Deben – about us

We are a precision engineering company based in the UK, specialising in the field of insitu tensile testing, motion control and specimen cooling for microscopy applications.

Established in 1986 as Deben Research Limited and named after a Suffolk river, Deben now operate from a large modern facility near Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk, UK.

Main product groups are motor control systems, insitu micro tensile stages, Peltier heating & cooling stages, detectors for SEMs and electrostatic beam blankers. We also make custom and OEM versions of these products to specifically meet customer requirements.

In 2011 Deben joined the Judges Scientific plc group and in 2012 Deben acquired KE developments.

Deben also provide consultancy, design and prototype manufacturing services. Our in house facilities include SolidWorks and SolidEdge 3D CAD and COSMOS finite element analysis software, CNC machining, electronics design and manufacture and software design using Visual C++, and DirectX. Utilising this experience we design and manufacture products for OEMs and end users in the UK and overseas.

Below you can see the Deben building and the beautiful river Deben.







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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