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Precision Acoustics


Precision Acoustics manufactures acoustic measurement products for medical and NDT industries.

Based in the south of England in Dorchester, Precision Acoustics is owned by its Managing Director and two of the Research Scientists. The company was established in its present form in 1997 and is well established as a major supplier of equipment for the MHz ultrasound markets on a worldwide basis.

Precision Acoustics has a close working relationship with the acoustics group of the National Physical Laboratory, London, and academic establishments to further ultrasound research.

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We are always looking to attract new talent and current have openings. If you feel you have something to offer, why not get in touch to discuss how you could make a difference.

ISO Accreditation

We are committed to the quality of products and services we offer our customers and have BS EN ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Accreditation.

Cyber Essentials Accreditation

Cyber Essentials is a United Kingdom government information assurance scheme that is operated by the National Cyber Security Centre. This accreditation demonstrates good practice in information security.

The Team

Gary Livingstone

Gary Livingstone, Managing Director

Gary has a strong engineering and commercial focus skill-set to ensure the continued development and success of Precision Acoustics. Gary joined in May 2015 following the retirement of Terri Gill.

Dr Andrew Hurrell

Dr Andrew Hurrell, Principal Research Physicist

Andrew holds a PhD in Underwater Acoustics and a BSc (Hons) in Physics with Modern Acoustics. He has been with Precision Acoustics since 1997 and prior to that worked in Defence Research. His core competences include the processing of piezo-polymer and piezo-ceramic materials, acoustic measurements and numerical modelling. He also represents the UK national interest on the IEC standards committee TC87.

Dr Paul Morris

Dr. Paul Morris, Principal Development Engineer

Paul Has a PhD based on fibre optic hydrophones from University College London. He joined Precision Acoustics in 2008 on secondment from UCL and became a full staff member in April 2009. Paul is a certified LabView architect and in addition to his work with the fibre-optic hydrophone has responsibility for all products which require software control.

David Bell

David Bell, Senior Research Physicist

David has a BSc (Hons) in Physics with Geophysics from Bath University and an MSc in Remote Sensing from London University in 1985. He worked as a software engineer within the Defence industry before joining the Royal Marsden Hospital as an Ultrasound Medical Physicist with responsibility for quality assurance, clinical support and research. He joined Precision Acoustics in 2001 as a physicist with particular responsibility for acoustic calibration and measurement.

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