The microhardness tester is for performing hardness measurements of small volumes of materials and thick coatings. The Vickers indenter tip performs the test at a set force and a microscope is used to measure the size of the indent.
Location: Maryland Hall 3 (basement level)
Contact information for training: Contact Meg Tully (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
Capabilities and Options:
Specifications: Force range selectable from 10 gf to 1000 gf.