Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)

Dynamic Mechanical Thermal Analysis

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)


Thermal Analysis examines a material’s response to temperature. Thermal Analysis techniques provide quantitative and qualitative information for a wide range of materials. Differential Scanning Calorimetry is used to measure the energy changes of thermal events as a function of temperature and time. The DSC we have is designed as a heat flux DSC. In a heat flux DSC the samples and reference are placed in separate crucibles on a heat flux plat that can be heated or cooled at a constant rate. Two thermocouples are used to provide the quantitative measurements of thermal events in the sample and reference pans. Changes in temperature generate a differential voltage across the thermocouples. This voltage is proportional to the temperature difference between the sample and reference crucible. The DSC senses temperature by measuring this voltage differential.

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