Pharmaceutical Research, Development and Quality Assurance

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) and Thermogravimetry (TGA) are two Thermal Analysis techniques that are described in both the European (Ph. Eur., Chapter 2.2.34) and the United States pharmacopeia (USP, Chapter 891).


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TGA/STA-QMS 403 D Aëolos® - Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer Coupling

The TGA/STA-QMS 403 D Aëolos® is a very compact mass spectrometer with a heated capillary inlet system, specially designed for routine analysis of volatile decomposition products of thermal analysis (instrument for EGA: evolved gas analysis).

TG 209 F3 Tarsus®

This easy-to-use instrument for thermogravimetry was developed especially for routine applications in the field of plastics, but also finds application in the chemical industry. With a range of up to 1000°C, it is the ideal starter unit and offers the patented c-DTA® for the detection of exothermal and endothermal reactions with DSC.

STA 449 F3 Jupiter®

The STA 449 F3 Jupiter® combines the advantages of a high sensitive thermobalance and a true Differential Scanning Calorimeter. Various furnaces and TG, TGA-DTA and TGA-DSC sensors can be used, whereby the system can be easily optimized for the most versatile applications.

DMA 242 E Artemis

The robust construction of the DMA 242 E Artemis and the high resolution of the deformation measuring system enable precise measurements on both very rigid and very soft samples. The most varied of deformation types, digital signal filtering, kinetic evaluation and frequency extrapolation make the DMA 242 E Artemis to a real all-rounder in the force range up to 24 N.

DSC 204 HP Phoenix® – High-pressure DSC

DSC measurements with selectable gas pressure allow additional possibilities for the study of chemical reactions, vaporization processes (ASTM E1782), adsorption and desorption, and aging studies (ASTM E1858, ASTM D6186, ASTM E2009, ASTM D5483). The DSC 204 HP Phoenix®, Differential Scanning Calorimeter, is ideally configured for these applications.

TG 209 F1 Libra®

Flexibility with the fittings of this premium instrument for thermogravimetry allow it to cover almost any imaginable application in the range up to 1100°C. The system has many outstanding features: BeFlat® function allows or immediate measurement upon switching on the unit, the system’s heating rates of up to 200 K/min allow for faster results, while its corrosion-resistant ceramic furnace withstands even fluorine- or chlorine-containing polymers, c-DTA® function for the detection of exothermal and endothermal reactions.

STA 449 F1 Jupiter®

With the STA 449 F1 Jupiter® NETZSCH is setting new standards. Unlimited configuration flexibility and unmatched performance are the foundations for a great variety of application possibilities in the fields of ceramics, metals, plastics, and composites over a broad temperature range (-150°C ... 2400°C).

DSC 3500 Sirius

The DSC 3500 Sirius combines compactness, robustness and ease-of-use with high detection sensitivity, thus offering optimal conditions for quality assurance and failure analysis in areas such as foods, cosmetics, polymers, technical textiles, and organic and inorganic materials.

DSC 404 F3 Pegasus® – High-Temperature DSC

The DSC 404 F3 Pegasus®, High-Temperature Differential Scanning Calorimeter, offers a high flexibility for all DSC and DTA applications in quality control and product development. Furnaces and DSC/DTA sensors are available for a broad temperature range (-150 ... 2000°C). Numerous upgrade possibilities allow adaption of this cost-effective calorimeter system to sophisticated applications.

Photo-DSC 204 F1 Phoenix®

The Photo-DSC 204 F1 Phoenix®, Differential Photocalorimeter, is our answer to the market trend seeking solutions for analyzing the UV curing of light-activated resin systems, adhesives, paints, coatings and dental masses. Further application areas include determining the effect of light on the shelf life of foods or technical oils, fats and lubricants.

DEA 288 Epsilon - Dielectric Analyzer

The multi-functional design of the DEA 288 Epsilon (including furnace or laboratory press) allows for the application of a great variety of different test conditions such as heat, cold or UV light. This enables the user to easily and conveniently determine the best parameters for processing the material.

DSC 404 F1 Pegasus® – High-Temperature DSC

The NETZSCH DSC 404 F1 Pegasus®, High-Temperature Differential Scanning Calorimeter, allows the determination of specific heat and caloric effects in a broad temperature range with outstanding reliability, best resolution and accuracy. The high vacuum tight design, various furnaces and sensors, easily interchangeable by the user, make the DSC 404 F1 Pegasus® to an ideal tool for DSC measurements at the highest level for research at universities and development tasks at the industrial sector.

DSC 204 F1 Phoenix®

Very high sensitivity and resolution can be realized with this premium Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC), which also features an automatic sample changer (ASC), temperature modulation (TM-DSC), baseline optimization (BeFlat®), correction of thermal resistance and time constants (DSC-correction), even coupling to QMS and FTIR as well as UV-extension for photo-calorimetry.

Multiple Module Calorimeter MMC 274 Nexus®

The MMC 274 Nexus® can be used in conjunction with the DSC and the Accelerating Rate Calorimeter where its special features better match the application. The MMC 274 Nexus® is used for measuring heats of reaction, reaction rates, endotherms, heat capacities, phase changes, gas generation rates and vapor pressures.