Latest News & Case Studies
- NPL is engaged in 11 of the 72 new Centres announced as part of £350 million funding to train over 3,500 postgraduate students.
- NPL's new e-Learning programme gives trainees access to measurement expertise at the click of a button.
- NPL Training provides senior managers and engineers with the top 10 questions they should be asking to ensure that they are making the most of measurement in their business.
- NPL has just launched a new CMM uncertainties guide and has developed an accompanying training course.
- NPL will start working with the High Speed Sustainable Manufacturing Institute.
- New laboratory provides world-leading measurement services to local and national businesses and free measurement workshops.
- An NPL-designed novel micro-scale co-ordinate measuring machine (CMM) probe is assembled using a semi-automated miniature robot.
- NPL's dimensional measurement group are leading the way in helping UK companies benefit from NPL's wealth of expert knowledge.
- A new device to make non-contact, pain free measurements of leg ulcers.
The measurement of size, shape, form and texture are fundamental to controlling the quality and efficiency of manufactured goods from nano-engineered structures and devices, through automotive components and medical implants, to large-scale aerospace assemblies.
We operate a range of unique facilities, housed in state-of-the-art temperature-controlled laboratories, in order to offer the smallest measurement uncertainties in the UK.
What we do
Provide a range of standard and bespoke measurement services and solutions, many of which are accredited to ISO 17025.
Provide specialist advice and consultancy.
Undertake leading edge R&D to provide future measurement standards, instruments and services.
Dissemination of knowledge and best practice to industry through publications, training, networks and measurement services.
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