• High force reciprocating tribometer (custom; equipped with 6-axis force/torque transducer; peak force 900 N)

  • High force reciprocating tribometer, (custom; multi-station wear tester)

  • Low force in-situ reciprocating tribometer (custom; capacitive displacement/force sensors; force resolution 100 nN)

  • RF/DC sputtering system (Cooke Vacuum Products)

  • Atomic force microscope (Asylum Research MFP-3D Origin+ & Quesant Q250)

  • Quartz crystal microbalance (Stanford Research Systems QCM200)

  • Analytical microbalance (multiple, with 100 mg, 1 mg and 0.01 mg readability)

  • Other preparation & analysis: sonicators (bath and wand), optical microscope, hydraulic press and bench-top CNC router