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Deakin Research

Institute for Frontier Materials


Microscopy Lab

This is a laboratory for optical microscopy and hardness testing.

Microscope and camera - Olympus high resolution DP70

Microscope and camera for the examination of optical microscopy of specimens.

Make: Olympus high resolution DP70

  • high resolution colour images
  • image analysis software

Microscope and camera - Olympus colourview III

Microscope and camera for the examination and capture of images of metallographic specimens.

Make: Olympus colourview III

  • high resolution images
  • quick and easy to use software

Hardness tester - Rockwell

A hardness testing machine to test the hardness levels of all materials.

Make: Rockwell hardness tester

  • multiscale
  • variety of test blocks
  • accurate readings

Hardness tester - HWDV-7S

A hardness testing machine

Make: HWDV-7S Hardness tester

  • readout screen
  • adjustable flat bed


A microscope for the visual examination of specimens

Make: olympus SZX12

  • multi focal levels
  • excellent for surface pictures

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

27th February 2015