FACILITIES

Equipment

  • Carbolite high temperature furnace up to 1800°C
  • Mellen split furnace up to 1325°C
  • MTI tube furnace up to 1100°C
  • NRTL 53L 200°C vacuum oven with digital temperature controller
  • Carver Bench top heated press (heated up to 343°C, twelve-ton)
  • 5225A PNA Microwave Network Analyzer, 10 MHz-50 GHz
  • VersaSTAT3-200 potentiostat/galvanostat, 10 uHz to 1 MHz
  • NI PXIe-8133 embedded real time controller with other functional modules
  • Keithley 6514 resistance measurement, from 10 mΩ to 210 GΩ
  • VIC-3D digital image correlation (DIC) system with two 5.0 Megapixel (2448 * 2048 @ 50fps) digital cameras
  • SUNP 3D BIOMAKER Bioprinter with dual nozzle system
  • Carbide 3D CNC milling machine
  • SYJ-400 Precision CNC dicing / cutting saw, 0.0025 mm moving resolution and 0.01 mm position accuracy
  • 8000D Mixer/Mill – Dual high-energy ball mill
  • ECONOLINE Siphon-Feed abrasive sand blast tester

 

Capabilities

  • ceramic materials/composites sintering
  • 3D printing of ceramic and polymer components
  • Real-time wireless sensing at high temperature
  • Dielectric property measurement from room temperature to 1700°C. Frequency range: 8.2 – 12.4 GHz and 26.5 – 40 GHz.
  • Electrical conductivity measurement from room temperature to 1300°C. Frequency range: DC to 1 MHz.