Oil Doc 2023

We’ve been reflecting this week on a great conference at Oil Doc in Rosenheim. We managed to catch many of the interesting and progressive talks given by leaders within the industry. In case you missed Rich Baker’s session on Metal Forming, it gave a great overview of metal forming techniques, explored some of the tribological […]

SAE Meeting Edinburgh

It’s been a busy March so far with a good week spent in Edinburgh stepping in as chair of the SAE E34 committee. Great to be back at in person meetings and supporting the aviation industry standards.

IOP Event 7th February

We spent a great afternoon yesterday at the IOP in Central London for the Winter Tribology Fair. It was great to look at the student posters and catch the interesting talks from Prof Daniele Dini and Dr Mostafa Ellaithy. It was lovely to be asked to judge the posters – each person gave an introduction and overview of […]

2022 1st Quarter Round-up

With 2022 well underway, it’s been a busy start to the year. It’s been a pleasure to be able to travel again with trips this month to Europe for installs of a Falex FT2 in Poland for crude oil testing with our colleagues from Falex Tribology, and later this month we’ll be in Italy for […]

Trip To The USA

After 2 years of remote conversations, it was fantastic to finally travel to the US last week for the ASTM meeting in Anaheim, California. The ASTM D02 (Petroleum Products, Liquid Fuels, and Lubricants) and G02 (Wear and Erosion) meetings were running concurrently in Anaheim, California. Rich attended the meetings and gave presentations on behalf of both […]

Ignition Quality Tester

We’re looking forward to the start of the virtual 2021 Peftec conference tomorrow. With lots of interesting talks to catch, it promises to be a great event. If you would like to know more about the CFR Engines Inc. Ignition Quality Tester, take a look at the brochure below and for further information you can […]

Interview with Rich

The conferences may be postponed, but we want to keep the conversation going. As part of Rich’s contribution as an advisory board member for Lubricant Expo 2022, he recently took part in an interview with the conference team. Here’s a snippet on the interdisciplinary nature of Tribology. Watch now

Are you engaged in the Tribology Sector?

Are you engaged in the Tribology Sector? Come and hear more about the iTRIBOMAT Project at the next webinar on the 29th September 2021 at 11.00hrs. The session will be focussing on the challenges experienced in designing a centralised resource for the tribology community with Dr. Donna Dykeman, R&D Manager for Collaborative Projects, Ansys UK and DI Franz Pirker, Business Development Manager, AC2T Research […]

The evolution of the CFR Engines Inc. Ignition Quality Tester.

Since its creation in 1997, the Ignition Quality Tester which delivers precise cetane number measurements has been re-invented to ensure suitability for modern lab testing, so what are the benefits over the 1st generation of the instrument? • Smaller footprint • Portable (all components mounted on roller cabinet) • Built-in industrial computer with dual drive […]

Latest article by Reza Bayat

Fantastic to read the latest article by Reza Bayat from the University of Tampere on the tribofilm formation in gear contact. A great example of the PCS Instruments MTM -3D SLIM in action, the perfect instrument for measuring sub-micron additive films on varying specimens as they form.  https://lnkd.in/e_Xf37mv