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Infrared spectrometer

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Technical data
  • Perkin Elmer Spectrum 65
  • Solid and liquid samples can be measured
  • Recording range (wavenumber): 4000 cm-1 to 600 cm-1
  • Golden Gate Diamond ATR unit 5200 cm-1 to 650 cm-1
Areas of application
  • Comparison of spectra with reference samples
  • Comparison of spectra with in-house database for material identification
  • Plastic identification
  • Silicone detection
  • Detection and identification of functional groups
  • Determination of low-volatility hydrocarbons
UV-Vis-NIR Spectrophotometer

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Technical data
  • Varian Cary 500 Scan
  • Wavelength range: 200–2500 nm
  • Integrating sphere (250–2500 nm)
Areas of application
  • Reflection measurement
  • Transmission measurement
Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA)

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Technical data
  • Perkin Elmer TGA7
  • Weighing accuracy: up to 10 ppm
  • Sample capacity: up to 50 µl
  • Temperature range: ambient temperature up to 1000°C
  • Heating and cooling rates: 0.1 to 200°C/min in 0.1°C steps
Areas of application
  • Determination of filling level for inorganic fillers in plastics (e. g., glass fibers)
  • Thermal stability
  • Outgassing
Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)

Technical data
  •         Mettler-Toledo DSC5+
  •      Temperature range: -90°C to 700°C
  •          Heating rate: 0.001 to 200 K/min
  •          Measuring method: Power Compensation or Heat Flux
Areas of application
  • Characterization of materials (melting point, glass transition, crystallization, phase transitions)
  • Curing of adhesives (enthalpy, kinetics)
Thermomechanical analysis (TMA)

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Technical data
  • Mettler Toledo TMA/SDTA 2+ IC/600
  • Temperature range: -80°C to 600°C
  • Maximum sample length: 20 mm
  • Measuring range (length): -5 mm to 5 mm
  • Force range: -0.1 N to 1 N
  • Length resolution: 0.5 nm
Areas of application
  • Measurement of coefficients of linear expansion
  • Glass transition temperature
  • Young's modulus measurements
Surface tension measuring device

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Technical data
  • Surftens Basic
  • Determination of surface tension by means of contact angle measurement
Areas of application
  • Establishing surface condition with regard to good adhesion – for example, for adhesives and coatings
Rheometer

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Technical data
  • Anton Paar MCR 302
  • Temperature range: -40°C to +200°C
  • Cone plate
  • Parallel plate
  • Oscillation
Areas of application
  • Measurement of viscosity
  • Determination of pot life
  • Oscillation for the determination of loss and storage modulus, for example
Colorimeter

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Technical data
  • CM-700d Spectrophotometer
  • Color determination in the CIE L*a*b color space
  • Standard illuminant D65 for daylight and F11 for artificial light
  • Wavelength range: 400 nm to 700 nm
Areas of application
  • Color difference recognition
  • Comparison with RAL colors
Gloss meter

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Technical data
  • Reflectometer REFO 3
  • Gloss meter for the angles 20°/60°/85°
Areas of application
  • Quantitative measuring method for determining mattness/gloss
Coating thickness gauge

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Technical data
  • Fischer Isoscope MP30
  • Eddy current-coating thickness gauge
  • Measuring range from 10µm to 1000µm
Areas of application
  • Eddy current probe for measuring thickness of electrically non-conductive coatings on non-ferrous metals (Iso/NF)
pH/conductometer

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Technical data
  • Metrohm 914 pH/Conductometer
  • pH range: -13.000–+20.000
  • Conductivity range: 0.1µS–500 mS
Areas of application
  • pH/Conductivity meter for measuring pH/mV/conductivity/TDS/salinity and temperature
  • Example: wastewater analysis
Digital measuring projector

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Technical data
  • Keyence IM 8030 T 

Precision measurement mode:

  • Field of view: 225 x 125 mm (standard measuring mode 300 x 200 mm)
  • Measuring accuracy (±2σ): ±2 µm
  • Repeatability: ±0.5 µm

 

Additional measuring options:

  • Light sensor measurement
  • Height measurement probe
Areas of application
  • Automated measurements
  • Dimensional accuracy checks
  • Dimensional accuracy checks
  • Measurement of references in multiple axes

 

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Interferometer

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Technical data
  • Zygo Verifire™ HDX
  • Optical aperture: 6"
  • Reference flat: 6" Ultraflat
  • Resolution: 11.6 MPix
Areas of application
  • Plane mirror surface deviations
  • Wavefront error in optical systems
Refractometer

Technical data
  • Mettler Toledo Refractometer Excellence R4
  • Calculation index range: 1.32 - 1.70
  • Temperature range: 0 - 100°C
Areas of application
  • Measurement of the calculation index of liquid samples
  • Measurement of the calculation index of thin films