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Bespoke instruments

Delivering solutions to measurement challenges

We design, manufacture and deliver innovative measurement instruments when there is no off-the-shelf solution available. We apply our metrology expertise and access to our primary standards to deliver solutions to meet advanced measurement challenges. Working closely in partnership with our customers, we facilitate a two-way transfer of knowledge and skills which supports truly innovative development of instruments. We can also provide consultancy for calibration, results interpretation and further development.

Please contact us to discuss how we can help meet your measurement challenges.

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Working collaboratively

Our tailored approach to developing highly-accurate instruments enables us to be agile and flexible, as well as facilitating the transfer of knowledge and skills. We typically break down projects into three stages, but the details will be discussed and decided through close discussions with our customers.  

Concept design and specification

  • Designed by CAD conversant designers and mechatronic experts
  • Engineered designs validated using finite element analysis (FEA) and modal analysis
  • Access to over 500 scientists with wide-ranging capabilities


  • Commissioned on-site
  • Compliance testing
  • Training

Manufacture and build

  • Seamless communication between our instrument designers, precision engineers and system integrators are guaranteed
  • Complete manufacturing capabilities to develop instruments
  • Delivered in our state-of-the-art facilities, including temperature-controlled facilities, clean rooms and an engineering workshop.

Bespoke instruments are developed collaboratively so please contact us to discuss your requirements and explore how we can work together. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Our instruments

These are examples of the type of bespoke instrument we can supply. No two instruments are the same, so please talk to us about your exact needs.

Work with us

Our research and measurement solutions support innovation and product development. We work with companies to deliver business advantage and commercial success.
Contact our Customer Services team on +44 20 8943 7070