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Applied Thermal Control manufacture and supply chillers worldwide.

With an established reputation for precision cooling in the scientific instrumentsupport markets (electron microscopes, X-ray diffraction, ICPMS etc.),semiconductor process, ophthalmic lens manufacturing equipment, machine tool, and more recently the chillers of choice for commercial digital printing and laserlithography markets globally.

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Thursday, 21 December 2023
Applied Thermal Control is excited to announce the addition of Jonathan Simmonds to our team as the Quality Manager. Joining us on 5th September 2023, Jonathan brings a wealth of experience and a fresh perspective to our quality management processes.
Wednesday, 13 September 2023
Deji Ojo has recently joined Applied Thermal Control as the Key Account Executive, bringing with him extensive experience and a commitment to superior customer service. His role involved driving growth by managing accounts, business development, and fostering customer relationships. Deji finds fulfilment in assisting customers to achieve their business goals. Originally from Nigeria, he is an active individual who enjoys jogging, and partakes in reading and gaming. Recognising ATC's growth potential, Deji is enthusiastic about contributing to the company's success.
Tuesday, 29 August 2023
Join us in an event that goes beyond the field! Applied Thermal Control is excited to participate in the EuroProjects Mini Football Tournament, a showcase of camaraderie, competition, and community spirit. As we gear up to play our hearts out, we're also uniting for a noble cause - raising funds and awareness for Loros Hospice.
Thursday, 24 August 2023
Faizaan Mulla has recently joined the Applied Thermal Control team as a Sales Executive. With a keen interest in understanding customer needs, he plays a pivotal role in assisting end-users to find products tailored to their applications.
Monday, 14 August 2023
In our ongoing commitment to provide superior service, we've taken a major step forward. The consolidation of the Thermal Exchange website with Applied Thermal Control is all about offering YOU a more integrated and seamless digital experience. As we join forces after The SDI Group's acquisition, we promise unparalleled benefits, enhanced product range, and top-notch customer service, all under one digital roof.
Monday, 31 July 2023
As the summer heat approaches, businesses and laboratories utilizing recirculating chillers encounter specific hurdles. These vital cooling systems are pivotal in scientific research, medical equipment, and industrial processes. Failing to maintain them adequately during summer can result in reduced efficiency, higher energy usage, and potential breakdowns. This article explores crucial summer maintenance tips for recirculating chillers to ensure continued efficiency and reliability throughout the season.
Friday, 21 July 2023
Process cooling equipment plays a crucial role in advanced polymers research and production by controlling and maintaining the temperature of various processes. Find more information about the use of heat exchangers and recirculating chillers in the context of advanced polymers within this article
Thursday, 13 July 2023
Process cooling equipment plays a crucial role in advanced metals research and production by controlling and maintaining specific temperatures during various stages of the manufacturing process. Read more about the role of recirculating chillers and heat exchangers in the context of advanced metals in this story,
Friday, 23 June 2023
Advanced Coatings refer to a category of specialised coatings that offer enhanced properties and functionalities beyond traditional coatings. These coatings are designed to provide superior protection, performance, durability, and other desirable characteristics in various applications. Advanced coatings typically incorporate advanced materials, technologies, and formulations to achieve specific objectives. Process cooling plays a significant role in the research of advanced coatings, find out more in this article.
Thursday, 22 June 2023
Advanced Composites are a class of materials that are engineered by combining two or more constituent materials to create a composite material with superior properties compared to the individual components. These composites are characterised by their high-performance characteristics, which include exceptional strength, stiffness, lightweight nature, durability, and resistance to various environmental factors. Find out more about how recirculating chillers and heat exchangers can be employed in the research and production of advanced composites here.
Wednesday, 21 June 2023
Process cooling equipment plays a significant role in technical ceramics research and production by maintaining precise and controlled temperatures during various stages of the process. Technical ceramics often require specific temperature conditions for synthesis, shaping, sintering, and post-processing. Recirculating chillers and heat exchangers are explored in this context in this article.
Monday, 19 June 2023
Process cooling plays a crucial role in nanomaterial research and production by maintaining precise and controlled temperatures during various stages of the process. Nanomaterial synthesis often involved chemical reactions, physical transformations, or deposition techniques that require specific temperature conditions. This article explores how process cooling is utilised, and why certain process cooling equipment may be beneficial.
Thursday, 15 June 2023
This page provides an overview of the role of cooling technologies in graphene production and research. Graphene, a two-dimensional carbon allotrope, possesses exceptional properties such as strength, flexibility, electrical and thermal conductivity, transparency, impermeability, and large surface area. Maintaining optimal operating temperatures is crucial during various stages of the graphene production process, which often involves methods like chemical vapor deposition (CVD) or exfoliation. Cooling equipment, including recirculating chillers and heat exchangers, plays a vital role in achieving high-quality graphene with desired properties.
Thursday, 4 May 2023
Without proper process cooling equipment, the chemical industry would face significant challenges in maintaining product quality and safety. Find out more about its importance in this article.
Tuesday, 25 April 2023
Recirculating chillers play a critical role in vaccine production by maintaining precise temperature control. Learn more about their importance in this article.
Friday, 14 April 2023
The battery technology industry has been rapidly expanding in recent years, with the demand for batteries for electric vehicles and renewable energy storage increasing every year. With the growing need for temperature control in battery manufacturing and testing processes, process cooling equipment has become an essential tool to this industry. To find out more about how Applied Thermal Control can support your temperature control requirements within the battery industry, pay us a visit at Stand 10 at the Battery Tech Expo.
Monday, 3 April 2023
As Easter approaches, many people are starting to thing about the Easter eggs that they’ll enjoy during the holiday. But did you know that some chocolate making processes require precise temperature control? That’s where recirculating chillers come in…
Friday, 31 March 2023
Spring is the perfect time to ensure that your chiller is running efficiently and effectively. Performing regular maintenance on your chiller is crucial to keep it running smoothly and prolong its lifespan
Friday, 24 March 2023
Accurate and reliable temperature control is very important throughout various points of the hydrogen supply chain, from electrolysis to storage and distribution. Applied Thermal Control work closely with excellent UK based suppliers, and in coordination with equipment manufacturers, to design, manufacture, and supply a range of process cooling equipment capable of suiting requirements throughout various stages of the process.
Thursday, 23 March 2023
Leicestershire-born Phil Jackson recently joined Applied Thermal Control as the new Technical Manager, starting in November 2022. Phil will be leading the technical team and their activities, including research and development, product development, technical packs for production, certification, customer support, and quality.
Wednesday, 22 March 2023
On World Water Day we are reminded of the importance of preserving our planet’s most precious resource. Water is essential to life, and its scarcity is becoming an increasingly urgent issue around the globe, affecting more than 40% of the global population – a figure projected to worsen with climate change. According to the United Nations, 2.2 billion people lack access to safe drinking water. This represents around 30% of the world’s population. In this context, new technology is emerging that could make significant contributions to saving water in industrial processes.
Thursday, 9 February 2023
As part of our plan for continuous improvement and to help to grow our network of customers, Applied Thermal Control have appointed Rhiannon Owen to the position of Marketing Associate within the Sales and Marketing team.
Tuesday, 13 December 2022
The cooling of X-Ray equipment is crucial, especially when it’s part of a highly advanced three-dimensional imaging system. When Thermal Exchange Ltd, now part of Applied Thermal Control, was approached by a renowned manufacturer of X-ray ...
Monday, 1 August 2022
Purchase a chiller from ATC to take advantage of our chiller scrappage scheme.
Thursday, 19 May 2022
Ryan Watson has been appointed as Sales Director at Applied Thermal Control
Friday, 15 October 2021
ATC announce new sales partner for UK
Wednesday, 5 May 2021
ATC announce new distribution partner for Southern Africa
Tuesday, 4 May 2021
ATC announce new distribution partnership with GD Rectifiers, a global manufacturer of heatsinks and power semiconductor assemblies and distributor of power electronic components.
Thursday, 17 December 2020
Some simple advice to help you protect your chiller during the winter shutdown.
