Lacerta Technology Ltd


Contact Name: John Duncan

Address: 80 Hathern Road, Shepshed, Leicestershire, LE12 9GX, United Kingdom

Tel: 01509 828890

E-mail: john. duncan @ lacerta-technology. com

Type of Organisation: Design & Manufacture of scientific equipment predominantly in the polymers sector

Business Sector:

  • Design, Engineering and Manufacturing


Company Profile:

Lacerta Technology Limited designs and manufactures a range of instruments used to characterise the properties of materials, including polymers, composites, pharmaceuticals and films, under a variety of conditions. The technology behind its products uses predominantly thermal analysis techniques with a strong focus on dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA) and dielectric thermal analysis (DETA). The company is led by a team of four directors, who, as former employees of Polymer Laboratories Instruments Division and Rheometric Inc., have up to 20 years experience each of DMA and thermal analysis.

Beyond its products, Lacerta Technology offers a range of analytical and consultancy services at its laboratory and head office in Keyworth, Nottinghamshire. The company has also recently introduced a range of short courses in polymer science, the characterisation of materials using thermal analytical techniques and the effective use of dynamic mechanical analysers. Lacerta Technology is a fully accredited ISO-9001 company.


Membership of Professional Bodies & Trade Associations

RSC – Thermal Methods Group



Awards & Accreditation:

Previous R&D 100 Award Winner