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PCS is proud to sponsor the STEM mentoring award

The 2019 National Mentoring Awards, taking place in London on March 1st, is a high-profile event that recognises and celebrates mentoring within science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). PCS are delighted to announce their sponsorship of the STEM mentoring award and are proud to be able to support such a worthy category and prestigious event. […]

The advantages of the new HFRR2 Temperature Control Unit

Background Reducing the sulphur content of diesel fuels is an ongoing, but necessary challenge to ensure that today’s diesel fuels meet with the ever-increasing requirements associated with improving the environment. All diesel fuel injection equipment has some reliance on diesel fuel as a lubricant. Wear due to excessive friction resulting in shortened life of engine […]

PCS are Exhibiting at OilDoc

OilDoc from 29th – 31st January 2019 is already shaping up to be one of the biggest events in the tribology industry’s calendar, and at PCS Instruments we are delighted to confirm that we will be both exhibiting and presenting at the conference.  We can’t wait to see you all there! Don’t forget that it […]

Review of Frontiers & Argonne Wind Turbine Tribology Seminar 2018

Our General Manager, Dr Rich Baker, was in Chicago last week attending both the STLE Frontiers conference in down town Chicago and then, later in the week a Wind Turbine Tribology Seminar at Argonne National Labs, just outside of Chicago. The STLE Frontiers conference, held at the historic Drake Hotel in Chicago started at Sunday […]

How do we breakdown the stereotypes and increase the attractiveness of STEM?

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) organisations are focused on promoting these subjects to everyone from primary school children to degree level students, with the aim of producing more STEM graduates who will go on to have a positive impact on our planet. What do we mean by a positive impact? PCS’ Managing Director summed […]

PCS-ETM Product Launch & STLE 2018 Review

This year we brought our new instrument the PCS ETM to the annual STLE meeting in Minneapolis. To complement its new sleek contemporary design we freshened up our exhibition material to include a new stand design, touch screen monitors to display our new and existing products and company videos along with a range of exciting […]

Universal Technology Co and PCS Seminar Beijing, 2018

Last week we attended and presented at a seminar organised by Universal Technology Company for industry experts and researchers interested in the field of tribology. Dr Rich Baker and Grace Hully had the 3 hour afternoon slot to introduce PCS products to an audience of approximately 60 delegates from across the country.   It was […]

STLE 2018: The count down begins

Less than eight weeks to go until the 73rd STLE annual conference, at PCS we are finalising travel plans, exhibition material and most importantly applying the finishing touches to the PCS-ETM, our new instrument, which we will be showcasing at the conference.   The ETM  has been designed following feedback from some of our most […]

IET Tribology Event Success 2018

  Just arrived back from another successful 2-day Tribology event at one of the IET main event hubs, Austin Court in Birmingham.  Across the 2 days, there were eleven technical presentations by industry experts.  Day 1 kicked off with the IET Tribology and conference chair, Dr Rich Baker welcoming the audience and speakers and recounting […]

Tribology Delights in Kolkata

PCS enjoyed attending the International Conference on Industrial Tribology last week in Kolkata, India.  The venue, The Vedic Village Spa and Resort, is short taxi ride from Kolkata airport and is set over 150 acres of sprawling farmland, lakes, coconut groves and a wealth of flora. Dr Rich Baker was invited to give one of […]