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Third CNC delivered to ICE -August 2017

Due to a large increase in orders and the success of the first two CNC machines ICE has taken delivery of a larger capacity machine. These machines have dramatically improved the companys agility in responding to urgent customer requirements as …
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CNC Machines Delivered to ICE - Mar 2017

ICE has recently taken delivery of its first CNC machines. This purchase will significantly improve the agility required to deliver complex bespoke cryogenics to individual customer demands.
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ICE DRY 'Bench Top' 4K platform - Oct 2016

State of the art 'bench top' <4K platform (system shown achieved 2.5K in 2.5 hours). Key features: 1. <4K base temperature in <3 hours. 2. High temperature 450K. 3. Quick, easy access sample change.
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Excellent results in Utah - Oct 2016

ICE completed the final installation of its flagship 70mm diameter sample space 1.4K/300mK 9T low vibration LEMON system in Utah University, USA. This final 10 day installation was significant because: 1.  ICE swapped out a Sumitomo 1W Pulsed Tube cooler with a Cryomech …
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RAL 70mm Diameter Dipper Fridge back on beam - Oct 2016

  This dilution refrigerator was built for Rutherford Appleton Labs in Oxford UK and returned for servicing. It was returned in September and is now back on line and being used in earnest.    
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Nov 2015 - ICE completes development of a High Cooling Power (230mW @ 1.0K) Cryostat for MIT

ICE has successfully completed the development of a 1K Cryostat capable of 1.0K @ 230mW contiuous cooling power for Quantum Research. The system is now being crated ready for dispatch to MIT.
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Nov 2015 - Another DRY LEMON® leaves the Witney orchard bound for the National University of Singapore

ICE has delivered another 1.5K LEMON® Cryostat with an 8T Superconducting Magnet, this time to the Graphene Research Center at NUS. Systems specifications: 1.4K Continuous operation. 1.35K Base temperature. Base temperature achieved in <30 hours.
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Sept 2015 - 70mm Bore 300mK DRY LEMON Cryostat with 5T Magnet is succesfully installed

This unique system has a large bore VTI (70mm) and was installed in the Tokyo University in Japan.  
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Jul 2015 - 70mm Bore 300mK DRY LEMON Cryostat with 8T Magnet is succesfully installed

This unique system has a large bore VTI (70mm) and was installed in the McGill University in Canada. Future systems if this type will include ICE's patented 'Dual Cool' technology designed to accelerate cool down of probes up to a …
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June 2015 - ICE Delivers another innovative solution with its new DRY ICE 70mm 1.5K & 300mk product being shipped to McGill University in Montreal.

This system allows temperatures below 290mK to be achieved within 4-5 hrs on a large (>55mm) sample space inside an 8T superconducting magnet whilst also incorporating 2 x low attenuation silver plated BeCu coax lines. The system will be installed …
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Another ICE LEMON leaves Witney - August 2014

ICE succesfully installed a DRY Continuous-flow 3He system in July. The system was installed at Okanawa Institute of Science & Technology (OIST). Even with a relatively small circulation pump the following specifications were met: Continuous base temperature - 360mK. Cooling …
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ICE Wins Top Awards at the WOBAs

                                                  Press Release 17 March 2014 ICEoxford Limited has been named as the winner of the Coutts Business of the Year Award and the Owen Mumford Innovation Award …
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WOBA Finalist Announced! – Feb 2014

ICEoxford been selected as one of three Innovation category finalists at the 2014 West Oxford Business Awards. The West Oxfordshire Business Awards recognise and reward the achievements of organisations in the area acknowledging the accomplishments and contributions that companies, such …
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Enhanced LEMON Cryostat Leaves Witney - January 2014

Another LEMON Cryostat emigrates to the USA. This one has settled in Smith College, Northampton, MA. Shown here with new friends Professor Nathanael Fortune, Dana Parsons and our Sales Manager Chris Snelling posing as an Installation Engineer. This little beauty …
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Graphene research turns to ICE - December 2013

ICEoxford is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract to supply a dilution refrigerator with a 12T compensated magnet to the National University of Singapore, Graphene Research Center. The system will be used for SPM experiments and incorporates the …
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Hot Lemon for the winter - November 2013

Iceoxford has succesfully tested its latest lemon cryostat that is destined for Los Alalmos National Laboratory, USA in December. The system is a cryogen free (DRY) 7T split pair 1.4K VTI for Neutrons Beamline experiments. The high temperature probe can be run at 800K with the …
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ICE welcomes four new members to the team - October 2013

Mark Riley, a Physics Graduate from Manchester University has joined as a Project Engineer. Liam Mundy has moved from Agilent as a Test & Installation Engineer. Charlie Harper has recently joined as an Apprentice Technician. Wayne Humphreys is a Share Holder …
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Another Lemon Cryostat installed - October 2013

