Upcoming Training Schedule

EQUIPMENT NAME DATE & TIME LOCATION
Allied Auto Polishing equipment 6/15/2022 @2 pm Room 182 Love building
TGA 8/2/22 @ 2pm Room 348 Bunger-Henry

The following equipment is available for use by the undergraduate laboratories: MSE 2021 (Materials Characterization), MSE 3021 (Materials Laboratory I) and MSE 4022 (Materials Laboratory II). 

Love Building 182, Sample Preparation and Polishing Facility 

  • Grinding and polishing wheels
  • Diamond cutter
  • Band saw 
  • Sectioning wheel
  • Inverted and StereMicroscope

Love Building 157, Characterization Lab

  • Optical metallography microscopes (interfaced with computers, image analysis software) 
    • Leica Model DV Advanced Metallography Microscope
  • Electrochemical workstations (x2 with data acquisition computers)
    • Zahner Zennium 
    • Spectrum EIS analyzer
  • Lucas Signatone electrical property measurement stand/platform (x2) 
  • Hardness tester, LecLM 248T 
  • Ceramic hotplates (x2) 
  • IR temperature guns (x3) 

Love Building 176, The MILL - MSE’s Student-run Make-and-Measure Space

Complete instrument list and sop's here.

  • ThermNiton FXL X-ray Fluorescence
  • Equinox 100 X-ray Diffractometer
  • Filmetrics Profilm3D Optical Profilometer
  • Instron 5967 Mechanical Tester
  • Avantes UV-Vis Fiber Optic Spectrometer 
  • Leica DVM 6 Optical Microscope
  • AmScope Stereo-Optical Microscope 
  • Cressington Sputter Coater
  • Mark-10 ESM 303 Mechanical Tester 
  • VWR Archimedes Balance
  • Linseis Chip DSC-10 Differenital Scanning Calorimeter 
  • X-ray diffractometers: ThermScientific XRD bench
  • LecLM 248T hardness tester
  • Leica Model DV Advanced Metallography Microscope 
  • SEM desk type Phenom XL with Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy 
  • Hyrel 3D Printers (5x)
  • Filabot Polymer Filament Extruder 
  • Budzar Granulator 274 E002 2020-2021 Self-Study Questionnaire APPENDIX D – 

Bunger Henry Building 153, Mechanical Lab

  • Tensile testing machine (Instron 100kN load cell)
  • Charpy impact tester 
  • Strain gauges (extensometers) (x4)
  • 3-point bend testers (x2) 
  • Data acquisition computer (x4)
  • Low temperature box furnace (~600oC) 

Bunger Henry Building 357, 341, D-101 Processing Labs

  • UV-VIS spectrophotometers
    • single beam (x10) 
    • multipurpose spectrophotometer with data acquisition computer
  • Multiple imaging equipment for microscopy lab (x5) 
  • Brookfield Viscometers (x3)
  • Archimedes set up balance (x5) 
  • Slip casting molds (x10) 
  • Box furnace
  • ThermoFisher Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR) 
  • Vacuum thermoformers (table-tops) (x6)
  • Thermal expansion kits (x4) 
  • De-ionized water maker
  • Metal casting furnace and rolling mill 273 E002 2020-2021 Self-Study Questionnaire
  • Capillary rheometer 
  • Twin-screw extruder 
  • Single-screw extruder
  • Injection molder 

Bunger Henry Building 348, Polymers Lab/Thermal Analysis Lab

  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) TA Instruments 
  • ThermoGravimetric Analysis (TGA) (x2) TA Instruments
  • Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA) TA Instruments 
  • Rheology Tester TA Instruments 
  • Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA) TA Instruments

Paper Tricentennial Building 135

  • Panalytical Empyrean XRD
  • Alpha-1 XRD
  • Panalytical MRD
  • (Leo1530), Hitachi SU8010 FE-SEM