History of Rubber: Development & Vulcanisation

History of Rubber: Development & Vulcanisation

  • July 6, 2020
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Despite having been introduced to the Europeans from the 15th century, the practical and industrial applications of natural rubber were not forthcoming for some time. The first scientific paper on rubber was not written until 1751 by the French scientist...
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History of Rubber: Discovery & Early Uses

History of Rubber: Discovery & Early Uses

  • July 6, 2020
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The earliest archaeological use of natural latex dates back to the Olmec culture (2,500 to 400 BCE), a major Mesoamerican civilisation who occupied the present-day tropical lowlands of Mexico. The indigenous population made balls using the primitive rubber harvested from...
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Prescott Instruments Coronavirus Update

Prescott Instruments Coronavirus Update

  • June 30, 2020
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Prescott Instruments are pleased to inform you that, in line with the latest government guidelines, we have successfully adapted our office and working practices to safely welcome back all of our office staff. In addition, our service engineers are able…

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Prescott Instruments Coronavirus Statement

Prescott Instruments Coronavirus Statement

  • May 1, 2020
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As a responsible company, the health and safety of our staff, our partners and our customers are our highest priority as we face the challenges of the Coronavirus. To minimise the risk of infection as far as possible, Prescott Instruments…

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Visit us at the K Show 2019

Visit us at the K Show 2019

  • October 8, 2019
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Prescott Instruments are proud to announce that we will be returning to exhibit at the K Show 2019, held in Dusseldorf, Germany. From the 16th – 23rd October 2019, join us at the world’s largest trade fair for plastics and…

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India Rubber Expo 2019

India Rubber Expo 2019

  • March 14, 2019
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In January 2019 Prescott Instruments attended the India Rubber Expo (IRE) 2019, the 10th international exhibition and conference of its kind, held in Mumbai, India.   Over the course of 3 days, this much anticipated event served as a valuable…

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2019 Upcoming Events

2019 Upcoming Events

  • March 14, 2019
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Explore Prescott Instruments calendar of events for 2019. Check back regularly to see where and when Prescott Instruments will be showcasing the latest products. Visit us around the world to learn how we can assist your with your rubber testing…

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See Our Instruments

  • March 6, 2017
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Not sure on which instrument is best suited to your testing needs? Or wondering how our instruments operate? Let us help you. Take a look at our very own YouTube channel to learn more about our instrument’s capabilities. Our expert…

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