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StressMap is the measurement services business unit of The Open University (OU), dedicated to providing specialist residual stress measurement and material characterisation services to clients worldwide. We offer a range of residual stress measurement techniques to suit your needs (e.g. the contour method, slitting, hole drilling, X-ray diffraction, neutron diffraction and more).

About us

We are the UK centre of excellence for residual stress measurement using the Contour Method.

Our Services

X-Ray diffractometer, link to residual stress measurements
Leica confocal 3-D profilometer, link to material characterisation