TMA PT1600 (TMA Thermo Mechanical Analysis)

Vertical Thermomechanical Analyzer TMA PT1600

LINSEIS TMA PT1600

The design of the TMA PT1600 Thermomechanical Analyzer guarantees highest precision, reproducibility and accuracy. The system was constructed to performing a variety of Thermomechanical experiments, on an array of sample shapes and sizes, over a wide temperature range, to meet all TMA needs. The system can perform either static or dynamic measurements due to a built in force/frequency generator.

Typical materials under investigation are: composite materials, glass, polymers, ceramics and metals. The variety of measuring systems allows sample geometries such as fibers, rods, films, rods or cylinders.

TMA / DTMA Features

With low constant load:

  • Linear thermal expansion evaluation
  • Change of volume
  • Phase transformation
  • Sinter process evaluation
  • Softening point determination
  • Transformation points
  • Swelling behavior
  • Tension

With increased constant load:

  • Penetration
  • Transition and comparison tests
  • 3 point bending test

With dynamic load:

  • Visco-elastic behavior

Additional optional features:

  • DTA evaluation
  • (RCS) Rate controlled sintering software

 

    Model: TMA PT1600
    Temperature range: -150 up to 700°C
      RT up to 1400/1600°C
    Sample size: 30 mm
    Force: up to 1/5.7/20 N
    Frequency: 1 Hz
    Resolution: 0.125 nm
    Atmospheres: red., inert, oxid., vac. static/dynamic
    Electronics: Integrated
    Interface: USB

      All LINSEIS thermo analytical instruments are PC controlled. The individual software modules exclusively run under Microsoft® Windows® operating systems. The complete software consists of 3 modules: temperature control, data acquisition and data evaluation. The 32 bit software incorporates all essential features for measurement preparation, execution, and evaluation of a Thermogravimetric measurement. Thanks to our specialists and application experts, LINSEIS was able to develop comprehensive easy to understand user friendly application software.

      General Features

      • Program capable of text editing
      • Data security in case of power failure
      • Thermocouple break protection
      • Repetition measurements with minimum parameter input
      • Evaluation of current measurement
      • Curve comparison up to 32 curves
      • Storage and export of evaluations
      • Export and import of data ASCII
      • Data export to MS Excel
      • Multi-methods analysis (DSC TG, TMA, DIL, etc.)
      • Zoom function
      • 1 and 2 derivation
      • Programmable gas control
      • Statistical evaluation package
      • Free scaling

      TMA-Features

      • Glass transition and softening point evaluation
      • Softening point detection with automatic software controlled system shut down
      • Display of relative/absolute shrinkage or expansion curves
      • Presentation and calculation of technical / physical expansion coefficient
      • Rate Controlled Sintering (RCS) Software
      • Sinter process evaluation
      • Semiautomatic evaluation functions
      • Several system correction features
      • Automatic zero point adjustment
      • Automatic software controlled sample pressure adjustment

        Materials

        Polymers, Organics

        Industries

        Automotive / Aviation / Aerospace, Research, Development and Academia, Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals and Food Industry, Chemical

        Elastomer (non high temperature in this case)

        Because of their very special and versatile properties, polyurethanes Elastomers have found wide application in virtually every industry, varying from the automotive, electrical and electronic industry, design and textile industry, to the mining and heavy duty industry. Evaluation of Elastomers specifically developed for applications above 0°C. The glass point was detected at 29.9°C. When further increasing the temperature, additional expansion of the material in the elastic range occurs. The plastic range of the material has not been reached during this evaluation.

          Here is a short extract of our available accessories:

            • Liquid nitrogen cooling accessory (automatic control of LN2 supply)
            • Turntable for multiple furnace configuration
            • Selection of fused silica / stainless steel sample holders and probes of various geometries
            • Vernier caliper for online input of the sample length
            • Selection of vacuum and turbo molecular pumps
            • Manual, semi-automatic and automatic (MFC) gas control boxes