Category: Collaboration Projects

HiETA celebrates growth with new website, video and brochure

2018 is fast becoming a landmark year for HiETA. Our heat exchangers are now typically five times smaller and our turbo machinery can run up to 200°C hotter than standard benchmarks. Revenues are expected to triple versus last year, staff levels are now above 50, and we’ve taken delivery of three out of four state … Continued

HiETA Technologies becomes Digital Manufacturing Partner of Renishaw Inc.

HiETA is proud to announce that we are working with Renishaw Inc. to develop relationships with customers in the USA. From Renishaw’s impressive Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre at West Dundee, Illinois, HiETA Technologies and Renishaw are able to provide a full end-to-end design, development and manufacturing service to clients. Please stop by Renishaw Inc., which is just … Continued

HiETA 2017 Year in Review

2017 Review HiETA achieved a number of significant technical successes and growth in its capability in 2017. We look forward to another successful year in 2018 and working with our new and existing customers to innovate solutions to challenging requirements. Key growth facts over 2017 Company size: 50% increase in company size, 40 engineers and … Continued

HiETA Recuperator Utilised in Ariel HiPERCAR

HiETA Recuperator Featured as Part of the Micro-Turbine Range Extender in Ariel HiPERCAR  HiETA is pleased to announce that our Additive Manufactured MiTRE recuperator has been used in the micro-turbine range extender system on the Ariel HiPERCAR. Standing for High Performance Carbon Reduction, the project is destined for full release in 2019 and Ariel production in 2020 alongside the Atom, Nomad … Continued

HiETA Technologies Recently Tested Our Novel Waste Heat Recovery System

HiETA Technologies recently tested our novel waste heat recovery system, as part of a collaborative R&D project with Bath University and AXES Design, generating over 1kW of power from an exhaust stream. As part of an Innovate UK project, we have developed a waste heat recovery system based on an Inverted Brayton Cycle, aiming to deliver ~5% fuel savings … Continued

HiETA Successfully Tests a Waste-Heat Heat Exchanger

HiETA Technologies recently tested a waste-heat heat exchanger to 36 bar, 650°C temperature, as part of a collaborative R&D project named iBRANCH with Bath University and AXES Design. The steam superheater heat exchanger is made from Inconel 625, a nickel super alloy with an operating temperature of up to 800°C and a fluid medium of air to liquid with … Continued

HiETA Tests Our Highest Effectiveness Heat Exchanger

HiETA Technologies recently tested our highest ever effectiveness (>96%) heat exchanger, as part of a collaborative R&D project with Bath University and AXES Design. The Ultra-compact air to liquid heat exchanger, which is more than 4x smaller than a high performing conventionally manufactured system, is made from Inconel 625, a nickel superalloy, with an operating temperature of up to 800°C. … Continued

Introducing… Robot Bike Co. – Bespoke Additive Manufactured Precision Engineering

The Robot Bike Co, in collaboration with HiETA Technologies, Altair and Renishaw, unveiled the R160 enduro mountain bike frame on Thursday 26th May – to great acclaim! Marking a milestone in collaborative additive manufacturing/3D printing technology, Robot Bike represents a giant leap towards the goal of AM mass customisation – and is ready for customers to order from … Continued

Innovate UK LIGHT Project Shares its Findings

LIGHT, an Innovate UK project which includes HiETA as one of its collaborators, will be running a dissemination event on Tuesday 26th April at the Bloodhound Technical Centre in Bristol. If you are innovating in the automotive, aerospace, medical devices, consumer or electronics sectors you are invited to attend for free by going to bit.ly/LIGHT_event  The event will showcase … Continued

HiETA Announces First Successful AM TSB Project

We are delighted to be able to announce the first of HiETA’s successful Technology Strategy Board TSB project. The High Efficiency END-to-End (HiEND) project addresses the ability of AM to operate as an effective manufacturing route for mid to mass market by proving a viable business/manufacturing model for producing 50,000 units p.a. for our target product within 3-5 year. … Continued