Why James Heal?

Since 1872 James Heal have been on a mission to improve every aspect of materials testing, so their customers can achieve consistent and accurate results, every time.

Expertise & Knowledge

Trusted by leading brands, retailers, manufacturers and laboratories in over 70 countries.

Faster, more intuitive testing

With TestWise OS, advanced software is made simple, increasing lab efficiency, productivity and through-put.

Flexible, hands-on technical support

Wherever you are in the world we have a choice of support available, from our online KnowledgeHub, to remote, email and on-site technical support with TechSmart™.

Accurate, reliable, repeatable results

Improving quality and your customers' satisfaction, time and time again.







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Recent updates

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Exhibition success at ITM Turkey

At the ITM 2016 Exhibition in Istanbul, James Heal teamed up with their local agents Aygenteks for a successful ITM Exhibition.
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Significant investment in CNC Machinery

An investment of over £150,000 into a new CNC Machining Centre, in the James Heal Machine Shop, will improve quality, reduce production time and positively impact capacity in readiness for growth.
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Positioning ourselves as a global force

As 2015 draws to a close, we are reflecting on an outstanding financial year 12 months on from our acquisition by US investment firm Battery Ventures, and the success we saw at ITMA 2015 exhibition in Milan, Italy.
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TruBurst - now with intuitive TestWise software

We have today launched our latest model of our TruBurst instrument, enhanced by the our TestWise intuitive software, for testing bursting strength which has unprecedented functionality, enabling an extensive variety of tests to be performed on a wide range of materials.
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Taking universal strength testing to a new level

The launch of Titan, the latest model of our popular Universal Strength Tester offers substantially increased tension and compression capacities, which now provides the capacity to accommodate tests up to 5000 Newtons (5kN).