Dynamic Mechanical Analysis

Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) The DMA Mode adds a new dimension for testing of solid and soft-solid materials. Description Technology Specifications & Features Applications Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) Backed by over four decades of TA Instruments’ expertise in rotational rheology and linear DMA measurements, the Discovery Hybrid Rheometer’s DMA Mode adds a new dimension for…

Upper Heated Plate for Peltier Plate

Upper Heated Plate Designed for use with Peltier plates to eliminate vertical temperature gradients in samples. Description Technology Features Upper Heated Plate For Peltier Plate (UHP) The UHP is a temperature option designed for use with Peltier plates to eliminate vertical temperature gradients in samples. These thermal gradients can become significant above 50 °C and…

Dry Asphalt Accessory

Dry Asphalt Accessory Dry asphalt accessory and FastTrack software for asphalt testing. Description Technology Features Performance Software Dry Asphalt & FastTrack for Asphalt Testing The new Discovery series Dynamic Shear Rheometers (DSRs) for asphalt testing are the latest generation of rotational rheometers from TA Instruments. Combining the patented magnetic bearing design with the superior drag…

Rheo-Raman Accessory

Rheo-Raman Accessory Simultaneous Rheology & Raman Spectroscopy for the Discovery Hybrid Rheometer. Description Features Applications Rheo-Raman Accessory The new Rheo-Raman Accessory for the Discovery Hybrid Rheometers allows for simultaneous collection of Raman spectroscopy data during rheology experiments. Raman spectroscopy is a technique that provides critical information about molecular structure and bonding and can elucidate intermolecular…

Magneto-Rheology

Magneto-Rheology Enables the complete characterization of magneto-rheological fluids under the influence of a controlled field. Description Features Technology Applications Video Magneto-Rheology The new MR Accessory enables the complete characterization of magneto-rheological fluids under the influence of a controlled field. Applied fields up to 1 T and a sample temperature range of -10 °C to 170…

Starch Pasting Cell

Starch Pasting Cell (SPC) Provides a more accurate and powerful tool to characterize the gelatinization of raw and modified starch products, as well as the properties of the starch gels. Description Technology Features Applications Starch Pasting Cell (SPC) The Starch Pasting Cell (SPC) provides a more accurate and powerful tool to characterize the gelatinization of…

Tribo-Rheometry Accessory

Tribo-Rheometry Enables the capability to make coefficient of friction measurements between two solid surfaces under dry or lubricated conditions. Description Features Technology Applications Video Tribo-Rheometry Tribology is defined as the study of interacting surfaces undergoing relative motion. The new Tribo-Rheometry Accessory, available for all DHR models, enables the capability to make coefficient of friction measurements…

Immobilization Cell

Immobilization Cell Permits the characterization of drying, retention, and immobilization kinetics of paints, coatings and slurries. Description Technology Features Applications Immobilization cell The new Immobilization Cell Accessory for the Discovery Hybrid Rheometer permits the characterization of drying, retention, and immobilization kinetics of paints, coatings and slurries. Solvent is dewatered from the sample through a paper…

Dielectric Measurement

Dielectric Measurement Extends material characterization capabilities by providing an additional technique similar to dynamic mechanical. Description Technology Features Applications Dielectric Measurement The Dielectric Accessory extends material characterization capabilities by providing an additional technique similar to dynamic mechanical. In dielectric analysis, an oscillation electrical field (AC Field) is used as opposed to mechanical force (stress) and…

UV Curing Accessories

UV Curing Accessory uses a light guide and reflecting mirror assembly to transfer UV radiation from a high-pressure mercury light source. Description Technology Applications UV Curing Accessories UV-curable materials are widely used for coatings, adhesives, and inks. When these materials are exposed to UV radiation, a fast cross-linking reaction occurs, typically within less than a…

Electro-Rheology

Electro-Rheology Provides the ability to characterize ER fluids up to 4,000 volts using either parallel plate or concentric cylinder geometries. Description Features Applications Electro-Rheology Accessory (ER) Electro-Rheological, or “ER”, fluids are suspensions of extremely fine non-conducting particles in an electrically insulating fluid. These materials show dramatic and reversible rheological changes when the electric field is…

Interfacial Exchange Cell

Interfacial Exchange Cell Change subphase chemistry during interfacial rheology. Description Technology Applications Resources Interfacial Exchange Cell The Interfacial Exchange Cell expands TA Instruments’ patented offerings for interfacial rheology by providing the ability to directly manipulate the composition of the lower liquid layer (subphase) during rheological measurements. This unique capability enables the characterization of the interfacial…