We are pleased to announce that Queensgate Instruments, formerly a brand of Elektron-Technology Ltd has been acquired by Prior Scientific Instruments Ltd

Prior Scientific Instruments are global leaders in delivering high precision motorized stages, microscope automation products and specialty opto-mechanical automation systems. Queensgate instruments designs and produces leading performance nano positioning and measurement systems used in a wide range of applications from atomic force microscopy, hard disc testing, lithography and metrology. Both companies have significant experience delivering customised solutions […]

Prior Scientific will be at Laser World of Photonics

Representatives from Prior Scientific will be present throughout the show at Booth 116 in Hall A2, to talk both about our standard range of products for automated microscopy, as well as our customised design and manufacturing facilities.

Prior Scientific, releases new warranty;

Prior Scientific announces an enhanced warranty for their  products. Our new improved warranty for motorized stages is five (5) years from the date of purchase (only when used with a Prior controller) for controllers three (3) years and for Prior Scientific’s custom-built products one (1) year.  This reflects Prior Scientific’s strong commitment to quality, precision […]

Prior Scientific attending major UK and European microscopy conferences

Prior Scientific has announced that it will be exhibiting its latest motorised stages, focus motors, sample loading systems and other equipment for precision microscopy, at the forthcoming Focus on Microscopy (Bordeaux) & Microscience and Microscopy Congress (Manchester) microscopy meetings. Knowledgeable specialists from Prior Scientific will be available on FoM stand 46 and MMC stand 629 […]

Linear Motor Stages Set New Standard for Microscope Automation

Prior Scientific has announced that the Core Imaging Facility at the UK’s prestigious National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) has chosen a Prior HLD117 linear motor stage to be the sample platform at the centre of a new system based around an Olympus IX83 microscope. NIMR (http://www.nimr.mrc.ac.uk/) is one of the world’s leading medical research institutes. It is […]