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Processing Equipment

Analytical Equipment



Processing equipment

High vacuum arc melting furnace  
High temperature and high vacuum sintering furnace  
Centorr high vacuum/inert gas hot-press (2000oC)  
Linburg tube furnaces  
RD Webb vacuum sintering furnace  
Various heat treating furnaces and ovens  
Rotary evaporator, for drying wet milled powders  
Leaching System   
Laminate press  


Analytical instruments 

Particle characterization equipment; Flowability, BET, Tap Density, Apparent Density, Particle Size Analyzer
High temperature scanning differential calorimeter
Scanning electron microscope
Scanning TEM (JEOL 2000 FX II)
X-ray diffraction unit (D5000 Siemens)
Inductively coupled plasma spectrometer (Perkin-Elmer)
Electron microprobe
Confocal microscopy unit # Mechanical Testing
Computer controlled Instron tester with controlled-atmosphere furnace
Hardness testers (Vickers micro and macro-hardness tester, and Digital Rockwell tester)
LECO TCH 600 (Oxygen, Nitrogen, Hydrogen Analysis)
LECO C/S 2300 (Carbon, Sulfur Analysis)
Fatigue testing facility
Sample Polishing and Mounting System 
Metal Sample Saw


Last Updated: 5/14/21