Advanced Characterisation Facility
One of Australia's premier collections of advanced characterisation instruments for materials science and engineering. These facilities have been funded mainly through the Australian Research Council's Linkage Infrastructure and Equipment scheme.
A globally unique, open-access carbon fibre/composite research facility.
A large suite of highly advanced instruments for use across a range of applications.
Fibres and Textiles Facility
A range of advanced equipment/facilities for testing the properties of fibres, yarns and fabrics.
Light Metals Facility
A collection of instruments used for the formation and testing of light metals.
Mechanical Testing Facility
Providing broad support services to all research groups within IFM and its collaborators.
Metal Surfaces Facility
A comprehensive range of production, testing and measurement services for metal surfaces.
National Facility for Pipeline Coating Assessment
Set up by the Energy Pipeline Cooperative Research Centre to perform oil and gas pipeline coating testing.
IFM's custom-designed plasma laboratory for tailoring surfaces/interfaces and producing new materials.
Sheet Metal Forming Facility
A variety of equipment for the formation and testing of sheet metal.