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Nanoindentation

Nanoindenter XP (MTS)

Contact: Babak Anasori

 

Important Features

  • Displacement resolution: <0.02 nm
  • Maximum indentation depth: 500 µm
  • Load application: Coil/magnet assembly
  • Displacement measurement: Capacitance gauge
  • Maximum load: 500 mN (50.8 gm)
  • Load resolution: 50 nN (5.1 µgm)
  • Contact force: <1µN
  • Choice of spherical (1.4 µm, 5 µm, 17 µm, 20 µm, and 100 µm radius), Berkovich and cube-corner diamond indenter tips, scratch tip
  • Programmable and fully automated indentation modes allowing testing along preselected grid or at preferred sites on the sample
  • Nano CSM module allows continuous stiffness measurements
  • Nano Suite 5 testing software for simple experimental control and complete data analysis including hardness and modulus determination
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