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 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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Motorsport areas of expertise

Motorsport areas of expertise

A one-stop shop for design, engineering and production of 3D printed and composite components for Motorsport The 3D Consultancy is a one stop shop for Motorsport: Composite design and production Design and development of composite components Production of composite...

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What is Carbon SLS?

What is Carbon SLS?

Carbon SLS is a carbon-fibre reinforced material based on polyamide. Carbon SLS is processed on highly advanced AM laser-sintering equipment. Typical applications of Carbon SLS; the production of highly rigid components for motorsport and automotive applications; for...

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How 3D saved this Jag

How 3D saved this Jag

The Bodyshop Magazine featured Eastbourne Coach Finishers (ECF car care) using our 3D laser scanning and 3D printing services to create a replacement part for a cherished car. The part required to get tis car back on the road was not available so we provided a 3D...

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