Patents

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TA Instruments Patents

Patent Title
6,931,915 Wide Range Dynamic Rheometer   (wireless plate temperature measurement; originally filed by Rheometrics)
Wide Range Dynamic Rheometer   (wireless plate temperature measurement; originally filed by Rheometrics)
4256424 Wide Range Dynamic Rheometer   (wireless plate temperature measurement; originally filed by Rheometrics)
1,133,988 Apparatus for Controlling the Power Supplied to a Load
1,159,278 Method and Apparatus for Calorimetric Differential Thermal Analysis
4,816,730 Autosampler
0347125 Parallel Plate Dielectric Analyzer
2,598,836 Planar Interdigitated Dielectric Sensor
5,095,278 Planar Interdigitated Dielectric Sensor
5,045,798 Planar Interdigitated Dielectric Sensor
2,051,578 Method and Apparatus for High Resolution Analysis of the Composition of a Material
0494492 Method and Apparatus for High Resolution Analysis of the Composition of a Material
0494492 Method and Apparatus for High Resolution Analysis of the Composition of a Material
0494492 Method and Apparatus for High Resolution Analysis of the Composition of a Material
0494492 Method and Apparatus for High Resolution Analysis of the Composition of a Material
0494492 Method and Apparatus for High Resolution Analysis of the Composition of a Material
5,165,792 Method and Apparatus for High Resolution Analysis of the Composition of a Material
5,368,391 Method and Apparatus for High Resolution Analysis of the Composition of a Material
Method and Apparatus for High Resolution Analysis of the Composition of a Material
Method and Apparatus for High Resolution Analysis of the Composition of a Material
Method and Apparatus for High Resolution Analysis of the Composition of a Material
Method and Apparatus for High Resolution Analysis of the Composition of a Material
Method and Apparatus for High Resolution Analysis of the Composition of a Material
0559362 Method and Apparatus for Modulated Differential Analysis
2,089,225 Method and Apparatus for Modulated Differential Analysis
0559362 Method and Apparatus for Modulated Differential Analysis
0559362 Method and Apparatus for Modulated Differential Analysis
0559362 Method and Apparatus for Modulated Differential Analysis
0559362 Method and Apparatus for Modulated Differential Analysis
0559362 Method and Apparatus for Modulated Differential Analysis
5,224,775 Method and Apparatus for Modulated Differential Analysis
5,346,306 Method and Apparatus for Modulated Differential Analysis
5,439,291 Method and Apparatus for AC Modulated Differential Analysis
5,439,291 Method and Apparatus for Modulated Differential Analysis
3,299,575 Method and Apparatus for Modulated Differential Analysis
Method and Apparatus for Modulated Differential Analysis
Method and Apparatus for Modulated Differential Analysis
Method and Apparatus for Modulated Differential Analysis
5,248,199 Method and Apparatus for Spatially Resolved Modulated Differential Analysis
0572164 Method and Apparatus for Spatially Resolved Modulated Differential Analysis
2,966,691 Method and Apparatus for Spatially Modulated Differential Analysis
Method and Apparatus for Modulated Differential Analysis
Method and Apparatus for Modulated Differential Analysis
5,288,147 Thermopile Differential Thermal Analysis Sensor
0634649 Method and Apparatus for Thermal Conductivity Measurements
5,335,993 Method and Apparatus for Thermal Conductivity Measurements
5,321,719 Thermogravimetric Apparatus
0660110 Infrared Heated Differential Thermal Analyzer
2,134,432 Infrared Heated Differential Thermal Analyzer
0660110 Infrared Heated Differential Thermal Analyzer
0660110 Infrared Heated Differential Thermal Analyzer
0660110 Infrared Heated Differential Thermal Analyzer
0660110 Infrared Heated Differential Thermal Analyzer
5,509,733 Infrared Heated Differential Thermal Analyzer
Infrared Heated Differential Thermal Analyzer
3338699 Infrared Heated Differential Thermal Analyzer
5,624,187 Method and Apparatus for Gas Flow Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimetry
Method and Apparatus for Gas Flow Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimetry
Method and Apparatus for Gas Flow Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimetry
Method and Apparatus for Gas Flow Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimetry
