Design, founded in 1993, specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of
high precision sample heating and manipulation products for use in the high and
ultra-high vacuum markets for materials research.
are sold and supported globally via an extensive distribution network to a
diverse customer base including synchrotrons, universities and government
laboratories, OEMs (vacuum system integrators) and the semiconductor and industrial markets.
Applications include sample manipulation and heating for
deposition and surface analysis techniques.
company operates from a state-of-the-art facility complete with a modern
production area including in-house CAD design facilities and ISO clean room.
Design’s success is based on the unique approach of combining scientific
expertise with engineering excellence to provide cutting-edge solutions along
with unrivalled customer service.
UHV Design Ltd
Lewes Road, Laughton, East Sussex
BN8 6BN, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1323 811188
Fax: +44 (0)1323 811999
Trevor Nicholls, Managing Director
Trevor joined UHV design in August 2016,
He studied electronics at Brighton technical college whilst
undertaking an apprenticeship at geotechnical instrumentation company Soil
Instruments. Followed by 6 years at Eurotherm as a test engineer and then
Trevor then took up a number of technical sales roles
leading to Sales Director and Managing Director positions within 3 companies
supplying instrumentation for ionizing radiation detection/spectroscopy/medical
imaging to academia, hospitals and nuclear sector.
For the two years prior to joining UHV Design Trevor was
Group Sales Director for Kromek plc, a manufacturer of solid state and
scintillator based sensor technologies for gamma spectrometry and gamma imaging
for applications within homeland/aviation security and medical imaging.