The Gill R&D mechanical design service is a core discipline within our product design process. Our highly skilled team of mechanical engineers integrate years of knowledge and expertise with the latest manufacturing techniques to deliver holistic and innovative solutions.
Using the latest in-house facilities, we work in partnership with our customers to develop cost-effective mechanical design solutions from initial concept development through to small, medium and high volume production runs.
All our designs undergo extensive analysis and testing to ensure a superior, reliable design is achieved to meet customer requirement. Our mechanical design services cover the full product development lifecycle, our work process, which is fully accredited to ISO 9001, allows us to rapidly solve complex product requirements.
Concept definition, industrial design, human factors, design for assembly and manufacture
3D mechanical design using 3D CAD software for advanced design
Design analysis for thermal and stress evaluation and optimisation
Advanced manufacturing techniques including, rapid prototypes, sheet metal, casting, plastic injection moulding, CNC machining and composites.
Verification and testing including design verification of thermal, vibration and shock, ingress protection, pressure and corrosion resistance
In-depth support and practical advice from our skilled engineers
Finite element analysis and FMEAs
Gill R&D employs rigorous processes to every stage of the product development:
Customer needs: Evaluate the market and define customer needs, capturing preliminary requirements
Concept definition: Product concept definition to meet customer needs, including industrial design, rapid prototyping and technology demonstration
Specification: Finalise product specifications and define detailed product development plan
Development: Detailed product design including design for assembly and manufacture
Validation: Complete product validation and testing to obtain regulatory approvals
Production: Production documentation for sub-contract manufacture or by Gill Research & Development Limited manufacturing team
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