Differential scanning calorimetry with extremely accurate data. The study of the heat capacity of materials, small thermal effects of phase and chemical transformations

DSC 204 F1 Phoenix -

The concept for the DSC 204 F1 Phoenix measuring cell is based on a homogeneous heating of the disc-sensor system for stable and reproducible baselines, also on the effective, low-consumption cooling system.

The DSC measuring cell consists of a cylindrical high-conductivity silver block with an embedded heating coil for broad thermal 3D-symmetry in the sample chamber, the cooling ports for liquid nitrogen or compressed air cooling and a cooling ring for connection of the intracooler, also with simultaneous liquid nitrogen cooling. 

The perfect highly efficient and the protective gas flow allow continuous work at low temperatures without frost or ice accumulation in the main body of the measuring cell. The gas-tight construction of the DSC cell enables measurements under very pure, defined gas atmospheres. The precise control and the automated switching of gases is provided by the integrated and calibrated mass flow controller.

The μ-Sensor’s design is based on a specially doped silicon wafer used as a sensor disc. Along with the sensitive temperature sensors, the μ-Sensor offers a level of calorimetric sensitivity that had been considered impossible in DSC until now.

Typical applications of DSC 204 F1 Phoenix

      • Melting-crystallization

      • Polymorphism

      • Phase diagrams

      • Liquid crystal transitions

      • Eutectic purity

      • Crystallinity of semi-crystallinematerials

      • Solid-liquid ratio

      • Solid-solid transitions

      • Glass transitions

      • Specific heat capacity

      • Cross-linking reactions

      • Oxidative stability

      • Decomposition onset

      • Compatibility

DSC 204 F1 Phoenix with µ-Sensor – Specifications 

      • Operating temperature range – from -100°C to 350°C.

      • The heating rate – from 0.001 to 50°C/min.

      • Cooling system with compressed air to normal temperature.

      • The system of mechanical cooling (Intracooler) – to  -85°C.

      • Programmable cooling with liquid nitrogen – to -180°C.

      • Rapid cooling – max. 200 K/min.

      • μ-Sensor resolution – 0.0125 mW.

      • Indium Response Ratio – >100 mW/K.

      • Gas control for 2 sample gases and 1 protective gas through integrated mass flow controller and software.

      • Gas flow meter controlled by software.

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