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Concept
From an initial product concept, through development, to production and long term on-going support and maintenance we have the experience to help you to make your project a success. Our services can be employed at any stage in your product development cycle.
This could be a feasibility study prior to possible production or to validate an existing design.


Electronics
We cover almost the whole spectrum of electronic design, from ultra-low power to high voltage, from DC to wireless, from discreet logic to 32 bit processors.
These are some of the technologies we employ:

8/16/32 Bit Micro's FPGA / VHDL
Digital Logic Motor Drivers
Industrial IO High Voltage
GPS GSM / GPRS
Industrial Networks Analog
Wireless & Low Power Radio Bluetooth / WiFi / Ethernet

 

We treat the PCB layout and the choice of components as an integral part of the electronic design. After all, in manufacture, it is bare boards and components that are assembled and so the PCB design is key to economic production.

Software
Software breathes life into a new product.

In the embedded world we write in Assembler and C under a range of development environments. To connect to the outside world we develop applications using Visual Studio, MFC and .NET in C++ and C#.
We have also used Pascal, Basic, Modula2. Did someone mention Fortran?
Applications range from the small and simple to complex automation systems, wireless networks and data capture systems.


Mechanics
We don’t have the same breadth in mechanical engineering as we do in electronics, but then again…

We have a workshop with 2 CNC lathes, a conventional lathe and mill, AC/DC Tig welder and a 50T injection moulding machine.
Very little of what leaves Designwrights does so as a bare board. Most products need an enclosure and holes need to be drilled and metal bent.
Designs have included motor drives, pneumatics, fluid systems, pressure vessels, optics, CNC sheet metalwork, laser cut parts, injection moulded components & welded fabrications.
Interestingly, of the patents we have filed for our customers, the majority have been of a mechanical nature.


Prototype
With our own pick and place line, electronic prototypes are treated as a small production batch. This gives us a head start in developing the manufacturing process and preparing for ongoing production.
Mechanical prototypes can often be machined in our workshop.
What we can’t assemble or machine in-house is sub-contracted to a trusted supplier base.


Test
The majority of product validation is completed in-house and w
e use the services of a NAMAS accredited test house for CE certification.


Ongoing Production
And, after all the design and development is complete don’t forget that Designwrights can manufacture the finished article and look after it through its life cycle. This includes managing the inevitable obsolescence issues.