Laboratories

Materials Analysis Laboratory

Laboratory director: Dr. Scott R. Short

Engineering Building 143B

Phone: 815-753-8566

tensile testing machine

The tensile testing machine stretches a sample until it fails.

tensile testing machine

The torsion testing machine twists a sample until it fails.

tensile testing machine

The compression testing machine compresses a sample until failure occurs.

tensile testing machine

Several microscopes and digital imaging systems help characterize the internal structure of materials.

student workstations

Six student workstations for performing mechanical tests on materials.