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Waters Corporation Names Jonathan M. Pratt as President of TA Instruments

MILFORD, Mass., August 28, 2019 — Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today announced that Jonathan M. Pratt has been named Waters Corporation Senior Vice President and President of TA Instruments, effective September 3, 2019. Headquartered in New Castle, DE, TA Instruments designs, manufactures, and supports premier thermal analysis, rheology, microcalorimetry, and mechanical testing technologies for the…

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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…

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TA Instruments Introduces Three New Dilatometer Lines

New Castle, Delaware, USA. March 1, 2017 – TA Instruments is pleased to introduce three new Dilatometer product lines to the successful 800 platform: the DIL 820, the DIL 830, and the ODP 860. Each of these instruments feature TA’s exclusive True Differential technology, resulting in measurement accuracies that are 10 times better than the…

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TA Instruments Introduces the ElectroForce 3310 Test Instrument

New Castle, Delaware, USA. June 23, 2016 – TA Instruments is pleased to introduce a new edition to the ElectroForce load frame product portfolio. The ElectroForce 3310 is a 1,000 N test instrument that offers unparalleled dynamic performance and versatility.   At the heart of every ElectroForce test instrument is a patented, friction-free electromagnetic actuator…

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TA Instruments introduces the “Distinguished Young Rheologist” Award

New Castle, Delaware, USA. April 25, 2012 – TA Instruments is pleased to announce our new “Distinguished Young Rheologist” award program. Our first recipient is Dr. Matthew E. Helgeson, Associate Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department of the University of California Santa Barbara. Award recipients are peer nominated by a group of the most established…

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TA Instruments Introduces New Rheo-Raman Accessory for the Discovery Hybrid Rheometer

New Castle, Delaware, March 19, 2019 – Today TA Instruments introduced the new Rheo-Raman Accessory for their Discovery Hybrid Rheometer (DHR) product line. This accessory combines a Raman spectrometer with the DHR to enable simultaneous collection of rheology and Raman spectroscopy data. This combination allows for direct correlation between flow characteristics and the unique spectroscopic fingerprints of each material including information about its chemical and morphological structure.

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TA Instruments Introduces New High Sensitivity Pressure Cell for the ARES-G2 Rheometer

New Castle, Delaware, USA. January 8, 2019 – Today, TA Instruments introduced the new High Sensitivity Pressure Cell for their ARES-G2 Rheometer. This unique accessory enables scientists to perform sensitive viscoelastic measurements under controlled atmospheric pressure and temperature and for the first time, gain detailed understanding of complex fluid behavior in complex environments.

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TA Instruments Introduces New Discovery DMA

New Castle, Delaware, USA. February 26, 2018 – TA Instruments is excited to introduce the Discovery DMA 850 dynamic mechanical analyzer, the newest product in their line of Discovery Series thermal analysis instruments.

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TA Instruments Introduces ACS-2 Air Chiller System

New Castle, Delaware, USA. March 29, 2016 – TA Instruments today announced the introduction of the ACS-2 Air Chiller System. Following on the tremendous popularity of the ACS-3, the ACS-2 is a mechanical refrigeration system that provides subambient temperature control for mechanical and rheological testing. Paired with a Q800 DMA, Discovery Hybrid Rheometer, ARES-G2 Rheometer,…

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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…

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TA Instruments Introduces 3 New Discovery TGA Systems

New Castle, Delaware, USA. August 15, 2016 – TA Instruments is pleased to introduce a new line of Thermogravimetric Analyzers, the Discovery TGA 5500, TGA 550, and TGA 55. These instruments feature an all-new system design resulting in unprecedented performance in sensitivity, temperature control, atmosphere control, and baseline drift. This new line again affirms TA’s…

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TA Instruments Introduces 3 New Discovery DSC Systems

New Castle, Delaware, USA. March 7, 2016 – TA Instruments is pleased to introduce a new line of Differential Scanning Calorimeters, the Discovery DSC2500, DSC250, and DSC25.  These instruments feature enhanced sensing technologies resulting in unprecedented performance in baseline flatness, sensitivity, resolution, and reproducibility, reaffirming TA’s position as the technology and global leader in thermal…

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TA Instruments grants Dr. Ruth Cardinaels with the “Distinguished Young Rheologist” Award

New Castle, Delaware, USA. October 1, 2015 – TA Instruments is pleased to announce the latest recipient of the “Distinguished Young Rheologist” award: Dr. Ruth Cardinaels, Assistant Professor in the Polymer Technology Group at Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands). Dr. Cardinaels employs in-situ and time-resolved structure characterization techniques in combination with diagnostic flow types.…

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TA Instruments Broadens Its TGA Portfolio with the Acquisition of Rubotherm

New Castle, Delaware, USA. September 12, 2016 – TA Instruments today announced the acquisition of Rubotherm GmbH of Bochum, Germany. Rubotherm develops and manufactures analytical test instruments for thermogravimetric and sorption measurements that are used in both industrial and academic research laboratories in disciplines that include chemistry, material science and engineering. The Rubotherm instruments are…

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TA Instruments Brings New Insights into the Mechanical Behavior of Materials

New Castle, Delaware, March 19, 2019 – TA Instruments announced today the introduction of the Discovery™ TMA 450 Thermomechanical Analyzer which precisely measures dimensional changes of materials from -150 to 1000°C with unparalleled sensitivity and reproducibility. Outfitted with a wide range of fixtures and options, the TMA 450 handles sample configurations for testing in expansion, compression, flexure and tension modes, extending and empowering scientists and engineers with even more valuable information about the mechanical behavior of materials.

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