Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Soft Matter and Complex Fluids Lab
New Academic Complex (2nd floor)
Phone: 044-2257 8969
Apex Acam-D3 Contact Angle Meter
Measures static and dynamic contact angles using the sessile drop technique. Both time dependent change and stage-tilting angle dependent change in the contact angle is possible.
PC-controlled Single-vessel Dip Coating System with Substrate Heating
Apex Instruments, Xdip -SV1 DHC. Capable of Dipping and Lifting speeds 0.5-450 mm/min.Programmable Temperature Range upto 160 °C. Enclosed in transparent acrylic environmental chamber with inert gas purging port
Programmable Spin Coater with Temperature Controller
Apex Spin NXG-P1 ACH
Speed Range: 100-10,000 R.P.M.
Programmable Temperature Range: Ambient to 70°C
Optical microscope with digital imaging camera
Zeiss AXIO Scope A1 Upright microscope with HAL 100 brightfield, darkfield, and transmitted light, with polarizer. The digital camera can record live at 15 fps with 2560 x 1920 bin resolution