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PES Performance Congratulate UTC Sheffield City Centre on OFSTED Success standard

PES Performance has congratulated the UTC Sheffield City Centre on its ‘good’ grading by Ofsted in its latest inspection. As one of the top performing institutions of its kind nationally, the flagship UTC recruits young people, aged 13 to 19, from across Sheffield City Region. The UTC’s students complete technical qualifications in engineering and advanced manufacturing or creative and digital media, and GCSE and A Levels. They work on employer-led projects, developing skills related to their subject specialism as well as team working and problem solving. The latest statistics show that 100% of students progressed onto university, employment or further training last year including high quality apprenticeships with employers such as Jaguar Land Rover, Boeing, British Aerospace and Amazon. Dan Fleetcroft, Technical Director ...

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Bringing unique 1950s jet back to life gallery

We were approached by a client who commissioned us to assist in the design and build of a model of the US Navy’s Convair YF2Y-1 Sea Dart from the 1950s. The Little Jet Company make bespoke large scale replica remote controlled aircraft for those that are inspired by a love of aviation, and had decided to take on the challenge of reproducing this unique sea plane. The PES Scanning team used our high-fidelity 3D optical scanner to capture data of the 4-metre-long Master Model produced by Fighteraces. The GOM ATOS 3D scanner is impressively accurate. For example, a 600mm measurement volume can produce a 250-micron (0.250mm) point spacing/resolution. The engineers at PES Performance then began the process of taking the scan data and surfacing this, so that ...

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