We have access to a growing number of resources in our labs and in facilities across the UK and beyond to provide you with the data and information required for your application.
We have a range of microscopes, cameras and optics to satisfy a range of microscopy needs from high resolution DIC to 3D surface scanning. Key equipment includes:
In partnership with ISAAC (School of Geographical and Earth Sciences), MCMP (School of Physics) & JWNC (School of Engineering
Our members include trained and experienced users across other university facilities for:
Our range of full-scale to in-situ mechanical testing frames has been used for metals, polymers and natural materials. Some key equipment includes:
We have a whole range of equipment and consumables to prepare most medium to high toughness materials for microscopy or in-situ microscopy; these include:
We can alter the microstructure of as-provided materials, age or anneal specimens in open air, vacuum and inert atmospheres. Our latest additions to the heat treatment cell include:
We have direct and indirect access to an extensive range of computational facilities, including some in partnership with GCEC (School of Engineering). Some are: