Facilities & Equipment

 

The Carleton Laboratory is equipped with a wide array of testing machinery, specialized in traditional material strength testing, structural health monitoring and corrosion processes, cementitious materials, geotechnical centrifuge testing, and fluid transport mechanics.

UNIVERSAL TESTING MACHINES

  • Southwark Emery 600k Universal Testing Machine
  • MTS 220k Dynamic Universal Testing Machine
  • MTS 50k/1650 ft-lb Dynamic Axial-Torsion Universal Testing Machine
  • Instron 1500HDX Universal Testing Machine
  • Instron 600DX 135k Universal Testing Machine
  • Instron 5984 34k Universal Testing Machine

ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING & AGING

  • Full-Scale Bridge Cable Corrosion Chamber
  • Atlas Solar Simulator
  • Freeze-Thaw Cycle Machine
  • PTI Asphalt Pavement Analyzer
  • Q-Fog Accelerated Corrosion Chamber
  • QUV Accelerated Weathering Tester

STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS & HEALTH MONITORING

  • ANCO/MTS Hydraulic Shake Table
  • Electromagnetic Shake Table
  • Brüel & Kjær Electromagnetic Shakers
  • Kinemetrics Etna Accelerographs
  • Trimble Differential GPS Position Loggers

MICROSCOPY & IMAGING

  • Hitachi 4700 Scanning Electron Microscope
  • Keyence VHX-5000 Digital Microscope

MATERIALS CHARACTERIZATION

  • Gemini II Rheometer
  • Mastersizer 2000 Particle Analyzer
  • Orton 2010 C Dilatometer
  • Netzsch NanoFlash Thermal Diffusivity Analyzer
  • Wilson/Rockwell Hardness Tester

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

  • Geotechnical Centrifuge

MACHINE SHOP

  • Carleton Laboratory also operates a fully outfitted machine shop for heavy metal (non-ferrous and ferrous) machining. The machine shop will accept work on both an interdepartmental as well as external customer basis.


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