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Coastal research, environmental modelling

Water engineering research continues to be paramount in areas such as coastal research, environmental modelling, sediment transportation and irrigation studies. For over 50 years, Armfield have designed and supplied major research and teaching flumes worldwide.

The education teaching flumes allowing fluvial mechanics experiments to be carried out in related topics such as river flow and sediment transport, initiation and characteristics of bed-load motion,
general and local scour in open channel flow.

Bespoke open channels to suit specific design criteria can be produced by the Armfield engineering team. Our team utilise their extensive knowledge to deliver a product designed to give the best possible performance over a wide range of applications with user friendly control and instrumentation.

Armfield’s responsibility covers design, materials and parts, fabrication, delivery to site, final layout of the work on the site,installation and finishing of the flume to a complete operating condition, all overseen by our dedicated professional services team.

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Armfield Research Flumes

Water engineering research continues to be paramount in areas such as coastal research, environmental modelling, sediment transportation and irrigation studies. For over 50 years, Armfield have been designing and supplying open channel facilities (also referred to as flumes) to hydraulic laboratories throughout the world.

Our brochure presents the standard range of channels/flumes available from Armfield for teaching and research purposes. Bespoke sizes and layouts to suit specific design criteria can be produced and the Armfield engineering team work closely with our customers to make sure the brief, deadline and installation designs are fully met.

All our flumes are supplied under the guidance of the Armfield professional service team who will oversee the transportation, installation, commissioning and training on site.

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