About AcutestDirect test equipment supply

Why Choose Acutest Direct


Acutest is the trading name of UK Test Instruments Limited. Acutest was established in 1990 to offer a technical instrument supply service to industry under the name of Acutest. From the humble beginnings of the two founding Directors the company has grown to become one of the UK's largest test equipment specialists now operating from several sites around the country. Now employing around 80 staff members in separate trading divisions, the company has established itself as a leading player in the supply, repair and calibration of test equipment.

Test Equipment Supply

Specialists in Test Instruments for:
  • High Voltage Applications
  • Cable Avoidance
  • Thermography
  • Facilities Management/Power Quality
  • 18th Edition Wiring Regulations
  • Portable Appliance Testing
  • Gas and Personnel Safety
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
  • Environmental Tests
  • Solar PV Testing
  • Safety Tests
Service Guarantee:
  • First Class Technical Support
  • Full Technical Demonstrations
  • Excellent Stock Availability
  • Competitive Pricing
Choosing the Right Product

Our Account Managers are fully trained by the leading test instrument manufacturers; they will provide free support and full technical demonstrations to help you select the right product for your application. Streamline the way you buy and manage your test instruments... We offer a complete solution to match your specific requirements including test instrument supply, calibration, repair and asset management, plus a bespoke training service.

A trusted partner to help you tackle everyday challenges enabling you to concentrate on growing your business!
Our Customers:

We have a diverse customer base including the utilities, streetworks and rail sectors, facilities maintenance teams, manufacturing, processing and industrial plants; and individual contractors and electricians.

Company Information [PDF]
Acutest Central Office Acutest Scotland Office Acutest Northern Office Acutest Western Office


Traceable Calibration

This is the standard calibration offered by Acutest. Traceable calibration is under our ISO 9001 registration.

Key Services for Calibration
  • UK-wide collection, cleaning and delivery service
  • 1* / 3 / 5 working day turnaround
    (*on-site calibration service)
  • Competitive prices for calibration
  • State of the art, air-conditioned laboratory
  • Recall system via email and phone
  • Fully traceable results
  • UKAS calibration
  • Safety test of test leads
  • FREE battery replacement*
  • On-line calibration results
  • HV calibration specialists

* FREE battery replacement with alkaline batteries as required.
If your equipment is found to be faulty and beyond economic repair, we offer a service of environmentally sound disposal complying with the WEEE regulations.

UKAS Calibration ISO 17025

Calibration to ISO 17025 provides the highest level of confidence for customers with specific requirements.

Accreditation by UKAS means we have been externally assessed against internationally recognised standards and demonstrate competence, impartiality and performance capability.

Fixed Price Repair Service

We offer a convenient and cost-effective fixed price repair service. These fixed prices are based on our average price for the repair of various types of instruments.

Calibration and Repair Brochure [PDF]


Awareness Courses

With our range of Best Practice Awareness Courses and Product Awareness Modules we are able to deliver bespoke training specifically tailored to your business and application requirements. So whether you require further knowledge on a specific subject or you want your team to fully utilise the features on newly purchased test equipment - we have it covered!

These courses can be delivered at your premises on a date convenient for you.

City & Guilds Courses

Whether you work in the electrical industry or a related trade, our team of industry experts can help you reach your goals. We provide a comprehensive range of electrical courses helping you and your team gain industry recognised qualifications. These courses can be carried out within a relaxed and friendly environment at our well-equipped training centre, or at your premises for your convenience.

Contact our friendly team who will help guide you in fulfilling your training requirements - giving you easy access to the knowledge your company needs to grow!

  • City & Guilds Electrician's courses (2382, 2391, 2396)
  • City & Guilds PAT Testing course (2377)
Our Philosophy is Simple

To Offer Top Quality Test Equipment from Brand Leading Manufacturers. Whatever your need for test equipment we can help you with a good service at the right price.

Acutest Direct is the Internet Trading Division of one of the UK's most successful Test Instrument Specialists.

We have been trading since 1990 and been ISO9001 / Quality Assured since 1992.

We are AUTHORISED DISTRIBUTORS for all manufacturers featured on the Website and do not offer "Grey Imports"

We ACCEPT PAYMENT BY CREDIT or DEBIT CARD, CHEQUE, ON ACCOUNT or BACS (Bank Transfer), this keeps our overheads to an absolute minimum and assures that your order is processed as quickly as possible.

Government Bodies such as Councils, Hospitals, Universities and Colleges benefit from a 30 Day Credit Account facility.

Limited Companies trading more than 2 Years can apply for a 30 day Credit account. Simply Complete your order and the Credit form accordingly.

Every month we change our special offers - these offer our very best prices and will be available until stocks are exhausted

Enjoy buying your Test Equipment from our store, Save Money and Test Safely!!

The Acutest Direct Team

Acutest Direct is a Trading Division of UK Test Instruments Limited
Tel: 01782 563030
Fax: 01782 563131
E-mail: sales@acutestdirect.co.uk

UK Test Instruments Limited
Registered in England and Wales Number 2529960
VAT Number GB 927 2027 36
Registered office UK Test Instruments Limited, Votec House, Hambridge Lane, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5TN

Scotland Office

Acutest Scotland Office

2 Jubilee Court
Montrose Avenue
G52 4LB

Tel: 01782 563030

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Central Office

Acutest Central Office

Century Road
High Carr Business Park

Tel: 01782 563030

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Southern Office

Acutest Western Office

Acutest 61 Macrae Rd
Eden Office Park
Ham Green, Bristol
BS20 0DD

Tel: 01782 563030

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Northern Office

Acutest Northern Office

Unit 4
Evans Business Centre
Newton Aycliffe

Tel: 01782 563030

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