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 […]

International Conference on BioTribology Success

The 4th International Conference on BioTribology last week in Montreal was an especially exciting conference for us. Following the success of the 2016 conference, we were looking forward to hearing what new trends and applications had developed over the past two years in this relatively infant industry. In addition to this, we were unveiling our […]

PCS-ETM Product Launch & STLE 2018 Review

This year we brought our new instrument the PCS Extreme Pressure Traction Machine (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 […]

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 (Extreme Pressure Traction Machine) has been designed following feedback from […]

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 […]

PCS 30th anniversary

PCS reaches 30 years

This year PCS reached 30 years in business and to mark the occasion we held a one-day event at the Royal Geographical Society, South Kensington.  Current customers, PCS employees and both current and past staff and students from Imperial College came along help us celebrate the achievement. The day started with a nostalgic talk from […]

STLE 2017

This year the STLE Annual General Meeting was held in Atlanta, Georgia. We showcased two new additions to the PCS product portfolio- the PCS-BTM and the PCS-ETM. Both instruments drummed up a lot of interest and sparked many exciting discussions on the exhibition stand. Throughout the conference there was many thought provoking presentations including investigation into […]