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How does a Thermal Shroud work?
In conventional (atmospheric pressure) environmental chambers, hot air is used to transfer heat into the hardware being tested/processed. This is...Read More
Big Science Business Forum Brochure
AEON is delighted to be selected by the Science and Technology Facilities Council to be showcased in their 2022 brochure...Read More
What’s a Residual Gas Analyser (RGA) and how does it work?
A Residual Gas Analyser analyses the composition of chemical substances by separating them into individual partial pressures that make up...Read More
What is a Spectroradiometer?
A Spectroradiometer is used to measure the wavelength and amplitude of light emitted from a source. How do AEON use...Read More
How does a Thermal Vacuum Chamber work?
Firstly, what is a Thermal Vacuum Chamber? It’s a special type of scientific equipment, often resembling a large metal barrel...Read More
What is Reverse Engineering?
Reverse Engineering is the recreation of a previously made device, process, system or part through detailed examination and deductive reasoning....Read More
Work Experience at AEON
Its great to host work experience at AEON; whether that’s exposure to our engineering projects, working in our lab #CERES...Read More
AEON’s Thermal Vacuum Chamber goes Carbon Neutral
We have BIG news! Since COP26, our environmental impact has been something playing on all of our minds at AEON....Read More
What is a Declared Mechanical Parts List?
Similar to a Declared Materials List (DML), a Declared Mechanical Parts List (DMPL) is a database of mechanical parts which...Read More
What is a Declared Process List?
Similar to a Declared Materials List (DML), a Declared Process List (DPL) is a database of processes to which each...Read More
Oxfordshire here we come!
As AEON approach their sixth year of business, the Company’s directors are delighted to announce their growth and expansion to...Read More
What is a Declared Materials List?
A Declared Materials List (DML) is a document declaring all materials which are included in a project/product. The document is...Read More
What is a Thermal Shroud?
Simply put, a thermal shroud is a large panel, typically made from stainless-steel (or other vacuum compatible material), that is...Read More
What is a Thermal Vacuum Chamber?
Did you know that it is possible to replicate the harsh environments of space right here on Earth? This is...Read More
How does a Temperature controlled Quartz Crystal Microbalance (TQCM) work?
The quartz crystals used in a TQCM sensor operate on the same principals as quartz crystal oscillators used in all...Read More
What is a Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM)?
AEON’s CERES (Centre for Engineering Research) facility continually expands its capabilities through the implementation of technology, specialisations, and new ways...Read More
Kickstart Scheme, AEON Edition
Experience is everything AEON are keen to welcome new members to the team, that’s why when they came across the...Read More
Supporting Shelter UK
As a Company AEON try to do all they can to give back, and that’s why they’re so proud of...Read More
AEON & Materials Matrix Podcast!
We are pleased to announce the Launch of the Women’s Matrix Podcast, hosted by AEON Director, Kimberley Walley What is...Read More
What is a Temperature controlled Quartz Crystal Microbalance (TQCM)?
A Temperature controlled Quartz Crystal Microbalance (TQCM) is a type of sensor which uses changes in the resonant frequency of...Read More
Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group – Sector Profile
As a partner and founder member of The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group (MICG), AEON Engineering play a vital role in supporting...Read More
MICG: Midlands advanced ceramics boosted by Government funding
As a result of the successful bid for funding from the UK Research and Innovation’s flagship ‘Strength in Places Fund’,...Read More
What is Product Assurance?
The prime objective of Product Assurance (PA) is to ensure that products and systems being developed work correctly, first time,...Read More
Space Junkies – How AEON is helping to clean up space debris
Fact: The space around our planet is littered with junk left by more than 5,250 rocket launches. Since space exploration...Read More
Paper Plane 2021 – Competition Winner!
Last month saw the culmination of the AEON 2021 Paper Plane competition. We are thrilled to say we were inundated...Read More
Project Management: PRINCE2 Change
In other PRINCE2 themes, we have seen how Project Managers work to Organise, Plan, manage Risk and Quality to ensure...Read More
Project Management: PRINCE2 Risk
All Project’s encounter uncertainty when trying to achieve their objectives. The purpose of the risk theme is to identify, assess...Read More
Half Term Paper Plane Challenge 2021- Win a LEGO Mars Research Shuttle!
