Professional Model Production
Malcolm Nicholls Ltd 50 years of experience and unrivalled reputation for quality.
Prototype Model Maker
When Malcolm Nicholls founded MNL back in 1971 he built our reputation on his skill, craftsmanship, and traditional model making. Traditional model making is still at the heart of our business. We utilise multiple skills, techniques and technologies to produce the very best 3D representation of a part, whether that’s for design verification or functional testing.
Over the past 50 years of business MNL have worked on a wide variety of projects including;
Scale luxury yachts, military models of tanks, 20ft long door safety systems for the Chinese underground, full size Perkins diesel engine, Mira test models and wind tunnel test models for nuclear storage sites, to name but a few.
Today, with the combination of Model making and Hi-Tech 3D printing machines, Projects that used to take months now only take a matter of days
Our customers communicate their part designs to us in every combination of media, from 2D paper sketches, basic surface data in IGES or native-CAD format, to fully detailed solid/surface 3D CAD models.
Whether it is a detailed section of a building elevation or a fully functional engineering model or even an intricate medical component, our team of model makers will have the expertise and skills to advise the client on the appropriate construction method for their project.