Westmoreland Mechanical Testing and Research’s (WMT&R) thermal analysis capabilities strengthen the depth and quality of its testing results. Our thermal analysis can help study your materials changes in relation to temperature, ensuring your materials have the capability to withstand its intended application.”
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Dilatometry (DIL) is a thermoanalytical technique for the measurement of expansion or shrinkage of a material when subjected to a controlled temperature/time program. The method is standardized and operates on bases such as DIN EN 821, DIN 51045, ASTM E 831 and ASTM E 228. Besides solid samples, powders, pastes and even liquids can be tested in special containers.
What Is The Discovery Laser Flash System Used For?
The Discovery Laser Flash System (DLF-1200) provides Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research the capability of testing for thermal diffusivity and thermal conductivity..
The DLF-1200 provides a high-performance laser flash analysis over a wide range of test temperatures. With high precision, quick response, non-contact measurement of the sample surfaces, Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research determines your material's ability to transfer and store heat.
What Is Dynamic Mechanical Analysis Used For?
Dynamic Mechanical Analysis measures the mechanical and viscoelastic properties of materials such as thermoplastics, thermosets, elastomers, ceramics, and metals by applying an oscillatory force in a set geometry.
The DMA machine has a fluctuating temperature range as well as humidity control and fluid bath options for additional testing information for your materials. The DMA is similar to a mechanical test frame because it can also perform bend, shears, and tension tests.
Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) Standardized Tests
What Is Thermomechanical Analysis Used For?
Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research provides Thermomechanical Analysis which studies the dimensional change of a material over a predefined temperature segment. A TMA applies a stress to a material and the resulting strain is measured while the material is subjected to a controlled temperature program.
TMA / SDTA 1 IC 600 and HT 1600
Thermomechanical Analysis (TMA) Standardized Tests
What Is Differential Scanning Calorimetry Used For?
Another capability of our thermal analysis is the Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC). The DSC measures energy changes in samples due to variations in their physical and chemical properties as a function of temperature or time.
DSC 1 700
Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) Standardized Tests
What Is Thermogravimetry Used For?
Thermogravimetry, through the Thermal Gravimetric Analyzer (TGA) measures the change in weight of a sample as tested through a temperature profile. The TGA can provide information about chemical phenomena including chemisorptions, desolvation and dehydration, decomposition, and solid-gas reactions such as oxidation or reduction.
Thermogravimetry (TGA) Standardized Tests
Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research provides standardized and customized thermal analysis testing solutions, unique to your materials testing requirements.
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