Friday, 17 July 2020
ATC can take pride in knowing that all our electrical and thermal inspection tools have now been successfully UKAS calibrated and as a result we can confidently provide our customers with quality manufactured goods at high standards according to ISO 9001 certification as accredited by UKAS.
Monday, 16 March 2020
Dr. Sohn at Berkeley University purchased an ATC K9 chiller which is used to cool an electron beam gun in a thin film evaporation system (used for depositing metals such as Platinum).
Thursday, 16 January 2020
Elliott Mottishaw joins the expanding sales team at Applied Thermal Control (ATC) and Thermal Exchange from January 2020.
Monday, 16 December 2019
ATC Supply K4 Chillers to the On-board Laboratory on the RRS Sir David Attenborough.
Monday, 4 November 2019
With recent appointments in the technical department and workshop we are pleased to broaden the skill base and experience within our team. The new appointees’ skills support our growth and expansion plans, along with our commitment to quality and strategy to develop our precision cooling range.
Thursday, 19 September 2019
October 2019 see’s the 11th annual exhibition of Advanced Engineering at the Midlands centrally located National Exhibition Centre (NEC).
Friday, 30 August 2019
Scientific Digital Imaging plc (SDI) acquired Applied Thermal Control (ATC) in 2018 and Thermal Exchange (TE) earlier in 2019. The two midlands-based companies provide synergy within the group and complement the SDI growth strategy. There is a parallel between ATC and TE’s product ranges and customer base.
Tuesday, 25 June 2019
We are pleased to exhibit at the Microscience Microscopy Congress Series (MMC19) in July 2019.
Monday, 24 June 2019
ATC Welcome Design Engineer, Lyle Webster.
Tuesday, 4 June 2019
Following the BCA Spring Meeting in Nottingham we are pleased to attend the XRF Industrial Group of BCA June meeting on 12th June 2019.
Thursday, 23 May 2019
Matt Aylott joins ATC as Sales Executive.
Monday, 15 April 2019
The British Crystallographic Association (BCA) is holding their 36th Spring Meeting this April in Nottingham. The event takes place at the Jubilee Campus of Nottingham University from 15th – 18th April 2019.
Monday, 1 April 2019
ATC to exhibit at The Technical Managers in Universities 2019 Conference.
Thursday, 21 March 2019
Hexid heat transfer fluid enhances the performance of your demanding application. A carefully formulated solution which is optimised for a lower temperature range capability from -15⁰C to 90⁰C to benefit the smooth running of your machines. Hexid is safe and fully compatible with your system's components.
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
The Board of Scientific Digital Imaging plc (SDI), announced the acquisition on 1 February 2019 of Thermal Exchange Limited (Thermal Exchange or TE).
Monday, 25 February 2019
Applied Thermal Control (ATC), a Scientific Digital Imaging company, confirms exhibition presence at ArabLab in March 2019, in partnership with our local distributor Meslo.
Thursday, 14 February 2019
Our US service agent, Applied Chiller Service (ACS) have launched a new website.
Monday, 14 January 2019
ATC worked with Loughborough University and alongside M&E contractor William Bailey to commission five K3 chillers, which are housed outdoors on the roof of The School of Science.
Monday, 17 December 2018
ATCs recirculating chillers can be purchased in a variant compliant with UL & CSA standards.
Monday, 10 December 2018
ATC is proud to work with a leading Boston area University, advising on the most suitable equipment for their requirements and supply a K3 recirculating chiller.
Monday, 12 November 2018
Applied Thermal Control exhibit at The Advanced Engineering show 2018.
Tuesday, 16 October 2018
Bouygues Energies and Services are just one of the large international companies ATC provide chiller services to.
Monday, 1 October 2018
We are proud to work in with our customers in a number of fields and have recently supplied a K1 chiller to a customer in their paint resin laboratory.
Wednesday, 26 September 2018
We are now able to offer a chiller preventative maintenance contract with all new UK ATC chillers, plus the option to add a preventative maintenance contract to chillers already in service.
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
ATC work with the School of Materials at the University of Manchester to Supply a K1 Chiller.
