Insights

3D Consultancy is a division of RBR Engineering Solutions Ltd. We are a UK company whose heritage and pedigree is established in the highly demanding and competitive world of Formula One Racing.

An engineering design and manufacturing consultancy we provide technical solutions utilising advanced 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing, 3D scanning and CAD digital processes using the latest materials and processes, with industry leading expertise in composite materials technologies.

We help clients to embrace and exploit new technologies, materials and processes and we hope that you will find our Insights below of interest.

Introduction to Enclosure Design – Part 2

Introduction to Enclosure Design – Part 2

The first part of our Introduction to Enclosure Design discussed the functional requirements and overall considerations due to aesthetics and ergonomics. While the functional requirements should encompass all features of a product, our Lead Engineer summarises the key...

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Long Range Scanning

Long Range Scanning

Recently 3DC have expanded their 3D scanning services to enable the capturing of large spaces in stunning detail.  Previously existing technologies allowed 3D scanning of objects up to full vehicle size like this Misubshi example. The latest technology allows long...

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Enclosure Design Introduction

Enclosure Design Introduction

PRODUCT DESIGN: An Introduction to Enclosure Design An enclosure is one of the most important aspects of any product: it must ensure the brand is recognisable in terms of quality and aesthetics; capture ergonomic requirements in design for assembly, ease of...

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High performance brake cooling systems

High performance brake cooling systems

Speed and performance are vitally important in motorsport. However, of equal importance the car must have an efficient braking system for the safety of the driver and for racing performance. The 3D Consultancy have a wealth of knowledge and experience in designing,...

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High-performance PEKK

High-performance PEKK

PEKK (polyetherketoneketone) is a high-performance thermoplastic that has similar properties to ULTEM and PEEK in the FDM processing family but with more flexibility in the geometries that can be built and great value pound for pound in terms of cost to performance...

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