Design Services

Our areas of expertise include…

  • CAD (Computer-Aided Design) support
    • Detailed mechanical design work (SolidWorks / Fusion 360), including mechanisms.
    • Streamlined drawing services and BOM management.
    • Design For Manufacture & Assembly (DFMA).
    • Product Data Management / Product Lifecycle Management (PDM / PLM).
    • Visualisations, animations, photo-realistic renderings.
  • Simulations
    • Stress analysis using SolidWorks / Fusion 360.
    • Hand calculations to support design work.
    • Advanced Finite Element Analysis (FEA) through trusted partners.
  • 3D Printing
    • In-house 3D printer available for use.
    • Many materials and colours available.
    • Rapid prototypes and end-use parts.
  • Manufacture and build
    • Knowledge of various materials; metals, plastics, ceramics, exotic/specialist materials, and composites such as CFRP, GFRP, AlBeMet, honeycomb panels.
    • ‘Machined from solid’ precision items e.g. adaptor plates, PCB housings, mechanisms, any bespoke structure.
    • Sheet metal items e.g. enclosures, shielding, support equipment.
    • Welded structures e.g. handling equipment, lifting frames, assembly trolleys, heavy structures.
    • Assembly, Integration and Test/Verification (AIT / AIV) in workshop / cleanroom.