Transfer line coupling

The transfer line coupling of the TGA or STA thermal analyzer via a heated coupling adapter and a heated transfer line transports the gases evolved to the Bruker INVENIO. The heated gas cell can be located in an external module or connected to the INVENIO via the right exit, or the gas cell may be situated at the internal position. An external gas cell allows the operator access to the FT-IR spectrometer’s great flexibility and makes it possible to add on accessories such as an ATR unit or a microscope.

The gas transfer line is characterized by a low volume and a short capillary length, thus minimizing dilution effects and leading to fast response times. To prevent cold spots and thus condensation of the gases evolved, the entire gas path is heated.

Key Technical Data

(subject to change)

  • Wave number range:
    FT-IR: 8000 cm-1 to 340 cm-1
    Coupling: 4400 cm-1 to 600 cm-1
    (double window technique KBr+ZnSe)
  • Resolution:
    better than 0.4 cm-1
  • Temperature of transfer line:
    max. 230°C
  • Furnace adaptor:
    max. 300°C
  • Transfer line material:
    PTFE (exchangeable)
  • Window material gas cell:
    ZnSe + KBr
  • Gas cell volume and length:
    8.7 ml/110 mm
  • Detector:
    DLaTGS or MCT


Automatic Sample Changer

The automatic sample changer (ASC) similarly handles routine measurements in quality control as well as requirements for research and development. It works around the clock to free your time for other challenges and allows you to make optimal use of the coupling even during the weekend. Of course, each sample can be assigned a different measurement and evaluation program. Easy-to-understand input fields lead you through the programming of a series of measurements. Unplanned analyses can also be inserted into a pre-programmed series of measurements already in progress.


Documentos técnicos

Documentos técnicos

Several standards such as NaHCO3 and CuSO4 * 5H2O are investigated by evolved gas analysis (TG-FTIR and TG-MS) in order to identify and quanitfy the relreased amount of gases

JTAC, Vol 83 (2006) 2, 321

In order to download, the complete paper, please visit Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry:

Documentos técnicos

Several standards such as NaHCO3 and CuSO4 * 5H2O are investigated by evolved gas analysis (TG-FTIR and TG-MS) in order to identify and quanitfy the relreased amount of gases.


published: Thermochim. Acta, 440 (2006) 81

Documentos técnicos

Characterization of Dust Samples in Occupational and Environmental Medicine

published: NETZSCH Onset 4/2008


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