Application Measurements

Our Expertise
The NETZSCH Thermal Analysis Applications Laboratories are a proficient partner for nearly all thermal analysis issues. Our involvement in your projects begins with painstaking sample preparation and continues through meticulous examination and interpretation of the measurement results. Our diverse methods and over 30 different state-of-the-art measuring stations will provide ready solutions for all your special questions. Customers of our laboratory services stem from a wide range of large companies in industries such as chemical, automotive, electronics, air/space travel, racing, and polymer and ceramics.

Our Locations
In addition to our applications laboratory at the headquarters in Germany, we also have application laboratories in the USA (Boston), China (Shanghai), India (Chennai), Korea (Goyang) and Japan (Yokohama).

Our Business Spectrum
Within the realm of thermal analysis and the measurement of thermophysical properties, we offer you a comprehensive line of the most diverse analysis techniques for the characterization of materials (solids, powders and liquids). Measurements can be carried out on samples of the most varied of geometries and configurations. Consult with the experts in our applications labs to choose the best-suited measuring method for your specific needs. You will be working with scientists (physicists, chemists, materials scientists) possessing consolidated knowledge about the most varied of methods and materials spectra. Confidentiality is of course guaranteed.

Our Measuring Methods

Method Measurement results Temperature range In accordance with the following standards (excerpt)
Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) Phase transformation temperatures and enthalpies, specific -180°C … 1650°C ASTM C351, D3417, D3418, D3895, D4565, E793, E794
DIN 51004, 51007, 53765, 65467
DIN EN 728
ISO 10837, 11357, 11409
High-pressure DSC (up to 15 MPa, 150 bar) Phase transformation temperatures 50°C … 600°C ASTM D5483, D6186, E1782, E1858, E2009
Thermogravimetry (TGA, STA) Mass changes, corrosion, thermal stability RT … 2000°C ASTM E914, E1131, E1868
DIN 51006
ISO 7111, 11358
Gas analysis Characterization of gases emitted by means of MS or FTIR, coupled to a TG or STA -120°C … 1650°C    
Dilatometry and TMA Dimensional changes, coefficients of expansion, density change -180°C … 2800°C ASTM D696, E228, E831, E1363, E1545, E1824
DIN 53752
Heat Flow Meter and Guarded Hot Plate Thermal conductivity of insulating materials -160°C … 700°C ASTM C177, C518, E1530, F433
DIN EN 12667, 12939, 13163
ISO 8301, 8302
Flash Methods Thermal conductivity and diffusivity -125°C … 2000°C ASTM E1461
Dielectric Analysis Curing behavior of reactive polymers RT … 400°C ASTM E2038, E2039

The Advantage to You
You will receive high-precision measurement results and valuable interpretations from us in the shortest possible time. This will enable you to exactly specify new materials and components before actual deployment, minimize risks of failure, and gain decisive advantages over your competitors. For production problems, we can work with you to analyze causal issues and work out solution concepts. The relatively low expense of investment in our test measurements and services will pay off by greatly reducing your down time and reject rates. In addition, you will be able to increase the satisfaction of your existing customers and to win new ones.

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