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17th March 2016 | Latest News

Cambridge Design Technology: A Year In Review

Cambridge Design Technology was founded in March 2015 by long-time product design consultant Jon Plumb. Having left his previous business Innovate3 after 13 years, Jon set up his new business to provide an all-round product and technology design and development...

19th February 2016 | Articles, Latest News

Finite Element Analysis – Predicting the Real World

Overview When designing products and components, it is vital to ensure that their integrity and reliability within the bounds of ‘normal usage’ will not be compromised. Alongside product and technology design processes, Finite Element Analysis (FEA) can be used to...

13th January 2016 | Latest News

Happy New Year from Cambridge Design Technology

Last week we saw lots of announcements from the annual CES in Las Vegas, always a good scene setter for coming trends of the year. It was bigger than ever, with over 223,000 sq meters of exhibition space and 3,200...

19th November 2015 | Latest News

Cambridge Design Technology & SolidWorks: Perfect Partnership

Solidworks is the leading 3D modelling software and Cambridge Design Technology is an advanced user of this innovative software. In this article we explain why we use SolidWorks, and the importance of our support partner Innova Systems. In engineering design,...

21st October 2015 | Articles

Use of Hazards Analysis in Product Engineering & Design

The safety of a product is always a core element of any product design and development process, and it is an increasingly heavily regulated area. Ensuring that any potential hazard associated with a product’s use – either through product failure...

23rd September 2015 | Latest News

Tracca UK Ltd case study | GPS tracking for pets

About Tracca Tracca produces and sells GPS tracking collars for domestic pets and is the brainchild of Managing Director and co-founder Toby Mills. The company was founded in 2014 with a vision to develop a reliable device that would inform...

08th September 2015 | Articles, Latest News

DSEI expo – September 2015

We will be attending the DSEI expo on 15-18 September 2015. DSEI is the world’s leading defence and security event showcasing military and defence technology. Visit the DSEI website to find out more about the event.  

31st July 2015 | Latest News

More stuff coming off the production line

Things are getting exciting here at Cambridge Design Technology. Several projects coming to fruition. Parts being delivered off tooling, prototypes being 3D printed in-house and hydraulic control systems being commissioned. Watch this space for further news.

21st July 2015 | Articles

Bouncelite used by CDT for recording our work

Cambridge Design Technology have appointed Jemma Ford, a student of Photography to record the design portfolio of our projects and products we have created. Using her Cannon rig and the Bouncelite flash diffuser designed by Jon Plumb and his team,...

26th May 2015 | Articles

Freestyle modelling – a faster route to stylish conceptual design

Freestyle Modelling is an emerging modelling methodology with its roots in the sort of sub-divisional surface  modelling traditionally used by gaming and animation designers. It is now being increasingly used in the solid modelling environment. How does it help in...

29th April 2015 | Latest News

Bouncelite Flash Modifier Case Study: Tony Chau

Tony Chau is an independent professional photographer with vast experience running photo shoots and commissions for clients all over the world. The requirement Whilst always able to achieve the results required by his clients, Tony Chau knew that with the...

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