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Posted: Nov 14, 2011

LOT launch the IBIS Nanoindentation Tester from Fischer Cripps

(Nanowerk News) IBIS is a precision nanoindentation tester offering traceable calibration, robust design, closed loop operation, solid theoretical base, and unmatched accuracy, reliability and price. IBIS Nanoindentation Tester is compatible with ISO14577 and a range of models are available to suit all budgets.
IBIS Authority
IBIS Authority
All IBIS Models come with motorized z axis for automatic approach:
  • Simplus includes a stepper motor driven X stage for unattended operation
  • Advantage has XY stepper motor stages and single-lens microscope
  • Authority has high resolution DC motor XY stages and 4-turret microscope.
  • All IBIS Models can be fitted with a choice of low load or high load head units.
    Key Features
  • Dedicated force sensor separate from load actuator
  • Real time force (and displacement) feedback
  • Precision PZT actuator
  • Closed loop XY positioning (Advantage model)
  • Robust LVDT design can withstand significant abuse
  • Unattended operation
  • Automatic z approach
  • Compact design, clear span for large samples
  • Easy indenter changeover (no messy clamps, special tools or service calls)
  • 3 year warranty
  • For more information please go to or contact Heath Young on 01372 378822, e-mail
    To prove the Fischer-Cripps IBIS is one of the most accurate systems available for nano-indentation, LOT-Oriel are offering a complementary sample evaluation measurement service, where they will measure you samples & provide a report. Please contact Heath Young on 01372 378822, email
    Source: LOT-Oriel (press release)
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