Tuesday, 11 September 2018
Applied Thermal Control’s Technical Manager, Mitchell Howard travelled from the UK via Frankfurt to Shanghai and onto the Suzhou region of China. The purpose of the visit was to offer chiller technical support to our local agent Booming Technology Ltd and the end users at Soochow University.
Tuesday, 31 July 2018
Summer Preventative Maintenace Preventative maintenance is crucial for the uninterrupted and optimal operation of chiller units, but they are often left forgotten in dusty corners of factories or hot service basements.
Tuesday, 3 April 2018
ATC are pleased to announce their new strategic partnership with Mbartech, supplying chiller solutions for Northern California and the Bay area.
Tuesday, 27 March 2018
Pittcon is the annual conference and expo organised by the Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy.
Monday, 26 March 2018
ATC exhibit at The Thermal Engineering Show, April 5th 2018.
Monday, 19 March 2018
Applied Thermal Contol worked with the Senior Research Associate (Electrical Power Research Group) within the School of Engineering at Newcastle University to provide a K6 chiller, which provides heat extraction and the flexibility to support experiments in his lab.
Wednesday, 7 March 2018
Pedro Dittrich is the Engineering Manager, for a luxury cosmetics brand, overseeing a team of 6 engineers. They have recently purchased a K1 chiller through Manufacturing Support and Design, specialists in tube filling systems, to improve their production line.
Thursday, 1 March 2018
Applied Thermal Control (ATC), a Scientific Digital Imaging company, confirms our exhibition presence at ArabLab in March 2018, in partnership with Meslo.
Wednesday, 28 February 2018
Applied Thermal Control a Scientific Digital Imaging company is pleased to announce Meslo as a distributor for the Middle East and Africa.
Monday, 19 February 2018
Applied Thermal Control is pleased to announce the appointment of Research and Development Engineer, Emma Lewis. This role strengthens the technical team with the focus on the development of new products and renewing existing chillers.Originally...
Monday, 12 February 2018
Applied Thermal Control (ATC) are a UK manufacturer of high quality recirculating chillers based in the East Midlands. With strong links to both UK and international universities, we are the supplier to university laboratories who require precis...
Monday, 29 January 2018
The world's most powerful X-ray laser has been unveiled at a site in Germany. The European X-ray Free-Electron Laser (European XFEL), located in the metropolitan Hamburg area, an international (X-ray laser) research facility funded by 12 countri...
Monday, 22 January 2018
Just like your fridge at home, chillers must be disposed of in an environmentally safe way. To help you with this we have introduced a chiller scrappage scheme, let ATC take care of collecting your disused units and disposing of them properly. W...
Monday, 22 January 2018
The Swedish Museum of Natural History is located in Stockholm and was founded in 1819 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The museum also houses Cosmonova, the world's largest projection theatre and planetarium. Previously ATC had sup...
Monday, 22 January 2018
Chase Diamond Tools International are a specialist business based in Northampton (UK) who supply customers with precision cutting tools. The company works with UK and international customers predominantly in the automotive, ophthalmic and electr...
Monday, 22 January 2018
Applied Thermal Control is pleased to announce we are now compliant with the latest 2015 versions of the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards. ISO 9001 is recognised worldwide as the international benchmark for quality within an organisation. Having...
Monday, 22 January 2018
Applied Thermal Control is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Watson as Sales and Marketing Manager. Previously employed by ATC in the role of Sales Executive, Ryan was responsible for the growth of the business by understanding th...
Monday, 22 January 2018
Applied Thermal Control Ltd (ATC) is pleased to announce that it is now part of the Scientific Digital Imaging (SDI) Group. SDI is focused on the design and manufacture of scientific and technology products for use by the life science, healthcar...
Monday, 22 January 2018
Applied Thermal Control are delighted to announce the appointment of Applied Chiller Services (ACS) as our US support and repair agent.  Working in partnership with Applied Chiller Services to provide specialist customer support, we now hav...


Applied Thermal Control Ltd.
39 Hayhill Industrial Estate, Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, LE12 8LD.
Telephone: +44 (0) 1530 83 99 98
E-Mail: sales@app-therm.com
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