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New faces at Torr

New faces at Torr

Torr Scientific would like to welcome our new members of staff. Starting from the right we have; Maisie-Rose Coleman, Alex Vanbergen, & Paul Pringle.Maisie-Rose has joined us under a government apprentice scheme, she is currently working in the purchasing...

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UK at CERN 2021

UK at CERN 2021

Torr Scientific attended a virtual meeting held over 2 days in March.Organised by the Department for International trade, the Science and Technolgy Facilities Council, & CERN.The inspiration behind the meeting was to introduce members of CERN to UK businesses and...

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Re-Entrant Viewports

Re-Entrant Viewports

Torr have manufactured customised re-entrant viewports in a wide range of sizes, lengths, mounting flanges, and optical materials.The re-entrant viewport is used to insert a device directly into the vacuum system whilst it remains at atmospheric pressure.This allows...

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Shadowgraph

Shadowgraph

Torr Scientific has recently invested in a new shadowgraph profile projector for the factory.It will be used by our inspectors to check a wide variety of parts quickly and accurately, saving time and improving productivity. The shadowgraph works like this: A beam of...

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Torr manufactured over 5,000 viewports

Torr manufactured over 5,000 viewports

In the twelve months between September 2019 and August 2020, Torr Scientific manufactured over 5,000 viewports.These were on a variety of different flanges combined with a variety of materials. The most popular flange size was NW40KF, and the most popular material was...

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Agilent Cary 5000 UV-vis-NIR Spectrophotometer

Agilent Cary 5000 UV-vis-NIR Spectrophotometer

Towards the end of 2020, with our previous UV-vis-NIR (ultraviolet, visible and near-infrared) spectrophotometer nearing the end of its useful life, TSL took the decision to invest in a high-end replacement from Agilent. In December 2020, our new Agilent Cary 5000...

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Season Greetings from Torr Scientific

Season Greetings from Torr Scientific

The staff of Torr Scientific would like to thank you for your support and custom during the whole year and are looking forward to working with you in 2021!We wish you a Merry Christmas and a successful, Happy New Year! Please note that our office is closed from 1:00pm...

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Plasmaquest

Plasmaquest

Torr Scientific were recently very pleased to help out our friends in the Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences at University of Surrey with some coating metrology. As part of a research project supervised by Dr Mark Baker, Reader in Surface Science and...

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Paul Roby Promoted

Paul Roby Promoted

Torr Scientific is proud to announce the recent promotion of Paul Roby to his new role of Production Manager. Paul has been with the company since 2018 working primarily as our Quality and Supply Chain Manager.

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Brexit finally happens on 1st January 2021

Brexit finally happens on 1st January 2021

This is the last Torr newsletter before Great Britain exits the EU, at the time of writing no formal agreement regarding trading terms had been agreed, so it is difficult to be specific. Whatever the outcome of Brexit, Torr Scientific will work and adapt to achieve...

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Ultra-thin Optical diamond viewport supplied to MaxIV

Ultra-thin Optical diamond viewport supplied to MaxIV

Torr Scientific recently delivered a very thin optical quality diamond viewport to MAXIV in Lund, Sweden.The diamond is 100um thick and has a clear view diameter of 4mm, it is vacuum brazed into a custom 316LN DN40CF flange.It will be installed between the...

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Rubidium Dosing Cell

Rubidium Dosing Cell

The attached picture shows a rubidium vacuum cell that was recently manufactured in the glass shop at Torr scientific. It is shown in the upside down position.Once the cell is placed under vacuum, a small steel bar (which lives in the small side port) will be moved...

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