Universal mechanical tester (UMT)

Universal mechanical tester (UMT)
Offered as External Service

What we can offer:

  • Tensile analysis (strain - stress measurements)

  • Micro and nano indentation studies

  • Micro and nano scratching tests


  • Characterize hardness and Young modulus of natural, synthetic and modified fibres

  • Analyse the surface hardness of different materials (polymers, glass, metallic devices)

  • Scratch resistance tests

Interesting for (with the system):

Material science industry, biotech, automotive industry, iron ad steel industry, metallurgy, machine tool manufacturers, microelectronics and microsystems industry.


The nanoGUNE cleanroom, dedicated to fabricate and characterize the properties of materials on the nanoscale, ia a 300m2 laboratory where the air purity is under strict supervision.


State-of-the-art equipment, including electron and scanning-tunneling microscopes, as well as other nanofabrication and characterization tools, are managed by specialists and used by researchers from a wide variety of fields.