Applications Measurements

Our Expertise

The NETZSCH Thermal Analysis Applications Laboratories are a proficient partner for nearly all thermal analysis issues. Our involvement in your projects begins with painstaking sample preparation and continues through meticulous examination and interpretation of the measurement results. Our diverse methods and over 30 different state-of-the-art measuring stations will provide ready solutions for all your special questions. Customers of our laboratory services stem from a wide range of large companies in industries such as chemical, automotive, electronics, air/space travel, racing, and polymer and ceramics. 

Our Locations

In addition to our applications laboratory at the headquarters in Germany, we also have application laboratories in the USA (Boston), China (Shanghai), India (Chennai). Korea (Goyang) and Japan (Yokohama).

Get to know more about the Applications and Testing Services in US and Canada.

Our Business Spectrum

Within the realm of thermal analysis and the measurement of thermophysical properties, we offer you a comprehensive line of the most diverse analysis techniques for the characterization of materials (solids, powders and liquids). Measurements can be carried out on samples of the most varied of geometries and configurations. Consult with the experts in our applications labs to choose the best-suited measuring method for your specific needs. You will be working with scientists (physicists, chemists, materials scientists) possessing consolidated knowledge about the most varied of methods and materials spectra. Confidentiality is of course guaranteed. 

Our Measuring Methods

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MethodMeasurement resultsTemperature rangeIn accordance with the following standards (excerpt)
Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)Phase transformation temperatures and enthalpies, specific heat-180°C ... 1650°C


C351, D3417, D3418, D3895, D4565, E793, E794

DIN 51004, 51007, 53765, 65467
ISO10837, 11357, 11409 
High-pressure DSC (up to 15 MPa, 150 bar)Phase transformation temperatures -50°C ... 600°CASTMD5483, D6186, E1782, E1858, E2009
Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA)Phase transformation temperatures-180°C ... 2000°C


C351, D3417, D3418, D3895, D4565, E793, E794

DIN 51004, 51007
ISO 10837
Thermogravimetry (TGA, STA)Mass changes, corrosion, thermal stabilityRT ... 2000°C


E914, E1131, E1868

DIN 51006
ISO 7111, 11358
Gas analysisCharacterization of gases emitted by means of MS, GC-MS or FT-IR, coupled to a TGA or STA-120°C ... 1650°C
Dilatometry and TMADimensional changes, coefficients of expansion, density change-180°C ... 2800°C


D696, E228, E831, E1363, E1545, E1824

DIN 53752
Dynamic-Mechanical Analysis (DMA)Visco-elastic behavior, coefficient of elasticity-170°C ... 600°C


D4092, D4065, D4473, D5023, D5024, D5026, D5418, E1640, E1867

Heat Flow Meter and Guarded Hot PlateThermal conductivity of insulating materials-160°C ... 700°C


C177, C518, E1530, F433

12667, 12939, 13163
ISO 8301, 8302
Flash Methods Thermal conductivity and diffusivity    -125°C ... 2000°C



Dielectric AnalysisCuring behavior of reactive polymersRT ... 400°CASTME2038, E2039

The Advantage to You

You will receive high-precision measurement results and valuable interpretations from us in the shortest possible time. This will enable you to exactly specify new materials and components before actual deployment, minimize risks of failure, and gain decisive advantages over your competitors. For production problems, we can work with you to analyze causal issues and work out solution concepts. The relatively low expense of investment in our test measurements and services will pay off by greatly reducing your down time and reject rates. In addition, you will be able to increase the satisfaction of your existing customers and to win new ones.

For more information about the Applications Service in the US and Canada please contact the manager of our applications lab:

Rob Campbell
Netzsch Instruments N.A. LLC.
129 Middlesex Turnpike
Burlington, MA 01803-3305 USA
Phone: (+1) 781 418 1803
Fax: (+1) 781 272 5225
E-mail:  nib_laboratory‎@‎