Nanomechanical Test System

Hysitron TI 980 TriboIndenter

Versatile nanomechanical and nanotribological test system for advanced material characterization

Hysitron TI 980 TriboIndenter

Second only to Bruker's new Hysitron TI 990 TriboIndenter, the TI 980 delivers ultrahigh performance, flexibility, and measurement reliability for quantitative nanomechanical and nanotribological characterization of materials. The system's powerful base configuration includes quasi-static nanoindentation, dynamic nanoindentation, XPM mechanical property mapping, nanoscratch, nanowear, and in-situ SPM imaging as standard. Combined with the broadest suite of technique upgrades, the TI 980 is adaptable to meet your future testing requirements. In fact, there are original TI 900 TriboIndenter systems still being upgraded today to meet evolving characterization needs at leading research institutes.

control and throughput capabilities
Deliver fast feedback control and low noise floors for truly quantitative nanomechanical and nanotribological characterization.
multiscale and multi-technique measurements
Enables nano-to-micro indentation, nanoscratch, nanowear, dynamic nanoindentation, in-situ SPM imaging and high-speed property mapping.
flexibility and characterization potential
Provides the broadest range of innovative characterization techniques, universal sample mounting options and modular system architecture.

Powerful Base Configuration

  1. In-situ SPM imaging
  2. High-resolution optical imaging
  3. 2D capacitive transducer
  4. Metrology-grade granite
  5. Active anti-vibration isolation
  6. Performech II advanced control module
  7. Environmental isolation enclosure
  8. High-speed property mapping (XPM)
  9. Dynamic nanoindentation (nanoDMA III)
  10. Modular system architecture
  11. Versatile sample chuck
  12. High-precision staging

Keeping You at the Forefront of Materials Discovery and Development

Bruker's Hysitron TI 980 TriboIndenter provides industry-leading noise floors for quantitative characterization to the low end of nano and and ultra-fast fastest feedback control for superior control over the testing process.

Powered by Bruker's Performech II Advanced Control Module, the TI 980 TriboIndenter delivers remarkable advances in control and throughput capabilities, testing flexibility, applicability, sensitivity, measurement reliability, and system modularity. The TI 980's powerful base configuration includes quantitative nanoscale-to-microscale indentation, nanoscratch, nanowear, high-resolution in-situ scanning probe microscopy (SPM) imaging, dynamic nanoindentation, and high-speed mechanical property mapping; providing a comprehensive understanding of material behavior at the nanoscale.

Simplicity and Speed of Automation

Bruker's Hysitron TI 980 enables multiple head measurement synchronicity. Seamlessly test with any combination of two transducers, fully optimized for the task at hand.

The Hysitron TI 980 TriboIndenter provides rapid, multi-sample and multi-technique automated testing capabilities for high-throughput characterization. Smart automation routines validate probe shape at user-defined intervals, and its high resolution multi-scale imaging with whole-sample optical surveying streamlines the testing process.

Futureproof Characterization Potential

Ceramic matrix composite modulus map composed of 400 measurements in 67 seconds with XPM.

The TI 980 TriboIndenter was developed with maximum flexibility in mind, knowing your characterization needs today will likely be different in the future. The TI 980 supports the largest range of hybrid and correlative nanomechanical characterization techniques, promising to keep your research and materials development at the forefront of technology. Combined with versatile system control and data analysis software, universal sample mounting options (mechanical, magnetic, and vacuum), and a modular environmental enclosure, the TI 980 TriboIndenter will adapt to your future characterization requirements.

To see the very latest capabilities, read about Bruker's new Hysitron TI 990 TriboIndenter.

Upgrade Options and Add-Ons

Expand TI 980's Capabilities


Contact us for more information about available upgrade options and how TI 980 can be configured to meet your specific measurement needs now and grow with your research going forward.

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