Electrical Arc Flash Analysis Jan 20

Electrical Arc Flash Analysis

Electrical arc flash analysis is a service provided by Encorus’s electrical engineering department.   Arc flash analysis is a safety precaution used to prevent explosions in industrial settings which utilize high electrical voltage. When an energized wire touches... Read more
Staff Spotlight: Jack Wolff Jan 13

Staff Spotlight: Jack Wolff

Jack Wolff is an Associate Mechanical Engineer at Encorus.  He works on overall design development and engineering for plumbing, HVAC, and fire protection projects. Jack has recently worked on projects including the commissioning of the Amtrak Exchange Street Station,... Read more

Fun Fact Friday: The Year In Review

Over the past year, we have explored the four different service groups that make up Encorus Group: Civil Materials Testing, Mechanical Integrity, Non-Destructive Testing, and Engineering Design. As 2020 comes to a close, now is a time to reflect on what defines each... Read more
Giving Back This Holiday Season Dec 21

Giving Back This Holiday Season

Instead of an office Secret Santa gift exchange, Encorus employees pitched in to make Christmas brighter for a local family.  We are grateful for the opportunity to adopt a family through a local organization.  Happy holidays from all of us at Encorus! Read more
NFPA 101: Life Safety Code Dec 18

NFPA 101: Life Safety Code

One of the most important responsibilities that engineers have is to provide for the safety, health, and welfare of the public. Throughout history, especially in the case of fires, the well-being of building occupants has not always been the most important topic or... Read more
CUBRC Sphere Relocation Dec 17

CUBRC Sphere Relocation

CUBRC’s Aeroscience team has completed a major milestone in the development of its newest capability.  Over last weekend, the team moved the large (65’ diameter) vacuum sphere a few hundred yards to its new location just to the North of the current LENS family of... Read more
Why Manufacturing Automation Needs the Human Touch Dec 11

Why Manufacturing Automation Needs the Human Touch

Many manufacturers are looking to automation as a way to compete with other parts of the world with lower labor costs and less stringent regulations. And while automation is part of the future, as we saw in a previous article about the “dark factory,” there will... Read more
Remote Flexibility Nov 27

Remote Flexibility

Offering Work-from-Home Flexibility to Plant-Floor Workers Many employees feel squeezed between a need to earn a living, and the need to keep themselves and their families safe. The answer for many employers of white-collar workers was to allow (or require) employees... Read more