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Nova Design Takes Theme Park Thrills to New Heights with Steelwork Expertise

World’s tallest Lego minifigure unveiled at Legoland Windsor Resort ( Here at NOVA, we are thrilled to announce our recent involvement in an exciting new project at a UK Theme Park! We collaborated with a top UK-based manufacturer and designer for the amusement park and theme park sectors, offering our steelwork detail design knowledge. Standing…

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QMS ISO 9001:2015 Recertification

Following a recent audit of our Quality Management System, we are pleased to announce our successful recertification for ISO 9001:2015 – Provider of Engineering Design Services The Nova Design team is committed to total quality and once again, we have proved that our ISO 9001:2015 mission statement of “Right First Time” is worthy of the…

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3D Laser Scanning

3D Scanning of Existing Plant

NOVA were recently approached by our client to conduct a 3D Laser Scan of an existing process area in a Food Processing Plant to evaluate the installation of a new machine. Using our FARO Focus 3D Laser scanner we captured the existing plant into a 3D Point Cloud. This was merged with the 3D CAD…

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BIM Service

Building Information Modelling (BIM)

NOVA Design offer a Building Information Modelling service using the Autodesk Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection for AEC 3D modelling. Our BIM service creates intelligent 3D CAD models to communicate the project intent. The Building Information Model allows the design & visualisation of a project, by utilising the Autodesk BIM solutions. Autodesk | Revit | Autocad |…

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flexible CAD Design service

NOVA is a Flexible CAD Design Service

Mechanical Design & Drafting Sub Contactor NOVA Design Ltd offer a Flexible CAD Design resource to handle the peaks & troughs of your resource requirements. We are able to offer experienced Mechanical Design Engineers from a wide range of engineering sectors, using the latest in Computer Aided Design software including …… Autodesk Inventor | Solidworks…

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CAD Design Work in Progress

Samples of Work in Progress …..

A sample of various projects that are currently being worked on within the Nova Design office. The projects illustrate a variety of Engineering Sectors and different Computer Aided Design packages. Steel Tube Handling Equipment. The is a current material handling project utilising Powered Rollers to convey Square & Rectangular hollow sections within a steel tube…

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Tooling Design & Drafting

Aerospace MRO Tooling Design & Drafting

For many years NOVA Design has had an enviable reputation as a leading supplier of Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) tooling design within the aerospace & gas turbine sectors. We have successfully completed many design projects for various engine and module strip / repair and transportation tooling. Including …… •Engine Build & Strip Tooling •Maintenance…

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NOVA 35th year

NOVA 35th Anniversary

Today NOVA Design Ltd enters into it’s 35th year of trading. We are very proud of all that has been accomplished since that first day back in 1988. Thank you to all our clients and staff both past & present that we’ve had the pleasure to work with over the last three-and-a-half-decades.

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3D Laser Scanning

3D Laser Scanning – Plant Layout

NOVA Design recently supported a client during a plant upgrade project. To increase capacity the client wanted to install an additional Press facility and rework the chain conveyors that feed the presses. No drawings of the presses or the associated equipment existed. NOVA used their FARO Focus 3D Laser Scanner to generate a 3D Point…

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Powered Roller Conveyor Design

Powered Roller Conveyor Line

NOVA Design has recently completed an upgrade project for Network Rail. The project involved the upgrade to a Powered Roller Conveyor system in a service depot.The upgrade included static PRBs’ – PRB’s mounted on floor rails – PRB’s mounted onto new Pneumatic Lifters to fit in around the existing adjacent equipment. This project was carried…

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Autodesk Inventor Professional 2024 Capacity

NOVA increase Autodesk Inventor Professional 2024 capacity

Due to an increase in demand recently for Mechanical Design & Draughting services, we have increased our capacity of Autodesk Inventor Professional 2024 software. If you are looking for additional CAD Design Support for Mechanical Design or Mechanical Detailing of 2d manufacturing drawings, then feel free to get in touch and we will discuss how…

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steel tube handling equipment

Steel Tube Handling Equipment

    NOVA Design has recently been awarded a project to supply the Mechanical Design upgrade of a steel tube handling line for a UK Steel Plant. The project will involve upgrades to various conveyor and handling equipment. We are pleased to be involved in such a major investment at a UK production facility. If…

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