Welcome to Design Unit

large gear calibrationDesign Unit is a specialist outreach centre with expertise in design, development and research consultancy for Mechanical Power Transmission Systems. 

We undertake

for the international gearing industry across sectors including industrial, automotive, aerospace and defence.

Take a look at the services we offer.

Design Unit is the UK’s largest group specialising in gearing consultancy and research, and is based within Newcastle University's School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering.

With an experienced team of 21 Engineers and Technicians and extensive, dedicated facilities, Design Unit offers a complete service from design, through manufacture to performance evaluation and failure analysis.  Contact us to find out more.

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