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Pharmaceutical Characterization with the New Multi Sample Discovery X3 DSC

  Overview Differential Scanning Calorimetry is a simple yet powerful technique for gaining a broad understanding of the characteristics of pharmaceutical materials. Many of the properties that are explored using DSC, including apparent melting, the glass transition, and purity, are critical towards understanding the impact of processing conditions as well as the stability and compatibility…

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Thermal, Rheological and Mechanical Characterizations of Thermosets

  Overview Thermosetting materials, such as epoxy, have been widely applied in many areas including automotive, aerospace and electronics industries in the form of surface coating, structural adhesives, advanced composites and packaging materials. These kind of materials pose high mechanical strength, high temperature stability and good solvent resistance. Unlike thermoplastic polymers, the process of thermosets…

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Polymer Analysis Using the New Multi Sample Discovery X3 DSC

  Overview Polymeric materials, both thermoplastics and thermosets, have long been studied by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). Cure properties, crystallization behavior, and glass transition temperatures are just a few of the material characteristics investigated by this versatile thermal technique. In many instances, the comparison of these material properties from samples that have a different production…

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Advancements in the Characterization of Pharmaceuticals by DSC

  Overview Differential Scanning Calorimetry is a simple, yet powerful technique to gain a broad understanding of the characteristics of pharmaceutical materials, from the crystalline structure that exists to the compatibility of a specific formulation. Many of the properties that are explored using DSC are critical components of understanding the impact of processing conditions as…

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Steady State & Flash Methods for Thermal Diffusivity and Thermal Conductivity Determination

  Overview In this presentation we will demonstrate accurate and high-throughput methods to measure the critical heat transfer properties of thermal diffusivity and thermal conductivity. Direct and indirect methods provide suitable measurements for a wide variety of materials – including polymers, ceramics, carbons, graphite, composites, glasses, metals, and alloys – and at temperatures from -150°C…

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Thermogravimetric Analysis Under Extreme Conditions

  Overview Thermogravimetry (TGA) is a classical method determining temperature dependent material properties. Traditional TGA is performed at ambient pressure and with relatively inert reaction gases. To measure application-relevant material properties, however, TGA must be performed under real application conditions: at high pressures, with reactive and/or corrosive gases and in steam atmospheres. The TGA and…

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Chemical Characterization of Medical Devices

Overview During the formulation and manufacturing of polymeric materials for medical devices, the materials go through multiple stages and undergo many transformations. At each of these stages new additives might be added or the material is exposed to physical factors like heat which impacts the chemical nature of the ingredients. Subsequently, during the final product…

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Achieving 21CRF11 Compliance: Thermal Analysis and Rheology Data Management Through TRIOS Guardian

  Overview Guardian for TRIOS is a compliant, easy to setup, low maintenance system that uses the tools you have in place to meet the 21CFR11 requirements. In this webinar, you will learn how Guardian for TRIOS leverages existing Windows networking and file systems to give you compliance without any additional overhead associated with database…

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Specific Heat Capacity Measurements Using DSC and Modulated DSC

  Overview Specific heat capacity measures the ability of a material to absorb thermal energy. Specific heat capacity is an important property in many fields; it involves thermal energy exchange. People have been studying specific heat capacity for decades on a wide variety of materials such as phase change materials, carbon nanomaterials, heating and cooling…

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Measuring the Influence of Humidity on Material Properties

  Overview The impact of humidity on a material’s properties and performance during processing, storage, and in final form is a growing area of interest for manufacturers across many industries. A few areas of investigation of this impact include material selection and failure analysis of layered materials used with electronic circuit boards, morphological changes in…

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Steady State and Light Flash Methods for Measuring Thermal Diffusivity and Thermal Conductivity

  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…

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Compatibilizers for Mechanical Recycling

Plastics are versatile, lightweight, and fundamental to countless products, but plastic waste poses a growing environmental threat. The plastics industry are confronting sustainability demands from consumers, brand owners, and regulations with bold innovation in material design and recycling. The leading technologies and areas of exploration in polymer sustainability are mechanical recycling, advanced recycling, biobased polymers,…

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