A handy starting point for newcomers

It is feeling very autumnal here at our office at Heywood House at the foot of Westbury’s White Horse. It’s a nice time of year and we are enjoying seeing our clients face to face once again. We’re also enjoying welcoming new clients and discussing future projects. Some of these Read more…

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…

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…

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…

Expertise and experience – it’s not hot air

Welcome to this week’s blog. It’s a busy week here of catch up following an enjoyable holiday on the coast. It’s great to recharge and enjoy the sunshine. Fortunately, we had air conditioning which got me thinking about the origins of what felt like a necessity in last weeks heat! Read more…

Save money with an independent design consultant

Let’s start with a few questions…. Do you design or make a product? Do you need additional design capacity? Would you like to employ a design engineer but think you will struggle to keep them busy full time? Would you like to reduce manufacturing costs? Do you have an occasional Read more…

Supporting our local community

Welcome to this week’s blog. Hopefully everyone has recovered from the recent thrills and spills of the Euros! Although England didn’t make it on to the winners podium (this time), we enjoyed the tournament. It also got us thinking about the equipment and structures at ceremonies and sporting venues: Could 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…

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