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. 


Features and Benefits

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


Typical Phases of Development

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


Do you have a new development requirement?

We have extensive experience taking projects through all phases of development, in rapid timeframes.


Tel: +44 (0)1590 613400








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