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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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Improve Your Rheological and Thermal Analysis Workflows With Automation and Save Time With Instant Data Analysis

Overview Software automation enables users to get more reproducible data with less effort and helps reduce human errors. This webinar highlights how intelligent software can be used to leverage automation and save time in the lab. Improve your data analysis and your overall rheology and thermal analysis workflow. With an ever-growing demand for more work…

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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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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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