Tribology and Mechanical Testers for Research, Development and Industry - Multi Function Tribometer MFT5000

The MFT5000 from Rtec-Instruments are tribology and mechanical testers for research, development, and industry. It integrates mechanical, tribological, and surface properties of materials for a unique viewpoint in testing.

It is the most versatile system in the market with a modular concept that offers unique functionality for the users’ specific requirements.

MFT Platform

Rigid platform
Ultra high data acquisition
Closed loop down force control
Floor standing/Benchtop

Inline Imaging

Integrated imaging options like the confocal microscope, interferometer, AFM, Raman, and more.

Modular Design

Nano to macro range
Mix and match module as per need
Easy to incorporate new modules in future

Flexibility

Perform many ISO, ASTM, DIN tests
Nano nN to 3000 mN, Micro 3000 mN to 30N, Macro up to 10000 N (more ranges available).

Interchangeable modules on same platform

XYZ motion is standard. Extra modules can be easily mounted and swapped.

Rotary

The module is mounted on XY Stage. Tests including Pin on Disk, Ball on Disk can be performed.

Reciprocating

The module is mounted on XY Stage. Tests including Pin on plate, Ball on plate, and Linear Wear Test can be performed.

Block on Ring

The module is mounted on XY Stage. Rings, seals, shafts, and more can be tested.

Upper Rotation

Upper sample is rotated which can be used with Z motion.

4Ball, Tapping, Drilling, Twist Compression

Integrated Inline Imaging

Topography, Wear Volume, Roughness, 3D image, Surface change over time.

The tribometer comes with integrated imaging modules such as interferometer, AFM, Raman confocal microscope, for sub-nm resolution, 3D surface imaging on the platform without taking the sample out of the tool.

Environmental Chambers

Temperature, high pressure, humidity, vacuum, and tribo corrosion chambers

Custom Motion

The standard configuration has X, Y, Z as well as an add-on interchangeable motion axis drive. This unique multi-axis drive combination allows creation of any custom motion to mimic testing conditions close to real life situation.

Fast Exchange

The modules are easy to swap. The clamps allow swapping the modules without requiring any extra tools.

Sensors

MFT Platform offers a broad variety and range of sensors including: 1D Force, 2D Force, Torque sensor, 6D Sensor, Electrical Contact Resistance, Capacitance displacement sensors, Acoustic Emission, Potentiostat, and more.

Tribology and Mechanical Testers for Research, Development and Industry - Multi Function Tribometer MFT5000

Rotary
Reciprocating
Block on Ring
Upper Rotation
Integrated Inline Imaging - Picture 1
Integrated Inline Imaging - Picture 2
Integrated Inline Imaging - Picture 3
1000C
-60C
Vacuum/ Pressure
Tribo Corrosion
Humidity Control
Custom Motion
Fast Exchange

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