Hysitron TI 950 Triboindenter

Photo of Hysitron TI 950 Triboindenter The Hysitron TI 950 TriboIndenter  is an automated, high throughput instrument to support the numerous nanomechanical and nanotribological characterization techniques. The system incorporates the newly developed performech™ advanced control module, which greatly improves the precision of feedback-controlled nanomechanical testing, provides dual head testing capability for nano–micro scale connectivity, and offers unprecedented noise-floor performance.
  • A sub 30 nN force noise floor;
  • Ultra-fast feedback control;
  • User-definable data acquisition rates up to 30 kHz;
  • Widest range of nanomechanical testing techniques;
  • Ability to test with various Hysitron heads seamlessly;
Standard Operating Procedure (.pdf)

Analysis & Measurement

  • User-definable data analysis algorithms for modeling any material with any probe geometry
  • Powerful curve-fitting routines for analysis of complex data and models
  • Automatically create publication and presentation quality tables and graphs
  • Built upon the renowned OrginPro software package
  • Open-architecture format allows modification of automation and analysis routines
  • Customizable report generation for automated testing results
  • Customized models can be saved and shared among users


  • Load
    Resolution: <1 nN
    Noise Floor: <30 nN
    Imaging Contact Force: ≤70 nN
  • Displacement
    Resolution: <0.02 nm
    Noise Floor: <0.2 nm
    Drift: <0.05 nm/sec
  • X and Y stages
    Travel: 250 mm × 150 mm
    Encoder Resolution: 500 nm