Calling all budding Design Engineers – Welcome to the AEON paper plane competition! Below you’ll find everything you need to...Read More
Project Management: PRINCE2 Plans Theme
Project planning can sometimes seem to be a dark art; specifying the exact steps to be performed (and by who)...Read More
Project Management: PRINCE2 Quality Theme
Quality is something that many of us spend a lot of time talking about, and everyone agrees “Quality” is important,...Read More
Project Management: PRINCE2 Organisation Theme
This month we are taking a closer look at one of the seven PRINCE2 Themes of Project Management – Organisation....Read More
Project Management: PRINCE2 Business Case Theme
This Month we start to take a closer look at the Themes that underpin PRINCE2 Project Management. Our first Theme...Read More
AEON – Enhanced Analysis Capability Using Simcenter
Increasing product and engineering complexity in modern projects is now commonplace, and with this come challenges to ensure product quality...Read More
Project Management: An introduction to PRINCE2 Project Management Themes
The PRINCE2 themes describe aspects of project management that must be continually addressed throughout the project lifecycle. PRINCE2 Themes; Business...Read More
AEON – committed to online security with Cyber Essentials certification
What is Cyber Essentials? Cyber Essentials is a simple but effective Government-backed and industry-supported scheme devised by the National Cyber...Read More
The MoSCoW Method and its use in Project Management
Prioritisation is key for successful project management. Determining the importance of work being done, and its progress, will aid in...Read More
Tailoring PRINCE2 to fit your project
One of the strengths of PRINCE2 is that it is not a ‘one size fits all’ project management process methodology....Read More
MICG News Update: August 2020
Engineering for the Future Advanced ceramics is a vital and growing field with a central role in the competitiveness of...Read More
Vantablack® Specialist Coating Testing
Here at AEON we are lucky enough to work with a vast array of specialist materials and coatings. One of...Read More
PRINCE2: A structured framework for effective project management
The purpose of PRINCE2 project management methodology is to ensure that project management best practice is maintained throughout the duration...Read More
AEON & STFC: Handling Complexity, Simply
At AEON Engineering, we specialise in delivering professionally managed engineering solutions to complex, dynamic and multi-faceted engineering problems. We’re proud to provide a unique range of engineering expertise to some of the world’s largest...Read More
Engineering the future: Advanced ceramics in the aerospace industry
The future of engineering Thanks to their unique properties, advanced ceramic materials have had an inestimable impact on engineering across...Read More
The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group (MICG)
Big news in R&D for ceramics engineering AEON are delighted to announce our joint membership of an exciting new project,...Read More
REFINE Project: Researching Futures in Engineering
What is the REFINE Project? REFINE is a collaborative project partnered by AEON and the University of Manchester. The project...Read More
Young Engineer of the Year Awards 2020
Reaching new heights with Space Olympics. What is the Young Engineer of the Year? YEOTY20 Space Olympics is an awards...Read More
AEON is now part of the Crown Commercial Service Register
Coronavirus has had a huge impact on all areas of life and business. Most notably, our public services have been...Read More
What is Product Development?
Product Development is to the process of turning ideas into products. Which sounds straightforward enough, but actually involves a number...Read More
What is PRINCE2 project management methodology?
PRINCE2 is the result of many years of continuous upgrade to PRINCE, a UK government standard used for IT project management.Read More
What is Systems Engineering?
Systems Engineering is a cross-disciplinary engineering process used to manage and deliver complex systems; typically, by establishing a deep understanding...Read More
Developing Advanced Satellite Technology to Monitor Climate Change
Climate change is front page news around the world. Here in the UK most of us have noticed a change...Read More
What is Engineering Design?
Simply put, engineering design is a logical and systematic series of steps taken by engineers to create functional products and...Read More
What is Project Management?
Project management is the practice of planning, controlling and applying knowledge of processes, skills, tools, deliverables and techniques to achieve...Read More
Sentinel Business Awards: Dean nominated for Apprentice of the Year
We are pleased to announce that our very own Dean Watson has been nominated for Apprentice of the Year at...Read More
Are you a successful SWOT-er?
We all like to think that we are in control of our projects; we plan them meticulously, put our best resources in...Read More
AEON’s relationship with SKA continues
AEON are pleased to announce an additional contract with the Square Kilometre Array Organisation. What is the Square Kilometre Array?...Read More