Bio Tribometer

Our Biotribology biotribometer studies biomaterials and measures friction, adhesion, wear, corrosion, scratch hardness, and much more. Integrated confocal profilometer looks at surface changes with nm resolution

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Biotribometer Overview

Main Features: 

  • Custom Motions
  • Real Components or Sample Coupons
  • In-line Optical Profilometer
  • Wear, Friction, Adhesion, Fretting

The understanding of friction in bio materials is of increasing importance because of the various new applications of industries, such as healthcare, biomedical, food and personal care, and incorporating soft materials into technology.

Rtec Instruments MFT series biotribometers come with several interchangeable test modules.  This allows simulation of a vast number of biotribology applications.

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    What is A Biotribometer?

    Biotribometers are biotribology instruments that study friction and wear of biomaterials in a large range of biological conditions. They are critical in the research and development of biomedical products and devices systems, such as hip joints or contact lenses. Rtec Instruments biotribometers provide the data and versatility to test all types of biotribology tests.

    The Biotribometer Solution

    Our Biotribometer is used extensively across a wide range of industries:

    • Dental
    • Hydrogels
    • Connectors
    • Polymers
    • Coatings
    • Catheters, Suture
    • Corrosion
    • Hip Joint
    • Stents, Graft
    • Contact lens
    • Optical lens
    • Skin and tissue
    • Tablets
    • Lotion, creams

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