Center for Tribology Research

Applications, Services and Solutions

Our products perform almost all common mechanical and tribological tests for both academic and industrial applications.

CETR offers testing and instrumentation solutions that meet the requirements of the numerous industries and research disciplines. Our solutions include both world-leading test instrumentation and testing services. If your industry or area of research is not listed, CETR would like to work closely with you to create your own specialized solutions. Please contact us, and we will try our best to offer you the perfect testing solution.

adhesion

abrasivity

aerospace

AFM

ASTM Standards

automotive

bearings

biomaterials

boundary lubrication

Brinell hardness testing

ceramics

coatings

composites

compression

contact lenses

creep

deformation

delamination

disk drives

elasticity

elastomers

electrical contacts

electronic connectors

fasteners

fatigue, multi-axis

fracture

 

fretting

friction, dynamic

friction, static

galling

hard coatings

high temperature materials

hydrodynamic lubrication

indentation

Knoop hardness testing

linear wear

lubricants

lubricity

macro-indentation

media, hard or flexible

metals

micro-indentation

microscope

mixed lubrication

nano-hardness testing

nano-indentation

nano-structured materials

optical lenses

paper

plasticity

polymers

Rockwell hardness testing

rotary wear

roughness

scratch testing

scuffing

seals

seizure

semiconductors

skin

soft coatings

stick-slip

stiction

stress and strain

Strybeck's curve

tension

thin films

topography

torsion

valves

Vickers hardness testing

viscoelasticity

wafer polish

Youngs' modulus


Contact CETR to discuss your testing needs in detail, for more information and pricing or to set up an appointment to visit our lab in Northern California. You will surely be pleased with our wide expertise, unique equipment and friendly effective services.