Q500 Thermogravimetric Analyzer

TGATA Instruments’ Q500 is a high performance research grade thermogravimetric analyzer equipped with a responsive low-mass furnace, sensitive thermobalance, and efficient horizontal purge gas system. Its robust easy-to-use software makes the Q500 perfect for the multi-user laboratory where a wide variety of TGA applications are conducted and where future expansion of analytical work is anticipated. (TA Instruments Webpage: Q500 Thermogravimetric Analyzer)

Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) measures weight changes in a material as a function of temperature or time under a controlled atmosphere. Its principal uses include measurement of a material's thermal stability and composition. Thermogravimetric Analysis instruments are routinely used in all phases of research, quality control, and production operations. A variety of analytical techniques including derivative thermogravimetric analysis and isothermal analysis can be employed with advanced software options.

Experiments

  • Heat Ramped
  • Isothermal
  • Thermal Cycling

Features

  • Temperature Range: 25-1000°C
  • Atmosphere: Air, Argon, Helium, Nitrogen or Oxygen
  • Heating Ramp Rate: 0.5-50°C/min
  • Balance Sensitivity: +/- 1.0µg

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