EQUIPMENT

Our laboratory is equipped with a number of mechanical spectrometers covering a wide range of frequencies and temperatures.

 

LOW FREQUENCY DEVICES

 
4 forced pendula
Frequency range: 10-4 – 10 Hz
Temperature range: 10 – 1600 K

3 free decay pendula
Frequency range: 0.2 – 2 Hz
Temperature range: 80 – 1300 K

MEDIUM FREQUENCY DEVICES

1 vibrating beam apparatus
Frequency range: 50 – 1000 Hz
Temperature range: 20 – 400 K

 

1 free-free beam apparatus
Frequency range: 1 – 10 kHz
Temperature range: 80 – 800 K

 HIGH FREQUENCY DEVICES

ACT (Acoustic Coupling Technique)
ultrasonic waves 4-50 MHz & low frequency stress 0.001-1 Hz
Temperature range: 20 – 400 K

 

PUCOT (Piezoelectric Ultrasonic Composite Oscillator Technique)
Frequency: 100 kHz
Temperature range: 80 – 400 K

MECHANICAL TESTING MACHINES

Three point bending high temperature Schenck machine

Load max.: 100 T

Temperature range: 600 – 1400 °C

Compression creep device

Temperature range: 700 – 1500 °C

THERMOELECTRIC POWER MEASUREMENT (POTHER)

Measures the Seebeck coefficient in a temperature range from 5 to 70 °C. can be fixed independently of room temperature. This rugged apparatus can work in industrial environment. Completely independent, no water cooling, adapted for large specimens. Data acquisition to a PC via a USB interface.

CALORIMETER

Mettler 700 calorimeter
Temperature range: 77 – 750 K

STANDARD METALLOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT