Acutest is the trading name of UK Test Instruments Limited. Acutest was established in 1990 to offer a technical instrument supply service to industry under the name of Acutest. From the humble beginnings of the two founding Directors the company has grown to become one of the UK's largest test equipment specialists now operating from several sites around the country. Now employing around 80 staff members in separate trading divisions, the company has established itself as a leading player in the supply, repair and calibration of test equipment.
Acutest have 6 external, field-based account managers covering the whole country, providing full technical demonstrations and customer support where needed.
Our manufacturer and City and Guilds trained sales team are able to supply products from all major test equipment manufacturers, including Megger, Fluke, Flir, Seaward, Radiodetection, Anton, Baur and many more.
The Service, Repair & Calibration department has grown rapidly since gaining ISO9001 quality assurance back in 1992. The company now calibrates more than 49,000 items annually and carries out repair work to an additional 5,500 units. Capabilities now encompass more than the usual 18th Edition and electrical PAT requirements; pressure, environmental, combustion analysers and specialist high voltage test equipment can also be checked and calibrated in-house. The company can also be found operating at customer's sites countrywide and currently carry out more than 400 “On-site” Calibration Days through a team of dedicated on-site engineers.
In 2008 the company obtained ISO17025 UKAS accreditation and this coincided with the opening of a new state of the art custom built air-conditioned laboratory at the company’s HQ. This accreditation is the highest level a commercial laboratory can obtain in the UK and demonstrates the company’s commitment to on-going quality and service.
The Acutest customer focused approach has seen rapid expansion of its client database including many of the UK’s largest Blue Chip companies and utility suppliers signing up to use Acutest as their chosen test equipment specialist.