Rubber Process Analyzer (RPA) for Elastomer and Compound Development and Quality Control

Rubber Process Analyzer (RPA) for Elastomer and Compound Development and Quality Control The Rubber Process Analyzer (RPA) is an important tool for developing – and controlling the reliable manufacture of – elastomers and compounds. The RPA can provide far more information than traditional rubber testing methods such as the MDR or Mooney viscometer. In this…

Forced Convection Oven (FCO)

Forced Convection Oven (FCO) The premier temperature device for polymers and thermosets, featuring the fastest temperature response, extreme oxygen exclusion, and unrivaled thermal uniformity. Description Features Technology Accessories The FCO is a gas convection oven, designed for optimum temperature stability, extremely rapid heating and cooling, and ease-of-use over the temperature range of -150 °C to…

Advanced Peltier System (APS)

Advanced Peltier System (APS) Stable, responsive Peltier temperature control technology featuring interchangeable plates or cylinders. Description Technology Geometries Accessories The APS is a Smart SwapTM Peltier temperature controlled environmental system with a temperature range of -10 to 150 °C, with a maximum heating rate of 20°C/min and a temperature accuracy of +/- 0.1 °C. Unlike…

Orthogonal Superposition & 2D-SAOS

Orthogonal Superposition & 2D-SAOS Exclusive new capabilities for probing nonlinear and anisotropic rheology. Description Features Orthogonal Superposition 2D Small Amplitude Oscillatory Shear TA Instruments introduces a new dimension in rheological testing exclusive to the ARES-G2.  Simultaneous deformation in the angular and axial directions unlocks all new capabilities for probing nonlinear and anisotropic behavior of complex…

Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA)

Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) True axial DMA capability in bending, tension, and compression. Description Features Applications Axial Bending, Tension and Compression With its unique Force Rebalance Transducer (FRT), the ARES-G2 rheometer is the only rotational rheometer capable of performing linear Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) on solids in bending, tension and compression. Axial sample deformation is…

UV Curing Accessory

UV Curing Accessory Measure the fastest UV curing processes with true inertia-free rheology. Description Features Applications UV curable materials use ultraviolet light or other radiation sources to initiate curing, which allows the formation of permanent bonds without heating. This behavior can be characterized on the ARES-G2 rheometer using the UV Curing Accessory. The accessory uses…

Dielectric Thermal Analysis Accessory (DETA)

Dielectric Thermal Analysis Accessory (DETA) Extend the capabilities of your rheometer to measure dielectric properties from 20 Hz to 30 MHz. Description Features Technology Applications The ARES-G2 DETA is an accessory which expands the testing capability of the ARES-G2 rheometer to measure the response of materials by characterizing its capacitive and conductive properties. In dielectric…

Extensional Viscosity Fixture (EVF)

Extensional Viscosity Fixture (EVF)  The most sensitive, easy-to-use system for extensional viscosity of polymers. Description Features Technology Applications The Extensional Viscosity Fixture (EVF) is a patented system that facilitates extensional viscosity measurements of highly viscous materials such as polymer melts, dough, and adhesives on the ARES-G2.  Understanding the material behavior under extensional deformation is relevant…

Tribo-Rheometry Accessory

Tribo-Rheometry Accessory Measure friction and wear between two solid surfaces under dry or lubricated conditions. Description Features Specifications Applications The new Tribo-Rheometry Accessory enables the measurement of friction and wear directly under the widest range of industrial conditions. This system employs a modular set of standard and novel geometries to add entirely new capability to…

Air Chiller System

Air Chiller System Extreme sub-ambient temperature control to -100 °C without liquid nitrogen. Description Features Video The new Air Chiller System models offer a unique gas flow cooling systems that provide the capability for sub-ambient testing without the use of liquid nitrogen. Available in two models, the ACS-2 and ACS-3, the chillers feature a multi-stage…

Cone and Partitioned Plate Accessory

Cone and Partitioned Plate Accessory Delay edge fracture for unprecedented non-linear rheology measurements. Description Features Technology Applications The new ARES-G2 Cone and Partitioned Plate Accessory (CPP) expands testing capabilities for highly elastic materials at large deformations in both oscillation and steady shear. The CPP geometry is a modification of the conventional cone-plate test configuration in…