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19-2032.00 — Materials Scientists

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Tools

Abrasion testers
  • Erosion testers
  • Scratch testers
  • Slurry abrasion testers
Accelerometers
Analytical balances
  • Laboratory analytical balances
Atomic absorption AA spectrometers
  • Atomic absorption AA spectroscopes
Binocular light compound microscopes
  • Optical compound microscopes
Blow torch
  • Thermal spray torches
Calorimeters
  • Differential scanning calorimeters
  • Microcalorimeters
Casting machines
  • Tape casters
Corrosion testers
  • Multisample autoclaves
  • Salt spray chambers
  • Titanium autoclaves
Creep testers
  • Creep testing equipment
Crucible furnaces
  • Induction furnaces
Crystal growing equipment
  • Crystal growers
Desktop computers
Diffractometers
  • Theta-theta diffractometers
Electronic actuators
  • Dynamic actuators
  • Static actuators
Extruders
  • Extruding machines
Fatigue testers
  • Servohydraulic test machines
Freeze dryers or lyopholizers
  • Freeze dryers
Frequency analyzers
  • Spectrum analyzers
Fume hoods or cupboards
  • Fume hoods
Goggles
  • Safety goggles
Grinders
  • Manual grinders
Hardness testers
  • Macrohardness testers
Horizontal turning center
  • Ultraprecision lathes
Hydraulic press frames
  • Hot mounting presses
  • Hydraulic presses
Impact testers
Induction heaters
  • Plasma arc melting furnaces
Inductively coupled plasma ICP spectrometers
  • Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometers ICP-MS
Infrared spectrometers
  • Fourier transform infrared FTIR spectrometers
Injection molding machines
  • Screw injection molding machines
Interferometers
  • Interferometric microscopes
  • Laser interferometers
Ion selective electrode ISE meters
  • Ion analyzers
Isolation glove boxes
  • Glove box systems
Laboratory balances
  • Quartz crystal microbalances
  • Semi-microbalances
  • Ultra microbalances
Laboratory box furnaces
  • Box furnaces
  • Electrode furnaces
  • Muffle furnaces
  • Nitrogen furnaces
  • Ultra high temperature furnaces
Laboratory crushers or pulverizers
  • Pulverizers
Laboratory evaporators
  • High vacuum evaporation systems
  • Metal evaporation chambers
Laboratory mills
  • Ball mills
  • Shaker ball mills
Laboratory mixers
  • Blungers
Light scattering equipment
  • Backscatter detectors
  • Dynamic light scattering equipment
Linear position sensors
  • Linear variable differential transformers LVDT
Loadcells
  • Load cells
Magnetometers
  • Vibrating sample magnetometers
Manometers
  • Capacitance manometers
Mass spectrometers
  • Gas chromatograph mass spectrometers GC-MS
  • Mobile mass spectrometers
Metal markers or holders
  • Electrolytic etching machines
Metallurgical microscopes
  • Metallographic microscopes
Microcontrollers
  • Programmable logic controllers PLC
Milling machines
  • Computerized numerical control CNC machining centers
Notebook computers
  • Laptop computers
Oscilloscopes
  • Digital oscilloscopes
Particle size measuring apparatus
  • Sedigraphs
Personal computers
Photo attachments for microscopes
  • Charge-coupled device CCD cameras
  • Microscope digital cameras
Polarizing microscopes
  • Petrographic microscopes
Porosimeters
  • Pore sizers
Potentiometers
  • Potentiostats
Power grinders
  • Grinding spindles
  • Semiautomatic grinders
Power saws
  • Diamond wafering saws
  • High-speed cutoff saws
Presses
  • Cold isostatic presses
  • Hot isostatic presses
Radiation detectors
  • Peltier cooled solid-state detectors
Reflectometers
  • Neutron reflectometers
Rheometers
  • Capillary rheometers
Roughness measuring instruments
  • Stylus profilometers
Safety glasses
Sampling manifolds
  • High-vacuum manifolds
Scanning electron microscopes
  • Field emission scanning electron microscopes
  • Scanning electron microscopes SEM
Scanning probe microscopes
  • Atomic force microscopes
  • Nanoscope atomic force microscopes
  • Scanning Kelvin probes
  • Scanning probe microscopes SPM
  • Scanning tunneling microscopes STM
Semiconductor process systems
  • Reactive ion etchers RIE
  • Sputter deposition systems
Signal generators
  • Function generators
Spectrofluorimeters or fluorimeters
  • Spectrofluorimeters
Spectrometers
  • Auger electron spectrometers
  • Dielectric spectrometers
  • Gamma ray spectrometers
  • Mossbauer spectroscopes
  • Raman scattering spectroscopes
  • Secondary ion mass spectrometers SIMS
Spectrophotometers
Stereo or dissecting light microscopes
  • Stereo microscopes
Surface tension measuring instruments
  • Contact angle goniometers
Surface testers
  • Optical profilometers
  • Profilometers
Swaging tools
Thermal differential analyzers
  • Differential thermal analyzers
  • Dynamic mechanical analyzers DMA
Thermo gravimetry analyzers
  • Thermal gravimetric analyzers
Thickness measuring devices
  • Ellipsometers
  • Imaging ellipsometers
  • Quartz crystal thickness monitors
Transmission electron microscopes
  • Transmission electron microscopes TEM
Tube furnaces
  • Horizontal tube furnaces
Tumblers or polishers
  • Vibratory polishers
Ultra pure water systems
  • Laboratory water purification systems
Ultrasonic cleaning equipment
  • Ultrasonic cleaners
Ultrasonic examination equipment
  • Sonic modulus testers
  • Ultrasonic analyzers
Vacuum ovens
  • Annealing ovens
Viscosimeters
  • Cone viscometers
  • Plate viscometers
  • Rotational viscometers
Volumeters
  • Dilatometers
  • Double push rod dilatometers
Wear testers
  • Ball-on-disk tribometers
  • UV exposure chambers
X ray diffraction equipment
  • X ray diffractometers
X ray generators
X ray radiography examination equipment
  • Industrial computed tomography CT scanners

Technology

Analytical or scientific software
  • Accelrys Materials Studio
  • Advanced Chemistry Development Analytical Laboratory
  • ANSYS LS-DYNA
  • ANSYS Multiphysics
  • Bruker AXS EVA
  • Bruker AXS LEPTOS
  • Bruker AXS TOPAS
  • Chempute Software HSC Chemistry
  • Dassault Systemes Abaqus
  • ESM Software CrystalMaker
  • GAMESS-US
  • General Structural Analysis System GSAS
  • Maplesoft Maple
  • Materials Data Incorporated Jade
  • Multichannel microelectrode analyzer MMA software
  • Olympus analysis software
  • PANalytical X'Pert Data Collector
  • PANalytical X'Pert Epitaxy
  • PWscf
  • RIETAN
  • SolidWorks COSMOSWorks
  • Stewart Computational Chemistry MOPAC
  • The MathWorks MATLAB
  • VAMP/VASP
  • Wolfram Research Mathematica
Data base user interface and query software
  • International Centre for Diffraction Data ICDD DDView
Development environment software
  • National Instruments LabVIEW
Electronic mail software
  • Email software
Internet browser software
  • Web browser software
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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