Instrumented indentation tests, commonly known as nanoindentation, allow the precise application of a defined force of an indenter tip while simultaneously measuring the indentation depth into the sample substrate with sub-nanometer accuracy.
The NanoTest CORE Range from Micro Materials proposes an affordable alternative to the already established Nanoindenter NanoTest Vantage. Key focus in the development of the CORE Range was a highly cost efficient design whilst maintaining data quality and stability. This allows the system to be ideally suited for high-end academic and corporate R&D labs, but also for more repetitive QC applications.
The nanoindenter NanoTest Vantage is a comprehensive nanomechanical testing platform which provides a variety of different techniques such as nanoindentation/nanohardness testing as well as environmental options to simulate true service conditions and contact mechanics.
The nanoindenter NanoText Xtreme is the first commercially available vacuum-nanoindenter with a unique temperature range, intended to measure at the forefront of high temperature nanoindentation for very demanding applications, when suppression of oxidation of sample and indenter material are crucial.