- nanomechanical characterization equipment operating by instrumented and scratch testing.
- maximum load: 500 mN.
- load resolution: 50 nN.
- maximum indention: 500 μm.
- displacement resolution: 0.01 nm.
High resolution mechanical characterization of a wide variety of materials (metals, semiconductors, ceramics, biocompatible material, especially in the form of thin films, coatings and generally small volumes of material. The characterized properties include hardness, modulus, film adherence, wear behavior.