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Facilities of the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering

DMME Laboratory

  • Process Equipment:
    • Plasma Assisted Physical Vapour Deposition (PA-PVD)
    • Gas / Plasma Nitriding Furnace
    • Vacuum Furnace
    • Laser Added Manufacture Centre
    • Air Furnace
    • Aluminium anodising Facility
    • Low temperature foundry furnace
    • Martempering salt bath
  • Support Equipment:
    • Manual Surface grinder
    • Manual/ automatic sample polishers
    • CNC and Manual Milling
    • Lathe
    • Multistage Ultrasonic cleaners
    • Degreasing Facility
    • Sand blasting
    • Power hacksaw
    • Welding (GTAW, MMA)
    • Oxyfuel gas brazing / welding
  • Mechanical Testing:
    • Tension/ Charpy Impact tester
    • Compression Testing (5 Ton)
    • Bending Testing (10 Ton)
    • Multipurpose dynamic testing (25 Ton)
    • Macro hardness tester
    • Micro hardness tester
    • Shore hardness tester
    • Pin-on-disk wear tester
    • Rotary bending fatigue tester
    • Gear tribological tester
  • Characterisation Equipment:
    • Optical Microscopy with real time image acquisition.
      • Incident light metallographic Microscope
      • Side projected stereo Microscope
    • Support metallographic microscopes
    • Confocal microscope
    • Potentiodynamic wet cell corrosion tester
    • Laser Induced Breakdown Spectrocopy (LIBS) for elemental qualitative analysis
    • Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) with:
      • In-lens backscattering detector
      • In-lens secondary electron detector
      • External secondary electron detector
    • Electron Probe Micro-analysis (EPMA) within SEM including:
      • Energy dispersive spectroscope
      • Wavelength dispersive spectroscope
    • Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD) within SEM
    • Ultra high vacuum Integrated Characterisation Facility including:
      • Surface analysis by electron analysis
      • Monochromated X-Ray source
      • High energy multi wavelength X-ray source
      • High intensity electron source
      • Low energy UV source
      • Electron energy analyser
      • Rastering ion source
      • Large area ion source
      • Quadrupole mass spectrometer
      • Low energy electron diffraction (LEED)
      • Secondary electron detector
      • Surface analysis by surface probe microscopy
      • Atomic force microscopy (AFM)
      • Scanning tunnelling microscopy (STM)
    • X-ray diffraction (Cu-tube) for thin film analysis with:
      • Parallel beam / Bragg Brentano optics
      • Variable temperature reaction chamber
    • X-ray powder diffraction (Mo-Tube) with:
      • Bragg Brentano optics
      • Variable temperature reaction chamber
    • Nano Indentation equipment with:
      • Wet cell attachment
      • Variable temperature reaction chamber
      • Dynamic testing attachment

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Last Updated: 3 May 2011

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