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Fasttrack – Software for Asphalt Binder Testing

  Fasttrack is a dedicated software package optimized for testing and grading asphalt binders using TA Instruments DHR and AR series Dynamic Shear Rheometers (DSRs). Thoughtfully designed with the operator in mind, Fasttrack consists of an intuitive, easy-to-use graphical interface and a full suite of AASHTO and ASTM tests relevant to rheological testing of asphalt…

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Rubber Process Analyzer (RPA) for Elastomer and Compound Development and Quality Control

Rubber Process Analyzer (RPA) for Elastomer and Compound Development and Quality Control The Rubber Process Analyzer (RPA) is an important tool for developing – and controlling the reliable manufacture of – elastomers and compounds. The RPA can provide far more information than traditional rubber testing methods such as the MDR or Mooney viscometer. In this…

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Forced Convection Oven (FCO)

Forced Convection Oven (FCO) The premier temperature device for polymers and thermosets, featuring the fastest temperature response, extreme oxygen exclusion, and unrivaled thermal uniformity. Description Features Technology Accessories The FCO is a gas convection oven, designed for optimum temperature stability, extremely rapid heating and cooling, and ease-of-use over the temperature range of -150 °C to…

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Advanced Peltier System (APS)

Advanced Peltier System (APS) Stable, responsive Peltier temperature control technology featuring interchangeable plates or cylinders. Description Technology Geometries Accessories The APS is a Smart SwapTM Peltier temperature controlled environmental system with a temperature range of -10 to 150 °C, with a maximum heating rate of 20°C/min and a temperature accuracy of +/- 0.1 °C. Unlike…

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Orthogonal Superposition & 2D-SAOS

Orthogonal Superposition & 2D-SAOS Exclusive new capabilities for probing nonlinear and anisotropic rheology. Description Features Orthogonal Superposition 2D Small Amplitude Oscillatory Shear TA Instruments introduces a new dimension in rheological testing exclusive to the ARES-G2.  Simultaneous deformation in the angular and axial directions unlocks all new capabilities for probing nonlinear and anisotropic behavior of complex…

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Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA)

Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) True axial DMA capability in bending, tension, and compression. Description Features Applications Axial Bending, Tension and Compression With its unique Force Rebalance Transducer (FRT), the ARES-G2 rheometer is the only rotational rheometer capable of performing linear Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) on solids in bending, tension and compression. Axial sample deformation is…

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UV Curing Accessory

UV Curing Accessory Measure the fastest UV curing processes with true inertia-free rheology. Description Features Applications UV curable materials use ultraviolet light or other radiation sources to initiate curing, which allows the formation of permanent bonds without heating. This behavior can be characterized on the ARES-G2 rheometer using the UV Curing Accessory. The accessory uses…

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Dielectric Thermal Analysis Accessory (DETA)

Dielectric Thermal Analysis Accessory (DETA) Extend the capabilities of your rheometer to measure dielectric properties from 20 Hz to 30 MHz. Description Features Technology Applications The ARES-G2 DETA is an accessory which expands the testing capability of the ARES-G2 rheometer to measure the response of materials by characterizing its capacitive and conductive properties. In dielectric…

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Extensional Viscosity Fixture (EVF)

Extensional Viscosity Fixture (EVF)  The most sensitive, easy-to-use system for extensional viscosity of polymers. Description Features Technology Applications The Extensional Viscosity Fixture (EVF) is a patented system that facilitates extensional viscosity measurements of highly viscous materials such as polymer melts, dough, and adhesives on the ARES-G2.  Understanding the material behavior under extensional deformation is relevant…

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