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Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)

P3,000/sample (P2,400 student rate)

Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) measures heat flow associated with phase transitions in materials as a function of temperature and time. These measurements provide quantitative and qualitative information about the physical and chemical changes that occur in the sample which may involve endothermic (heat absorption) or exothermic (heat evolution) processes, changes in heat capacity of the material during physical transitions which may result to phase changes, melting or fusion, and other heat-induced transitions.

    • Detects changes that alter heat flow
    • Detects solid phase transition can such as melting, glass transitions, phase changes, and curing material’s heat capacity or change in heat content (called enthalpy)

Applications

Pharmaceuticals, polymers, nanomaterials, food products, paper, printing, manufacturing, agriculture, semiconductors, and electronics

Description

Test Method

DSC
DSC-OIT

Sample Requirements

5 to 10 mg of sample, can be liquid or powdered sample.

Test Limitations

Sample should not be halogenic in nature. Is not explosive when exposed to high temperatures.

Temperature range: 5 - 445°C