The best thing since …

Happy Friday to you all. We all know the saying “the best thing since sliced bread,” right? But do you know the first bread slicing machine was invented in 1912? By 1933, 80% of sold bread was sliced. So, by today’s expectations and the speed of technology, this seems a Read more…

High quality designs – don’t just take our word for it!

Welcome to this week’s blog. We’re pleased to have completed numerous projects in the month just gone. As always, there’s been a variety of industries using our services. Keep an eye out for our case studies on these. We hope they inspire more projects and showcase the work we do. Read more…

3D printing prototypes – why we’re your number one choice

This week we’re working on prototypes. Therefore, it feels like a timely reminder about the benefits of using our 3D printing service. Sometimes the best way to evaluate a design is to make it and physically test it. Our 3D printing is an effective way to make this happen. Questions Read more…

Let’s launch your idea

And here we are already, for this week’s fun fact. We say ‘already’ as it’s a busy week here in the office. Following the meticulous work on a patent application last week, our focus is tweaking the drawings accordingly. A patent is only as good as its first claim. Having Read more…

If you don’t try, you’ll never know

For this week’s blog, our inspiration is the Large Hadron Collider. Some people said it would cause a massive hole that would destroy the earth. However, 13 years on, and no such thing has happened. From a product development perspective, fear of the unknown or fear of failure is the Read more…

Thinking differently

Welcome to this week’s blog. We’re sharing a fact about the Falkirk Wheel. This iconic landmark is the only rotating boat lift of its kind in the world. In our eyes, this is a magnificent design. It’s a great example of how thinking differently can achieve outstanding results – both Read more…

A little insight into our world of design

Happy Friday to you all. The sun is shining, and as we approach the end of the month, we’re reflecting on our work. Contacts often ask us what we do and what we design. In the simplest form, we are experts in mechanical design and contract Computer-Aided Design (CAD). We Read more…

Everyone can be an inventor

Everyone can be an inventor; Samuel Morse, for example, was a painter, but in 1844 he invented an efficient communication system still used today (more than 150 years later). This shows how interest can spark imagination and become a world-known invention. Have you got an idea that you’d like to Read more…

Drawings, drawings, drawings

Happy Friday to you all, our blog this week is all about drawings. To kick off (excuse the pun, it seems appropriate!) do you know when engineering drawings first emerged? Gaspard Monge developed the orthographic technique in 1765. As France was at war, this means this means of sharing ideas Read more…

Doing the right thing for your idea

Welcome to this week’s Fun Fact. Regardless of your car of choice, you will be familiar with the product item in the spotlight. The three-point seat belt in modern cars was invented by a Volvo employee. But do you know the company gave the patent to other carmakers….. free of charge? Read more…

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