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Rubber Consultants at Tire Technology Expo 2017 Rubber Consultants at Tire Technology Expo 2017

RC are exhibiting its tyre testing services at Tire Technology Expo 2017, Hannover, Germany from 14th - 16th February 2017 on Stand 5004. TARRC scientists are also presenting papers at the conference .... More >>
Rubber Consultants @ Rubber Division IEC & Rubber Expo 2016, Pittsburgh, PA Rubber Consultants at International Elastomer Conference & Rubber Expo 2016, Pittsburgh, PA.

RC will be exhibiting at the ACS Rubber Division International Elastomer Conference & Rubber Expo 2016 at David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA from 10th-13th October 2016 .... More >>
TARRC and Rubber Consultants @ Automechanika Birmingham 2016 Rubber Consultants/TARRC @ Automechanika Birmingham 2016

TARRC and Rubber Consultants will be exhibiting at the first ever Automechanika Birmingham 2016 on Stand 11C1 at the NEC Birmingham, UK from 7th - 9th June 2016. .... More >>
Rubber Consultants @ Automechanika Dubai 2016 Rubber Consultants @ Automechanika Dubai 2016

Rubber Consultants will be exhibiting at Automechanika Dubai 2016 in Hall 6, Stand F22 at the Dubai World Trade Centre from Sunday 8th - Tuesday 10th May 2016. Automechanika Dubai is the Middle East's largest international automotive aftermarket trade show .... More >>
Rubber Consultants @ Tire Technology Expo 2016 Rubber Consultants exhibited at Tire Technology Expo 2016

RC exhibited at Tire Technology Expo 2016, held for the first time at the Hannover Messe, Hannover, Germany from 16th - 18th February 2016. Tyre Testing services from Rubber Consultants ..... More >>
Rubber Consultants @ Tire Technology Expo 2016 Rubber Consultants at Tire Technology Expo 2016

RC will be exhibiting at Tire Technology Expo 2016,held for the first time at the Hannover Messe, Hannover, Germany from 16th - 18th February 2016. Tyre Testing services from Rubber Consultants will be promoted ..... More >>
TARRC Rubber Consultants Annual Report 2014 TARRC/Rubber Consultants Annual Report 2014

The TARRC/Rubber Consultants Annual Report for 2014 highlights the many areas of work carried out during that year, the annual financial statements and much more .... More >>
Rubber Consultants @ Rubber Division IEC & Rubber Expo 2015, Cleveland, Ohio Rubber Consultants at International Rubber & Advanced Materials In Healthcare Expo 2015, Cleveland, Ohio. 13th-15th October

RC exhibited at the ACS Rubber Division International Rubber & Advanced Materials In Healthcare Expo 2015 at the new Cleveland Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio from 13th-15th October 2015 .... More >>
Rubber Consultants @ Rubber Division IEC & Rubber Expo 2015, Cleveland, Ohio International Rubber & Advanced Materials In Healthcare Expo 2015

RC will be exhibiting at the ACS Rubber Division International Rubber & Advanced Materials In Healthcare Expo 2015 at the new Cleveland Covention Center in Cleveland, Ohio from 13th-15th Oct. 2015 .... More >>
RC's Dr Pamela Martin to present paper in Greenville, South Carolina RC's Dr Pamela Martin presents a paper in Greenville, SC

Dr Pamela Martin presented a paper on the 'Visualising Tire Wear' at the 187th Technical Meeting of the American Chemical Society Rubber Division, from 27th-30th April 2015 in Greenville, South Carolina .... More >>
Rubber Consultants to extend its tyre testing facilities with new 2-station passenger rig RC to extend its tyre testing facilities with new 2-station passenger rig

Rubber Consultants is adding to its comprehensive tyre testing facilities with the purchase of a new 2-station passenger test rig as part of its significant investment programme in equipment for 2015. The rig will be commissioned in late spring: one hub will have 320kph speed and ..... More >>
Rubber Consultants at Tire Technology Expo 2015, Cologne Germany Rubber Consultants exhibited at Tire Technology Expo 2015

RC exhibited at Tire Technology Expo for the eighth consecutive year, in Cologne, Germany from 10th-12th February 2015. Tyre Testing services from Rubber Consultants were promoted ..... More >>
Rubber Consultants becomes Corporate Members of Rubber Division, ACS Rubber Consultants becomes Corporate Member of Rubber Division, ACS