0701122 Method and Apparatus for Parsed Dynamic Differential Analysis
5,474,385 Method and Apparatus for Parsed Dynamic Differential Analysis
0703448 Mechanical Cooling System
0703448 Mechanical Cooling System
0703448 Mechanical Cooling System
0703448 Mechanical Cooling System
0703448 Mechanical Cooling System
0703448 Mechanical Cooling System
0703448 Mechanical Cooling System
0703448 Mechanical Cooling System
5,484,204 Mechanical Cooling System
Mechanical Cooling System
Mechanical Cooling System
3,229,329 Method and Apparatus for Performing Localized Thermal and Sub-surface Imaging by Scanning Thermal Microscopy
6,095,679 Method and Apparatus for Performing Localized Thermal and Sub-surface Imaging by Scanning Thermal Microscopy
2,225,315 Method and Apparatus for Performing Localized Thermal and Sub-surface Imaging by Scanning Thermal Microscopy
Method and Apparatus for Performing Localized Thermal and Sub-surface Imaging by Scanning Thermal Microscopy
6,491,425 Method and Apparatus for Performing Localized Thermal and Sub-surface Imaging by Scanning Thermal Microscopy
5,710,426 Dynamic and Thermal Mechanical Analyzer Having an Optical Encoder with Diffractrion Grating and Linear Permanent Magnet Motor
0793088 TA-550: Dynamic and Thermal Mechanical Analyzer                                                    TA-550-CIP I: Metallic Sheet Insulation System                                                       TA-550-CIP II: Dynamic and Thermal Analyzer
4028019 TA-550: Dynamic and Thermal Mechanical Analyzer                                                    TA-550-CIP I: Metallic Sheet Insulation System                                                       TA-550-CIP II: Dynamic and Thermal Analyzer
5,915,283 Metallic Sheet Insulation System
5,973,299 Heater Control Evaporation of Cryogenic Fluids for Cooling Thermal Analysis Instruments
Heater Control Evaporation of Cryogenic Fluids for Cooling Thermal Analysis Instruments
5,842,788 Differential Scanning Calorimeter  (Describes a DSC sensor made up of a pair of thin-film Resistance Temperature Detectors – RTDs).
0883801 Differential Scanning Calorimeter (Describes a DSC sensor made up of a pair of thin-film Resistance Temperature Detectors – RTDs).
Differential Scanning Calorimeter  (Describes a DSC sensor made up of a pair of thin-film Resistance Temperature Detectors – RTDs).
6,405,137 Micro-Pyrolysis Scanning (formerly Method and Apparatus for Performing Chemical Analysis Using Imaging by Scanning Thermal Microscopy)
2,247,868 Micro-Pyrolysis Scanning (formerly Method and Apparatus for Performing Chemical Analysis Using Imaging by Scanning Thermal Microscopy)
0895591 Micro-Pyrolysis Scanning (formerly Method and Apparatus for Performing Chemical Analysis Using Imaging by Scanning Thermal Microscopy)
44369335 Micro-Pyrolysis Scanning (formerly Method and Apparatus for Performing Chemical Analysis Using Imaging by Scanning Thermal Microscopy)
6,113,261 Method and Apparatus of Modulated Thermogravimetry
6,336,741 Method and Apparatus of Modulated Thermogravimetry
6,260,997 Localised Spectroscopy (formerly Method and Apparatus for High Spatial Resolution Spectroscopic Microscopy)
0948741 Localised Spectroscopy (formerly Method and Apparatus for High Spatial Resolution Spectroscopic Microscopy)
4065336 Localised Spectroscopy (formerly Method and Apparatus for High Spatial Resolution Spectroscopic Microscopy)
2,332,949 Method and Apparatus for Localized Mechano-Thermal Analysis Combined with Scanning Probe Microscopy
6,200,022 Method and Apparatus for Localized Mechano-Thermal Analysis Combined with Scanning Probe Microscopy
6,007,240 Method and Apparatus for Modulated-Temperature Thermomechanical Analysis
4074441 Heat Flux Differential Scanning Calorimeter Sensor (Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimeter)
3936846 Heat Flux Differential Scanning Calorimeter Sensor (Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimeter)
3,936,847 Heat Flux Differential Scanning Calorimeter Sensor (Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimeter)
6,561,692 Heat Flux Differential Scanning Calorimeter Sensor (Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimeter)
6,431,747 Heat Flux Differential Scanning Calorimeter Sensor (Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimeter)
