The School of Engineering has an impressive range of equipment, fully supported by technical expertise and specialist knowledge, helping companies to resolve challenges, bring new products to market and achieve their corporate objectives.

Why work with us?

We go above and beyond standard materials testing. As experts in our field we can provide interpretation of results and make recommendations. Following an initial consultation, we will create a package tailored to your individual needs, from testing and reporting to consultancy and product development.

We offer rapid turnaround times for testing and reporting, delivering quick and comprehensive outcomes to our clients.

Our equipment is UKCAS certified and we are able to test in line with three official standards – ASTM, BS and ISO. Reporting can be either standard or detailed in line with clients' wishes.

Our Expertise

Our academic knowledge and skills can be applied to any sector. Our team has successfully worked with clients from a variety of organisations, finding solutions to a range of business challenges. 

Located in Aberdeen, we have been collaborating with the Oil and Gas sector for many decades and we also have an in-depth understanding of renewables, making us the ideal partner for businesses operating across the energy industry.

Our Facilities

Our impressive range of facilities, available for commercial testing or consultancy, includes:

  • Dynamics Lab
  • Materials Testing and Characterisation Lab
  • Non-destructive Testing Lab
  • Composites Manufacturing Lab
  • Engineering Workshop
  • Electrical and Electronic Suites

Our Services include: 

  • Materials Testing
  • Engineering Design, Modelling and Simulation
  • Structural Integrity
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Manufacturing Technology 


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Please contact us for more details and to discuss how we can help your business:

“Based on the company's experience throughout this project, Axiom would certainly recommend the RGU School of Engineering's services and would be very happy to gain their assistance again when future needs arise.”

Scott Bichan Axiom Process Ltd.