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Professor João Maia: The Role of Interfacial Elasticity on the Rheological Behavior of Polymer Blends

The Role of Interfacial Elasticity on the Rheological Behavior of Polymer Blends: João Maia, Ph.D. The Role of Interfacial Elasticity on the Rheological Behavior of Polymer Blends Polymer blends are commonly used to generate materials with a desired combination of performance properties and cost. Most polymer blends are compatibilized to promote stability of the otherwise immiscible…

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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 DMA850, DMA3200, Discovery Hybrid Rheometer, ARES-G2 Rheometer,…

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TA Instruments Announces Dr. Vivek Sharma and Dr. Travis Walker as the Latest Recipients of the “Distinguished Young Rheologist” Award

New Castle, Delaware, USA. March 22, 2016 – TA Instruments is pleased to announce the latest two recipients of the “Distinguished Young Rheologist” award: Dr. Vivek Sharma, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at The University of Illinois at Chicago and Dr. Travis Walker, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at Oregon State University. Dr. Sharma is…

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Advanced Rheological Measurements Of Polymers & Rubber Compounds

Advanced Rheological Measurements Of Polymers & Rubber Compounds   With the ever increasing market demand for rubber products, those in compounding and manufacturing are tasked with the challenge of increasing output without sacrificing efficiencies. This naturally increases the requirements of processes such as mixing, extruding, and injection molding in the rubber industry. Many factors…

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The New Discovery DSC – The Best Line of DSCs Ever Designed

For over 50 years, TA Instruments has developed the world’s best thermal analysis technology. Our commitment to best in class performance, ease of use, and data quality has earned the trust and admiration worldwide. That commitment to excellence continues as TA Instruments is proud to introduce the new line of Discovery Differential Scanning Calorimeters: The…

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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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