Ceramics and Glass Industries

  • What is the quartz content in the ceramic raw material?
  • How changes the reactivity of the nano material?
  • With what sintering rate can the best sinter density be achieved?
  • What hydrate phases does gypsum have under a saturated steam atmosphere?
  • At what temperature is the curing of the adhesive completed?
  • How high is the mass loss during the dehydration of the ceramic mass?

These or similar questions can be answered with our modern thermoanalytical measuring techniques. We have the ideal solution for your product development, quality assurance, and process optimization.

Find out more about the versatile application possibilities of our thermoanalytical measuring systems, the extensive accessory options we offer and our user-friendly software.

Take advantage of all the information contained in your measurements by employing our Advanced Software Packages.

The mobile Ug value measurement device

Straightforward measurement of Ug values on insulating glass for the assessment of existing glaze inventories and for quality assurance.

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.

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 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.

PCE 428 - Pyrometric Cone Equivalent

Determination of the melting point of refractory materials is only possible indirectly through comparison with the softening of standard cones. In the PCE 428, the pyrometric cone equivalent can be ascertained visually up to a maximum temperature of 1700°C.

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.

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).

STA 409 CD-QMS 403/5 SKIMMER - Coupling System

Highest detection sensitivity through direct coupling of the STA 409 CD with a quadrupole mass spectrometer (QMS) - evolved gas analysis (EGA) method.

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.

LFA 457 MicroFlash® - Laser Flash Apparatus

The LFA 457 MicroFlash® is the most modern product for the determination of the two thermophysical properties, thermal diffusivity and conductivity, in the range from -125°C to 1100°C. Its compact, vacuum-tight construction, automatic sample changer and functional software guarantee the highest effectiveness for challenging materials testing.

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).

GST 420 PC - Glaze Stress Tester

The GST 420 PC glaze stress tester complies with the specifications for stress measurements on glazed porcelain recommended by the Deutschen Keramischen Gesellschaft (German Ceramic Society).

RUL/CIC 421 - Apparatus for determining refractoriness under load

The RUL/CIC Apparatus RUL/CIC 421 enables determination of the deformation point under compression and the creep in compression with one instrument without retrofitting. Furnace, load device, differential measuring system, control and software are designed for reliable, automatic long-term operation.

LFA 427 - Laser Flash Apparatus / Pyrometer version for up to 2800°C

Outstanding attributes of the LFA 427 are high precision and reproducibility, short measuring times, variable sample holders and precisely adjustable atmosphere conditions in the application range from -120°C to 2800°C. The LFA 427 is the most powerful LFA system for use in research & development.

TCT 426 - Thermal Conductivity Tester: furnace/hot-wire method

The TCT 426 works according to the hot wire method and is especially designed for the investigation of refractory rock. The measuring cross, parallel wire, and T® methods can be used in the instrument. The TCT 426 is indispensable for the efficient use of energy in industrial kiln engineering with refractories.

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.

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.

HMOR 422 D/3 - Apparatus for testing MOR

The modulus of rupture of refractory ceramics is determined as the amount of force applied to a rectangular test piece of specific dimensions until failure occurs. The HMOR 422 hot modulus of rupture apparatus are used to measure the failure load as well as bending under load or deformation force.

GHP 456 Titan®

Innovative Guarded Hot Plate System GHP 456 Titan® for Determination of Thermal Conductivity of Insulations