Team - Photocentric3D
Manufacturers of 3D polymer. Affordable Daylight 3D polymers for Liquid Crystal and UV 3D polymers for DLP and SLA 3D printers.
Manufacturers of 3D polymer. Affordable Daylight 3D polymers for Liquid Crystal and UV 3D polymers for DLP and SLA 3D printers. 3D Printer manufacturers. 3D printers. Liquid Crystal printer. Industrial 3D printer
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Sally Tipping

Director

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Sally has a degree in European studies from Nottingham, she is also fluent in French having spent 3 ½ years living there. She has a Certificat d’Aptitude a l’Administration des Entreprises from Poitiers University and has worked in European Sales for a UK chemical manufacturer. She then worked for her father’s business in the shoe industry before joining Photocentric in 2007 as our first sales person! She knew Paul for many years before and was attracted to the great potential the business had and its innovative culture. Sally manages our craft sales worldwide and shares 3D and flexographic sales management with Agustin.

Paul Holt

Director

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Paul Holt did a degree in Mathematics at Bristol University and then spent his early working life as a Eurobond dealer in the City before ending up in chemical manufacture. He started Photocentric in a small room with the idea of packaging photopolymer. Paul’s interest has always been in developing ideas to innovate with photopolymer. He manages the strategic technical development of Photocentric

David O’Brien

Engineering manager

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David holds an MA and an MEng in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Cambridge (Clare College 2005-2009). David had a big part in designing the original Liquid Crystal 10″ 3D printer and came up with the name! He leads the maintenance team, looking after all the manufacturing equipment and machinery in the business. David designed our first automated stamp processing machine and helped set up production at Photocentric Inc. He also designed spray washers and re-fitted sachet filling equipment. David was involved with the refurbishment of our new building here in the UK, and helped plan the move. David is now working with the rest of the engineering team on developing our new additions to the Liquid Crystal range of 3D printers

David Hanson

3D Development engineer

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David is a 3d development engineer working on the range of printers and developing new prototypes. He holds BSc in Natural Sciences (Physics Pathway) from the Open University He is also the Dental Specialist, working with dentists on ways to improve our machine, resin, and settings to better suit a dental market.

Hanifeh Zarezadeh

3D Development Engineer

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Hanifeh joined Photocentric in September 2016. She holds a BSc on Ceramic Materials Engineering from Iran, and a MSc in Nano Materials Engineering from University of Sheffield. Previously, she has worked as a researcher in Inkjet Printing and 3D printing sectors at Loughborough University, Xaar and University of Sheffield. Currently at Photocentric, Hanifeh is developing a new generation of Daylight 3D printers. Also, Hanifeh is a 3D printing Jewellery specialist at Photocentric

Robin Kolk

3D Development Engineer

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Robin is a 3D development engineer and is working on the Liquid Crystal range of printers and developing new prototypes. He holds a B.Eng in Mechanical engineering from the Netherlands and supplies support for the software. Alongside the 3D development work he also works together with the software companies, helps with customer service and does some IT services (maintaining servers and websites on the technical side)

Artus Gribs

3D Development

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Artus is responsible for testing the 3D printers and resins. He makes daily 3d prints using the Liquid Crystal 10”, HR and Pro printers. He tests new resins and printers settings for these and makes customer prints.

Kevin Adlington

Research Chemist

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Kevin joined Photocentric as a 3D research chemist in March of 2016 where he works on new and existing formulations of both daylight and UV resins. He holds a master degree and PhD from the University of Nottingham, his research focused on free radical polymerisation and formation of new monomers and catalysts

Robert Young

Research Chemist

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Rob joined Photocentric as a 3D research Chemist in October 2016 shortly after finishing his PhD. He obtained his MChem from the University Of Warwick where he worked on combining CROP and Copper mediated polymerisation. Following this, Rob went on to undertake a PhD at the University of Warwick under the supervision of Prof Stefan Bon. His focus was on the synthesis of novel colloidal opacifying and thermochromic pigments for paint systems. Since joining Photocentric, he has enjoyed developing and expanding the range of daylight and UV resins

Harry Alexander

Research Chemist

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Harry graduated with an MSci in Chemistry at the University of Nottingham, where he remained to study free radical reactions of cross-linked polymers in supercritical carbon dioxide. After his PhD, Harry worked at a small and innovate company creating new hand mouldable adhesive materials. Recently, he has joined Photocentric as a Research Chemist where he is enjoying developing new and exciting daylight and UV resins.

Alicja Watek

QC manager and Research Chemist

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Alicja holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering. She works as QC manager and Research chemist testing our resins.

Alasdair Osborn

3D Production Manager

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Involved in early stages of printer design and prototype testing before becoming production manager. Alasdair now concentrates on production of our ever expanding 3d printer range, and testing of new products.

Rebeckah Taylor

3D Assembler

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Rebeckah works along the production line and is responsible for the final clean and pack out of all 3D Printers. Rebeckah also checks all incoming parts working with the 3D Production Manager to ensure all parts are stocked. She also carries out records on all printers for QC purposes.

Peter Butler

Artwork & Website Manager

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Peter joined Photocentric in 2013 working in our Artwork Department while studying for a 2-year IT apprenticeship course at the local college. On completing his IT apprenticeship, he carried on working in the artwork department creating negatives for our stamp production. In May 2016, he became our Artwork Manager. He implemented a new SOP system to the company and as of January 2017 is now manager of our Websites too