Dilatometer DIL 805A / D
A modern dilatometer that enables structure modelling and freezing, as well as determination of phase transition temperatures.
Within the scope of plastometric research, it is possible to conduct research at a constant speed of deformation or tools.

Heating speed: 4000 [K / s];
Cooling speed: 2500 [K / s];
Speed ​​deformation: 0.01 - 15 [l / s];
Piston movement speed: 0.01 - 150 [mm / s]


Strength testing machine ZWICK Z100
Computer-controlled testing machine that enables conducting compression and tensile strength tests, both cold and hot, as well as determining their mechanical properties.

Max. force: 100kN; Operating space: H = 1403mm W = 640 mm; Crosshead movement speed range 0.0005 - 1500 mm /min;
Max. research temp: 1200°C


Strength testing machine INSTRON
A dual column tabletop strength testing machine model 5969, for research in changing conditions that require loads up to 50 kN.




A universal simulator of metallurgical processes that enables conducting the following processes: continuous casting, rolling, welding.
It is possible to carry out plastic analysis for forming processes, structural research of plastic deformation mechanisms, and determination of material characteristics.

- Module PocketJaw
- Module Hydrawedge
- Module MaxStrain
- Module Torsion

Heating speed: 10 000ºC/s;
Pressure: 100kN; Max. movement speed: 1000 mm /s

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Rolling mills:

  • Three-roll skew RSP 14/40;
  • Duo 300
  • Duo 150

equipped with devices for measuring energy and strength parameters.



Optical microscope Nikon Eclipse MA-200
The possibility of using
features such as dark-field, bright-field, Nomarski filter, and polarized light. Magnification range between 50x and 3000x. The microscope is connected to a computer with software for data acquisition and analysis - NIS-Elements.

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FM-700 microhardness tester and FV-700 hardness tester FV-700 by FutureTech
FM 700 Microindenter device allows you to work with loads in the range of 1 ~ 1000g while FV 700 durometer allows to work with loads in the range of 0.3 ÷ 30kg.
Both machines enable conducting measurements with the use of the following methods: HV, HK, HBS, HBW, Kc.

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Charpy JB-W300A impact testing machine
It has the possibility of conducting breaking energy tests (150 and 300J).

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Notching machine


Single drum drawing machine (D = 600 mm)

It enables drawing different wires, including those with the diameter in between 1.0 ÷ 5,5 mm. The drawing velocity of this machine can vary between 0.6; 1.1 and 1.6 m/s with the use of conventional or pressure dies


Draw bench machine
gives the possibility ofdrawing wires and tubes, as well as analysing the fatigue limit (rotational bending) of a wire.

It is used for drawing bars and tubes with the diameter range of 5-20 mm and lengths up to 3m. Possibility of ‘empty’ tube drawing with a 'floating' mandrel and a short mandrel.


Hydraulic presses:
- PHM 250 T Żywiec
- PVC-250R

The press is intended for hot and cold free forging, forming of plastics as well as hot and cold embossing. The pressure can be applied both by the upper working plate and the ejector. The press can be controlled automatically or manually. There’s a possibility of heating up the tools.

Pressure force 2500 kN; Slider stroke 30 mm/s; working feed 10mm/s;
ejector stroke 45mm/s; ejector pressure force 150kN


Talyrond 30 PC inspection monitor for roundness of axisymmetric details




Profilometer Form Talysurf 50e


Research station for fatigue testing
It is used for testing the fatigue limit during rotational wire bending with the diameter range of 0.5-3.0 mm.

 Frequency 2900 rpm

Hanemann microhardness tester
Enables measurement of microhardness with focus on hardness of particular phases.

Min load: 5g;
Max load: 100g

Thermographic camera ThermaCAM SC640 by FLIR Systems



Data control and measuring card PCI 1711
A modern control and measuring card, working on the PCI bus of the computer. It allows you to collect analog data from 16 points. Equipped with a specialized terminal block.

Transmission band: 100kHz,
Max. input voltage: 10V Number of analog inputs: 16,
Number of inputs/outputs: 16, Number of analog outputs: 2;
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Programmable instrumentation amplifier ISPPAC 10
Laboratory instrumentation amplifier (e.g., for cooperation with strain gauges) with programmable amplification and characteristic. Programming is done via parallel interface, using a special program, PACDesigner, enabling simulation of the amplifier before programming.
Max. amplification: 80 dB (10000 V / v); Amplification field: 330kHz at G = 10; Frequency range of filters: 10-110kHz,
Input voltage range: 0 -5 V
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