Category: Articles

18th June 2020 | Articles

Cambridge Design Technology & SolidWorks: Perfect Partnership After 25 Years

SolidWorks is among the world’s leading 3D modelling software tools. Founded in 1993, version 1 was launched in 1995, after which the firm was soon acquired by Dassault Systems. SolidWorks 2020 was released in September 2019 as the 28th version...

15th April 2020 | Articles, Latest News

Cambridge Design Technology, PTC Creo & Root Solutions

Back in August 2016 we wrote about our skills in 3D modelling application PTC Creo and our relationship with Root Solutions, who we’ve worked with for many years. Since then, the tool has moved on is now at version 7.0....

09th April 2020 | Articles

Choosing the right product design partner

Making the decision to bring in external skills and services isn’t always easy or straightforward. Taking the first step is a hurdle in itself. But secondly, it can be hard to know how what criteria to use in finding the...

05th March 2020 | Articles

Claiming R&D Tax Credits – Where to Start

Whether you’re a young start up or an established business with a strong product development process, every little helps. So, it makes sense to take advantage of whatever tax breaks you’re entitled to. For companies with an active research and...

12th December 2019 | Articles

2019 in review

This year has been a busy one! We’ve had the pleasure of working with an amazing team of 18 engineers across our app, hardware and software teams. Together, we’ve been working across a wide variety of projects and sectors including;...

03rd December 2019 | Articles, Featured

A future without plastic?

The last two years have seen a surge in innovative ideas to go plastic free, making the prospect of a plastic free world seem that bit more possible. Here’s a round-up of our favourite design moments in the movement away...

26th June 2019 | Articles

Taking on new talent in the product design world

At Cambridge Design Technology, we love to give students the chance to learn about real world applications in design and development, and to experience the industry. Offering paid internships, we don’t believe in making students do the washing up, shredding...

01st March 2019 | Articles, Latest News

Product Design Across Borders: Working and Collaborating with a Product Design Consultancy Over Distance

Here at Cambridge Design Technology (CDT) we take pride in two things above all else. The first of these is the quality of the product and technology design consultancy services which we offer. The second is the fact that we...

07th November 2018 | Articles

Sustainable product design

A consciousness of sustainable product design has never been greater. The damaging environmental impact of many products has been known for a number of years and so it is incredibly encouraging to see a huge shift to redress the situation....

19th October 2018 | Articles

Developing CAD designs for Milk & More

The creation of some advertising marketing models, using modern and traditional methods, brought together up-to-date 3D design with cutting edge 3D printing technologies and long-established model-making skills. This 3-way collaboration, between Cambridge Design Technology, Prototype Projects and Mimesis Models, enabled...

31st August 2018 | Articles

Design Engineering for Disasters

Life is for living but there are times when risks need to be managed. In this article we take a look at how design engineering for disasters can provide the necessary security blanket which, ultimately, saves lives. Earthquake-proof bed If...

25th July 2018 | Articles

The power of physics

We recently came across these two great videos which show the real power of physics. We hope you enjoy watching them as much as we have! The sand pendulum The first video shows how the laws of physics control the...

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