ICE has successfully installed another of its popular Lemon cryostats, a DRY 4K-400K 9T system was commissioned at the University of Luxembourg.
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Lancaster University plant a stable LEMON - September 2013

ICE together with Lancaster University Department Quantum Technolgy Center have installed a 10K DRY Optical cryostat for Quantum Dot experiments. Dr Robert Young has informed ICE that the system is running stable at 30nm vibration. This product utilises ICESOCK technology …
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UHV STM Dilution Refrigerator installed in Israel - August 2013

ICEoxford has completed the first stage installation of a 200μW Dilution Refrigerator at the Weizmann Institute in Israel. This refrigerator makes exstensive use of the ICEoxford DICEEASIFIT design that maximises the customers experimental envelope throughout the whole system. A UHV …
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ICE Flows in Russia - July 2013

ICE has successfully installed a WET 6T Split  Pair Cryomagnetic system at the Kazan Federal University. The system has been purchased for Mossbauer experiments and has a variable temperature dynamic insert that runs at 1.3K.
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ICE for ICE Cream Makers – June 2013

ICEoxford delivered a liquid nitrogen delivery system for making ice cream.  
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Starting a LEMON orchard at Rutherford Appleton Labs! 70mm 'Dipper' Dilution Fridge delivered to the Rutherford Appleton Labs - April 2013

ICEoxford deliver a 70mm dipper-style dilution refrigerator system the Rutherford Appleton Labs for the Muon beam line at ISIS 1. The system is automatic, and achieves a base temperature below 15mK, 60µW cooling power at 100mK, and provides an upper …
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Another Lemon falls from the tree, landing in the Cavendish Labs, Cambridge University, UK! Top Loading ‘LEMON’ type DRY cryostat with 9T Superconducting Magnet - March 2013

ICEoxford have recently installed a top loading dynamic variable temperature insert with an integrated 9T magnet, DRYICETL D 9T, at the Cavendish Laboratories, University of Cambridge. To be used for transport measurements, this cryostat allows for quick sample turnaround times, …
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2012 Cryogenics Cluster Day - September 2012

ICE attended the 2012 Cryogenic Cluster Day on 28th September at the Rutherford Appleton Labs in Oxon. Watch the BBC article here:
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Continuous 3He System Shipped - September 2012

2012 ICEoxford shipped a continuous flow 3He system to the C.N.R.S in Paris, France. The system runs continuously with only 7 litres of 3He gas at a base temperature of 460mK with high cooling power. The system is fully automatic …
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Another Fridge leaves Witney - July 2012

ICE succesfully installed a 200 microWatt Dilution Refridgerator with Low Loss Dewar and a Vector Rotate Magnet at RWTH in Germany. This 'EASIFIT' dilution fridge has a unique 'D' shaped dilution unit that enables maximised sample space. A demountable 'D' …
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Another LEMON leaves Witney - June 2012

ICE succesfully installed a DRY 'LEMON' cryostat at NRC in Canada. The system comprised of a DRY VTI, a cryogen free version of the 'Orange' cryostat but with superior specifications, and two top loading probes. One probe was for low …
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ICEoxford have delivered STM UHV System - May 2012

The Top Loading into UHV STM Dilution Refrigerator has an actuator driven automatic top loading probe and moves from a sperical preperation chamber into the dilution refrigerator. The sample holder then engages with a ready wired feedthrough. Final installation will …
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ICE Wins Business Award - Mar 2012

ICEoxford win the Small Business Award at the West Oxfordshire Business Awards 2012 (L to R: Ray Avery of sponsor Bloxham Mill; Chris Busby, MD of ICEoxford; Paul Kelly, Director of Technology, ICEoxford) ICEoxford is celebrating winning the Small Business …
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Press Release - 28th February 2012 Prime Minister David Cameron at ICE

The Prime Minister David Cameron received a warm welcome at ICEoxford today (Friday 24th February 2012) when he arrived to discuss government help for small businesses entering the Chinese market. ICEoxford, who design and manufacture ultra-low temperature equipment for the …
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Finalist Announced! - Feb 2012

ICEoxford is one of only three companies to have been selected for the finals of the Small Company Business Award category for 2012. The West Oxfordshire Business Awards recognise and reward the achievements of organisations in the area. Acknowledging the accomplishments and …
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New Cyrobitz Website - Jan 2012

ICEoxford is proud to launch the new CryoBitz web site. The site includes a number of new features that were suggested by our customers as part of our JUST ASK, active feedback programme. Full E-Commerce site with on line ordering …
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ICE HOT! - Dec 2011

ICEoxford extends the upper temperature range of its cryogenic products to 800K. The new range of high temperature products includes the HTICEICLE continuous flow system. The HTICEICLE combines exceptional low temperature cryogenic performance with the added ability to operate up …
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Oct 2016 - RAL Fridge up and running again The 70mm Diameter RAL Dilution Dipper Fridge is back at RAL and on the beamline after servicing back at ICE. Hopefully the Muon group will have a successful time using it. 
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