The T50 tribometer from Nanovea is designed to deliver cutting edge pin on disc tribology in a compact and affordable benchtop design.

With a variety of modular test and environmental configurations available up to loads of 50N (optionally 60N) the T50 has been designed with flexibility in mind.

Robust, low maintenance and easy to use with minimal requirements for calibration.

Nanovea Inc are based in Irvine, a tech hub of Southern California. They have been redefining standards in quality control and materials development internationally for over a decade. Nanovea’s instruments can be found in renowned education and industrial organisations around the world.

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Key Features

  • Free weight loading technology up to 50N (optionally 60N)
  • Accurate friction measurement from direct load cell
  • High quality motor with precision positioning >0.006° and precise speed control up to 5000rpm
  • Range of testing modules including rotating, linear and block-on-ring
  • Range of environmental modules including corrosion, high temperature, low temperature, liquid and humidity
  • Minimal calibration requirements

Testing & Environmental Modules

The T50 is truly modular meaning you can start with test and environmental modules or easily add them later. There is no need to buy more than one tribometer for different tests and conditions because all can be completed on one T50.


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Free Weight Loading

The T50 uses free weights to apply a load of up to 50N (optionally 60N) onto the sample. This is a robust, simple and cost effective way of applying the load and ideal for where budgets are limited.


Technical Specification

Min/Max Testing Loads 100mN-60N
Load Resolution 10mN
Loading Type Weights
Frictional Force Maximum | Resolution (+/-)20N | 2.4µN
X Motorized Travel 50mm
Max Rotational Speed 5000rpm (optionally 15,000rpm)
Min Rotational Speed 0.01rpm (0.05rpm with 15,000rpm motor)
Rotational Speed Acceleration (0 to 1000rpm) 0.45 seconds (0.15 sec with 15,000rpm motor)
Disc Size / Sample Mounting Area 100mm diameter
Linear Stroke Range 25mm
Maximum Linear Frequency (up to 5mm stroke) 60Hz
Linear Mounting Area 62 x 76mm

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