Differential Scanning Calorimeter
6,428,203 Power Compensation Differential Scanning Calorimeter
3Q2005 Power Compensation Differential Scanning Calorimeter
Heat Flux Differential Scanning Calorimeter Sensor (Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimeter)
6,488,406 Differential Scanning Calorimeter
1136802 Heat Flux Differential Scanning Calorimeter Sensor (Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimeter)
6,846,455 Automatic Sampling Device (Formally: DSC Q1000 Autosampler)
6,652,015 Gripper Device (Formerly: DSC Autosampler Grippers)
Thermal Analysis Assembly with Distributed Resistance and Integral Flange for Mounting Various Cooling Devices
4181776 Thermal Analysis Assembly with Distributed Resistance and Integral Flange for Mounting Various Cooling Devices
6,523,998 Thermal Analysis Assembly with Distributed Resistance and Integral Flange for Mounting Various Cooling Devices
6,578,367 Liquid Nitrogen Cooling System
6,641,300 Differential Scanning Calorimeter
Gripper Device with Sensors
6,760,679 Method and Apparatus for Positional Calibration of a Thermal Analysis Instrument
6,823,278 Method and Apparatus for Positional Calibration of a Thermal Analysis Instrument
6,644,136 Sample Tray for Automatic Sampler
6,859,271 Platen for Automatic Sampler
1271135; DE60215583.5-08 System and Method for Deconvoluting the Effect of Topography on Scanning Probe Microscopy Measurements
7,366,704 System and Method for Deconvoluting the Effect of Topography on Scanning Probe Microscopy Measurements
System and Method for Calibrating Contact Thermal Resistances in Differential Scanning Calorimeters
1340969; DE60305359.9-08 System and Method for Calibrating Contact Thermal Resistances in Differential Scanning Calorimeters
6,648,504 System and Method for Calibrating Contact Thermal Resistances in Differential Scanning Calorimeters
6,588,254 Rotary Rheometer
1342997 Differential Scanning Calorimeter Accounting for Heat Leakage (previously Method for Calculation of Heat Flow Rate in Differential Scanning Calorimetry)
6,843,595 Differential Scanning Calorimeter Accounting for Heat Leakage (previously Method for Calculation of Heat Flow Rate in Differential Scanning Calorimetry)
7,025,497 Differential Scanning Calorimeter Accounting for Heat Leakage (previously Method for Calculation of Heat Flow Rate in Differential Scanning Calorimetry)
7,306,365 Differential Scanning Calorimeter Accounting for Heat Leakage (previously Method for Calculation of Heat Flow Rate in Differential Scanning Calorimetry)
Modulation Method and Apparatus for Thermally Analyzing a Material (Mettler patent application related to DSC temperature modulation – ShawPittman monitoring for activity)
6,952,950 System and Method for Automatic Identification of a Detachable Component of an Instrument (aka Smart Swap II)
System and Method for Automatic Identification of a Detachable Component of an Instrument (aka Smart Swap II)
4388063 System and Method for Automatic Identification of a Detachable Component of an Instrument (aka Smart Swap II)
6,798,099 Devices, Systems and Methods for Sensing Temperature of a Drag Cup in a Rheometer Motor
Devices, Systems and Methods for Sensing Temperature of a Drag Cup in a Rheometer Motor
Devices, Systems and Methods for Sensing Temperature of a Drag Cup in a Rheometer Motor
4351117 Devices, Systems and Methods for Sensing Temperature of a Drag Cup in a Rheometer Motor
7,607,098 System and Method for Dynamically Controlling Operation of Rheometric Instruments (Visual Method Builder)
System and Method for Dynamically Controlling Operation of Rheometric Instruments (Visual Method Builder)
System and Method for Dynamically Controlling Operation of Rheometric Instruments (Visual Method Builder)
System and Method for Dynamically Controlling Operation of Rheometric Instruments (Visual Method Builder)
Humidity Controlled Chamber for a Thermogravimetric Instrument
414092 Humidity Controlled Chamber for a Thermogravimetric Instrument
GB2416855 Humidity Controlled Chamber for a Thermogravimetric Instrument
7,048,435 Humidity Controlled Chamber for a Thermogravimetric Instrument
7,635,092 Humidity Controlled Chamber for a Thermogravimetric Instrument
Humidity Controlled Chamber for a Thermogravimetric Instrument
Humidity Controlled Chamber for a Thermogravimetric Instrument
