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F1 in schools introduces new range of official products

13 Nov 2017

A new range of equipment for the F1 in Schools STEM Challenge has been launched, bringing latest technology and portability to the key products used by students and schools in this prestigious international education programme.

Denford Ltd, founding partner of the F1 in Schools STEM Challenge and a leading manufacturer of CAD/CAM solutions and education projects is the manufacturer and exclusive supplier of the new range of Official F1 in Schools equipment, all designed and manufactured in the UK.

The suite of next generation “Official F1 in Schools” products was unveiled at the F1 in Schools World Finals 2017, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with the competing teams using the F1 in Schools Race System Powered by Denford for the first time and the students were highly complementary of its new features and styling.

The new Official F1 in Schools Race Track not only looks stunning but brings together an ergonomic design with a lightweight track, high tech digital display Start/Finish gates, Wi-Fi data transmission and integrated cable management system.

The new range also includes rugged Start Boxes, a Deceleration System, Air Trace Visualisation System, F1 Model Blocks, CO2 Power Packs and Car Manufacturing Fixture for CNC Routers. The new hardware is complemented with a range of Denford CNC Routers together with a suite of Autodesk and Denford CAD software.

Download the full brochure here.

The Official F1 in Schools products have been designed in the UK with lead Engineering designer, Steve Oddy, Technical Director of Denford Ltd, masterminding the product launch. He says of the products, “We’ve worked hard to develop the next generation of F1 in Schools equipment that meets the needs of schools and students, especially with the lightweight, portable track system and the Start Gate with its clear display and data storage functionality. The Air Trace Visualisation System will also be a valuable asset for aerodynamic capability analysis and demonstrating this in the classroom. We’re excited to be launching the range and delivering it to our global markets.”

Andrew Denford, Founder and Chairman of F1 in Schools, commented on the launch, “F1 in Schools has seen exponential growth over nearly 18 years and in today’s technology driven world, it is important to deliver cutting edge equipment that future proofs our STEM Challenge. The range combines the highest standards of manufacture with the latest technology that F1 in Schools student teams need. Launching at the World Finals gave us the global reach to introduce it to our partners for the international roll-out and with the teams using the system for the first time in Malaysia, it’s been a great introduction for the new track system that has been very well-received’.

The full range of Official F1 in Schools products are available from Denford Ltd, please visit their website http://website.denford.ltd.uk/news/new-2017-f1-schools-race-system-powered-denford/ for full information.

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