Article - 23 Jan 2015
Three samples of shale rock, two from the Eagle Ford play and one from the Haynesville play, were successfully tested by instrumented indentation using a Nano Indenter G200 from Keysight Technologies.
Article - 3 Apr 2014
Instrumented indentation, also dubbed as nanoindentation, is an important technique used for measuring the mechanical properties of materials and can be conducted in situ, even on the circuit board...
News - 10 Jan 2008
Engineers and researchers designing and building new
microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) can benefit from a new test
method developed at the National Institute of Standards and
Article - 24 Jun 2016
The term bicomponent fiber, also known as a conjugate fiber, refers to a single fiber that includes two varied polymer components inside the same filament. The production of bicomponent fibers is not...
Article - 29 Jun 2013
The physiological functions of biological samples are often closely linked to their mechanical properties.
News - 4 Dec 2011
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced a new method for evaluating the slow deformation of materials under small stresses (a phenomenon known as "creep") via the use of instrumented...
News - 6 Dec 2012
Tiny sensors -- made of a potentially trailblazing material just one atom thick and heralded as the "next best thing" since the invention of silicon -- are now being developed to detect trace elements...
News - 11 Oct 2010
Current cervical cancer screening is time consuming and expensive, but now new breakthrough technology developed by European researchers should allow large-range screening by non-medical personnel...
Article - 28 Jul 2015
This article discusses some of the mechanobiology applications of equipment from Femto Tools, including tensile testing of fibres, mechanical testing of cells, high speed lift force measurement and...
Article - 10 Mar 2014
In a number of materials, the plastic stress that can be sustained depends on strain rate through a power-law relationship: higher stresses are sustained with higher strain rates and vice versa.