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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. Throughout the conference there was many thought provoking presentations including investigation into White Etching Cracks (WEC’s) using the MPR from Afton Chemicals, Argonne National Laboratory and Imperial College London and a presentation given by Professor Hugh Spikes titled “Mechanochemical Behaviour of ZDDP” using the […]

STLE 2017: Showcasing the PCS-ETM

Next week we will be attending the 72nd STLE Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency, Atlanta. We are delighted to reveal this year we will be showcasing the PCS-ETM for measuring traction at high contact pressures ( up to 3GPa) with standard specimens, come and visit us in the exhibition hall at booth 308 & […]

TriboUK Success

PCS sponsored the TriboUK event last week (April 27/28th) at Imperial College.  The event was attended by 90 research students from Universities across the UK.  There were 2 keynote presentations (1 each day) from Professor Anne Neville (OBE) on Bio tribology and from Professor John Williams (on Gecko studies) along with some excellent student presentations. […]

IET ‘Challenges in Tribology’ Event

Last week the second IET ‘Challenges in Tribology’ conference took place in Austin Court, Birmingham. Due to the success of the first one it was extended from a one day to a two day event. This put a lot of pressure on the organising committee to meet expectations and it’s fair to say they delivered. […]

TUM 2017

Our General Manager Dr Rich Baker was invited to speak at the Masters course that Professor Oliver Lieleg runs at the Technische Universität München (TUM). The course, entitled “Experimental Methods for the Characterization of Biomaterials” has been run for a few years, but this year Professor Lieleg invited a select group of industrial companies to […]

STLE 2016 Presentations

Following  a very busy and fruitful event for us,  we have compiled a list of presentations that were given throughout the week which included data from PCS equipment. We were thrilled to see this amounted to over 25 technical presentations given by industry experts, lecturers and students. It was especially pleasing to see a number of […]

STLE 2016

STLE is well underway and yesterday was a great day at the PCS booth. We have had lots of interest in our new Bio-Tribology Test Rig which we have unveiled for the first time at this exhibition and as always it was nice to see all the familiar faces again. If you haven’t already stop by […]

April Conferences

So far this month PCS have attended the IET conference, Birmingham and exhibited at TriboUK, Leeds University. The IET included many thought provoking talks on the future of Tribology in a wide range of applications. A panel discussion enabled in-depth discussions on ‘hot’ topics such as driverless cars, hip replacements and  the efficiency of wind […]

STLE IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER

The annual STLE conference is swiftly approaching, at PCS we are looking forward to meeting new people and catching up with old friends. We have some very exciting news to share and some excellent giveaways so make sure you come and visit our booth, number 114-116 so you don’t miss out. See you in Las […]