RC and TARRC have a close, long standing relationship with the Rubber Division, ACS in the US and RC has now furthered that affiliation by becoming a corporate member. RC will also exhibit in Cleveland later in the year at the International Rubber & Advanced Materials in Healthcare Expo. .... More >>
Rubber Consultants at Extractables and Leachables Conference 2014 in Barcelona Rubber Consultants at Extractables & Leachables Conference 2014

Rubber Consultants exhibited as RCPharma at the Extractables and Leachables Conference 2014 in Barcelona, Spain from 10th-12th November .... More >>
Rubber Consultants @RubberDivision IEC & Rubber Expo 2014, Nashville, Tennessee Rubber Consultants at International Elastomer Conference and Rubber Expo 2014, Nashville, TN. 14th-16th October

Rubber Consultants exhibited at the ACS Rubber Division International Elastomer Conference and Rubber Expo 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee from 14th-16th October .... More >>
Speciation testing at Rubber Consultants Speciation & Adulteration Testing now offered by RC

Rubber Consultants now offers Speciation and Adulteration testing. There is also a new information sheet for Biotechnology services and Analytical testing .... More >>
RC 30th Anniversary Rubber Consultants celebrates 30th Anniversary in 2014

In 2014 Rubber Consultants celebrated 30 years in business, marking the anniversary of the company’s formation in 1984. RC was set up as an independent contract research organisation (CRO) .... More >>
Rubber Consultants at RubberCon 2014 Rubber Consultants exhibit @ RubberCon 2014

Rubber Consultants exhibed its services for the first time at RubberCon 2014 from 14th-15th May 2014, Radisson Blu Hotel, Manchester, UK. Three papers and two posters were also presented at the conference by RC scientists. The conference was well attended by over 220 delegates. .... More >>
Rubber Consultants on Twitter Rubber Consultants, TARRC & Brickendonbury now on Twitter

Rubber Consultants, TARRC and Brickendonbury are now officially on Twitter! Please follow us @rubberconsultan, @tarrcuk and @brickendonbury for up-to-date news, pictures and links. .... More >>
RC @ TTE 2014 RC exhibited @ Tire Technology Expo 2014, Cologne, Germany

TARRC exhibited at Tire Technology Expo for the seventh consecutive year, in Cologne, Germany from 11th-13th February 2014, showcasing its services and the material EKOPRENATM. .... More >>
RC Pharma at E and L Conference 2013 RC Pharma exhibit at Extractables & Leachables Conference 2013

The pharmaceutical arm of TARRC's consultancy RC Pharma exhibited at the Extractables & Leachables Conference in London from 11th-12th December 2013 .... More >>
Rubber Consultants and the BBC1's The One Show RC gives expert opinion on BBC1's The One Show

RC was delighted to be approached by the prime-time BBC1 topical live magazine programme, The One Show, as independent experts in the field of tyre safety and testing. After identifying RC as one of only two independent tyre testing facilities in the UK .... More >>
Rubber Consultants will be exhibiting at the ACS Rubber Division International Rubber Expo & Advanced Materials In Healthcare Expo 2013 at the I-X Center, Cleveland, Ohio from 8th-10th October 2013 Rubber Consultants @ Rubber Expo 2013, Cleveland, OH

Rubber Consultants exhibed at the ACS Rubber Division International Rubber Expo & Advanced Materials In Healthcare Expo 2013 at the I-X Center, Cleveland, Ohio from 8th-10th October 2013. .... More >>
RC @ TTE 2013 EKOPRENA showcased at Tire Technology Expo 2013

RC exhibited at Tire Technology Expo for the sixth consecutive year, held at the Köln Messe, Cologne, Germany from 5th - 7th February 2013. RC showcased EKOPRENA at the exhibition .... More >>
RC's Mark Perkins at Extractables & Leachables 2012, Vienna RC Pharma exhibit at Extractables & Leachables Conference 2012

RC's pharmaceutical testing arm, RC Pharma, successfully exhibited at the 5th International Conference of Extractables & Leachables for Pharmaceutical Products in Vienna, Austria from 12th-13th December 2012. .... More >>
RC @ Rubber Expo 2012, Cincinnati, Ohio Rubber Consultants @ Rubber Expo 2012, Cincinnati, Ohio

