Advanced Materials Characterisation

  • Customised test methods and characterisation

High quality range of solutions for analysis, testing and inspection evaluation

Nanoforce offers specialist knowledge and expertise in advanced materials through the optimisation of test methods and characterisation that can support your material selection, component design, manufacturing process development and product validation.

Nanoforce operates a comprehensive range of cutting-edge testing equipment for many types of materials such as ceramics, biomedical materials, composites, nanomaterials and natural materials. Extensive resource is available within the laboratories of Queen Mary University of London to determine the properties of different materials and structures.

Techniques available to Nanoforce engineers include microscopic observation, diffraction techniques, thermal analysis, mechanical testing, spectroscopic techniques, electrical techniques and viscoelastic properties measurement:

  • Optical microscopy
  • Scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
  • Focus ion beam (FIB)
  • X-ray diffraction (XRD)
  • Thermal gravimetric analysis (TGA)
  • Differential scanning calorimeter (DSC)
  • Fourier transfer infrared spectrometry (FTIR)
  • Raman spectroscopy
  • Electrical resistance measurement
  • Dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA)
  • Rheometer
  • Optical nanoparticle sizer
  • Mechanical testing facilities