Selection – Made Easy

Not sure which Instrument is best suited to your testing needs? Our consultation service can help you! Finding the right Instrument can be challenging with the wide range of testing equipment available from Prescott Instruments. However we offer guidance and assistance on choosing the right Instrument for your needs, with the main aim of giving […]

Quality Sample Preparation

Here at Prescott Instruments we understand the importance of a safe and reliable sample preparation process, and that consistent samples can optimise your machine’s performance and ensure good procedures of quality control. Whether you need a Sample Cutter designed for Rheometry, a Viscometer, or even equipment that can cut various different types and sizes of […]

How well do you know rubber?

Without a doubt, rubber is a fundamental part of our lives, whether it is on the soles of our shoes or on the wheels of our cars. But how much do you really know about it? To get things started, there are two main forms of rubber which are natural and synthetic. But where do […]

Introduction to Rheology

What is Rheology? Rheology is simply the study of flow which is measured using a Rheometer. What is a Rheometer? A Rheometer is a laboratory device used for rubber testing. What is a Rheometer used for? A Rheometer is used to measure the way in which a liquid, suspension or slurry flows in response to […]

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Fun Fact #8

Back in the day rubber tires were white because the natural colour of rubber is white. However, in the early 1900s, it was found that the use of carbon black in rubber manufacturing provided more desirable qualities for tire rubber.

Fun Fact #7

The first rubber factory in the world was established near Paris in 1803, the first in England by Thomas Hancock in 1820.