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We develop and measure the performance of cutting-edge instrumentation, materials and technologies

Enabling the aerospace industry to save millions of pounds in manufacturing costs and meet compliance requirements

Each year billions of people fly for business or pleasure, and there is pressure to improve the efficiency of production lines, while meeting increasingly stringent regulations. Plane manufacturers must balance the promise of new technologies with safety and performance considerations in a conventionally conservative marketplace.

We work with government agencies and commercial organisations throughout the supply chain, from primary manufacturers to SMEs. We provide measurement services, training and research capabilities.

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Nadcap accreditation service

Gain a competitive edge by working with NPL to achieve Nadcap accreditation, recognised by leading aerospace primes as a guarantee of product quality.

Nadcap measurement and inspection

Case study

Supporting Hyde Aero products to gain Nadcap accreditation

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Case study

Development of a practical Johnson noise thermometer

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Case study

Preventing lithium-ion battery explosions

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Join us for an Event

The UK public sector is full of great ideas and new technologies and has a history in developing cutting-edge science and innovation. We are running a series of webinars to highlight the government agenda for innovation and to showcase real examples of the science & technology innovations happening in the public sector. 

These webinars are a chance to hear directly from the scientists and innovators who have developed innovative technologies or are in the process of doing so. Join us for this unique opportunity to link innovators with entrepreneurs, investors, industry and policy makers for the benefit of UK industry.  

29th July - 10th October

July, September & October

Innovation webinars

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Find out how we can help you

Working with us opens the door to state-of-the-art facilities and over 500 passionate scientists with world-class measurement capabilities.