Category: Articles

07th December 2020 | Articles, FAQs

Cambridge Design Technology FAQs

Answers to some of the most common questions we receive about working with us on your next product and technology design/development project.

07th December 2020 | Articles

How often do we use our 3D printer and why?

3D printing, or additive manufacturing, is the construction of a three-dimensional object from a CAD model or a digital 3D model.

12th November 2020 | Articles

How COVID-19 Affects Product Design

When the COVID-19 Pandemic hit in early 2020, it felt like every entrepreneur and product designer rushed to create some form of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to help prevent the spread of the virus in some way.

26th October 2020 | Articles, Case study

Case Study: CAST Watches – product development to market

When CAST Watches needed a Product Design Consultancy to take their prototype for a fully customisable watch on to the next stage of development, they turned to CDT

17th September 2020 | Articles

The role of reverse engineering in modern product design

Products and systems such as mechanical devices, electronic components, computer software and chemical formulas can all potentially be reverse engineered, making this branch of design engineering an extremely useful technique.

17th August 2020 | Articles, Featured, Latest News

Why using a turnkey product design consultancy makes perfect sense

Why a turnkey product design consultancy, also known as single sourcing, is the way to go.

18th June 2020 | Articles

Cambridge Design Technology & SolidWorks: Perfect Partnership After 25 Years

SolidWorks is among the world’s leading 3D modelling software tools. Founded in 1993, version 1 was launched in 1995, after which the firm was soon acquired by Dassault Systems. SolidWorks 2020 was released in September 2019 as the 28th version...

15th April 2020 | Articles, Latest News

Cambridge Design Technology, PTC Creo & Root Solutions

Back in August 2016 we wrote about our skills in 3D modelling application PTC Creo and our relationship with Root Solutions, who we’ve worked with for many years. Since then, the tool has moved on is now at version 7.0....

09th April 2020 | Articles

Choosing the right product design partner

Making the decision to bring in external skills and services isn’t always easy or straightforward. Taking the first step is a hurdle in itself. But secondly, it can be hard to know how what criteria to use in finding the...

05th March 2020 | Articles

Claiming R&D Tax Credits – Where to Start

Whether you’re a young start up or an established business with a strong product development process, every little helps. So, it makes sense to take advantage of whatever tax breaks you’re entitled to. For companies with an active research and...

12th December 2019 | Articles

2019 in review

This year has been a busy one! We’ve had the pleasure of working with an amazing team of 18 engineers across our app, hardware and software teams. Together, we’ve been working across a wide variety of projects and sectors including;...

03rd December 2019 | Articles

A Future Without Plastic?

The last two years have seen a surge in innovative ideas to go plastic free, making the prospect of a plastic free world seem that bit more possible. Here’s a round-up of our favourite design moments in the movement away...

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