Laser Optical Engineering

Laser Optical Engineering Ltd (LOE) is an expert technology company, specialising in the development of innovative and bespoke laser based imaging products and services. Established as an independent spin-out company from Loughborough University in 1996, LOE is a customer focused company offering you access to a range of expertise. We pride ourselves on an ability to turn theoretical ideas into commercial products which can be used in real-life situations.

We are an ISO9001 certified company providing a comprehensive package of products and support services with full documentation.

Based near East Midlands Airport, LOE works with various industries, including Aerospace, Maritime, Nuclear, Transport and Communications along with research institutions. LOE Designs, Manufactures and Installs a range of Laser Safety equipment including Cabinets and Interlock Systems, provides Consultancy, Inspection and Training services, designs and manufactures Diffractive Optical Elements (DOE’s) to your requirements and also has a Research and Development facility.

Our Defect Dtect system developed in our R & D facility at LOE is a small, modular and versatile Shearography unit providing whole-field, non-contact, non-destructive testing for rapid wide-field inspection of composites, bonded structures and other advanced materials.

Coming out of our in-house R & D facility, our experienced engineers are able to review your technical challenges and advise on solutions to any issues you may have. We offer a complete service from providing an initial proposal of ideas including costs and running through to the installation of your new piece of equipment with end-user training.

Professor John Tyrer is Managing Director of LOE and has 35 years of experience in industry and academia and divides his time between LOE and the Wolfson School of Mechanical Engineering at Loughborough University.

See John’s recent press coverage following the laser strike on a passenger plane.