Characterization


Hitachi scanning electron microscope
 


Leica sputter coating unit
 


Physical Acoustics UltraPac ultrasonic imaging system with 3 axis automatic movement

 


Rigaku Miniflex x-ray diffractometer

 


Nikon metallurgical microscope with digital image acquisition system

 


Buehler Ecomet 250 polishing machine

 


Struers LaboPol-5 grinding and polishing machine

 


Two computer controlled screw driven Instron test systems. Load cell capacities: 30 and 50 kN

 


TA Q800 dynamic mechanical analyzer
 


TA Q400 themo mechanical analyzer
 


Agilent impedance analyzer

 


Instron POE2000 pendulum impact tester for Izod and Charpy tests. The tester is specialized for polymers and composites
 

    
Rockwell hardness tester and Vickers microhardness tester
 


Compressed air shock tube with data acquisition system
 


Split-Hopkinson pressure bars setup