Research Facilities


The Dental Materials Laboratories at Indiana University include 2100 sq ft. of laboratory space within the School of Dentistry. Included in this space is a controlled environment space thermally maintained by separate systems. Three chemical hoods and a deionized central water supply are present. Our laboratory space is divided into following specific areas:

MTS 1123 Universal Testing Machine

Leco M-400 Hardness Tester

Preheating, Tempering and High Temperature Ceramic Processing Furnaces

Office computers are available to all faculty and staff.  Laboratories are equipped with at least one personal computer.

Leco VP-150 Polishing Machine

Nikon UM-2 Optical Microscope

Leco Metallograph and Optical Microscope with Digital Imaging Capabilities

Perkin Elmer High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Perkin Elmer 306 Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer