Case Studies

Bower & Wilkins K1 Press

Cambridge Dynamics has delivered a second forming press to B&W to enable the customer to form the top and front casings on the Diamond 800 series of speakers. The machine incorporates many of the features of the larger press delivered earlier in 2016 (see case study- Bower & wilkings K2 press) with a precision motion control…

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Bowers & Wilkins K2 Press

Bowers & Wilkins are High-end audio specialist who make some of the world’s most advanced home cinema and hi-fi speakers, including Abbey Road’s reference system, Wireless Music Systems such as Zeppelin Air, and high-performance mobile-hi-fi headphones. Cambridge Dynamics was contracted to design and manufacture a high precision forming machine to enable Bowers & Wilkins to form…

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Paper Folding and Gluing Line

Cambridge Dynamics was contracted to manufacture a high speed paper folding and gluing line to manufacture chef’s head coverings.  The production line was fully designed and manufactured in-house to meet the customer’s specifications and requirements.

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Promotor

Promotor produce a range of vacuum formed promotional stands for use at conferences and exhibitions.  Their prototype moulds are manufactured from wood and they needed a company which could scan to 3D their prototype moulds and CNC machine final forms in Aluminium.  Cambridge Dynamics provided this service and not only produced the 3D models but…

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RGE Engineering

Cambridge Dynamics produced a production line component for the assembly of snap-connect plastic lids. Essentially a pick and place for unusually shaped components the mechanism used a bowl feeder and a rotary arm to feed, align and then insert the caps onto freshly molded parts. The machine can be seen during assembly in the photograph below:

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Verticle Axis Wind Turbine

In partnership with Cranfield University and Bosch Rexroth this is an ongoing project for development of the next generation of wind turbine technology.  Whilst the project is still subject to strict confidentiality agreements suffice to say that the turbine is a vertical axis unit which will has significant potential for both commercial and domestic applications.…

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Morplan

This project involved the refurbishment of old heat transfer printing machines and the retrofit of modern PLC control. This was done to improve speed and reliability and to ensure conformity over a range of machines that had been supplied over a number of years. Printing at a rate of 2 pieces per second required careful…

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Precision Machining

With the skills, resources and equipment at Cambridge Dynamics the company is capable of the manufacture of not only precision jigs, fixtures and machining services for a number of companies such as Xaar Jet.  This includes a special agreement to provide very short turnaround machining services regularly including ‘while you wait’ work. The company specializes…

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GKN Aerospace

The ability of the company to manufacture high precision jigs and fixtures resulted in numerous projects for assembly Jigs to aid Aircraft windscreen manufacture and in particular to apply high technology coatings to aircraft canopies. Due to the nature of these projects, unfortunately no technical details or information can be provided on this project suffice…

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F1 Team Gearbox Test Rig

Cambridge Dynamics designed and manufactures a hydraulic gearbox test rig using high speed MOOG control systems for use on championship winning F1 cars. The team found it essential to ensuring that the gearbox was operating optimally after each race meeting and after regular servicing.  This was test rig was provided in 2007 and in mid-2015…

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