Phoenix Calibration & Services Ltd

Welcome to the total testing solution

The complete service from in-house testing to bespoke design, manufacture and support of machines and control systems.


UKAS Material Testing
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UKAS materials testing

UKAS Calibration and Maintenance
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UKAS calibration & maintenance

Research and Collaboration
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research & collaboration

Test Machines
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test machines

Pharmaceutical Expertise
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pharmaceutical expertise

Global Support
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global support

UKAS accredited in-house materials testing laboratory specialising in flexible scope and high temperature testing of materials and components.

 materials testing

UKAS accredited calibration laboratory for force, extension and displacement calibrations, combined with a global support and maintenance service.



With full in-house electronics and mechanical design, combined with in-house software and manufacture, Phoenix has the capability to turn concepts into reality and challenges into solutions.

research collaboration


Phoenix offers a complete end to end materials testing technology service; from bespoke design, manufacture and installation of machines, control systems and software, to ongoing support, refurbishment and re-purposing of existing equipment.

test machines

Phoenix designs and builds the Phoenix Compaction Simulator, the cutting edge mechanical design allows for the highest accuracy in control, measurement and repeatability.

pharmaceutical expertise

Our consultancy services cover every facet of materials testing technology – from initial site surveys through to full design and installation of hydraulic ring mains and power pack.

global support
global support


Established in 2003 we have grown to become the United Kingdom’s most diverse materials testing specialist. This short films provides a brief insight into what makes us different.

Case Studies


cranfield university

One of the world's leading experts in corrosion fatigue testing approached Phoenix Calibration & Services Ltd for a bespoke high temperature corrosion fatigue testing machine. The design was constrained by the physical height of the lab where the machine was to be located.

Case Studies

Case Studies
latest news
Engineering Integrity Society Fatigue 2017

Phoenix is proud to be sponsoring the Engineering Integrity Society's International Fatigue Conference in 2017.

It will be held at Downing College, Cambridge on the 3rd-5th July 2017.

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Advanced Engineering 2017

Phoenix will be exhibiting again at the Advanced Engineering Show, NEC in 2017

It will be held on the 1st & 2nd November 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham.
Find us on stand K53.

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latest news

"Phoenix worked with us to design and build a system, including a high temperature environmental chamber that meets all of our challenging and specific testing needs”

Dr Simon Gray
Research Fellow in Coating Technology | Cranfield University

"Phoenix has offered us all round support, from servicing and calibrating our in-house equipment, to designing and building machines that comply with the new industry test standards, as well as carrying out sub-contract testing that allowed us to maintain our product accreditation”

Stuart Ramella 
Technical Manager | Polypipe Civils

"The refurbished frame with new control system has allowed us to be more cost effective while also furthering the capabilities of the whole testing set up”

Harpinder Phull
Technical Project Manager | Aeromet International PLC

"Phoenix successfully fulfilled the demanding tender criteria to deliver a unique high performance forge simulator”

Dr. Paul L. Blackwell, C.Eng., C.Sci, MIMMM
Director of Engineering, Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) | University of Strathclyde

"MBDA has used the Phoenix Alpha multi axis control system in their structural testing area for the past 4 years to carry out a wide range of testing programmes” 

Peter Baines | MBDA

"Phoenix designed and installed a full ring main and power pack, which has reliably supplied 180lpm of oil to the machines in our test lab since 2010”

Bamber Blackman 
Reader in the Mechanics of Materials | Imperial College London

"Our research has often led us to modify existing machines in order to try unusual testing regimes. Phoenix are our ‘company of choice’ when it comes to this sort of machine modification”

Dave Price
Manager Structural Materials Group | University of Birmingham

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