Hysitron TriboIndenter TI900

Vienna University of Technology

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Large equipment

Short Description

An indenter tip of a known geometry is driven into the sample by applying an increasing load up to some preset value. The load is then gradually decreased until partial or complete relaxation of the sample has occurred. The load and displacement are recorded continuously throughout this process. From the resulting load displacement curve, the nano-mechanical properties of the sample such as hardness, Young’s modulus, stress-strain studies, time dependent creep measurement, fracture toughness, plastic & elastic energy can be calculated.

Contact Person

Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.sc.nat.Philipp Thurner

Research Services

Open for scientific collaborations and industry research. Please contact us.

Methods & Expertise for Research Infrastructure

Investigation of mechanical properties of materials on the micro- and nanoscale.

Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.sc.nat.Philipp Thurner
Inst.f.Leichtbau u. Struktur-Biomechanik
31723
philipp.thurner@tuwien.ac.at
Open for scientific collaborations and industry research. Please contact us.