The Rapid Sample Reformatter by Labman

Introducing the Rapid COVID19 Sample Reformatter

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

A semi-automated, high-throughput sample processing system designed and manufactured by Labman to assist testing laboratories worldwide. Drawing on Labman’s 40+ years experience building automated systems, the Rapid Sample Reformatter was exclusively designed to sub-sample large volumes of liquid COVID-19 samples. Boasting a processing speed of 3 samples in just 12 seconds and operating continuously 24 hours a day, the system …

Sam on his internship

The Interns #2 – Sam

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

Having had a super busy three month internship at Labman, Sam is ready to return to his third year at Sheffield University where he is studying MEng (Hons) Mechatronic and Robotic Engineering. Here’s what he had to say about his time here: “One thing is for sure here, you get thrown straight in. After induction, I was readily greeted with …

Jordan doing electrical work on a project

The Interns #1 – Jordan

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

Despite the many obstacles brought about by COVID-19 this year, we have thankfully still been able to run a number of internships. There are so many projects and ideas going on here at Labman, not to mention the clubs and sporting activities you can get involved with and Jordan, whose internship ends this week, has been doing just that. His …

Dumbbells at the Labman Gym

Welcome to the Labman Gym

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

With the expansion of our HQ in Seamer, North Yorkshire, we are further expanding our on-site sporting facilities with the Labman Gym. The health and wellbeing of our staff (and our customers!) is something that Labman has always prioritised, particularly in an envorinment where so much creativity is required, so without further ado: the Labman Gym. The 500-square-foot, air-conditioned gym …

Labmask image with all NHS heroes faces and volunteers

The Labmask Project

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

The Labmask project was set up at the end of March 2020 with the huge goal of supplying 80,000 masks to frontline NHS workers, to help protect them at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Labmasks are clear visors designed to prevent fluid from reaching the face whilst being simple enough to reproduce quickly from easy to source materials. When …

NHS Staff wearing Labmasks

COVID-19: Doing our bit

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

The last couple of months have been like no other. Many of us will have never before, and will never again experience anything like it. The Coronavirus pandemic has meant unprecedented changes to everyday life which affect each and every one of us, in a global effort to save lives. Here at Labman we are lucky enough to have a …

Changing the World with Robots

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

Earlier this week we were delighted to work with the creative and imaginative children at Links Primary School, in aid of British Science Week. Groups of children were tasked to invent a robot that could change the world, and then build it using recycled materials. In their groups they talked about what their robot was designed for, and how it …

Ampleforth Eggs-ercise their Minds

John Hesford Uncategorized

Labman was happy to welcome Ampleforth College onsite for a visit this week. Mr Anglim and his Design & Technology, STEM Scholars were onsite to see how their subjects apply to real world applications. Andrew led an in-depth tour, careers talk and a discussion on robotics. We finished our tour with the Egg Drop Challenge. We didn’t shell out for …

Battling Robots at Egglescliffe School

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

As part of a new programme designed to engage and enthuse students into the world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Egglescliffe School‘s Young Engineering Club have launched a series of extra-curricular projects to be run with the help of industry experts over the coming year. Labman could not resist being involved in one of their latest projects – …