Nanomechanical Testing @ University of Limerick (UL) MSSI

Institution University of Limerick (UL) MSSI
County Limerick
Technique Category Mechanical Properties Analysis
Technique Nanomechanical Testing

Basic Capabilities

The Nano Indenter G200 enables users
to measure Young’s modulus and
hardness in compliance with ISO 14577.

Equipment

Equipment Make Agilent
Equipment Model Nano Indenter G200

Advantages/Limitations

Advantage of Technique/Equipment

With the Nano Indenter G200, users are
able to quantify the relationship between
structure, properties, and performance
of their materials quickly and easily
with minimal sample preparation.

Limitations of Technique/Equipment Prior knowledge is recommended for interpretation of data

Other Details

Containment Equipment not appropriate for highly toxic samples. Fume hoods are available on a limited basis. PPE must be specified in Risk Assessment
Turnaround Time Days
Report yes
Interpretation yes
Data on Analyst Experienced staff member/technician
Indicative Price €150 per sample

Industry Recommendation

Contact

Dr.Lekshmi Kailas

Quality & Systems Supports

Quality Management System in Place

Good Manufacturing Practice Status

Preventative Maintenance

PM contract with supplier. Risk assesment must be supplied before measurement is carried out.

Accreditation

ISO 14577

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