McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA): Q500 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

Weighing precision: ± 0.01%

Sensitivity: 0.1 µg

Controlled heating rate: 0.1 to 50 ˚C/min

Gas analysis furnace (EGA)

Furnace Air cooling (force air/nitrogen): 1000 to 50 ˚C ~ 45 min due to EGA

Baseline dynamic drift: <250 µg (50 to 1000°C at 20°C/min)

Modes: Hi-Res TGA, Auto Stepwise TGA, modulated temperature TGA (MTGA)

Purge gas system with mass flow controllers - Atmosphere: air, nitrogen

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