Setting Up the Ball on 3 Balls Geometry on the Discovery HR for Tribo-Rheometry Testing

Overview In this tech tip, we demonstrate how to get reliable Tribo-Rheometry data from point to point contact measurements using the Ball on 3 Balls Geometry on the Discovery HR. This geometry is ideal for studying the effect of friction and long-term wear on materials ranging from automotive components and greases, lubrication in prosthetic devices,…

Setting Up a Concentric Cylinder Geometry on the Discovery Hybrid Rheometer

Overview In this tech tip, we demonstrate how to get reliable Tribo-Rheometry data from point to point contact measurements using the Ball on 3 Balls Geometry on the Discovery HR. This geometry is ideal for studying the effect of friction and long-term wear on materials ranging from automotive components and greases, lubrication in prosthetic devices,…

Setting up the Ring on Plate Geometry on the Discovery HR for Tribo-Rheometry Testing

Overview Interested in measuring surface friction? TA Instruments Discovery Hybrid Rheometer offers four different tribo-rheometry accessories. This one, the ring-on-plate geometry, offers a surface to surface contact to measure surface friction. Rheometer users in the cosmetics, personal care, food, and electronics industries commonly use surface friction measurements to optimize their products. Watch this tech tip…

Discussing the Linear Viscoelastic Region and Selecting a Strain Value

Overview In this Tech Tip, we discuss how to identify the end of the linear viscoelastic region so quality data can be generated within the linear region. When conducting tests on a rheometer or dynamic mechanical analyzer, data must be measured in the linear viscoelastic region for an accurate reading. Viscoelastic properties such as storage…

Superposición ortogonal

Superposición ortogonal Caracterizar la viscoelasticidad de los materiales bajo flujo. Descripción Características Tecnología Aplicaciones Video La superposición ortogonal (OSP) proporciona medidas directas de viscoelasticidad bajo cizallamiento simultáneo, para una caracterización completa de los materiales en todas las etapas de uso. Esta nueva dimensión en las pruebas reológicas cierra la brecha entre la oscilación y el…

Installing the Photocalorimeter Accessory (PCA) for the Discovery DSC

In this Tech Tip, we will overview the TRIOS Kinetics Software Package, available as an add-on to our standard TRIOS software from TA Instruments.

Rheology of Coatings and Inks

Rheology of Coatings and Inks Coatings and inks are two of the most common structured fluids that are characterized on rotational rheometers. Rheometers offer experimentalists many opportunities to perform selected tests that can reveal information about the properties of the fluids and allow one to predict the processability of these systems. Of particular interest are…

Jianqing Bennett es nombrada vicepresidenta sénior de TA Instruments

New Castle, Delaware, 21 de abril de 2021 – El 21 de abril de 2021, Waters Corporation anunció que Jianqing Bennett fue nombrada para el puesto de vicepresidenta sénior de TA Instruments Division, sucediendo a Jonathan Pratt, que ahora es vicepresidente sénior de Waters Division. La Sra. Bennett se desempeñó recientemente como vicepresidenta sénior de…

Placa Peltier superior para placa Peltier

Placa Peltier superior Control de temperatura de respuesta rápida y una precisión inigualable al realizar pruebas alejadas de la temperatura ambiente. Descripción Características Tecnología Aplicaciones Video Placa Peltier superior para placa Peltier (UPP) La UPP es un sistema de control de temperatura de respuesta rápida indispensable cuando se realizan pruebas a temperaturas alejadas de la…