Haward, Chen, and Uneyama Receive the “Distinguished Young Rheologist” Award from TA Instruments

New Castle, Delaware, USA. March 29, 2017 – TA Instruments is pleased to announce three recipients of the “Distinguished Young Rheologist” award: Dr. Simon Haward, Research Associate at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Dr. Quan Chen, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, and Dr. Takashi Uneyama, Associate Professor…

New WinTest® 8.0 Software from TA Instruments

New Castle, Delaware, USA. March 13, 2017 – TA Instruments announces the introduction of the all-new WinTest® 8.0 software package. WinTest® is the powerful user interface and controls platform that is used across all TA ElectroForce® products. The ElectroForce Mechanical Test Instruments are used for fatigue, durability and dynamic characterization of materials such as rubber,…

TA Instruments Introduces a New Discovery SDT System

New Castle, Delaware, USA. March 6, 2017 – TA Instruments is pleased to introduce the all new Discovery Simultaneous Differential Scanning Calorimeter/Thermogravimetric Analyzer – the SDT 650. The Discovery SDT 650 delivers unprecedented performance in sensitivity, baseline stability, temperature and atmosphere control. The new SDT 650 is the first simultaneous DSC/TGA to incorporate TA’s most…

Chris Yakacki: Characterization of Active Shape-Memory Polymers

Chris Yakacki: Characterization of Active Shape-Memory Polymers   The field of stimuli-sensitive polymers has grown rapidly over the past decade. Actively-moving polymers have gained attention and have been proposed for use in applications from shape-changing biomedical devices to morphing structures. This webinar covers the basics of characterizing shape-memory polymers using thermo-mechanical equipment, such as the Q800…

New Calorimeter from TA Instruments

New Castle, Delaware, USA. February 6, 2017 – TA Instruments announces the introduction of the all new TAM Air Microcalorimeter. Delivering the performance, reliability, and ease-of-use that is the hallmark of TA Instruments products, the new TAM Air maintains its leadership position as the instrument of choice for the characterization of the heat of hydration of cement as described by the regulatory methods…

Dile Holton, Ph.D.: Characterization of Drug Binding Activity and Biopharmaceutical Stability

Dile Holton, Ph.D.: Characterization of Drug Binding Activity and Biopharmaceutical Stability This webinar is focused on enthalpy screening, a new and recently published ITC technique that is showing promise for rapidly and accurately characterizing the binding enthalpy of new drugs or biotherapeutics. Rapid and accurate characterization of biopharmaceuticals is essential for the early selection of…

TA Instruments and Ferris State University Announce Collaboration to Advance New Developments and Research in the Rubber Industry

New Castle, Delaware, USA. September 30, 2016 – TA Instruments and The National Elastomer Center at Ferris State University are pleased to announce a partnership. This collaboration is designed to support advanced research concepts and provide innovative solutions to meet the challenges faced by today’s rubber industry. Speaking on the occasion, Marc Guske, Assistant Professor…

TA Instruments Announces the Next Online Practical Training Series in TGA

New Castle, Delaware, USA. September 21, 2016 – TA Instruments is pleased to announce the latest in their series of online practical scientific training courses, broadcasting on October 5th, 2016. This second part in A Practical Approach to Thermal Analysis is focused on the techniques, experiments, and data related to Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA). The content…

TA Instruments Launches the DuraPulse Stent Graft Test Instrument

New Castle, Delaware, USA. September 14, 2016 – TA Instruments introduces the new DuraPulse™ Stent Graft Test (SGT) instrument. For more than 20 years ElectroForce stent/graft test instruments have been trusted with accelerating pulsatile durability testing for the world’s leading vascular device manufacturers. The DuraPulse SGT sets a new standard in pulsatile fatigue testing of…