Fitting Multiple Transitions in a Nano DSC Thermogram

Overview Nano DSC is a powerful and sensitive analytical tool for investigating protein structure, stability, and protein-ligand binding. Researchers in fields such as biomedical and pharmaceuticals are able to separate multiple domains that may not be visible with less sensitive instruments. In this tech tip, Dr. Cali Scholl walks us through data analysis when you…

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

Overview The three balls on plate tribo-rheometry accessory is designed for measuring the coefficient of friction of soft materials like food or solid surfaces like coatings. As one of the TA Instruments Discovery Hybrid Rheometer tribo-rheometry accessories, this geometry simplifies surface friction measurements on all DHR models. Advanced TRIOS software makes setup and control easy,…

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 the Ball on Three Plates Geometry on the Discovery HR for Tribo-Rheometry Testing

Overview Accurately measuring the coefficient of friction has never been easier. The TA Instruments Discovery Hybrid Rheometer offers four different tribo-rheometry accessories. This one, the ball on 3 plates geometry, is designed to measure friction between solid surfaces with low viscosity media between them. Rheometer users in the cosmetics, personal care, food, and electronics industries…

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…