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.

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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3D Consultancy says HOLA from Barcelona

3D Consultancy says HOLA from Barcelona

Ernest Bou Grau joined the 3D Consultancy in April 2021 working with Brett Rust, Technical Director, to assist in leading the development and implementation of customer projects. Ernest is joining us from EMES3D a business he co-founded in 2018 and that offers...

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2020 What a Year!

2020 What a Year!

A difficult and challenging year for many, at 3D Consulting we have been fortunate that our many clients have trusted us to deliver on their projects resulting in a record year for us in 2020. Here we share with you the range of projects and challenges we faced during...

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Customer reactions to Carbon SLS

Customer reactions to Carbon SLS

Early in 2020 the 3D Consultancy launched a new material to the UK market “Carbon SLS”. In this Insight we review what the reaction has been to this new material. So, what is Carbon SLS? Carbon SLS is a carbon-fibre reinforced material based on polyamide and processed...

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