The Micro Scratch Tester is widely used to characterize the practical adhesion failure of thin films and coatings with a typical thickness below 5 μm. The Micro Scratch Tester is also used in theMST-Module-01 analysis of organic and inorganic soft and hard coatings.

Technical Features:

  • Superior micro scratch testing
  • Diamond-stylus scratch method
  • Automated video microscope with synchronized multi-focus panorama
  • Active force feedback control
  • Scratch depth measurement with pre- and post-scan correction
  • Numerous scratch testing capabilities
  • Acoustic emission sensor


  • Swinging module for lateral oscillations while scratching
  • AFM or ConScan 3D imaging
  • Wide range of indenter tips
  • Indentation option
  • Verification kit for load, friction force and penetration depth