Humble beginnings

If you’re reading this on your computer, glance down to see the product in the spotlight for today’s fun fact. If you’re not, here’s are some hints: For some, this will be an everyday tool that makes your work easier. It might be a plug-in or wireless. It could have Read more…

Staying ahead of the curve

When I hear the name Nintendo I recall patiently waiting for my turn on the Game Boy – this passed as soon as it came! Most recently I’m baffled by how a five-year-old trumps me playing tennis on the Wii! Either way, it’s not what Nintendo first sold when they Read more…

A hands-on approach goes a long way

Fun Fact Friday – Invention of bank cards In 1960, while at IBM, Forrest Parry invented the magnetic stripe now used on bank cards. He had the idea of glueing short pieces of magnetic tape to each plastic card, but they didn’t stay on. When he returned home, his wife Read more…

Add value not cost

This weeks’ Fun Friday Fact comes from the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. The lead structural engineer named Joseph Strauss insisted on the installation of a safety net even though its $130,000 (£94,948.30) cost was deemed exorbitant. Over the four years of its construction, the net saved 19 men, Read more…

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Bring forth a challenge

Another busy week here and another thought-provoking Friday Fun Fact: ‘In 1891, Chicago issued a challenge to all engineers to build a structure that would surpass the Eiffel Tower. The engineer who won proposed a giant rotating wheel that will lift visitors high above the city. The inventor of this Read more…

New Equipment – 3D Scanner

White Horse CAD are pleased to announce that as part of our continual improvement program we have invested in a high specification 3D scanner. We can now 3D scan items of up to 1200mm X 1200mm X 1200mm with an accuracy of around 50 microns, in either black and white Read more…

Investing in the Future

Over the past year White Horse CAD have been working towards a major hardware and software investment. This investment significantly increases the services we offer. Before this upgrade we offered… Contract CAD Services using SolidWorks and AutoCAD LT (2D & 3D) Mechanical Design Part Modelling Parametric Assemblies 3D print Large Format Read more…

Can we save you money?

How can an independent design consultant save you money? Do you design or make a product? Do you need more design capacity than your team can support? Would you like to employ a design engineer but think you will struggle to keep them busy full time? Would it be good Read more…

Think outside the box

When solving complex design problems, people often use the phrase “its time to think outside of the box”. This is where true innovation happens, where new ideas are born and where new product ideas become the next big thing. But what happens when long established, or small design teams think Read more…

Updates and Changes

Over the past few weeks our new domain services partners (Stellasoft) have made some fundamental changes to the White Horse CAD website and email services. We think the changes were long overdue and hopefully you like them. The biggest change of all will impact every user of the website. But Read more…

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