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Analytical balances
Angle grinder
  • Angle grinders
Bench scales
  • Computerized scales
Benchtop centrifuges
  • Dual centrifuges
Binocular light compound microscopes
  • Binocular compound microscopes
Boring machines
  • Oxygen bomb calorimeters
  • Optical comparators
Compression testers
  • Universal testing machines
Coordinate measuring machines CMM
Drill press or radial drill
  • Drill presses
  • Absorption dynamometers
Fatigue testers
  • Fatigue testing machines
Flow sensors
  • Microfluidic particle imaging velocimetry PIV systems
Flow transmitters
  • Wind tunnels
Fume hoods or cupboards
  • Fume hoods
Fused deposition modeling machine
  • Fused deposition modeling FDM machines
Hardness testers
  • Digital hardness testers
Hydraulic press frames
  • Hydraulic presses
Impact testers
Induction heaters
  • Heat treatment furnaces
Injection molding machines
  • Plastic injection molding machines
Laboratory benches
  • Hydraulic benches
  • Hydrostatics benches
Laminated object manufacturing machine
  • Laminated object manufacturing LOM systems
Load frame
  • Manual load frames
  • Servohydraulic load frames
Metal inert gas welding machine
  • Metal inert gas MIG welders
Metal polishing machine
  • Polishing machines
  • Programmable logic controllers PLC
Milling machines
  • Micro mills
Notebook computers
  • Laptop computers
Personal computers
Photoelastic testing instruments
  • Photoelastic testing machines
Pneumatic impact wrenches
  • Pneumatic ratchets
Polishing machines
  • Superfinishing machines
Power grinders
  • Bench grinders
  • Centerless grinding machines
  • Grinding machines
  • Internal grinding machines
  • Tool grinders
Power saws
  • Cold cut chop saws
  • Dual column bandsaws
Pressure indicators
  • Open channel flow apparatuses
  • Three-dimensional laser digitizers
Selective laser sintering machine
  • Selective laser sintering SLS systems
  • Power sheet metal shears
Shielded metal arc welding or stick welding machine
  • Shielded arc welding tools
Sound measuring apparatus or decibel meter
  • Sound level meters
Strain gauges
  • Electronic strain gauges
Surface grinding machine
  • Surface grinding machines
Tension testers
  • Tensile testers
Three dimensional printing machine
  • Three-dimensional prototyping printer
Torsion testers
Tracer or duplicating or contouring lathe
  • Lathes
  • Micro lathes
Tumblers or polishers
  • Lapping machines
Vibration testers
  • Vibration monitors
Water baths
  • Constant temperature baths


Analytical or scientific software
  • Data acquisition software
  • Finite element method FEM software
  • Intellisense Intellisuite
  • ProModel
  • The MathWorks MATLAB Hot technology
Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Hot technology
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • Bentley Microstation Hot technology
  • Dassault Systemes SolidWorks
  • Mathsoft Mathcad
  • PTC Pro/ENGINEER Mechanica
Computer aided manufacturing CAM software
  • Stereolithography SLA rapid prototyping systems
  • TekSoft CAMWorks
Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access Hot technology
Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook Hot technology
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot technology
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot technology
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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