University of Manchester

Microtesting Rig

Microtesting rig

  • Specifically designed for micro-mechanical compression/tension experiments on XCT and SEM
  • Tensile sample gauge range: 200x40x20 micrometers squared - 50x10x5 micrometers squared
  • Maximum sample length: 1mm
  • Maximum applied load of 100 N combined with a maximum displacement of 2 micrometers
  • Two available tip materials: silicon and diamond