Gear Technology Design Unit

About Us

About Us

Design Unit: Gear Technology

Design Unit: About Us

We are a specialist centre with expertise in Mechanical Power Transmission Systems. We have been delivering innovative design, development and research consultancy services since 1970.

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

We have an experienced team of Engineers and Technicians and extensive, dedicated facilities. We offer a complete service, from design through manufacture. We performance evaluation and failure analysis.

A world-leading centre of expertise, the UK National Gear Metrology Laboratory has operated at the Design Unit since 1987.