Royce at the University of Sheffield

We are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to help accelerate university and industry ideas through to an industry production scale in order to meet our global challenges.

Supporting your industry

From alloy development, to manufacturing, to characterisation; our team of experts can support your businesses research and development in our state-of-the-art facilities with world-class capabilities. 

Furthermore, UK SMEs are able to apply for subsidised rates through the Henry Royce Institute's Equipment Access Scheme. 

Equipment Access Scheme

Our capabilities

Materials Discovery & Prototyping

Delivering a step change in the manner novel materials are developed for specific applications.

Find out more about our Arc Melting, Vacuum Induction Melting, and Strip Casting equipment. 

Near-Net-Shape Manufacturing

Thermo Mechanical Processing

Find out more about our Continuous Extrusion, Hot Rolling Mill, and Thermo Mechanical Compression equipment.

Imaging & Characterisation

Materials in the Circular Economy

For Additive Manufacturing to realise its full potential, high cost metal powders must undergo a step-change reduction in price, which will be achieved by recycling, down cycling, and new primary metal production processes.

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Find out more about our Thin Film Deposition System, Slot Die, and Screen Printer.