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Particle, Powder and Compact Characterization Lab

Overview of Services

Purdue University has a dedicated 3000 ft2 facility located in FLEX 3001 for powder, particle and compact characterization. The lab comprises equipment for measurement of powder physical properties such size, shape, density and flow. In addition, the lab also houses equipment to prepare powder compacts and test their mechanical properties and study their microstructure in a non-destructive manner.



Carl Wassgren | Professor of Mechanical Engineering | Center Director | 765-494-5656 |


Location and hours of operation

Hours Location


 205 Gates Rd 
 West Lafayette, IN. 47907

Links and Resources


Name Role Phone Email Location
Hector Lozano-Perez
Temporary Laboratory Manager
FLEX 3021C
Michelle Sarault
Account Assistant-Payroll
ME 2051