DESTRUCTIVE TEST OF A FLYWHEEL ENERGY STORAGE MACHINE

 

Blast test of OXTO flywheel energy storage machine

 

The work required

The objective is the over speed an OXTO flywheel to observe what happens in case of a failure and validate that the unique OXTO design of the machine is safe.

The subcontractor will perform the test in a controlled and secure ‘real-life’ environment. The test facilities must include a test pad that supports the machine weight, and that can feed the machine with a sufficient power connection.

The subcontractor must have a highly experienced team in blast tests, provide record from several angles of the blast test scene with high-resolution high-speed cameras.

Ideally, the subcontractor can install relevant sensors (e.g. thermal…).

Timing - The work is to be executed in February 2019.

Price - A fixed price quotation and completion date of the design is required. All and any shortcomings or unknowns to complete the tender are to be identified.

Location - to be within the UK

Payment terms – One payment upfront, and one payment upon completion. To be discussed.

Experience – Required with evidence and references

Apply by email in the first instance to willemot@oxtoenergy.com

Start Date of Tender 5 November 2018. Closing date 19 November 2018.

Weighting Criteria for choosing the contractor is as follows: Price 25% / Timescale 45% / Experience 15% / References 15%.

 

This project is to be partly funded through the European Regional Development Fund