October 8, 2019 No comments exist

For the next month our spotlight is on Jigs and Fixtures. Jigs and fixtures are production tools that allow you as manufacturers to accurately produce duplicate and interchangeable parts. Put simply jigs guide tools and fixtures hold the work in place. We work with a wide variety of manufacturers when they need extra resource for their Jig and Fixture design. Our engineers normally attend your manufacturing site to understand the exact requirements. We then work…

August 14, 2019 No comments exist

Here at PT Design we know a fair bit about paper to CAD conversions. We have spent many an hour converting engineering drawings from 2D drawings to 3D files. We convert for a wide variety of companies and for a multitude of reasons. The purpose of this blog is to give you an understanding of the benefits to your business of outsourcing your paper to CAD conversions. Effective resource deployment Outsourcing Paper to CAD conversions…

July 25, 2019 No comments exist

Trafford Live 2019 was held last Sunday and we were super pleased to be invited along to the day. Trafford Live is a free family festival where Trafford Council promotes all the great things that it has to offer. It is also an opportunity to say thank you with the Trafford Volunteer Awards. We were very pleased to be one of the companies to receive an award. The Trafford Volunteer Awards have a variety of…

June 17, 2019 No comments exist

Running a CAD engineering company means I constantly receive information about 3D printing and how it is changing the manufacturing world. I attend exhibitions where additive manufacturing companies lure me to their presentations promising to tell me how aerospace are now using their printers. I arrive thinking I am going to hear that the next time I fly I will fold down a 3D printed table only to find that actually we are still very…

April 29, 2019 No comments exist

We are a CAD engineering company with a wealth of experience from working in foundries. What we have learnt from our experiences, is that during peak workloads it is good to have a reliable subcontractor that you can outsource your foundry CAD work to. The top 3 reasons that our clients outsource to us are: 1. It is cost efficient Outsourcing your foundry CAD requirements means that you don’t need the overhead of a large…