Cambridge Design Technology is a leading mechanical design and development company in East Anglia.
Mechanical design is the design of the physical and mechanical working parts of a larger product or structure that must be assembled and work as a whole, for example an engine or pump. Examples of components that require mechanical design skills include shafts, pistons, gears and clutches. Mechanical design also requires an understanding of materials and structure, as well as principles of hydraulics, microfluidics and thermodynamics.
Advanced mechanical design tools
With advanced skills in PTC Creo® and Solidworks® 3D CAD modelling tools we can deliver intricate components to large assemblies of any specification including:
Proof of principle
To give you the confidence to continue with your development, we establish that your mechanical design concept is based on sound engineering using ‘proof of principle’ analysis and guiding you through multiple stages of prototyping.
Engineering analysis and testing tools
Using a range of analysis tools for checking geometry, motion, and thermal and structural integrity, we can engineer designs to deliver robust solutions suitable for intended use and environments.
Developed concepts are taken forward as CAD designs and honed to meet the brief, so further testing prototypes can be made using representative materials and components.
Mechanical design for manufacture
Once prototypes are validated and verified, the process to optimise the design for manufacture begins.
Production engineering often starts at the beginning of the development cycle to give full visibility and ensure the design meets specification for:
CDT consistently went the extra mile to make sure the product worked smoothly. They didn’t cut corners and were constantly looking for ways to improve the design. I really appreciated their hands-on approach.
Jon and the team at Cambridge Design Technology were always very responsive to my requirements and always went the extra mile – providing additional printed parts to test prototypes – to push the design to the next stage.
CDT bring professionalism, energy and enthusiasm to each and every project. I am constantly and unfailingly impressed by how easy they are to work with.
Cambridge Design Technology’s professional service and wealth of experience have helped us develop our product and grow our business.