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,…

Fingerprinting recycled thermoplastic resins for process optimisation

  Overview The ability of a material to store and transfer heat is characterized with the material properties of thermal diffusivity, thermal conductivity, and specific heat capacity. Understanding these properties is critical when exposing a material to a wide array of temperature environments: large gradients, rapid changes, and maintaining stability, to name a few. Accurate…