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TGADSC 1

Simultaneous Thermal Analysis : TGA/DSC 1 from Mettler Tolledo


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

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Application

Measure changes in weight percent in relation to a temperature or time program in a controlled atmosphere. Thanks to the design of the thermal sensors incorporated in the measuring cell, the TGA/DSC 1 also provides the possibility of differential scanning calorimetry (DSC).

Features

  • Large furnace (LF)
  • Equipped with TGA/LF DSC HSS2 sensor– six thermocouples
  • 34-position autosampler
  • Crucibles available: Alumina 70 µL
  • Temperature range: ambient to 1100 ˚C
  • Typical sample weight: 5-10 mg
  • Sensitivity: 0.1 µg
  • Controlled heating rate: 0.02 to 250 ˚C/min
  • Furnace Air cooling (force air/nitrogen): 1100 to 50 ˚C ~ 25 min
  • Baseline dynamic drift: 270 µg (50 to 1100°C at 20°C/min)
  • Purge gas system with mass flow controllers (GC100) - Atmosphere: air, nitrogen

 

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