K-Tec Microscope Services

ZEISS Life Sciences Partner

K-Tec Microscope Services pride themselves on service excellence. This is the result of training and continuing professional development. Their specialist engineers are approved ZEISS Sales and Service partners, who are certified and factory trained by ZEISS with over 40 years’ combined experience, and as a result have gained a wealth of knowledge and experience. Combining their experience in microscopy with their bespoke machine shop provides you a one stop solution for your needs.

ZEISS and K-Tec Microscope Services have worked together for many years. K-Tec Microscope Services are based in Stevenage and work with customers in the South of England. They supply the full range of ZEISS light microscopes including the widefield, stereo and zoom microscopes. In addition to this they offer a range of service related support for new and old microscopes.

Demonstration Equipment

  • Axiocam 105
    Axiocam 202
    Axiocam 208
    Axiocam 506

  • Stemi 508 trino on a K Lab base with selection of objectives and accessories
    Stemi 305 Trino on EDU base with selection of objectives and accessories
    Stemi 305 Cam on EDU base with selection of objectives and accessories

  • Primovert with Phase (no photo tube)

  • Axiolab Brightfield with ergo head


  • Mathew Gratian, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge

    "Kevin Champion from K-Tec Microscope Services has been an excellent and reliable engineer over the many years we have known him. We are always confident in engaging his technical services and happily recommend him to others."

  • Clare Baker, Physiology, Development & Neuroscience, Cambridge

    "K-Tec have been servicing and repairing our microscopes since 2012. We have always been delighted with the excellent service provided by Kevin Champion and his team. Highly recommended."

  • John O’Brien, MRC-Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge

    "We are so lucky to have K-Tec servicing our microscopes here at MRC-LMB. The service that Kevin provides is outstanding. The dedication and motivation is clear to see when you look down the microscope."

  • John Grist, Wolfson Centre for Age-Related diseases, Kings college, London

    "K-Tec Microscopes have been servicing our microscopes for several years. We have found that the level of service provided is of excellent quality. The Engineers are always very polite and friendly. Overall, a very professional and reliable service and one I would recommend to any organization or individual requiring quality servicing and or repair of their microscopes."

Meet the team

Kevin Champion – Director & Senior Engineer

Kevin began as an Apprentice Instrument maker for British Aerospace guided weapons group, moving onto Optical equipment for Hall & Watts before starting a 25-year career with ZEISS. During his time at ZEISS Kevin working on all types of Optical from Theodolites to microscopes, until Kevin decided to start K-Tec Microscope Services.

Louis Champion – Sales & Service Engineer

Louis completed a Diploma in transport maintenance before working for a transport company. From this Louis moved to work for K-Tec Microscope Services and has been there for 9 years as a Sales and Service Engineer. Louis has completed factory training in Germany on widefield microscope systems.


K-Tec Microscope Services
The Business & Technology Centre (btc)
Bessemer Drive
Hertfordshire, SG1 2DX
Phone: 01438 315262
Email:  info@ktecmicroscopes.co.uk