• Stand-alone stage with integrated sample stretching and compression capabilities
  • Enables fine motion control for precise positioning of the AFM tip relative to the sample
  • Sample size / distance between jaws 10-20mm or 25-35mm (standard stage)
  • Maximum travel range: 10mm
  • Velocity: 0.1mm/min to 1.5mm/min
  • Force range: exchangeable loadcells, range 2N and 200N, accuracy readout +/-1%
  • Encoder: resolution 300nm, linearity 0.1% of full travel
  • Flexible design for different samples
  • Comprehensive software control
  • Real-time display of force, extension and time, live graphical display of stress/strain curve
  • Not compatible with inverted microscopes


Stretchingstage 4A 1000