Below are details of selected case studies. For a list of our complete track record, please Contact us.
Smart Fibres has collaborated with Airbus on the exiting FLG2 project The main goal of FLG2 for Smart Fibres is the development of Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) sensors for Airbus' commercial aircraft.
The U-PHOS Project (Upgraded Pulsating Heat Pipe Only for Space) is a research project whose main goal is to characterize an innovative heat exchange device for space applications: the PHP, Pulsating
The BladeSave project is a fusion of a Fibre Optic Structural Health Monitoring System, and a blade management software, offering a comprehensive solution for wind turbine blade monitoring
Development of a fiber-based temperature and strain monitoring systems that can withstand harsh nuclear environment.
Development of instrumentation and sensors for the aerospace industry
Development of a downhole Distributed Pressure and Temperature Sensing (DPTS) system for the Oil and Gas industry.
Development of a real time monitoring system for racing motorcycle components during in-door and circuit tests.
Development of of a new technology for optical strain measurements in rolling tires.
Development and supply of a monitoring system which used dynamic, multi-parameter measurements to assess the health and performance of subsea equipment.
Development of a fibre optic based Vortex Shedding flow meter.
The development and trial of a flexible riser dynamic strain monitoring system for residual fatigue life monitoring and wire break detection
Development and supply of a structural monitoring system for five Swedish Navy composite hull ships.
Development of an aerospace 'Universal Interrogator' to permit the interfacing of different types of photonic sensors.
Supply and installation of dynamic strain monitor equipment a Flare Tower and on board BP’s Skarv FPSO.
Collaborative research project in Fibre Laser Acoustic Emission Structural Health Monitoring
Development and supply of a fibre optic condition monitoring system for a newly developed deep water subsea pump.
Development of optimised condition monitoring systems for use in next generation wind turbines.
Supply and installation of bridge strain and temperature monitoring equipment.
Development and test of a WEC blade load monitoring system for condition monitoring and pitch control.
Qualification of a new carbon fibre composite pipe structure with embedded FBGs
Supply and installation of a fibre optic condition monitoring system for the hull of an Arctic Shuttle Tanker.
Development, supply and installation of pressure transducers for dynamic pressure measurement of cryogenic liquid sloshing during vessel motion.
Supply and installation of fiber optic bridge health monitoring equipment.
Development and demonstration of practical aircraft Structural Health Monitoring systems and a flight-worthy FBG interrogator.
Supply and installation of a fiber optic monitoring system for ground anchors tethering diaphragm wall.
Supply and installation of a fiber optic monitoring system measuring the compression in the concrete piers of a road bridge.
Development and deployment of an optical fiber inclinometer sensor for concrete diaphragm walls.
Supply and installation of a fiber optic strain monitoring system for McAlloy bars, I-beams and Junctions of a large unsupported roof structure.
Supply and installation of a structural health monitoring system for measurement of compression loads within concrete supporting pillars.
Development of a new design of fiber Bragg grating interrogation equipment with increased robustness, greater integration and lower cost.
Development of system to monitoring compressive strains in road pavements for detection of pavement deterioration.
Supply and installtion of fiber optic sensors for monitoring the movements of a road tunnel during remedial grouting works.
Supply and installation of fiber optic strains sensors on large composite deck panels to detect delamination of the carbon skin during fatigue testing.
Supply and installation of fiber optic sensors to validate the FEA analyses and improve later design iterations.
Supply and embedding of FBG sensors in a composite pipe samples for stain monitoring during cyclic pressure tests.
Optical fiber sensing instrumentation of a concrete shearwall during simulated traffic loading to destruction.
Development and installation of a load monitoring system for a cantilever footbridge in the Millennium Dome.
Development and demonstration of a strain and temperature monitoring system within the mast and boom of a sailing yacht.
Supply and installation of fiber optic sensors on a gas pipeline for monitoring stain and temperature during cyclic pressure tests.
Supply and installation of a fiber optic measurement system for measuring dynamic loading and long-term residual strain build-up in GRP rooflights.
Development and demonstration of a fiber optic monitoring system based on FBG sensors.
Development and trial of an an optical fiber sensing system to measure the weight of railway locomotive and carriages at operating speeds.
Supply and installation of a of strain and temperature monitoring system to obtain feedback on the design performance of the bridge.
Development of monitoring techniques for hulls constructed from lightweight materials.