Deben – About Us

Deben UK Ltd. are a world leading designer and manufacturer of accessory products for Microscopy and Computed Tomography (CT) systems. Established in 1986 and named after a Suffolk river, Deben now operates from a large modern business unit in Woolpit, near Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk.

We provide technical solutions for researchers and scientists looking to perform a variety of testing; including, but not limited to, In-situ Tensile and Compression Testing, Environmental Stages, Cooling, Heating, X-Ray CT and Electron Detection.

We offer a range of standard products specifically designed and manufactured to suit these needs, supplied both directly and indirectly through agent and OEM distribution. The tensile and compression testing stages also come with a variety of heating and cooling options to provide in-situ observations under real world conditions allowing users the ability to see and understand dynamic changes to their specimens.

Our products are designed with universal applicability enabling their use on a wide range of leading original equipment manufacturers systems, supporting applications with SEM, Optical Microscopy, AFM and XRD, X-Ray CT, TEM and Synchrotron, enabling customers to maximise the capabilities of their original investment.

Standard products with force ranges from as little as a few Newtons, up to 20kN with the addition of 100nM torsion, and temperature capabilities from -100oC to +1400oC are available. In addition, our in-house design and manufacturing teams are able to provide customised solutions to suit new and novel testing applications.

Further, Deben UK also provide a range of SEM chamber accessories, such as Heating and Cooling Stages, STEM, Backscattered Detectors, Cathodoluminescence Detectors, and Chamberscopes, to name but a few.

The Deben UK team provide customer service and support from their offices near Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, and through their agent network around the world.

Please explore the website for more information and why not get in touch with us to discuss your particular testing needs.


– The River Deben

– Deben UK Ltd. Headquarters




Deben UK Ltd. is a subsidiary company of Judges Scientific plc 

Registered in England & Wales, number: 3208255
Registered office: 52c Borough High Street, London, SE1 1XN, UK

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