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Testing Stage for Microscope

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000539134

Bid Title: Testing Stage for Microscope

Agency Bid No. Title: 16 8030 KS R

Received Date: 04/11/2016

Close Date: 04/22/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Warranty Required


Specifications include, but are not limited to:1) Mechanical testing stage The mechanical testing stage should be a Gatan Microtest 200 VT or approved equivalent. The specifications are: 1.The stage must be capable of exerting up to 200N at an accuracy of 1%. 2.The grips on the stage should have a gap of 30-40mm between the grips, and be capable of up to 10mm extension, with a 3 micrometer resolution. 3.The strain rates should range from 0.1mm/min to 1.5mm/min. 4.The stage and grips should accommodate samples up to 50mm long by 15mm wide by 10mm in height. 5.The stage must be configured to interface and operate within an existing Hitachi S-4700 Scanning electron microscope, and also operate on a bench-top while the samples are observed with an optical imaging system. 6.The stage must be able to maintain sample temperatures from -20C to +160C utilizing a water-cooled Peltier temperature control system. 2) Software The mechanical testing system will include software of the following specifications: 1.The software will allow the stage to be operated in constant speed, constant load or low frequency cycling modes. 2.The loads and extension will be displayed real-time as the test is being conducted. 3. The system will include software to simultaneously collect images from the SEM or optical microscope as the load/extension data is being collected. Video playback of the experiment will be synchronized to the load/extension data. 4. The software will control the mechanical test stage through a USB2 connection.

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Product Codes: 49029, 49057, 49058

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: University of Missouri

State: Missouri

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Kevin Summers, Procurement Services University of Missouri System Supply Chain, 2910 Lemone Industrial Blvd, Columbia, Missouri, 65201

Phone: 573-884-8797




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