RC successfully exhibited for the first time at the ACS Rubber Division International Rubber Expo 2012 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati from 9th-11th October 2012 .... More >>
RC open new analytical laboratory New Analytical Laboratory now operational

RC has recently opened a brand new laboratory for the analytical department. The new lab has been restructured from a few of the old existing working labs .... More >>
RC's Dr Robin Davies and the TEM RC first in UK to install Quemesa Digital Camera to TEM

The transmission electron microscope (TEM) at RC is the first in the UK to be fitted with the Olympus Quemesa 11MP digital camera. The new camera enables micrographs to be .... More >>
RC @ Tire Technology Expo 2012 Tire Technology Expo 2012

RC will be exhibiting at Tire Technology Expo for the fifth consecutive year, held at the Köln Messe, Cologne, Germany from 14th - 16th February 2012. Now in its twelfth year .... More >>
RC's David Cawthra at Extractables & Leachables 2011, Dublin RC Pharma exhibit at Extractables & Leachables Conference

RC's pharmaceutical testing arm, RC Pharma, successfully exhibited at the 4th International Conference of Extractables & Leachables for Pharmaceutical Products in Dublin, Ireland from 27th-28th September 2011. .... More >>
The Dionex ASE 350 @ RC Accelerated Solvent Extraction at Rubber Consultants

Rubber Consultants recently purchased a new Dionex ASE® 350 Accelerated Solvent Extractor to enable more efficient, effective testing for our clients. It can reduce extraction time from 18 hours to just 15 minutes. .... More >>
Park House RC test bearings for Park House, Oxford St, London, W1

RC recently completed dynamic validation testing on a number of rubber bearings for Trelleborg Ridderkerk B.V. for the new prestigious Park House building located on Oxford Street, London .... More >>
Rubber Consultants acknowledged by the ETRMA
Rubber Consultants acknowledged by the ETRMA

RC has been acknowledged as a certified independant testing body by the European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers' Association (ETRMA) .... More >>
RC @ Tire Tech Expo 2011
RC @ Tire Tech Expo 2011

RC will be exhibiting at Tire Tech Expo (TTE) for the fourth consecutive year, held in Cologne, Germany from 15th - 17th February 2011. Now in its eleventh year..... More >>

RC Pharma
Rubber Consultants launches new website for RC Pharma

A new website www.rcpharma.co.uk gives an overview of the testing services RC offers to the pharmaceutical & healthcare industries. .... More >>

RC Information Sheets Downloadable RC Information Sheets now available

Rubber Consultants have put together some information sheets outlining the services, equipment and testing capabilities the consultancy can .... More >>
KTN Competition An Energy Reduction Competition for the UK Polymer Industry

RC's Graham Bennett is on the judging panel of this competition organised by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) ..... More >>

Rubber Consultants completes its 20,000th Contract
Rubber Consultants completes its 20,000th Contract

RC is pleased to announce that it has just completed its 20,000th contract. RC’s clients range from small independents to multinational corporations; all have received the highest quality service . .... More >>

New labs and services
New state-of-the-art laboratories offer a wide range of services

Rubber Consultants has recently had many of its laboratories redesigned and refurbished to offer its clients a more efficient, cost effective service and help build its reputation of delivering innovative solutions for your testing needs. .... More >>

MPG Rubber Seminar
RC's Paul Brown presented ENR paper at Rubber Seminar

RC's Paul Brown presented paper at the Manchester Polymer Group (MPG) 5th Annual Rubber Seminar 'Bouncing Back!' on 17th May 2010 at the Lancashire County Cricket Club. .... More >>
Call for papers
Symposium at 178th ACS Rubber Division Technical Meeting in Milwaukee, WI, USA

The symposium on Mechanics and Modeling of Rubber is to be held in conjunction with the ACS Rubber Division 178th Fall Technical Meeting from 12–14 October 2010 .... More >>
FTIR spectrometer and TG-IR interface

Upgrade of FTIR spectrometer and TG-IR interface

RC’s Materials Characterisation Unit has recently taken delivery of a Perkin Elmer Spectrum 100 FTIR spectrometer and a TL8000 FT-IR EGA interface with Thermogravimetric Analyser (TGA). .... More >>

Biotechnology & Analytical Services from RC Biotechnology & Analytical Services from RC

Biotechnology & Analytical Services available at RC for all commodities. An overview of all of these services on offer to our clients from our specialised laboratories .... More
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Schenck Machine
Schenck Machine Testing at RC

