List of HZG equipment

  • Electrochemical corrosion testing, including impedance spectroscopy (EIS): Computer controlled potentiostats (GIL), “Electrochemical Pen” for measuring of localised corrosion potentials, Gamry potentiostats
  • Coating: Plasma electrolytic oxidation (PEO), spin/dip coaters for polymer coatings
  • Stress corrosion cracking (“Slow Strain Rate Test”) Tensile test machines: load capacities: 20 to 100 kN, loading rates: 0.1 µm/h to 70 mm/h, deadweight load frames (20 kN)
  • Fatigue testing: Fatigue test machines (load capacities: 10 to 100 kN, loading frequencies: 0.0005 to 200 Hz)
  • Wear testing: Pin-on-disk wear tester (rotating and oscillating) (load 1 to 60N)
  • General corrosion testing: Salt spray and immersion test cabinets, Natural corrosion test site
  • Surface analytical tools :XPS (KRATOS AXIS Ultra DLD),including UV-photo emission (UPS), Auger spectroscopy (SEM/SAM), secondary ion mass spectroscopy (SIMS) ( temperature range: -100°C to +600°C)
  • Scanning electron microscopy: CAMBRIDGE Stereoscan 200 with BSE detector, Tescan VEGA 3SB and Carl Zeiss, Typ Ultra 55: EDX, EBSD
  • Infrared spectroscopy: BRUKER TENSOR with ATR and grazing incidence
  • Infrared microscopy: BRUKER HYPERION 2000 with ATR and grazing incidence
  • Optical emission spectroscopy: PLASUS EmiCon
  • XRD – Bruker D8 Advanced with GI application
  • Pull-off equipment (coating adhesion measurements)
  • SVET-SIET for local electrochemical measurements, from Applicable Electronics / ScienceWare
  • Raman microscope: BRUKER SENTERRA dispersive microscope equipped with laser of 532 and 785 nm.
  • Small angle X-ray scattering instrument (Nanostar, Bruker)
  • X-ray microCT device (Y.Cougar, YXLON)