Mechanical Engineering

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Whether you’re an ambitious startup or an established company looking to conquer a development challenge, Tangent and its mechanical engineering team provide the speed, innovation and intellectual capital your business needs to overcome any obstacle. At the centre of every successful design effort is strong technical foundation. Our experienced mechanical engineers excel at complex mechanical design, analysis, design for manufacture and advanced surfacing.

Tangent Design Engineering played a critical role in our ability to produce POC & Alpha prototypes for both technology and user validation. Within a short and cost effective timeline, Tangent engineers helped us develop a first of its kind device that positioned our company as a leader in developing new and innovative medical device solutions.

Ali Habib, CEO, Bonsai Beta

Mechanical Engineering Services and Expertise

  • Advanced enclosure design
  • Class I, II, III medical device design
  • Complex mechanisms
  • Optomechanical design
  • Design for assembly and disassembly
  • Design for manufacture (all processes)
  • Molded part design
  • Functional prototyping
  • CAD/CAE technology assessment
  • Class A surfacing
  • Composite design
  • Cost/benefit analysis
  • Design for decoupled DOF motion
  • Design for FDA and ISO certifications
  • Design for manufacture (all processes)
  • Electronics packaging
  • EMI and ESD solutions
  • Motion control systems
  • Material selection
  • Motors and actuators
  • Complex plastic part design
  • Precision positioning mechanisms
  • Product miniaturization
  • Ruggedization
  • Linear and nonlinear static analysis
  • Structural analysis
  • Kinematic analysis
  • Tolerance and dimensional analysis
  • Automation and robotics
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Performance and reliability testing
  • Operational testing
  • Compliance testing
  • Create testing goals
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Normal modes analysis
  • Random vibration analysis
  • Steady state and transient heat transfer
  • Test-analysis correlation
  • Transient and frequency response
  • Manufacturing ramp up support
  • Documentation
  • Assembly instructions
  • Component specification
  • Global sourcing
  • Offshore manufacturing setup and support
  • Prototype and production tooling
  • Process debug
  • Service and user manuals
  • T1 plastics review
  • Tooling design and specification
  • Tooling design support

For over 15 years, the Tangent Design Engineering team has been working collectively to transform complex challenges into seamless products and systems. When it comes to meeting your company’s project objectives, our mechanical engineers play an integral role in our multidisciplinary approach to product engineering and design.

If you’re interested in learning more about the mechanical engineering services we provide, contact us by calling 403-274-4647 or sending an e-mail to

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