Multi Function Tribometer

Modular MFT-3000 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

    A dual sensor tribomter like no other. Customizable for your needs.


    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:


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


    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. Additionally, 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

    The Bench Top Tribometer Solution

    Due to its multiple configurations, the MFT-3000 tribometer provides analysis for a wide range of industries:

    • Thermal Spray Coatings
    • Wear Resistance
    • Fretting
    • Vacuum
    • High Temperature
    • Cryogenic
    • Abrasion, Erosion Resistance
    • Brake Testing
    • Marr Resistance, Scratch Adhesion
    • Thermal Spray Coatings
    • Oil, Lubricant, Additives Testing
    • Fretting and Wear Resistance
    • Engine Related Tests
    • Tribology, Friction, and Wear
    • Coatings Adhesion
    • Scratch Resistance
    • Fretting and Wear Resistance
    • Corrosion
    • Scratch Resistance
    • Tribology and Friction Testing
    Hard Coating
    • Indentation
    • Scratch Resistance
    • Fretting
    • Turning and Tapping Torque
    • High Temperature
    • 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
    • Hot Hardness
    • Scratch Hardness
    • Tribology and Friction Testing
    • High Temperature
    Optics and Glasses
    • Scratch Resistance
    • Indentation
    • Tribology and Friction
    • Scratch Resistance
    • Indentation
    • High Temperature
    • Turning and Tapping Torque
    • Indentation
    • Scratch Resistance
    • Tribology and Friction Testing

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