Thermogravimetric Analysis (TG / TGA)

A few examples of tests available using Thermogravimetric Analysis (TG / TGA)

Using PerkinElmer Power compensation DSC for conventional DSC and HyperDSC (Fast-Rate DSC) and following ISO, ASTM and DIN methods if required.

Polymers & resins

  • Effect of additives for Thermal stability eg flame retardants
  • Lifetime at elevated temperatures
  • Composition analysis (resin, carbon black and fillers)
  • Identification of fillers

Pharmaceutical Materials / API's

  •  Solvates
  • Volatiles
  • Moisture content
  • Thermal stability

  • Rubbers and Sealants

    Compositional analysis
  • Volatiles
  • Stability
  • Carbon black content

    Coal proximate analysis


……………. and many more applications – please contact us for details or discussion of your analysis problem

Thermal Analysis Consulting - Types of Testing Available

We provide a sample testing service in thermal analysis using Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA or DMTA) and Thermomechanical analysis (TMA) using current DIN, ASTM or ISO standard test methods

Materials forms may be solid, liquid, film, fibre, powder, particle, sheet, injection moulding piece, moulding.

Material Safety Data Sheets  are required before any samples are sent for analysis.

Telephone: 01538 398140

Ruston Services Ltd - Thermal Analysis Consultants
Registered in England & Wales as Ruston Services Ltd, Company No. 5004123 at 23 Chestnut Walk, Cheddleton, ST13 7BJ, UK
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