Testing Services

We offer the following testing capabilities on bulk and thin film materials:
Adhesion Testing
•   Adhesive strength testing of materials, coatings,    
laminates, surface-bonded components, and bonding
SEBASTIAN FIVE-Adhesion Tester
Nano Indentation
•   Hardness measurements for submicron-size features
•   Elastic modulus comparisons for thin films
•   Quantitative nanomechanical testing capabilities
Hysitron TriboIndenter
Metallographic Analysis
•   Metallographic and microstructural examinations, high resolution   
digital image analysis, photomicrographs and photomacrographs
Ultra Tec UltraPol Polisher
Electrochemical Corrosion
•   Potentiostatic and Potentiodynamic Polarization
•   Potentiodynamic Polarization Resistance
•   Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy
•   Galvanic Corrosion
•   Rp/Ec Trend Analysis
•   Open Circuit Potential
Gamry Reference 600
Four Point Probe
•   Sheet Resistivity
•   V/I measurement
•   Bulk Resistivity of a slice with known thickness
•   Thickness of a slice or layer with a know bulk resistivity
Veeco FPP-5000 Four Point Probe
Dektak Profilometry
•   Measurement of step heights or trench depths on a surface.
Sloan Dektak Profilometer
We also provide specimen preparation services that include:
•   Automatic grinding and polishing
•   Epoxy and cold mounting
•   Acid and electrolytic polishing/etching  
•   Specialized sectioning