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...

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  • 20.10.2022

    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...

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  • 21.09.2022

    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...

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  • 15.09.2022

    What is a Spectroradiometer?

    A Spectroradiometer is used to measure the wavelength and amplitude of light emitted from a source.  How do AEON use...

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  • 15.09.2022

    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...

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  • 19.08.2022

    What is Reverse Engineering?

    Reverse Engineering is the recreation of a previously made device, process, system or part through detailed examination and deductive reasoning....

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  • 29.07.2022

    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...

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  • 22.07.2022

    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....

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  • 14.06.2022

    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...

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  • 23.05.2022

    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...

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  • 03.05.2022

    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...

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  • 11.04.2022

    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...

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  • 28.03.2022

    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...

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  • 16.02.2022

    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...

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  • 09.02.2022

    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...

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  • 13.12.2021

    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...

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  • 22.11.2021

    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...

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  • 16.11.2021

    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...

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  • 31.08.2021

    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...

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  • 15.06.2021

    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...

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  • 07.04.2021

    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...

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  • 17.08.2020

    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’,...

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  • 26.03.2020

    What is Product Assurance?

    The prime objective of Product Assurance (PA) is to ensure that products and systems being developed work correctly, first time,...

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  • 02.12.2019

    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...

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  • 30.07.2021

    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...

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  • 25.07.2021

    Project Management: PRINCE2 Change

    In other PRINCE2 themes, we have seen how Project Managers work to Organise, Plan, manage Risk and Quality to ensure...

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  • 28.06.2021

    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...

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  • 25.05.2021

    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...

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  • 29.03.2021

    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)...

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  • 22.02.2021

    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,...

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  • 27.01.2021

    Project Management: PRINCE2 Organisation Theme

    This month we are taking a closer look at one of the seven PRINCE2 Themes of Project Management – Organisation....

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  • 28.12.2020

    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...

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  • 04.11.2020

    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...

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  • 23.10.2020

    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...

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  • 15.10.2020

    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...

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  • 21.09.2020

    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...

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  • 28.08.2020

    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....

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  • 12.08.2020

    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...

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  • 06.08.2020

    Vantablack® Specialist Coating Testing

    Here at AEON we are lucky enough to work with a vast array of specialist materials and coatings. One of...

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  • 24.07.2020

    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...

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  • 16.07.2020

    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...

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  • 17.06.2020

    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...

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  • 04.06.2020

    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,...

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  • 27.05.2020

    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...

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  • 20.05.2020

    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...

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  • 14.05.2020

    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...

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  • 16.04.2020

    What is Product Development?

    Product Development is to the process of turning ideas into products. Which sounds straightforward enough, but actually involves a number...

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  • 05.04.2020

    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.

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  • 11.03.2020

    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...

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  • 27.02.2020

    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...

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  • 24.02.2020

    What is Engineering Design?

    Simply put, engineering design is a logical and systematic series of steps taken by engineers to create functional products and...

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  • 19.02.2020

    What is Project Management?

    Project management is the practice of planning, controlling and applying knowledge of processes, skills, tools, deliverables and techniques to achieve...

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  • 06.01.2020

    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...

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  • 15.11.2019

    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...

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  • 09.08.2019

    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?...

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