Chip-DSC 100

Revolutionary Sensor Concept


On point

The Chip-DSC 100 combines the advantages of chip technology with the requirements of our previous DSC models. Various options such as a sample robot, UV attachment and Raman spectroscopy transform the Chip-DSC 100 into a highly versatile measuring instrument.

The arrangement of the Chip-Sensor allows superior reproducibility and due to the low mass outstanding temperature control and heating rates of up to 1000 K/min. The integrated sensor is easily user exchangeable and available for a low cost.

The integrated design of the chip-sensor delivers superior raw data, which enables a direct analysis without pre- or post-processing of heat flow data.

Applications on the Chip-DSC 100 can be expanded with various accessories. You can use different cooling systems in combination with a sample robot. The sample robot is available with 96 positions.

Chip DSC Sensoraufbau

Usual DSC vs. New Chip-Technology

Chip-DSC 100 with high pressure option

Chip-DSC 100 with high pressure option

Chip-DSC sensor

Chip-DSC sensors

New Chip-Sensor Technology

Worlds only commercial Heat Flux DSC with integrated heater and temperature sensor. Unmatched sensitivity, time constant and heating / cooling rates.

Highest sensitivity – for detection of melts and weak transitions

The innovative low mass Chip-DSC sensor design enables us to offer a Heat Flux DSC sensor with unmatched response rate.

Benchmark resolution – precise separation of close lying events

The unique sensor design permits benchmark resolution and perfect separation of overlapping effects.

Unmatched cooling speed – low mass Chip Sensor

Due to the low mass of our Sensor we can achieve unmatched cooling speeds, enabling exiting new applications and a higher sample throughput.

Modulated Chip-DSC with unsurpassed resolution


Up to 80% less power consumption than standard DSC-instruments



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Chip-DSC 100 Sensor

Model Chip-DSC 100*
Temperature range: -150 up to 600°C (Peltier cooling system, Closed-loop Intracooler, LN2 cooling system)
Price range: $$$
Heating and cooling rates: 0,001 up to 1000 K/min
Temperature accuracy: +/- 0,2 K
Temperature precision: +/- 0,02K
Digital resolution: 16.8 million points
Resolution: 0,03 µW
Atmospheres: inert, oxidizing (static, dynamic)
Measuring range: +/-2,5 up to +/-1000 mW
Calibration materials: included
Calibration: recommended 6-month interval

*Specs depend on configurations

Hardware Options

Chip-DSC 100 HP High Pressure

High Pressure DSC

The 50/150 bar high pressure cell enables OIT stability tests to monitor aging of polymers, oils and fats. Processes under high pressures can be simulated and optimized, e.g. sorption, chemical reactions etc.

Optical DSC

The Chip-DSC 100 can be equipped with a CCD camera to observe the sample during the measurement. The visualization of the sample gives a much deeper insight to phase transitions and decomposition processes.

Chip-DSC 100 - Photo DSC

Photo DSC

The Photo cell allows measurements under UV light to investigate UV curing systems. Due to the very short time constant of the chip sensor, also fast UV curing reactions in the subsecond time scale can be measured.

Chip-DSC 100 - RAMAN DSC


The coupling of the Chip-DSC with a Raman spectrometer can be realized very cost effectively. In the Raman spectra the amorphous and crystalline phases can be detected very precisely and in situ.

Chip-DSC 100 - Sample robot

Sample Robot DSC

The sample robot for up to 96 samples increases the productivity significantly. The instrument can run automatically overnight or at the weekend. Together with the intuitive and intelligent software it reduces labour costs and saves time.

Chip-DSC 100 - Low temperature DSC

Low temperature DSC

The cooling can be realized with a variety of cooling options: intracooler, liquid nitrogen cooling or a Peltier cooling system. The available temperature range at ambient conditions can be extended down to -180°C.


The all new Rhodium Software greatly enhances your workflow as the intuitive data handling only requires minimum parameter input.

AutoEval offers a valuable guidance for the user when evaluating standard processes such as glass transitions or melting points. Thermal library product identification tool, provides a database with 600 polymers permitting an automatic identification tool for your tested polymer. Instrument control and/or surveillance through mobile devices gives you control wherever you are.


Linseis LFA 500 Software

  • Software packages are compatible with latest Windows operating system
  • Set up menu entries
  • All specific measuring parameters (User, Lab, Sample, Company, etc.)
  • Optional password and user levels
  • Undo and Redo function for all steps
  • Infinite heating, cooling or dwell time segments
  • Multiple language versions such as English, Germany, French, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, etc. (user selectable)
  • Evaluation software features a number of functions enabling a complete evaluation of all types of data
  • Multiple smoothing models
  • Complete evaluation history (all steps can be undone)
  • Evaluation and data acquisition can be performed simultaneously
  • Data can be corrected using zero and calibration correction
  • Data evaluation includes: Peak separation software Signal correction and smoothing, first and second derivative, curve arithmetic, data peak evaluation, glass point evaluation, slope correction. Zoom / individual segment display, multiple curve overlay, annotation and drawing tools, copy to clip board function, multiple export features for graphic and data export, reference based correction


Application example: Mea­sure­ment of PET granulate

The analy­sis of poly­mers is one of the main ap­pli­ca­tions of DSC. Ef­fects like glass tran­si­tions, melt­ing and crys­tal­liza­tion points are of in­ter­est and often very hard to de­tect. The new Linseis Chip-DSC pro­vides high res­o­lu­tion and sen­si­tiv­ity, mak­ing it an ideal in­stru­ment for this kind of analy­sis. As an ex­am­ple, a PET gran­u­late was heated, quench cooled to freeze the amor­phous state and af­ter­wards mea­sured by Chip-DSC with a lin­ear heat­ing rate of 50°C/min. The curve shows a sig­nif­i­cant glass tran­si­tion at 77°C, fol­lowed by a re­crys­tal­liza­tion of the amor­phous parts at 170°C and a melt­ing peak at 295°C.

Chip DSC 10 Application PET Granulate