Thermal Analysis and Soft Materials Characterization

Thermal analysis covers a range of techniques used to determine the physical or chemical properties of a substance as it is heated, cooled, or held at constant temperature. MRL’s Thermal Analysis and Soft Materials Characterization suite hosts a wide range of instruments for your research.


Center for Excellence in Soft Materials

Techniques for evaluating materials' properties include particle size analysis, Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA), Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA), and Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA).


Equipment in this Core

Equipment Name Contact Location Technique(s)
Discovery 2500 Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) 133 MRL
Malvern Zetasizer 133 MRL
Q50 Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) 133 MRL
Q800 Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) 133 MRL
Shimadzu DTA-50 Differential Thermal Analyzer (DTA) 133 MRL
TA DHR-3 Rheometer 133 MRL
Tosoh EcoSEC 8320 GPC System 133 MRL