Polymer Manufacturing and Processing

For the manufacturing and processing of the most varied of polymers, knowledge of the thermal properties plays a decisive role. By means of modern thermoanalytical measuring methods, the following questions in the fields of product development, quality assurance, failure analysis and process optimization can be answered.

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DSC 214 Polyma
  • High Performance
  • Smart Measurement
  • AutoEvaluation
  • Innovative Identification
  • Easy Sample Preparation
  • Unique Concavus® Pan
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.

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.

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.

DMA EPLEXOR Series up to 500 N

The testing instruments of the EPLEXOR® series up to ±500 N enable the dynamic mechanical (or static) characterization of a wide range of different materials including elastomers and polymers, composites, metals, glasses, ceramics, biomaterials and foods, adhesives, and liquids.

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.

TMA 402 F1/F3 Hyperion® - Thermomechanical Analyzer

What sets the TMA 402 F1/F3 Hyperion® apart is the modular concept of interchangeable furnaces covering the temperature range from -150°C to 1550°C, which are also compatible with other NETZSCH instruments. A large number of sample holder types and adjustment possibilities are available. The TMA 402 F1/F3 Hyperion® can be operated with a broad range of force, without added weight, digitally programmable from -3 N to 3 N.

PERSEUS® STA 449 F1/F3 Jupiter® – STA-FT-IR Coupling

The PERSEUS® STA 449 F1/F3 Jupiter® is an unmatched alliance between two successful instruments: the NETZSCH STA 449 F1/F3 Jupiter® and the FT-IR spectrometer by Bruker Optics. Its design is unprecedented and sets a benchmark for state-of-the-art coupling systems.

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.

DMA EPLEXOR Ultra-High Force Series up to 6000 N

The floor-standing, modular, high-end NETZSCH GABO EPLEXOR® series is specifically designed to determine the linear and non-linear viscoelastic behavior of materials which require measurements under very high force levels and/or large deformations.

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.

LFA 467 HyperFlash® – Light Flash Apparatus

The new LFA 467 HyperFlash® features a wide temperature range, very high efficiency (with its sample changer for 16 samples), extremely fast data acquisition rates and an intelligent lens system (ZoomOptics) between the sample and detector.

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.

DMA EPLEXOR High-Temperature Series up to 6000 N

The EPLEXOR® HT series by NETZSCH GABO is the only DMA/DMTA instrument line on the market for measurements up to 1500°C.

SBA 458 Nemesis®

Thermoelectric materials should possess high working temperatures and optimized efficiency. The relative performance is described by the figure of merit (ZT). It highlights the importance of the Seebeck coefficient with respect to the performance. The SBA 458 Nemesis® allows for simultaneous measurement of the Seebeck coefficient and electrical conductivity under indentical conditions.

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).

HFM 436 Lambda - Heat flow meter

With the Heat Flow Meter, HFM 436 Lambda, the thermal conductivity of large-sized, plate-formed insulators is investigated at a fixed or adjustable temperature gradient. The built-in computer – or an externally connected one – delivers the precise measurement data after a short compensation time.

HFM 446 Lambda Small

The new HFM 446 Lambda Small features a standardized method for the measurement of thermal conductivity which is equally applicable in research and development and in quality assurance.