Inhalation Device | Performance Study & Optimisation

We provided detailed design and engineering services to optimise features of a Dry Powder Inhaler to improve performance and reduce development time....

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Haughton Design partner with PS Partnerships

At HD, we pride ourselves on assembling the best team possible to add extra value to our projects and deliver high quality device or product development solutions. We do this through blending our in-h...

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The learning never stops!

As 2020 came to a close, December also marked 2 months for me at Haughton Design. Despite continued uncertainty with regards to Covid 19 and, approaching a final Brexit negotiation, December was ye...

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A Week in the Life of a Design Consultancy

A brief overview of a busy week… Monday saw my first day working from home. I attended the weekly design review and also learned from Design Development Engineer, Phil Sampey, about HD’s certified...

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A Reflection on 2020…

Last year, when we published our rundown of 2019 and what we expected from the upcoming year, we don’t think anyone expected anything quite like the 2020 we have all experienced! It has been an unpr...

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A Week at Haughton Design

Amidst another national lockdown, I’ve had a great and hugely insightful introductory week learning the ropes at HD. I’ve had time to get to know my new colleagues, their roles and backgrounds ...

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HD Welcomes Amber Davies – UX Designer, to the Team!

The HD team has grown once again! Following a successful 12 months, and having recently achieved our record month and quarter, we have further expanded the team with Amber Davies who joins us as a UX ...

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Characterisation – Tolerance Analysis & the Manufacturing Data Pack

Tolerance analysis is used to understand how small variations in component dimensions and assembly constraints stack up across assemblies, and how the accumulation of differences affects function of t...

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Happy 18th Birthday to HD!

Haughton Design was ‘officially’ incorporated on 7th November 2002, making the company 18 years old tomorrow – and what an 18 years it’s been! Although HD were somewhat operating for 12 ye...

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7 Proven tips to generate more useful ideas

HD’s Design and Operations Director, Lee Smith shares his top tips to improve productivity of brainstorm sessions Are your brainstorming sessions not producing the results you’d like from them...

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Large contract won to develop medical devices for US pharma company

Haughton Design are delighted to have been awarded two large contracts relating to the medical device industry for a new client based in the US. This is a fantastic opportunity for all of the team h...

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How Do You Characterise an Existing Medical Device?

The information available online regarding ‘characterising existing medical devices’ is vast, however, most of the information that’s instantly accessible on characterisation falls into just tw...

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HD’s top tips to improve SolidWorks productivity

We know that when working from home, keeping productivity up is key to ensure you’re working as efficiently as you would in the design studio. Luckily for us, we’d started creating a bank of Solid...

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Introducing our ISO 13485 Development Workflow

We believe in working closely with clients to make their lives easier. Most senior people in medical device development are time poor with heavy demands on them and no let up. We realised that saving ...

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What to expect at the end of a Concept Design phase

So, you may be wondering what will I actually receive from Haughton Design? Here’s a typical list of deliverables for a generic product design project. Please note that each deliverable can be as de...

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The life of a Design Development Engineer

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a Design Development Engineer? We think it’s one of the most diverse and rewarding jobs out there (but then as a design consultancy we would, wouldnt we...

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