Windshield

2017/011

Section of curved acrylic compound windshield used on the Queensferry Crossing

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Description

Section of curved acrylic compound windshield used on the Queensferry Crossing (Forth Replacement Crossing). The windshield is impregnated with lateral black circular strips (approx 2 mm diameter) located at 30 mm centres which run the length of the shield. These strips act as an anti-collision device to reduce injuries to birds.

In situ each section of windshield is 2.5 m long and are stacked in six horizontal rows to a height of 3.5 m along the entire length of the bridge and its approaches.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

2017/011

Item Type

Short Description

Section of curved acrylic compound windshield

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 2016

Sub-items

Fixing collar and noise baffle

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

"k-tec thermoforming solutions". "Nr.106".

Dimensions (mm)

496 (L) x 298 (W) x 123 (H). The thickness of the shield is 21 mm.

Donor

Date Donated

April 2017

Materials

Windshield: acrylic compound. Fixing collar: steel. Noise baffle: rubber.

Condition

Good

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