Equipment

 

Tribology

♦ Fretting tribometer

♦ Reciprocating sliding tribometer

♦ Pin on disk tribometer

♦ Micro hardness

Electrochemistry and Corrosion

♦ Rotating electrochemical quartz crystal microbalances

♦ Electrochemical equipment: potentiostats, pulse generators and ac impedance

♦ Controlled humidity and salt spray chambers for corrosion testing


Surface modification

♦ Sputter deposition apparatus (Edwards) with two chambers for dc and rf magnetron sputtering

♦ Anodization appartus with computer control

Characterisation methods

♦ Microspot-X-ray fluorescence apparatus (Kevex)

♦ Optical contacless profilometer (UBM)

♦ Optical microscopes

Last update 16.9.2010