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  • 02.08.22

    As announced in this month’s issue of the prestigious Valve User Magazine, and marked with a fine-looking plaque, we are now fully fledged members of the British Valve & Actuator [...]

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  • 25.07.22

    It is about time we shared with the world the amazing support that the company has been receiving from the one and only Rob Boycott. Rob is a standout figure [...]

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  • 18.07.22

    We are delighted to announce that Dr Oli Parks has joined us as an R&D Engineer, underpinning research work in our hydrogen hardware team! Oli has a wealth of experience [...]

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  • 12.07.22

    So, what do you all think of hydrogen? In the circles I tread, there seems to be no more controversial topic than whether hydrogen is or isn't a sensible part [...]

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  • 04.07.22

    Last week, our CEO Simon Bates proudly represented Actuation Lab at this year’s SETsquared Partnership Tech-Xpo! Despite its size, our stand was complete with functioning actuators – the eagle-eyed amongst you [...]

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  • 21.06.22

    At Actuation Lab we are passionate about STEM outreach and helping the next generation of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians. On Friday 17 June, our mechanical design engineer Joe Boissevain went [...]

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  • 17.06.22

    Actuation Lab have received a £50,000 part-funded contract for a project titled “Corrosion-resistant Actuators for the Southwest Dairy Industry” by the Business Innovation Fund. Part funded by the European Regional Development [...]

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  • 08.06.22

    If you are not an engineer, and don’t often wonder about the intricacies of your plumbing or how water and gas end up in your house, you probably don’t spend [...]

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  • 28.05.22

    On 25 and 26 May, CTO Dr Michael Dicker, Design Engineer Joe Boissevain and R&D Engineer Matt Hollis attended the Industrial Valve Summit in Bergamo, Italy. This tradeshow and conference [...]

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  • 26.05.22

    Following extensive R&D work in the flow control sector, Actuation Lab have been awarded a £218,000 contract by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy to tackle one of [...]

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  • 20.05.22

    On 18 May, CEO Dr Simon Bates and CTO Dr Michael Dicker attended the British Valve and Actuator Association Spring Conference at Formby Hall, Southport. The BVAA represents the interest [...]

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  • 19.05.22

    The Actuation Lab team hit the road again to visit their second home in Aberdeen to meet with a number of project partners.  The three founders, along with engineers Joe [...]

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  • 29.04.22

    “How do you know it will work?” is a question asked of all companies in the early stages of developing new technology. For a company like Actuation Lab, where the technology [...]

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  • 08.04.22

    Actuation Lab is proudly kicking off a project with National Manufacturing Institute Scotland and the Net Zero Technology Centre that will get the hydrogen industry one step closer to emission-free flow control! Traditional valves leak [...]

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  • 25.03.22

    Plastics are environmentally unpopular. Single-use plastics, such as straws, made from polypropylene, take hundreds of years to decompose and are traditionally synthesised from petrochemical resources derived from fossil fuel production. [...]

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  • 07.03.22