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CFD Engineering UK helps industrial companies make their production and product development processes more efficient by offering world class fluid dynamics simulation services and high-performance computing hardware.

Flow Computing Technologies (FCT) Ltd, which is the company behind CFD Engineering UK, was founded in 2012 as an engineering consultancy company focusing on solving complex fluid flow and heat transfer problems.

These problems include improving extraction of smoke and dust from workspaces, increasing efficiency of heat treating furnaces, design and development of automotive casting cooling lines or quenching equipment and many more.

We were also involved in the optimisation of cleaning machined cylinder heads with high-pressure air. The CFD-optimised cleaning process have saved £10000/year for a single machine compared to the old compressed air usage. Later in this project the optimised procedure was adapted to more than 50 cleaning machines in the largest engine manifacturing and assembly plant in the world.

We also extensively used our CFD simulation capabilities and mechanical engineering experience when taking part in the development of a unique vacuum cleaning technology of machined cylinder heads. As the next generation cleaning technology of machined castings, this method further improved cleaning efficiency and reduced energy consumption of cylinder head production.

We are proud of the broad range of applications we have helped our clients with. Challenges like cell development for a Centrifugal Partition Chromatography machine or simulating refractory erosion in furnaces were successfully dealt with. The gallery below shows some examples. For more insight into our CFD work, read the Case Studies or Contact us.

Our hard work and commitment have earned us Tier1 supplier status at world leading industrial companies like AUDI, Continental ContiTech and Nemak.

In 2017 FCT Ltd. started a new mission besides pursuing CFD consulting.

We believe that professional users (engineers, software developers, video editors, CGI/VFX artists) every day face the challenge of reaching limits of their computing power with their workstation class desktop or laptop computers. Just like we did when running our CFD simulations.

This is why over the past few years FCT Ltd. had developed and patented a personal supercomputer hardware. It is made of four workstation-class computers put in an innovative casing which is comparable in size with a regular computer. Our DEXTER personal supercomputers are easy to customise, powerful and quiet. Check out our DEXTER Personal Supercomputers for more.

Dr. Robert Dul
MSc, PhD
managing director

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