Piston-cylinder apparatus

'Kushiro-type press' '4-post end-loaded press'

Our piston-cylinder lab is comprised of two presses ('Kushiro-type press' and '4 post end-loaded press') used for experiments in the range of 0.5 to 3.5 GPa and at temperatures up to ~2500 degree C. Both presses accommodate 1/2 or 3/4 inch pressure cells.

machine specifications:


person(s) whom users should contact: Shigeru YAMASHITA.

Institute for Planetary Materials