The new Gemini system from Nanomechanics, Inc., is the world’s first commercial, isometric multi-dimensional instrument for studying the dynamics of tribology and mechanical testing at the nano-scale. The device can measure the interaction of two objects that are sliding across each other – not merely making contact.
Measure forces and displacements in both quasi-static and dynamic modes, with sub-nanometer and nano-Newton resolutions.
A sample stage of sub-nanometer resolution complements the actuators to produce highly precise targeting.
The resolution, force range and dynamic performance made possible by Gemini’s isometric axes means both normal and lateral axes deliver the renowned exactness expected from Nanomechanics, Inc. Products tested by this device include any film product, decorative or wear resistant, multiphase materials, coatings and paint.