Deben ensure the future of In-situ Microscopy at Oxford University

The Laboratory for In-situ Microscopy and Analysis (LIMA) in the Department of Engineering Science is pleased to announce a 3 year sponsorship agreement with one of the leading manufacturers of in-situ mechanical testing equipment – Deben UK Ltd.

This major boost from the company will ensure the long term running of the facility and maintain its competitiveness across Academia and Industry.

The LIMA Facility Manager, Dr Kalin Dragnevski said: ‘The sponsorship will not only strengthen our well-established and fruitful relationship with Deben but will also allow us to continue our fundamental research in the areas of in-situ mechanical testing, which is aimed at improving existing and developing new products for a better understanding of complex material behaviour.

Mr Gary Edwards, Managing Director of Deben UK Ltd said: ‘Deben are proud to be associated with LIMA, having a close relationship with such a facility helps us to improve our understanding of techniques and applications which in turn will assist us in the development of new innovative products for in-situ testing’.

 

For more information, please contact kalin.dragnevski@eng.ox.ac.uk

or visit: www.eng.ox.ac.uk/solidmech/lima or www.deben.co.uk

 Examples of Deben UK Ltd stages

Lima18

 

  

 

 

 

bi-axial tensile stage 

Lima19

 

 

 

 

 

miniature tensile/compression stage with cooling/heating mechanism