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Free Wall Charts

Free Wall Charts

Torr have recently updated their two A1 sized posters, these updates include a refreshed look and more information. The transmission curve poster now has actual material scans for the 9 commonly used optical materials. These scans were taken on our Cary 5000...
New 3D Printer

New 3D Printer

Torr recently purchased a new 3D printer to complement our existing 3D printer. This new printer has better performance with the TPU material (thermoplastic polyurethane). We print a lot of parts in TPU so this was an easy choice for us to make, it will increase our...
Ion Optics

Ion Optics

Keeping a beady ion optics simulations With the demise of the cathode ray tube (CRT, as used in old-style fat televisions), electrons and ions are not as apparent in a typical home as they once were. Electrons are tiny sub-atomic particles that carry a negative...
Merry Christmas from Torr

Merry Christmas from Torr

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 2024! We wish you a merry Christmas and a successful, happy New Year! Please note that our office is closed from...
Christmas Jumper Day 2023

Christmas Jumper Day 2023

We’re participating in Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day on Thursday, December 7th!By pulling on our Christmassy knits and donating, we’ll be supporting children in the UK and around the world to stay safe, healthy, and learning. Together,...
New Faces at Torr

New Faces at Torr

Tommy Davison-Mitchell – Office Junior Sarah Thomas-Hill – Quality Manager Torryn De Falco – Trainee Technical Glassblower Maximilien Taylor – Engineering Apprentice Guy Smith – Production Cell Leader Ollie Brown – Production...
Ulm University – Brewster Window Installation

Ulm University – Brewster Window Installation

Torr Scientific recently supplied the Institute for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis based at Ulm University in Germany with a DN40CF demountable fused silica Brewster vacuum window. The demountable window uses FKM O-rings to make the vacuum seal, this allows the fused...
Finite element analysis (FEA)

Finite element analysis (FEA)

Here’s another fine mesh you’ve gotten me into! Finite element analysis (FEA) is a versatile technique that can be used to simulate many physical situations, but here at Torr we mainly use FEA to simulate structural and thermal issues. The name says it all: in FEA, we...
Torr Camping Trip 2023

Torr Camping Trip 2023

Torr Scientific staff and their family members spent the second weekend in September camping in Bodiam. Saturday was named the hottest day of 2023 in the UK with temperatures reaching 32.7 °C. Despite the severe weather, we went for our traditional pub lunch, had an...
25th Birthday Party

25th Birthday Party

This summer marked the 25th Anniversary of Torr Scientific. On 22nd of September, we celebrated Torr Scientific’s 25th Anniversary with a charity evening. The theme was James Bond. We played blackjack and roulette. All proceeds were donated to the Rockinghorse...
John’s Visit to India

John’s Visit to India

As part of a trip to visit some suppliers in India, Torr’s supply chain manager – Mr John Edwards – visited the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati in Assam. John met with Prof. Kanhaiya Pandey and his team of postgraduates in their laboratory at...
Triathlon

Triathlon

Torr’s Business Development Manager – Phil Marston – recently took part in a triathlon held at the beautiful Blenheim Palace (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blenheim_Palace) in Oxfordshire in the UK. Despite being in the twilight of his years and...