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Thermal Analyzers

Simultaneous analysis equipment thermogravimetry-differential scanning calorimetry (TG-DSC) TA Instrument SDT-Q600, which allows working from room temperature to 1300ºC with heating rates from 0.1 to 50ºC/min with platinum and alumina sample holders in an atmosphere of synthetic air, nitrogen or oxygen.
TA Instrument DSC Q-200 differential scanning calorimetry equipment to work from room temperature to 600ºC with an accuracy of ± 0.1ºC. Capability of Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimetry (MDSC).
The standard amount of sample required is 5-10 mg approx. Consult for smaller quantities.
CAI Earth Sciences and Archeometry
Geological Techniques Unit