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Advanced Materials 2 Nanoindenter

Micromaterials NanoTest Nanoindenter

Location
Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham (lab 102)
Custodian
Professor Mike Adams
Applications
Nanoindentation measures mechanical properties and scratch characteristics including fatigue and wear. Hardness and modulus may be assessed on the nanoscale using diamond-coated indenters.
Specification
  • Force range 0.1 – 500 mN
  • Liquid immersion and humidity control 20 - 90 % RH
  • Range of indenter geometries
  • Frequency dependent mechanical properties
  • Target location identified to ± 1 µm


Nanoindenter