Thermal Property Testing

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DSC EQUIPMENT: TA INSTRUMENTS Q2000

TA Instruments Q2000

Features TA’s Advanced TZero® technology and temperature modulation capability.

Temperature Range: -75°C to 725°C

Test Standards:

  • ASTM E1356 - Glass Transition by DSC
  • ASTM E2602 - Glass Transition by Modulated DSC
  • ASTM E1269 - Specific Heat Capacity by DSC
  • ASTM E2716 - Specific Heat Capacity by Modulated DSC
  • ASTM E 3418 - Glass Transition and Enthalpies of Fusion and Crystallization
  • SACMA SRM 25R-94 - Onset Temperature and Peak Temperature

DMA Equipment: TA Instruments Q800

TA Instruments Q800

Multiple loading configurations are available, including; three-point bend, single cantilever, and dual cantilever.

Temperature Range: 23°C to 600°C

Test Standards:

  • ASTM D7028 – Glass Transition Temperature by DMA
  • ASTM E1640 – Glass Transition Temperature by DMA
  • SACMA SRM 18R-94 – Glass Transition Temperature by DMA
  • ASTM D4065 – Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Plastics
  • ASTM D5418 – Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Plastics In Flexure
  • EN 6032 – Determination of Glass Transition Temperatures

TMA Equipment: TA Instruments Q400EM

TA Instruments Q400EM

Multiple loading configurations are available, including; expansion, penetration, compression, tension, and flexural. The Q400EM also features dynamic loading and temperature modulation capabilities.

Temperature Range: -150°C to 1,000°C

Test Standards:

  • ASTM E1545: Glass Transition by TMA
  • ASTM E831: Linear Thermal Expansion of Solid Materials by TMA
  • ASTM E2347: Indentation Softening Temperature
  • ASTM E2092: Distortion Temperature in Three-Point Bending by TMA
  • GE E50TF36-S1: Glass Transition of Composites by TMA
  • Bell 299-947-299 D, Method 509.2: Glass Transition by Microflexure TMA

CTE Equipment: TA Instruments DIL 803

Horizontal style dilatometer ensures uniform temperature profile. Dual-specimen capability improves program delivery schedules

Temperature Range: -160°C to 700°C

Test Standard:

  • ASTM E228: Linear Thermal Expansion of Solid Materials With a Push-Rod Dilatometer

TA Instruments DIL 803

Thermal Diffusivity Equipment: TA Instruments DXF-200 / EM-200

Xenon flash method accurately measures diffusivity of a wide range of materials. Dual-specimen capability improves program delivery schedules.

Temperature Range: -150° to 200°C

Test Standard:

  • ASTM E1461: Thermal Diffusivity by the Flash Method

TA Instruments DXF-200 / EM-200TA Instruments DXF-200 / EM-200