Transfer hall mit large wind gates and
Model vehicle - transporter
| Babcock Noell Nuclear supplied several components for the
( E uropean T ransonic W ind Tunnel) ETW:
- the model carriage, a transporter for a load of up to
approx. 200 t
- lock gates with dimensions of 19 and 17 m and a weight of 27 t.
- The so-called second
throat, in which by means of trimming tabs the flow conditions can be optimised within milliseconds, work being done against a flow pressure of 10 t at a temperature of -180° C.
- The inner casing of the compressor (total weight 88 t) had to be
with lowest possible tolerances.