer of foundry gas & extraction equipment.
  • Trusted & Established Suppliers.
  • Exclusive Educational Distributor for a range of equipment.
Once the Design & Planning phase is approved we then move on to the Installation...
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