Category: News

Online Services from Prescott Instruments

We’d like to introduce our Online Services – the virtual toolbox of online support for all current users of any Prescott Instruments product. Visit the Prescott Instruments website now to discover the easy way to register, maintain and update your instruments online at your own convenience. Product Registration By registering your instrument online, you can […]

State Funeral of Her Majesty The Queen

In honour of Queen Elizabeth II, Prescott Instruments will be closed on Monday, 19th September 2022 in respect of Her Majesty The Queen’s State Funeral. Business shall resume as normal on Tuesday, 20th September.

Customer Feedback Survey 2022

Every year, Prescott Instruments invites all current, former and potential customers to take part in our annual Customer Feedback Survey. This survey is part of our efforts to continuously improve our products and services across the company. Everybody will be asked to complete the survey online. It will take about 5 minutes to complete, and […]

Hardness Meter/Durometer Calibration – Now Available

Prescott Instruments is excited to announce the addition of ISO 17025 hardness meter calibration to the wide range of existing calibration services currently on offer. This new service covers type IRHD and type Shore A, B, C, D, DO, E, M, O, OOO. The service can take place on-site or in-house, and all calibrations are […]

2021: A Year in Review

Take a look back at what’s been happening in 2021 Before we dive into 2022, Prescott Instruments would like to review some of the newest additions to our portfolio of products and services that we have introduced during 2021. Plus, see what’s upcoming this year. Updated: High-Elongation Tensile Testers The high precision models can characterise […]

Wishing You A Merry Christmas 2021

Every year, In lieu of posting Christmas cards, Prescott Instruments makes a charitable donation. This year we are donating to YoungMinds UK.  YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people’s mental health. Their mission is to make sure all young people can get the mental health support they need, when they […]

History of Rubber: The Rubber Economy 1870 – 1930

Until the middle of the 19th century, the rubber market was limited by the physical properties of natural rubber. After Charles Goodyear’s invention of vulcanisation in 1839, which modified natural rubber to withstand extreme temperature variation, the market for rubber goods widened significantly. Soon, the production of hoses, industrial bands, sheets, shoes and shoe soles […]