Why Use Us

Who are MCS and what do we do?

  • We are materials scientists
  • We apply science to answer questions
  • Support product design, manufacturing and qualification
  • Enable product reliability and availability
  • We save our customers time and resources
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How are we different?

  • Conclusive results
  • Practical solutions
  • Science + Service = Effective Support
  • Innovative World Class Services – Perfect Edge™
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What products do we support?

  • A huge range…if it’s made of material, we can help
  • We have particular expertise and experience in electronics and structural materials
  • Typical industry sectors include aerospace, defence, energy, automotive, telecoms, medical, photonics
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Our Services

We are a fully independent organisation so you can be sure that you’ll receive impartial testing, analysis and consultancy.


It was a great pleasure working with you this week. I cannot imagine that it could have gone any better. We are already moving forward based on the information we gathered. The only thing I would change if I could would be to have engaged you and MCS months ago
David McElfresh, Distinguished Engineer / Director

Our Articles & Insights

MCS Business Continuity – COVID-19 Update

MCS continue to update and amend working practices in accordance with UK government and NHS guidelines regarding COVID-19. Read story ›

Technical Innovation: EBSD Analysis combined with Perfect Edge™

MCS have been working on a development project to reveal the crystalline structure of samples using a combination of Perfect Edge™ sample preparation and EBSD analysis. Read story ›

MCS’ Zeiss Gemini_450 First Birthday!

MCS celebrate a year of beautiful imaging. Read story ›

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