6,840,668 Thermogravimetrical Analyzer Autosampler Sealed Sample Pan
1500918 Thermogravimetrical Analyzer Autosampler Sealed Sample Pan
Thermogravimetrical Analyzer Autosampler Sealed Sample Pan
44511891 Thermogravimetrical Analyzer Autosampler Sealed Sample Pan
Method for Nanoconstruction
7,075,317 System and Method for Measurement of Small-Angle or Small-Displacement
GB2432005 System and Method for Measurement of Small-Angle or Small-Displacement
System and Method for Measurement of Small-Angle or Small-Displacement
Heat Spreader for Rotary Rheometer
7,168,299 Heat Spreader for Rotary Rheometer
Heat Spreader for Rotary Rheometer
Rotary Rheometer Magnetic Bearing
7,017,393 Rotary Rheometer Magnetic Bearing
7,137,290 Rotary Rheometer Magnetic Bearing
Rotary Rheometer Magnetic Bearing
7,135,874 System and Method for Enhanced Measurement of Rheological Properties
GB2431008 System and Method for Enhanced Measurement of Rheological Properties
System and Method for Enhanced Measurement of Rheological Properties
7,096,728 Polymer Melt and Elastomer Extension Fixture
GB2429299 Polymer Melt and Elastomer Extension Fixture
Polymer Melt and Elastomer Extension Fixture
0506340 Polymer Melt and Elastomer Extension Fixture
Polymer Melt and Elastomer Extension Fixture
6,971,262 System and Method for Rheological Characterization of Granular Materials (vibrating powder cell for AR rheometer)
506,407 System and Method for Rheological Characterization of Granular Materials (vibrating powder cell for AR rheometer)
GB2429535 System and Method for Rheological Characterization of Granular Materials (vibrating powder cell for AR rheometer)
System and Method for Rheological Characterization of Granular Materials (vibrating powder cell for AR rheometer)
7,416,328 System and Method for a Thermogravimetric Analyzer Having Improved Dynamic Weight Baseline
7,566,167 System and Method for a Thermogravimetric Analyzer Having Improved Dynamic Weight Baseline
System and Method for a Thermogravimetric Analyzer Having Improved Dynamic Weight Baseline
GB2436771 System and Method for a Thermogravimetric Analyzer Having Improved Dynamic Weight Baseline
System and Method for a Thermogravimetric Analyzer Having Improved Dynamic Weight Baseline
7,537,018 Method and Apparatus for Controlling Partial Vapor Pressure in a Sorption Analyzer
7,594,429 System and Method for Improved Optical Measurement During Rheometric Measurements
7,500,385 System For In-Situ Optical Measurement and Sample Heating During Rheometric Measurements
7,526,941 Rheometer Torque Calibration Fixture
7,578,613 Differential Scanning Calorimeter Accounting for Solvent Loss
7,470,057 Differential Scanning Calorimeter Sensor
Differential Scanning Calorimeter Sensor
8,087,821 Infrared Heated Differential Thermal Analyzer
2,462,955 Infrared Heated Differential Thermal Analyzer
Infrared Heated Differential Thermal Analyzer
8,066,429 System and Method for Thermal Analysis Using Variable Thermal Resistance
System and Method for Thermal Analysis Using Variable Thermal Resistance
2,462,954 System and Method for Thermal Analysis Using Variable Thermal Resistance
7,926,326 System and Method for Interfacial Rheology
8,418,408 Cooling System for Thermal  Analysis Instrument Using Positive Displacement Liquid Nitrogen Pump
6,994,467 Absolute Temperature Measuring System and Method
Absolute Temperature Measuring System and Method
Absolute Temperature Measuring System and Method
4,371,804 Absolute Temperature Measuring System and Method
Simultaneous Differential Thermal Analysis System
Simultaneous Differential Thermal Analysis System
Thermal Analysis Sample Holder
Rotary Rheometer with Dual Head Optical Encoder
Maintaining a Measurement Gap in a Rheometer
5,520,042 Apparatus and Method for the Simultaneous Measurement of Rheological and Thermal Characteristics of Materials and Measuring Cell Therefor (Rheometrics obtained patent)
6,182,503 On-Line Rheological Measurements for Process Control (Rheometrics obtained patent)
4,601,195 Apparatus and Method for Measuring Visoelastic Properties of Materials (Rheometrics obtained patent)
Convection Furnace for Dynamic Mechanical Analysis
Quasiadiabatic Differential Scanning Calorimeter
Diffusion bonded Differential Scanning Calorimeter Sensor

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