April 16, 2022 No comments exist

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 from our offices in Manchester to complete the design work. We find that regular web based meetings help design updates and queries that crop up. The benefit of working this way is that is allows our clients to pass over the…

October 19, 2021 No comments exist

You have heard of the moth to the flame well this post is about the bee to the fire! We were recently contacted by a manufacturing company with a request to generate a model to enable them to create a bespoke fireplace casting including the embossed feature. The end customer supplied us an image which we used to create a 3d model. This allowed us to 3D print the part so the customer could try…

July 21, 2021 No comments exist

We are excited to let you know that we have a new addition to the PT Design suite of printers. 3D printing Carbon Fibre Infused Nylon is now a possibility along with a wide range of other materials: We can print in: ASA PETG PC PA ABS PLA PLA Metal PA-CF PA-GF Our new bed plate allows printing up to the maximum sizes below: Contact us today to see how we can help with your…

January 31, 2021 No comments exist

It feels like an age since we last posted on our webpage. Like everyone else, lockdowns and home schooling has meant focusing on what really matters in this crazy pandemic. For us, the priorities have been the design work for our customers and making sure our families are happy, safe and well. What we have missed during the last year is chatting. Those conversations where you realise how you can collaborate better, share ideas and…

October 23, 2020 No comments exist

Investment casting tooling design is something that we regularly undertake here at PT Design. We regularly work with tool suppliers and use our expertise to ensure that the tooling is great quality at a good price. We do this by considering: 1. Minimising Size & Weight Part size and weight are the most critical factors in determining how much the part will cost. We aim to work with our foundries and tooling suppliers to ensure…