Specifications include, but are not limited to:
Maximum pressing force should be equal to or higher than 100 kN.
Minimum pressing force should be equal to or lower than 30kN.
Maximum sintering temperature must be higher than 2000° C.
Overall power must be applicable to ERB power availability.(e.g., 480V, max. 150 amp)
Sintering time at maximum force and temperature should be longer than 15 minutes.
Sintering environment must be lower than 20 mbar at vacuum or inert gas.
Sintered sample size range should be 20 mm to 40 mm in diameter.
Water cooling system should be included.
Recording of SPS parameters (e.g., voltage, current, temperature, force on the sample and transport to PC) must be provided.
Shipping/transportation to Engineering Research building must be included.
Commissioning test of a machine must be included.
On-site training should be more than two (2) full days.