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Mettler Thermogravimetric Analyzer, Model TGA/DSC 1

Contact: Dr. Hugo Celio
Location: EER 6.636

Equipment Type:

Polymer Characterization

Information the Equipment Can Provide

The TGA/DSC 1 instrument was purchased in 2009 from Mettler-Toledo and has a micro-balance and a thermocouple sensor to simultaneously measures heat flow in addition to weight change as a function of temperature.

Key Features:

  • Sensitivity detected: – microgram resolution (~2 microgram) over the whole measurement range
  • Efficient automation: most reliable sample robot for high sample throughput (load up to 32 samples)
  • Broad temperature scale: analyze samples from ambient to 1100 °C
  • DSC heat flow measurement: for simultaneous detection of thermal events using a single thermocouple
  • Gas controller: air and nitrogen gases are available. Other gases may be included after consulting with facility manager.

Fees and Policies

  • UT Users: $19/hour
  • Higher Education/State Agencies: $58/hour
  • Corporate/External Users: $57/hour

To become a new user of this facility, please read the Instrument Reservation Information page. If you are already a user you can make a reservation in FBS.