About Us


Ingram Tribology was set-up at the beginning of 2018 to provide focussed tribology support to industry.  Our mission is to provide quality tribology consulting services and training.

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Founder/Engineer – Dr. Marc Ingram

Marc has over 10 years experience working in Tribology.  He has a masters degree in Chemistry and a PhD in Engineering (Tribology), so can easily bridge the gap that so often exists between lubricant formulator and field/test engineer.  He has worked with all major oil and additive companies after a successful career at Imperial College, PCS Instruments and Afton Chemical.  Marc has extensive knowledge of all tribology test methods including both standardised and non-standardised lubricant tests. He has designed, modified and improved countless methods, to ultimately aid in the development of new lubricant products.

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Engineer – Thomas Baldwin

Tom has a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sheffield University.  His final year project was on oil film prediction for engine journal bearings.  Tom works on the test method development at Ingram Tribology – he is currently working on micropitting, WEC and related phenomenon.  Tom also constructs some parts of the educational courses for the Ingram Tribology clients.

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Office Manager – Lucy Lopez

Lucy has 11 years expereince in retail banking.  She now handles all office and lab management at Ingram Tribology Ltd, including accounts, customers, course registrations and shipping.


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Engineer – Rhys Roberts 

Rhys holds a First-Class Honours Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Glamorgan. Rhys gained this qualification during his 10 year tenure as an Electrical Engineer in the Automotive Research and Development Industry for a Tier 1 Automotive Component Manufacturer in South Wales.

Rhys now owns his own company, Software Systems Developments Ltd, which specialises in designing bespoke software applications and developing control and automation systems for special purpose machinery.  Rhys handles all the electronic control and software development at Ingram Tribology Ltd.

Mr. Peter Denyer IEng MIET

Peter is a qualified mechanical engineer with over 40 years’ experience in the UK electricity supply industry (transmission). He has an extensive and in-depth knowledge of commissioning, maintaining assets, setting maintenance policies (maintenance frequencies, maintenance content, lifetime management, life extension) and developing new and innovative strategies.  His work has mainly been in the UK but he has been involved with coordinating and comparing strategies with associates in the USA.

During his later years, he proposed and supervised a tribology project in association with Imperial College, London to identify the most suitable lubricants to ensure reliability of equipment in all conditions, ensuring degradation mechanism were identified, thereby enabling reduced maintenance combined with a lower failure rate, increased availability, lower breakdowns and life extension of assets. He co-presented this technical presentation to the National Lubrication Grease Institute in the USA (2012). He is of the firm belief that correct lubrication is the key to successful asset management.


Ingram Tribology Ltd, Unit 1A Glien Road, Cillefwr Industrial Estate, Johnstown, Carmarthen, SA31 3RU

+44 (0)1267 235903


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