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Materials Properties

 

 

Surface Profiling

Surface roughness measurement to 20 nanometre resolution using Vertical Scanning Interferometer.

Sub nanometre resolution using phase scanning interferometry.


 

Hardness testing

The image on the right shows a hardness test indent apparently measuring 1.28mm diagonally (d).

As it is magnified 5x, this equates to 0.256 mm

The force used was 10 Kilograms.

Therefore, from the equation 1.854 x (Force/d2)

Vickers hardness = 282.9

STA (Simultaneous Thermal Analysis)

This technique combines TG (thermogravimetry) and DSC (differential scanning calorimetry) in the same operation.

Also available as an additional option is evolved CO2 analysis(up to 5% by volume).

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