Northwestern University Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Advanced Manufacturing Processes Laboratory

Micro Stamping

SEMtester 18240LM Miniature Tensile Stage

  • 1000lb load capacity
  • Interchangeable load cells
  • Adjustable strain rates
  • The device is designed to allow tension and compression test
  • The stage has been custom designed to perform electrically-assisted (EA) test

Mechanical Testing System

  • Non-contact digital image correlation (DIC) method is used for strain measurement
  • An infrared camera is used to record the temperature of specimens during EA test