Leaders in tribology test equipment

Designing and manufacturing equipment for the testing of fuels and lubricants.

We are PCS Instruments

PCS Instruments design and manufacture laboratory instruments for testing fuels and lubricants. We have a worldwide client base of users performing to ISO, ASTM and CEC test procedures as well as specialised research in the field of tribology.


The brand new EHD-HS

PCS Instruments are proud to introduce the brand new EHD-HS: a high speed (up to 20 m/s), fully automated, benchtop instrument used for measuring lubricant film thickness down to 1 nm in the elastohydrodynamic (EHD) lubricating regime.

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The PCS Instruments App

Available now for free on both the App Store and Google Play, the PCS Instruments App lets you instantly calculate Hertz contact pressures in the palm of your hand.

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The Ingram Roots Lubricity Rating System (IRLRS)

The Ingram Roots Lubricity Rating System (IRLRS) is a new digital tool developed by PCS Instruments in collaboration with Ingram Tribology. It is a brand-new way to rate lubricants in terms of their ability to reduce friction across all lubrication regimes which is repeatable, reliable, and easy to use.

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A highly qualified workforce in a range of technical disciplines, specialising in tribology and so providing you with access to unparalleled expert analysis on results.

Fast, helpful customer service and support are available, ensuring all our customers have instant access to required information and services.

Trained engineers offer a range of services including onsite installation and training, preventative maintenance and recalibration of instruments and parts.

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