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Fingerprinting recycled thermoplastic resins for process optimisation

  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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Setting Up the Ball on 3 Balls Geometry on the Discovery HR for Tribo-Rheometry Testing

Overview In this tech tip, we demonstrate how to get reliable Tribo-Rheometry data from point to point contact measurements using the Ball on 3 Balls Geometry on the Discovery HR. This geometry is ideal for studying the effect of friction and long-term wear on materials ranging from automotive components and greases, lubrication in prosthetic devices,…

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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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Setting Up a Concentric Cylinder Geometry on the Discovery Hybrid Rheometer

Overview In this tech tip, we demonstrate how to get reliable Tribo-Rheometry data from point to point contact measurements using the Ball on 3 Balls Geometry on the Discovery HR. This geometry is ideal for studying the effect of friction and long-term wear on materials ranging from automotive components and greases, lubrication in prosthetic devices,…

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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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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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3-D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Process Optimization: A Thermal Approach

  Overview 3-D printing and additive manufacturing are growing segments due to the extreme versatility of the printable materials. The application of such technologies are numerous (rapid prototyping, complex shapes…) and require different materials with different properties. Thermal analysis can be a valuable tool to evaluate the way a material keeps its internal structure during…

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Evaluating Viscoelastic and Fatigue Response of Silica Filled ‘Green Tire’ and Conventional Carbon Black Filled Rubber

Overview Trends in tire development and manufacturing have shifted to high performance rubbers that not only offer better durability but higher performance and lower fuel consumption. Silica, as a filler material, is now replacing conventionally used carbon black due to its unique set of properties. This webinar will illustrate how High Force Dynamic Mechanical Analysis…

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Técnico-Operacional Trios

Técnico-Operacional Trios Este Webinar é feito para o usuário que iniciou o uso dos instrumentos de análise térmica (DSC, TGA, SDT…) mas ainda detém dúvidas e/ou gostaria de aprimorar os seus conhecimentos da técnica e principalmente sobre o software TRIOS. Será um evento ao vivo, on-line e com emissão de certificado de participação aos participantes.

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