Full equiment

Selective Laser Melting 3D Printer SLM 125HL, 400W IPG fiber laser
(SLM Solutions GmbH, Lübeck, Germany)
Binder Jetting 3D Printer Production System P-1
(Desktop Metal Inc., Burlington, MA, USA)
 Electric powder press Osterwalder CA-SP 160, 160 kN
(Osterwalder AG, Lyss, Switzerland)
Hot compaction press Sintris 10 STV, Tmax 1300ºC, Ar, N
(Sintris Macchine, Piacenza, Italy)
Hot Isostatic Press Abra Sinter SHIRP 8/16-200, Tmax 2000°C and 2000 bar
(Abra Fluid AG, Widnau, Switzerland)
Benchtop press Carver 3891, Tmax 340ºC , 222.5 kN
(Carver Inc., Wabash, USA)
Injection moulding machine Arburg Allrounder 221K 350-100
(Arburg GmbH, Lossburg, Germany)
Injection Moulding Machine BOY XS
(Dr. Boy GmbH & Co. KG, Neustadt-Fernthal, Germany)
3D printer Prometal R1
(ProMetal GmbH, Augsburg, Germany)
3D Printer uPrint SE Plus
(Stratasys Ltd, Minnesota, USA)
MIM muffle furnace Nabertherm VHT 08/16-Mo, Tmax 1600°C
(Nabertherm GmbH, Lilienthal, Germany)
CIM furnace Nabertherm HT 16/17, Tmax 1750°C
(Nabertherm GmbH, Lilienthal, Germany)
Compact tube furnace Nabertherm R40/250/13, Tmax 1300°C
(Nabertherm GmbH, Lilienthal, Germany)
Melting furnace Nabertherm K1/10, Tmax 1000°C
(Nabertherm GmbH, Lilienthal, Germany)
Horizontal tube furnace Thermolyne 21100, Tmax 1200°C
(Thermo Fisher Sci. Inc., Waltham, USA)
Pyromètre PCE-IR 50, plage de mesure 0…+500°C, +-1°C de précision
(PCE Instruments France EURL, Soultz-sous-Forêts, France)
Glove box P[box]
(Jacomex, Dagneux, France)
Shaker - mixer Turbula T2C
(Willy A. Bachofen AG, Muttenz, Switzerland)
Mixer Rheomix 600 driven by HAAKE Polylab OS-System Rheodrive7, Tmax 400°C, Torque range 160Nm
(Thermo Scientific, Karlsruhe, Germany)
Twin Screw Extruder Rheomex PTW16/25 OS MK2 driven by HAAKE Polylab OS-System Rheodrive7, Tmax 400°C, Torque range 194Nm
(Thermo Scientific, Karlsruhe, Germany)
Mixing and kneading machine, double sigma, Coperion LUK 1.0, T<190°C
(Coperion GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany)
Mill IKA MF 10.1 cutting-grinding head
(IKA-Werke GmbH & Co. KG, Staufen, Germany)
Vario-planetary mill Pulverisette 4
(Fritsch GmbH, Idar-Oberstein,Germany)
Scanning Electron Microscope, ZEISS GeminiSEM 460 with INLENS, ESB, SE2, BSD4, SMARTLAB, EDX, ATLAS, WDX
(Carl Zeiss GmbH. Jena, Germany)
Sputter coater Leica EM ACE200
(Leica Microsystems CMS GmbH, Wetzlar, Germany)
Olympus Provis AX-70
(Olympus Corp., Tokyo, Japan)
Oxygen, Nitrogen and Hydrogen elements analyzer Leco ONH 836 
(Leco Instrumente GmbH, Mönchengladbach, Germany)
Carbon and Sulfur elements analyzer Leco CS744 
(Leco Instrumente GmbH, Mönchengladbach, Germany)
Gas pycnometer Micromeritics AccuPyc II 1340
(Micromeritics GmbH, Mönchengladbach, Germany)
Laser diffractometer Malvern Mastersizer 3000, 10nm - 3.5mm
(Malvern Instruments Ltd, Malvern, UK)
Thermogravimetry: TG-DTA Setaram TAG 24, RT-2200º C
(Setaram Instrumentation, Caluire, France)
Thermo mechanical Analyser Linseis TMA PT 1600 with vertical dilatometer
(Linseis Messgeräte GmbH, Selb, Germany)
Differential scanning calorimetry: Mettler Toledo DSC 823e
(Mettler Toledo GmbH, Giessen, Germany)
Surface roughness measurement Diavite DH-7
(Diavite AG, Bachenbülach, Switzerland)
Apparent density and flowability Hall Flowmeter, Carney Funnel, Scott Volumeter
(CGT Cold Gas Technology GmbH, Ampfing, Germany)
Tap density: Jolting Volumeter JEL STAV II
(J. Engelsmann AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany)
Granular material high resolution tap density analyzer GranuPack
(Granutools sprl, Awans, Belgium)
Granular material flow analyzer GranuDrum
(Granutools sprl, Awans, Belgium)
Granular material flowmeter GranuFlow
(Granutools sprl, Awans, Belgium)
Granular material electric charge analyzer GranuCharge
(Granutools sprl, Awans, Belgium)
Viscosity: DV-II+ PRO Digital Viscometer
(Brookfield Engineering Laboratories Inc., Middleboro, USA)
Macrohardness tester Wilson-Wolpert Testor
(Instron, Norwood, USA)

Universal tensile testing machine:

Zwick 1475. Maximum load 100 kN.
Climatic chamber -100°C to 400°C, Furnace RT to 1000°C (Zwick GmbH, Ulm, Germany)

Zwick 1455. Maximum load 20 kN.
Furnace RT to 1000°C (Zwick GmbH, Ulm, Germany)

Pin-on-disc wear test
(CSEM, Neuchâtel, Switzerland)
Cut-off machine Discotom-2
(Struers ApS, Ballerup, Denmark)
Automatic precision cut-off machine Accutom-50
(Struers ApS, Ballerup, Denmark)
Precision Sectioning Saw IsoMet
(Buehler, Lake Bluff, IL, USA)
Manual polishing machine Minitech 250 DP1
(PRESI SAS, Eybens, France)
Automatic vibration polishing machine Vibrotech 300
(PRESI SAS, Eybens, France)


Efraín Carreño-Morelli, efrain.cmorelli@hevs.ch

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