Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders

PCMD Biomechanics Core Equipment

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Make

Model

Type (number)

Location*

Applications

Instron

8874

Biaxial Servo-hydraulic

SH

Quasi-static and dynamic tension/compression, torsion, bending

Instron

5543

Uniaxial Electro-mechanical

SH

Quasi-static tension/compression

Instron

5542

Uniaxial Electro-mechanical (2)

SH

Quasi-static tension/compression

Instron

5848

Uniaxial Electro-mechanical (2)

SH

Quasi-static and dynamic tension/compression

Instron

E3000

ElectroPuls Uniaxial Fatigue System

SH

Quasi-static and dynamic tension/compression, including fatigue

Custom

NA

Micro-scale uniaxial electro-mechanical (2)

SH

Quasi-static tension/compression

Custom

NA

Hexapod multi-axis spine tester

SH

Multi-axial dynamic testing, including pure moments

ADMET

eXpert 4901

Uniaxial Electro-mechanical

SH

Quasi-static and dynamic tension/compression

Bose

5500

Uniaxial Electro-mechanical

SH

In vivo dynamic loading

FlashForge

Creator Pro

Fused deposition modeling 3D printer

SH

Basic 3D printing of components

FormLabs

Form 3

Stereolithographic 3D printer

SH

Advanced 3D printing of components, including autoclavable materials

Bose

3550

Biaxial Electro-mechanical

BBL

Quasi-static and dynamic tension/compression and torsion

Bose

3300

Uniaxial Electro-mechanical

BBL

Quasi-static and dynamic tension/compression

Markforged

Mark 2

Fiber-reinforced FDM 3D printer

BBL

Advanced 3D printing of tough carbon-fiber reinforced components

Instron

5984

Uniaxial Electro-mechanical

TMRC

Quasi-static and dynamic tension/compression

Optics 11

Chiaro/Piuma

Fiber-optic cantilever nano-indentation system

TMRC

Nano-indentation and force-mapping of biologic tissues and soft materials

Scanco Medical

NA

Uniaxial Tension/Compression System

TMRC

Application of tension/compression within the mCT50 imaging system

 

 

 

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