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Thermal Test

Thermal analysis equipment available in our laboratory and analysis conducted with these equipment are stated below.


Differential Scanning Calorimeter Device (DSC) 

Differential scanning calorimeter in our laboratory enables working within a temperature range between -150°C and 600°C. This analysis is used to detect heat flow differences between the  sample and a reference sample. The amount of energy absorbed or released during the heating / cooling of the sample or keeping the sample at a constant temperature is measured in DSC analysis. If a temperature difference occurs between the sample and reference sample, the energy supplied to the sample is altered to equalize the temperature energy (power) amount. Thus, the amount of heat transfer during the phase change in the sample can be determined.

 

DSC Analysis Results
Melting point temperature
Glass transition temperature
Specific heat capacity
Melting enthalpy
Crystallization temperature
Crystallization enthalpy

 

DSC Analysis Standards
ISO 11357 ASTM E967
ASTM E968 ASTM E793
ASTM D3895 ASTM D3417
ASTM D3418 DIN 51004
DIN 51005 DIN 51007
DIN 53765  

 

Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA)

The Thermogravimetric Analyzer is used to determine the thermal stability of the samples. The sample is heated in a suitable atmosphere and, increases and losses in sample masses are determined as a function of temperature. The temperatures where degradation has been initiated and completed, and maximum degradation temperatures can be determined.

TGA Analysis Results
Degradation onset temperature
Maximum degradation temperature
Mass Loss
Degradation Kinetics

 

TGA Analysis Standards
DIN 51006
DIN 51005

Thermo Mechanical Analysis  (TMA)

Thermo Mechanical Analysis  device is used for determination of thermo mechanical properties of the sample as a function of time or sample temperature. Also, it is utilized to obtain the coefficient of linear expansion of materials. Expansion / contraction curves, viscoelastic properties, creep modulus, penetration amounts, glass transition and softening temperatures can be determined by using the TMA device.

TMA Analysis Results
Stress/Strain amounts
Linear expansion coefficient
Penetration measurement
Glass transition temperature
Softening temperature
Viscoelastik material properties
Creep modulus

 

TMA Analysis Standards
ASTM E831 DIN 53752
ASTM D696 ASTM D4065
ISO 11359 ASTM D4440
DIN 51005 ASTM D5279