Mechanical Engineering

A deep bench of talent and a strong engineering heritage means we can deliver.
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Inspired innovation
Are you innovating fast enough to keep ahead of your competitors?

We love a good challenge. As creative problem solvers who live on the cutting edge, we leverage a diversity of ideas and experiences to deliver innovative solutions to clients' most wicked problems.

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Engineering embedded end-to-end

Delve mechanical engineers participate in all steps of the prototype development process, from research and conceptualization to mechanical design, analyzing, prototyping, testing, sourcing, and supporting a smooth transition into manufacturing.

  • Mechanical prototype design
  • Engineering prototyping
  • Commercialization
  • Test engineering
  • Analysis and simulation
  • And more
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Rigorous and results-oriented
Ever struggle to get products to production on time? And on-budget?

With a deep bench of seasoned engineers, we drive mechanical design, analysis, prototyping, testing, sourcing, and debug for a smooth transition into manufacturing. We turn ideas into reality.

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Dexcom G6
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Our Mechanical Engineering Team

Mechanical Engineering Services

Mechanical Design

  • Brainstorming, Concept Generation, Ideation, Innovation Methodologies, Design Thinking
  • Innovation Synthesis, Concept Bucketing, Affinity Mapping, Decision Matrix, PUGH Matrices
  • Technical Innovation, First Principles Based Research and Development (R&D), Feasibility Studies
  • Productizing New Technologies
  • Mechanism Design, Engineering Calculations and Modeling
  • Solidworks, Solidworks PDM, Creo, NX, OnShape Proficiency
  • Geartrain Design, Spring Design, Custom Component Design
  • Cost Reduction, Cost Optimization
  • Product Miniaturization
  • Sealing, Ruggedization

Mechanical Engineering Prototyping

  • Rapid Prototyping/Mock-Ups
  • Proof of Concept/Proof of Principle Prototypes
  • Looks-Like and/or Works-Like Prototypes
  • Alpha/Beta Builds
  • EVT/DVT/PVT Builds


  • Design for Manufacturing (DFM) - High Volume Manufacturing includes Injection Molding, Sheet Metal, Die Casting, Thermoforming/Vacuum Forming, RIM, Rotomolding, Blow Molding; Low Volume Processes including Machining, Urethane Casting, 3D Printing
  • Design for Assembly (DFA), Design for Serviceability, Design for Recycling
  • Domestic and Off-Shore Contract Manufacturer and Vendor Support, ODM/OEM Liaison, Manufacturing Handoff/Transition
  • Metrology, First Article Part Inspection and Debug
  • EVT/DVT/PVT Build Review and Support
  • Threaded fasteners, Snap Fits, Ultrasonic Welding (USW), Adhesives (including UV Cure), Laser Welding, Hot Plate Welding
  • Materials Research, Materials Selection, Overmolding, Secondary Surface Treatments and Coatings
  • Component Selection and Sourcing, Vendoring
  • Assembly Fixtures, Go/No-Go Gauges, Automation

Test Engineering

  • Test Plan Development and Execution
  • Verification Testing
  • Test Fixture and Test Gauge Design
  • Robot/ Cobot-Assisted Testing
  • Measurement and Inspection
  • Cycle Testing, Drop Testing, Force Testing, Ingress Testing, Environmental Testing, Tensile/Compression Testing, Thermal Imaging, Acoustic Testing, Flow Testing, High-Speed Video Imaging

Analysis And Simulation

  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Structural Analysis (linear and non-linear)
  • Structural Optimization, Weight Optimization
  • Thermal Analysis (steady-state and transient; conduction, convection, radiation)
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Simulation
  • Generative Design, Topological Optimization
  • Kinematic Analysis
  • Vibration and Modal Analysis
  • Shock Analysis, Impact Analysis, Durability Analysis
  • Test Data Processing and Correlation
  • Optical Analysis
  • Math Modeling
  • Statistical Analysis, Sensitivity Analysis
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Design for Six Sigma


  • PCBA, Flex PCB, Rigid-Flex PCB Integration
  • Actuator and Sensor Selection and Integration (motors, solenoids, linear actuators, pumps, wide range of sensing technologies)
  • User Interface Design including integration of Displays, Light Pipes, Physical Actuation, Speakers, Haptics
  • RF Antenna Integration
  • Electromechanical Miniaturization


  • Thermal Management and Optimization
  • Passive Cooling and Active Cooling Design and Analysis
  • Forced Air Cooling, Liquid Cooling, Conventional and Piezoelectric Heat Pumps
  • Conventional Heat Sink and Thermal Cooling Integration
  • Custom Thermal Solutions


  • Fluid Mechanics (Liquid, Gas, Plasma)
  • Microfluidics, Millifluidics
  • Lab-on-a-Chip Design
  • Consumable Cartridge Development (Fluid Storage and Sealing, Dispensing, Mixing, Metering, Filtration, Venting)
  • Diagnostic Reader Development
  • Pump/Actuator Integration, Valves, and Sensor Integration
  • Materials including Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic, Secondary Coatings
  • Aerosols and Powders


  • Ray Tracing
  • Optical Simulation (Emissive, Transmissive, Reflective)
  • Light Pipe, Light Guide, Fiber Optics
  • Light Diffuser Design, LED Indicator Design
  • Display Integration (LCD, TFT, OLED, AMOLED, E Ink, etc)
  • Lenses, Mirrors, Prisms, Light Filters
  • Optical Sensing
  • User Interface Design and Optimization


  • Product and System Requirements Definition
  • Engineering Part and Assembly Drawings
  • Tolerance Stack Analysis
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Bill of Materials
  • Assembly Instructions

Engineering Research

  • New and Emerging Technology Research
  • Product Teardowns and Evaluations
  • Competitive Benchmarking
  • Materials Research

Intellectual Property (IP)

  • Invention and Novel, Non-Obvious Solutions
  • IP Fencing
  • IP Strategy
  • IP Workarounds
  • Patent Searches
  • Patent Reviews
  • Invention Disclosures
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