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Sunday, April 1st, 2012 Plastic Moulding Success at The Big Bang Fair

ENL Limited were proud to be part of the Enstruct range of educational products at the Big Bang Fair 2012. As reported by the BBC, “Three massive halls in Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre were roaring with excited children, exploding exhibits and scientists and engineers buzzing with answers.” The three-day Fair attracted 56,000 visitors almost doubling last year’s impressive numbers.

Through a collaboration with Winchester College Head of Design Technology, Simon Tarrant, and educational supplier, Rapid, ENL Limited have brought to market a construction set that enables people of all ages to have fun whilst learn about structures and forces – how to make things stand up!

On display at the Big Bang Fair, was a full-size racing car chassis built from Enstruct parts and a selection of tubes and connectors for visitors to the show to try out on the stand. From robots to aeroplanes, the future engineers and scientists visiting the stand demonstrated that, with a bit of imagination and teamwork, it is possible to build exciting life-size structures with Enstruct.

Enstruct model developed by plastic moulding company ENL featured at the NEC's The Big Bang Fair

Saturday, the final day of the show, was probably the busiest, with around 300 people visiting the Enstruct stand. Interest came from primary school teachers through to University lecturers, as well as parents’ and their very excited children.  The show was a success as orders for Enstruct starter kits have been placed with Rapid (the exclusive distributor) since exhibiting.

Other PR events are planned to raise awareness of this new product, designed to transform the learning of science and engineering in schools and to be used for team building activities at universities, engineering firms and architectural practices.

Monday, March 5th, 2012 ENL supports the BBC Bang Goes the Theory Crew

ENL is pleased to announce that Enstruct can be seen in action at The NEC in Birmingham from March 15 – 17. They will be part of The Big Bang Fair where visitors can do everything from designing a solar powered water heater to exploring radioactivity. Entry is Free!

Launched in 2009, The Big Bang: UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair is the UK’s biggest single celebration of science and engineering for young people, aiming to inspire them through engaging and interactive activities, workshops and shows.

The Big Bang Fair also hosts the finals of the National Science & Engineering Competition. Open to all 11-18 year olds living in the UK and in full-time education, the competition rewards students who have achieved excellence in a science, technology, engineering or maths project.

Last Year Professor Brian Cox presented the prizes for these prestigious awards and this year BBC One’s Bang Goes the Theory will be on stage to test, stretch, explain and experiment with science and how it shapes the world around us. The Bang Goes the Theory Crew believe that the best science lets you try, find out and prove things for yourself and this is exactly what Enstruct, a product manufactured by ENL, does.

Enstruct brings the abstract world of forces to life in an exciting way by creating and making life size structures in the classroom. ENL, a specialist in plastic injection mouldings, is excited to produce the components to this fabulous teaching aid and encourages everyone to see the Enstruct stand at the NEC from the March 15 – 17.