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Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA): Q50 from TA Instruments 

Contact: petr.fiurasek [at] (Petr Fiurasek) - Location: OM47

Faces scheduling system group: QCAM

DocumentationTraining - Rates


Measure changes in weight percent in relation to a temperature or time program in a controlled atmosphere


  • Temperature range: ambient to 1000 ˚C
  • Typical sample weight: 5-10 mg
  • Controlled heating rate: 0.1 to 100 ˚C/min
  • Furnace Air cooling (force air/nitrogen): 1000 to 50 ˚C < 12 min
  • Baseline dynamic drift: <50 µg (50 to 1000°C at 20°C/min)
  • Purge gas system with mass flow controllers - Atmosphere: air, nitrogen


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