Grant Instruments (Cambridge) Ltd
Grant Instruments, based near Cambridge, England, is an independent, privately owned company, founded in 1951.
Grant is a world leader in the manufacture and design of equipment for sample preparation, scientific laboratory equipment, temperature data loggers, data acquisition and data analysis providing solutions to the global scientific and industrial markets. The company has a worldwide reputation for paying the highest attention to quality, reliability, service and support.
Grant works strictly to all legal and regulatory requirements and pays particular attention to the safety testing of products. The company operates to ISO9001:2000 quality management system, regulated by British Standards Institute.
In the last 50 years, Grant has expanded both organically and through partnership and acquisition and now co-owns Biosan and Eltek. The company is organised into three focus areas - Scientific, Data Acquisition and Technologies - and has the following group structure:Grant Scientific: Grant equipment for the laboratory
The Grant Scientific division designs and manufactures a wide range of high quality scientific laboratory equipment used in routine laboratory applications for analytical, diagnostic and research purposes.
Key product groups include temperature controlled baths and circulators for heating and refrigerating, dry block heaters for incubating samples, shaking baths for agitating samples, and ultrasonic baths for cleaning.
Grant affiliate Biosan, co-owned by Grant Instruments, designs and manufactures an innovative and cost-effective range of products designed primarily for life science applications. Biosan, based in Latvia, manufactures the Grant-Bio product range and has an extensive new product development portfolio.Grant Data Acquisition: Squirrel Portable data loggers
Grant has pioneered the development and use of data loggers and systems since 1981 when it introduced the Squirrel data logger, one of the first truly portable, microprocessor controlled data loggers in the world.
Small, battery, operated and extremely easy to programme, Grant Squirrels are used to monitor a wide range of physical parameters – temperature, humidity, voltage, current, resistance – in research and QA applications in a variety of scientific institutions and industrial operations.
The Cambridge-based Grant affiliate Eltek produces Squirrel variants primarily for remote logging using wireless based telemetry systems.Temperature Data Loggers
Grant offers Squirrel models dedicated solely to recording temperature from up to six thermocouple temperature probes. These compact temperature data loggers can be used both for general-purpose temperature logging applications and for specific through-process temperature monitoring applications in manufacturing.Grant Technologies: Bespoke scientific systems for industry
The Grant Technologies division supplies bespoke industrial and scientific laboratory equipment based on Grant’s proven core competencies and has both the capability and the resources to act as an independent outsourcing partner for product design and manufacture.
With hundreds of products successfully developed and marketed to date, Grant Technologies has extensive experience of applying a variety of enabling technologies to projects in diverse industry sectors.