The POZ Schenck with its Instron controller is the largest servo hydraulic machine in regular use in the Engineering Department at RC. It was originally acquired for a successful .... More >>
AFM at RC
Atomic Force Microscopy at RC

Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) is a method of visualising surfaces by using the forces between atoms. It is a relatively new technique, being reported for the first time in 1986. It has been employed on rubber compounds for a wide range of purposes .... More >>
Tire Technology 2010 RC @ Tire Technology 2010

Rubber Consultants will be exhibiting at Tire Tech Expo (TTE) for the third consecutive year, held in Cologne, Germany from 9th-11th February 2010. Now in its tenth year .... More >>
Testing Tyres and Aromatic Oils for Aromaticity to ISO 21461
Testing Tyres and Aromatic Oils for Aromaticity to ISO 21461

Rubber Consultants now has ISO17025 accreditation via UKAS for an in-house NMR method incorporating BSISO21461:2006, Rubber - Determination of the aromaticity of oil in vulcanised rubber compounds. .... More >>
ÄKTA™ avant

RC first to install new chromatography system

RC’s Biotechnology Unit has recently acquired the ÄKTA™ avant, a newly developed chromatography system (GE Healthcare). The instrument was the first ÄKTA™ avant to be installed worldwide. .... More >>

The 176th Technical Meeting of the Rubber Division

Natural Rubber Symposium at Centennial Meeting of ACS Rubber Division in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society celebrates 100 years in 2009. The 176th Technical Meeting of the Rubber Division will be held in Pittsburgh, USA, from the 13th–15th October 2009. The symposium will be co-chaired by RC’s Dr Andy Chapman .... More
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TTE '09
RC @ Tire Technology Expo 2009, Hamburg, Germany

After last year's success RC will be exhibiting again at this year's Tire Tech Expo held in Hamburg, Germany from 17th-19th February 2009. RC scientists will be giving .... More >>
Mark Symposium in Vienna RC gives paper at 24th International H.F. Mark Symposium

RC's Head of the Advanced Materials and Product Development Unit, Dr. Andy Chapman gave the opening presentation at the 24th International H.F. Mark Symposium .... More >>
RC solves problem for movie production company RC solves problem for movie production company

RC was approached by a production company to solve a problem they were having filming some scenes in a new movie they were making. The problem in question was to do with rubber .... More >>
UKAS approved methods

RC announces three new UKAS approved Methods of analysis

Rubber Consultants is always looking for new opportunities to expand its testing facilities. If new equipment offers the chance to extend capability to ISO17025 .... More >>

RC E-News RC Newsletter for 2008

Welcome to Rubber Consultants’ first Newsletter of 2008. RC has access to the expertise and extensive facilities of one of the world’s leading and most progressive rubber .... More >>
Tire Technology Expo 2008 Tire Technology Expo 2008

RC will be exhibiting at this year's Tire Technology Expo held in Cologne, Germany from 19th-21st February 2008. RC scientists will also be giving papers at the conference .... More >>
Dr Fernando on the Moldflow booth at the K-Fair
Dr Marina Fernando gives paper at K2007

TARRC's Head of the Industrial Support Unit, Dr. Marina Fernando gave a presentation at the K-fair in Dusseldorf, Germany entitled Rubber Injection Moulding Simulation. The talk .... More >>
RC promotion at exhibitions Rubber Consultants Exhibit Across Europe

Throughout the year, Rubber Consultants staff are actively involved in international exhibitions and other events covering the industry sectors served by the rubber industry, which provide opportunities to meet new and existing clients .... More >>
172nd Technical Meeting
RC Scientists present papers in Cleveland, Ohio

RC scientists present papers at the joint 172nd Technical Meeting of the American Chemical Society Rubber Division and IRC, from 16th-18th October 2007 in Cleveland, Ohio. .... More >>
Rubber Consultants' Industrial Troubleshooting Services Industrial Troubleshooting Services

Most rubber products manufacturers are either directly or indirectly suppliers to automotive assemblers. Stringent quality, cost and supply requirements demanded by these .... More >>
NMR spectrometer

Upgrade of NMR facilities at RC

The NMR spectrometer service at RC was recently upgraded with a Bruker Avance II 300 MHz with a multi-nucleus QNP probe. This instrument replaces the former Bruker AC300 and has a number of new features. .... More >>

