Multi Function Tribometer MFT-3000

Modular bench top tribometer. Patented dual sensors technology. Wear and mechanical property analysis across nano, micro, and macro range.

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Tribometer MFT-3000

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A Bench Top Tribometer Like No Other

Customizable For Your Needs

Platform

Rigid heavy duty construction design to conduct tribology tests on a bench top design

Environmental control

Wide temperature (-50 °C to 1000 °C), humidity (5 to 95% RH), tribocorrosion and many more chambers available on the same platform

Lower Interchangeable Test Module

Interchangeable fast-exchange test modules

Universal tribometer Bench Top MFT-3000 by Rtec-Instruments
Dual Force Sensor

Dual simultaneous mounted patented range sensors from mN to 3000 N.

X Stage

High precision 150 mm X stage to move test modules automatically

Data Acquisition, Motion Controller

Advanced high speed, low noise, multiple channel, fast feedback and highest data acquisition rate (200KHz) controllers

Interchangeable Modules

Multiple modules can be added on top of the XY stage:

Rotary

Pin on disk tribometer, ball on disk tribometer 0.001 – 10,000 RPM

Reciprocating

Linear reciprocating tribometer wear, pin on plate up to 80 Hz

Patented Dual Sensor Technology

  • Automatically change from nano to macro force range.
  • Full range available on same setup: No removing or interchanging sensors.
  • Highest resolution across the entire range.
  • Automatic sensor recognition.

Unmatched Load Cell Technology

Capacitive, Piezo, And More

The universal mechanical tester MFT-3000 has a wide range of patented load cells providing unparalleled stability and resolution. The wide load range extends from nN to 3,000 N with easy interchangeable load cells.

Capacitive sensors for friction measurement on tribometer
Capacitive Load Cells

Highest resolution load cells with rigid design

Strain Gauge Load Cells

Sensors with widest load range

Piezo Load Cells

Highest resolution load cells with high frequency response

Environmental Chambers

High temperature rotary chamber for tribometer

Solution To

Due to its multiple configurations, the MFT-3000 tribometer is used extensively across a wide range of industries:

Aerospace
  • Thermal Spray Coatings
  • Wear Resistance
  • Fretting
  • Vacuum
  • High Temperature
  • Cryogenic
  • Abrasion, Erosion Resistance
Automotive
  • Brake Testing
  • Marr Resistance, Scratch Adhesion
  • Thermal Spray Coatings
  • Oil, Lubricant, Additives Testing
  • Fretting and Wear Resistance
  • Engine Related Tests
  • Tribology, Friction, and Wear
Bio-materials
  • Coatings Adhesion
  • Scratch Resistance
  • Fretting and Wear Resistance
  • Corrosion
Ceramics
  • Scratch Resistance
  • Tribology and Friction Testing
Hard Coating
  • Indentation
  • Scratch Resistance
  • Fretting
  • Turning and Tapping Torque
  • High Temperature
Lubricants
  • Block on Ring, Timken, OK, EP
  • 4Ball Wear and EP
  • Rotary pin, ball, ring on disk
  • HFRR
  • SRV
  • Tapping Torque, TCT, Drilling
  • Piston Ring Liner
  • Thrust Washer
  • Low Temperature Testing
  • High Temperature Testing
  • Linear Reciprocating
  • Variable Rolling to Sliding
Metal
  • Hot Hardness
  • Scratch Hardness
  • Tribology and Friction Testing
  • High Temperature
Optics and Glasses
  • Scratch Resistance
  • Indentation
Pharmaceutical
  • Tribology and Friction
Polymer
  • Scratch Resistance
  • Indentation
  • High Temperature
  • Turning and Tapping Torque
Semicon
  • Indentation
  • Scratch Resistance
  • Tribology and Friction Testing
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