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How to Set Up a Conductivity Experiment on a Xenon or Laser Flash Instrument

Overview Inhomogeneous, thick, or pliable sample? No problem – our laser flash instruments are able to measure the thermal diffusivity of nearly any material over a wide range of temperatures with non-destructive testing. In this tech tip, we review how to set up a conductivity experiment on the Discovery Xenon or Laser Flash instrument. Laser…

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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…

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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…

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