TEM micrograph of an organoclay Characterizing the microstructure of rubber blends

RC has a unique expertise for characterizing the microstructure of rubber blends and composites, such as rubber/organoclay nanocomposites. David Lowe, from our Advanced Materials & Product Development Unit, recently presented some .... More >>
The Plint Machine used for friction testing at Rubber Consultants Friction Testing at Rubber Consultants

At Rubber Consultants we have the capability to measure the friction between two materials in a wide range of conditions. The frictional force between two materials depends on a large number of .... More >>
F1 Racing tyres
RC can test for signs of 'Tyre Softening'

A number of motor racing series require the entrants to drive on identical tyre formulations, producing close racing and highlighting driver skill. However, this can lead to the doctoring of tyres, in an effort to give a driver an unfair advantage over their competitors. At Rubber Consultants we are able to test .... More >>
Fatigue 2007
FATIGUE 2007

The 6th Engineering Integrity Society International Conference on Durability and Fatigue will be held at Queens' College, Cambridge from 26th-28th March 2007. Two of RC's Engineers will be presenting papers at the Conference. .... More >>
RC's New Agilent 5973
RC improve their analytical testing with new Agilent 5973

Rubber Consultants has recently improved their analytical testing capability with the replacement of their Agilent 5971 GC-MS with a new Agilent 5973 inert source GC-MS. .... More >>
The Thermogravimetric Analyzer Pyris 1 TGA
Formulation and Decomposition Analysis

RC offer formulation and decomposition analysis using Coupled Thermogravimetric Analysis with Infrared Spectroscopy (TG-IR). This type of analysis measures the weight of a sample through a defined heating program. .... More >>
Two new labs at RC
Two new laboratories for 2006

RC had another good year in 2005 with turnover up 8%. The major income stream was chemical and analytical, particularly for the pharmaceutical industry. .... More >>
ACN Monomer / RAM Testing Now Available
ACN Monomer / RAM Testing Now Available

Acrylonitrile (ACN) Monomer testing, otherwise referred to as Residual Acrylonitrile Monomer (RAM) testing, on nitrile rubbers (NBRs) or material that has been in contact with .... More >>
Brickendonbury Conference Centre
Brickendonbury Conference Centre (BCC) re-launch

This year also sees the re-launch of the Brickendonbury Conference Centre after major restoration work to the front and back of the mansion has finally been completed. .... More >>
New 450-litre Cyclic Corrosion Test Cabinet for Salt Spray Exposure Testing

New CCT Cabinet for Salt Spray Exposure Testing

Rubber Consultants has recently acquired a 450-litre Cyclic Corrosion Test Cabinet (CCT Cabinet) that can test the tolerance of engineered products to salt-spray exposure. .... More >>

Pharmaceutical testing @ Rubber Consultants
New services for the pharmaceutical industry

Rubber Consultants' capacity for pharmaceutical testing was increased last year with the purchase of a new Agilent GC/MS and other testing equipment. .... More >>
Rubber Consultants @ Interplas 2005
Rubber Consultants exhibit at Interplas 2005

Rubber Consultants exhibited at Interplas 2005 at the NEC in Birmingham between 4th - 6th October 2005. If you missed our stand you can still contact us with your enquiry. .... More >>
New Rubber Consultants brochure now available New Rubber Consultants brochure now available

Rubber Consultants' new brochure gives an overview of the company's facilities and the wide range of expertise on offer to potential and exisiting clients. .... More >>
Welcome to the new Rubber Consultants website Welcome to the new www.rubberconsultants.com

This is Rubber Consultants' new website and is your contact point for solving any rubber testing and polymer testing problems you may have. Visit us for latest news about Rubber Consultants' services, equipment, events, exhibitions and more. .... More >>
Where Rubber Consultants exhibited in 2005

Where Rubber Consultants has exhibited in 2005

Rubber Consultants has successfully exhibited twice at trade shows in 2005 all with impressive results. To see where Rubber Consultants has exhibited click here for more details .... More >>

The North European International Rubber Conference & Exhibition 2005

TARRC/RC scientists give papers at IRC 2005

The North European International Rubber Conference & Exhibition, held between 7th - 9th June 2005 at MECC Maastrict, The Netherlands, included TARRC/RC staff papers. .... More >>

 

 

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