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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 two new instruments; PCS-ETM for measuring traction at high contact pressures ( up to 3GPa) with standard specimens and the PCS-BTM, Bio-Analysis Machine for soft contact applications , […]

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 […]

ICoBT 2016

The 3rd International Bio-Tribology conference has just come to a close. It was held at Imperial College, London, PCS’s first home, which brought back many fond memories. A wide range of researchers from all areas of bio-tribology, in both industry and education, came together to present and discuss hot topics such as shaving, tooth brushing, personal […]

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 […]

STLE Presidents visit PCS

Yesterday we had the pleasure of having both Martin Webster and Ali Erdimer visit our PCS office in West London. The visit started with a very interesting discussion on the latest market trends within the Tribology industry and all the current ‘hot topics’. This was followed by a tour of our R&D sector to view […]