Ascott are proud to announce…

We are delighted to announce some very exciting news! Ascott have always been driven by innovation, and this has been recognized by our confirmation as finalists in The Manufacturer MX Awards for the Product Innovation & Design (SME) category. These prestigious awards, in partnership with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), have a combined heritage […]

Ascott at Aerofin

Exciting times over at Aerofin Laboratories, who have shared some great pictures with us from a recent shoot, fabulous to see our chamber featured.  Established in 2006, with their Headquarters in Burnham on Sea, Aerofin offer extensive services including laboratory testing and technical regulatory assistance. We’re very proud to supply them with Ascott testing chambers […]

Differences between Ford CEPT.00.00.L-467 & Ford TM 00.00.L-467

Introduction In January 2019 Ford released a new Global Laboratory Accelerated Cyclic Corrosion Test Standard, the TM 00.00-L-467. It is quite often assumed this new standard replaced the existing Ford CETP 00.00-L-467 which was first released in October 2008, but this isn’t the case, they are similar but different standards, and here we will discuss […]

Ascott Kesternich Chamber

KH300 – Fully Automatic, SO2 Gas Dosing Test Chamber  The Kesternich test is a cyclic corrosion test involving condensation humidity and the introduction of sulphur dioxide gas (SO2). A specific volume of SO2 gas, usually 0.2L, 1L or 2L is introduced into the test chamber, the chamber temperature is increased to a predetermined level and […]

ISO 9227 Test Panels

ISO 9227 Test Panels CR4 Grade Steel Corrosion test coupons in accordance with ISO 9227 & VDA 233-102. Ascott CR4 Steel Test panels are used to check the reproducibility and repeatability of the test results for Salt Spray or Cyclic Corrosion Test Chambers, before being used to run ISO 9227 or VDA 233-102. It is […]

Ascott in the Press

Ascott secures first patent Machinery Market Cotswold Life The Business Desk Love Business East MidlandsSteve Smith wins national Student of the Year Award Tamworth InformedMidlands manufacturer raises thousands on Walk the Night charity event Tamworth InformedAscott opens vast new manufacturing facility Midlands Business News Tamworth InformedAscott contributes to 2018 Parliamentary Review Tamworth Informed The Parliamentary […]

Ascott Analytical 30 Years On

Thirty years ago, when Arnie was terminating everything, we were obsessively taping The Bill on VHS, Steve Jobs had unveiled his first PC and every under-40 was driving a Mk 4 Ford Escort, a revolution was happening in Midlands manufacturing. In his garage, Chris Gates was building, piece by piece, his first salt spray cabinet […]

Ascott Exhibits Globally

It has been a busy period for Ascott and our distributors exhibiting all over the World. From 9th – 11th May Ascott exhibited for the first time at the International Automotive Technology Expo in Wuhan, the first time the company has exhibited at a show in the West of China, during the show the company […]

CorroFlex Large Capacity Corrosion Chambers from Ascott

In addition to our wide range of corrosion test chambers for salt spray and cyclic test standards, in light of increasing demand for testing large components and assemblies, Ascott now offers CorroFlex, a range of flexible dimension front loading corrosion test cabinets, with width and depth variable in 0.5m (19.7”) increments to provide larger/smaller internal […]

Cromocol, Exhibits at the 2019 Scandinavian Coating Show

Ascott distributor for Scandinavia and the Baltic States, Cromocol, recently exhibited at the Scandinavian Coating Show in Copenhagen, the premier meeting place and exhibition for the entire surface treatment industry in Scandinavia. Exhibiting at the Show for the 5th time, Andreas Hagberg from Cromocol indicated that the Show has once again generated some very interesting enquiries relating […]