Infrastructure - Materials and Mechanical Engineering

Linseis D78 Q/D
Linseis D78 Q/D

With the L78 Q/D dilatometer the phase transformations in steel can be measured very accurately up to high heating (≤ 4000 K/s) and cooling (≤ 2500 K/s) rates. In addition, our dilatometer has also deformation module with deformation rate (0.01 up to 100 mm/s).


  • Gleeble 3800 thermomechanical simulator (thermo-mechanical processing, hot ductility, CTT- and TTT -diagrams, recrystallization kinetics, annealing, welding simulation, etc.)
  • Laboratory rolling mill with accelerated cooling unit
  • GDA750 analyzator (bulk composition of carbon and stainless steels, Cu- and Al-alloys; depth profiles of elements in nanoscale)
  • Instrumented microhardness tester (CSM, 30 mN, local hardness and flow stress curves)
  • Tensile testing machines (Zwick, 100 kN; from -80 °C to 200 °C; MTS810)
  • Charpy Impact test hammer
  • NDT drop weight hammer
  • Macrohardness testers
  • Optical microscopes and image analysis

STEM, FE-SEM-EDS-EBSD, XPS, XRD, FIB, etc. are available at  The Centre for Material Analysis (CMA)



Characterization devices enabling the analysis and measurement of optical and structural properties of micro- and nanostructure and materials, see the list of aquipment in The Centre for Material Analysis (CMA)


Mechanical engineering workshop

  • Water jet cutting machine
  • Mitsui Seiki HR-5B machining center
  • Yasda YBM-850V precision machining center
  • Makino MC 60 machining center
  • Mori Seiki SL 1 B CNC lathe
  • Coordinate measuring machine IOTA P 1270
  • Measuring machine Carl Zeiss Jena
  • Ursviken Optima 100 press brake
  • Guillotine shear cutting machine Aliko 3012 CNC
  • Robot welding cell
    • Kemppi Pro MIG 5000
    • Motoman Motoman L 106
  • MIG/MAG/TIG Welding
    • Kemppi Kempomat 2500
    • Kemppi Kempomig 3200
    • Kemppi Kempomig 4000W
    • Kemppi Kempotig ACDC 4500
  • Surface roughness tester Mitutoyo
  • Roundness measuring tester Talyrond 201
  • Measuring systems for machine tool inspection and acceptance
    • path control accuracy testing system, Heidenhain DBB 110 (double ball bar with integrated linear encoders)
    • comparator measuring system for linear axes, Heidenhain VM 182-1020
    • ACCOM measuring and evaluation software
    • small angle and levelling measuring instument Wyler Leveltronic
  • Multicomponent dynamometer Kistler 9257B for cutting force measurements

Last updated: 4.4.2021