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Polymer and Materials Characterization Laboratory
Chemistry Instrumentation

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Polymer and Materials Characterization Laboratory

This facility is equipped to perform various characterization techniques of polymers and other materials.  The facility is made possible through the support of Dr. Jesse D. Jones and the Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology and the National Science Foundation (MRI Award# DMR-1427778 for the DMA).

Major instrumentation in this facility includes the following:

Differential Scanning Calorimeter
TA Instruments Q200 Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC), cooling
capability to -90 °C

Thermogravimetric Analyzer
TA Instruments Q500 Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA)

Permeation Chromatography (GPC) System
Waters Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) System

Anton Parr densitometer for the PMCL
Anton Parr Density Meter-Model DMA 4100

Small Volume Brookfield Viscometer
Small Volume Brookfield Viscometer

Small Volume Brookfield cone/plate Viscometer
Small Volume Brookfield cone/plate Viscometer

DMA
TA Instruments Q800 Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA) with humidity and
submersion capabilities.



 

 

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