News from Complete Fabrication, Cambridge


  • Sega 2020 VR headset

    A New Look for a 90s Icon

    Wed 14th Oct 2020

    When Craig McGarrell came to us with a CAD project he wanted to turn into a prototype show piece, it was an excellent opportunity to showcase the talents of our talented engineers.

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  • Carbon 3d put to use for a wireless casing

    Lime Microsystems: Software defined radio technology for wireless networks

    Mon 9th Mar 2020

    Lime came to Complete Fabrication with a completed product design intended for traditional injection moulding. Although this design was appropriate for large volume manufacture the costs associated with the setup were not attractive.

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  • Carbon pr25 unicorn toy

    Carbon, as seen on The Apprentice

    Thu 17th Oct 2019

    The rapid nature of Carbon's PR25 came in useful to produce five toys for episode three of The Apprentice 2019

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  • TCT show 2019

    Come to see us at TCT 2019 at the NEC

    Mon 16th Sep 2019

    Complete Fabrication are exhibiting at the TCT Show at the NEC from the 23-25th September and we would love to see you there.

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  • Chrome effect paint sample

    It almost looks like Magic!

    Wed 21st Aug 2019

    Complete Fabrication has been developing and perfecting our simulated chrome finish. It seems like magic but its really all about preparation and skill of application.

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  • Carbon 3D material range

    Do you need a lot from your material application?

    Thu 15th Aug 2019

    One of Carbons advantages over traditional 3D printing is the material range available, and when the parts are to be used in a challenging prototype or production application you need to know that the material is fit for purpose.

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  • Samba II - Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) and Viral Load (VL) measurement

    Prototype to Production

    Tue 11th Jun 2019

    Here at Complete Fabrication we produce prototypes on a daily basis from an overnight set of prints to a fully finished set of research models. But you may not realise that we also offer low volume manufacturing.

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  • We are the second company in the UK to be able to offer Carbon 3D tool-less moulded parts torival the strength of thermoplastics

    Complete Fabrication - the latest partners of 'Carbon 3D'

    Fri 15th Mar 2019

    We are the second company in the UK to be able to offer Carbon 3D tool-less moulded parts to rival the strength of thermoplastics. This revolutionary build process using CLIP technology will bring you parts which can be built in a range of materials by your trusted team here at Complete Fabrication.

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  • Candy cherry red custom BMW R-Nine T Pure

    A sugary sweet custom motorbike

    Mon 18th Feb 2019

    One of the great things about employing highly skilled staff and giving them access to use the facilities at Complete Fabrication in their own time is seeing what they get up to. The dedication our team have to perfecting the ultimate finish is seen both in work hours and in their own time.

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  • Ernest Mutangamberi

    Technology: A game changer in HIV response

    Thu 23rd Aug 2018

    We are proud to have been involved in the consultation, prototyping and production of the Samba II, now out in the real world and making a difference.

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  • Life Beyond the 3D Print

    Wed 3rd Jan 2018

    The prototyping industry is constantly evolving. Having experienced 25 years of prototyping, starting on a bench with traditional tools and hand skills, to running a company with some of the latest rapid-prototyping technologies, I have witnessed the changes firsthand.

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  • Xtreme but with a difference

    Mon 1st Jan 2018

    We are excited to introduce our latest SLA material to our existing range:

    Accura Xtreme White

    Our SLA engineers have been busy over the last few weeks installing Xtreme White into our SLA machines, tuning the build styles to enable us to offer our clients the same high quality parts you have grown to love but from this new resin. It exhibits similar characteristics to our most popular material, Accura Xtreme (Grey) but with a high impact strength.

    This material is perfect for...

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  • At Complete Fabrication the Focus is on You

    Fri 6th May 2016

    We have been working hard within our SLA department to streamline our processes and improve service. With extensive investments in new equipment and software, we are confident we will be offering you an even more efficient and competitive service whilst maintaining the highest quality of parts you have grown to depend on.

    We are also continually working to improve our quoting system to better respond to your needs, and provide the best possible value. All our quotes now include high resolution...

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  • Big is Beautiful

    Sat 6th Feb 2016

    We would just like to take a few moments to let you know that here at Complete Fabrication we have just up scaled our SLA capability.

    SLA is a 3D printing technology ideal for prototyping, end-use part manufacturing and rapid tooling production such as creating masters for vacuum casting. Stereolithography produces precise parts to rival CNC and injection molded components.

    We have introduced a large format SLA machine giving a build envelope of 500 x 500 x 444mm.

    This machine builds on a...

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  • 'Super speed' Precision Engineering

    Sun 6th Apr 2014

    At Complete Fabrication Modelmakers we are continually exploring different methods to produce the most realistic prototypes and models in a short turnaround time for our clients.

    Earlier this year we invested in two new high-speed CNC precision engineering machines, increasing our milling and turning capabilities in-house. Using our four axis vertical milling centre and our CNC lathe we can not only produce prototypes and one-offs, but also low volume production batches at competitive rates.

    We can work with any file format, including...

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  • CNC machined human model

    The Heart of the Ice Men

    Thu 6th Dec 2012

    Demonstrating the latest in cutting edge technology and innovation, Complete Fabrication Modelmakers Ltd designed and built three life size human models that were displayed at one of the largest medical exhibitions which took place in Barcelona this year.

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