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Innovation application: Testing Services Using Thermal Analysis

Title Testing Services Using Thermal Analysis

Thermal analysis is used by chemists to determine thermal stabilities, decomposition temperatures, proximate analysis (volatiles and solid residue), melting/crystallization behavior, glass transition temperatures. We offer analysis of solid, liquid, polymer samples, and inorganic matter.

Keywords thermal analysis, material testing services
Authors Valdis Kampars
Kristīne Lazdoviča
Department (14800) Lietišķās ķīmijas institūts
Statistical Classification of Economic Activities, NACE 2 Scientific research and development
Other professional, scientific and technical activities
Description of the technology

There is termogravimetric analyzer of Perkin Elmer STA 6000 (see Figure) available for recording thermal analysis. The samples were heated from 30 to 1000 °C with heating rate from 1 to 100 °C/min in a pure nitrogen flow of 20 ml/min. The client will receive the thermogram as hard copy or pdf. We can provide identification of thermogram

Fig. 1. The STA 6000 Perkin Elmer.

Applications Our testing services are useful for fields linked to material science, as well as sectors of food, environment, fuel and photonics.

Fast method to evaluate the thermal properties of the test sample.

Technology Readiness Level Actual system proven in operational environment
Partnership offer • Service contracts for recording thermal analysis.
ID 101
Contact information Linda Šufriča, e-mail: inovacijas@rtu.lv; phone.: 28442736