This 1 day workshop is designed for Nano and Micro scratch tester users to better understand the theory of scratch testing and the analysis of its results.
By the end of this workshop, you will have a sound understanding of:
- The theory behind Scratch Testing
- The main factors influencing the results
- The different types of scratches
- The applications of scratch testing in different domains
The workshop includes both classroom lecture and laboratory demonstration to combine theory and hands-on into one practical workshop.
8:30: Theory of Scratch Testing
- Need for scratch test
- Scratch testing basics
- Calculations and results
- 2 patents
10:30: Coffee Break
10:45: Better understanding of Scratch Testing
- Critical failure location
- Types of failure
- Factors influencing measurement
- Testers from Anton Paar
Noon: Lunch provided
12:30: Other Scratch testing capabilities
- Viscoelastic behavior
- Scratch Hardness
- Fracture Toughness
- Toughness of Thermal sprays
- Tribology evaluation
2:30: Coffee Break
2:45: Practice on Instrument
5:30: End of Course
We at Anton Paar believe that learning should be a lifelong endeavor and we wish to provide you the opportunity to develop expertise in indentation by offering a variety of educational seminars, workshops, webinars, and eLearning courses. Please visit our website for a complete listing.
If you are interested in attending, we highly recommend you register as soon as possible. Seating is limited and registration will be closed once the seating capacity has been reached.