Deben UK

Deben is a precision engineering company which specialises in the field of tensile testing, motion control and specimen cooling for microscopy applications.

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.

Main product groups are motor control systems, micro-tensile stages, cooling stages, digital imaging for SEM & TEM and beam blanking equipment. We also make special one off versions of these products to meet specific customer requirements.Deben also provides consultancy, design and prototype manufacturing services. Our in house facilities include SolidWorks 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 manufacture products for OEMs and end users in the UK and overseas.


Deben UK Limited

Brickfields Business Park
Woolpit, Bury St. Edmunds
Suffolk IP30 9QS. UK
Tel: +44 1359 244870
Fax: +44 1359 244 879

Andy Prior

Managing Director

Andy joined the Deben team as Managing Director in September of 2021, having spent the previous two years as Managing Director of Servotest, a specialist supplier of innovative custom servo-hydraulic mechanical testing solutions.

He previously spent nearly 30 years at Instron, where he completed a degree in Manufacturing Technology whilst working in a variety of procurement, technical and operational roles before being appointed Director of Operations.