Laboratory Equipment

Devices

Here you can find a list of all devices with their uses that our Institute owns for research purposes

Thermal methods

Heating stage

Heating stage

heating stage up to 1500 °C, observation of the temperature behavior under the microscope; Crystallization, melting, sample mass max. 150 mg

Company: Linkam
Model: TS1500

Heating microscope

Heating microscope

Melting behavior, contact angle, viscosity fix points

Company: Hesse Instruments, Osterode

Heating microscope

Heating microscope

Melting behavior, contact angle, viscosity fix points

Company: Leitz

Optical dilatometer

Optical dilatometer

Thermal expansion coefficient, glass transformation temperature

Company: TA Instruments
Model: DIL 806

Laser Flash Apparatus (LFA)

Laser Flash Apparatus (LFA)

Determination of thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity, inert atmosphere, up to 1500 ° C

Company: Netzsch Model: LFA 427

Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)

Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)

Thermal analysis 30-1400 °C, cp

Company: Netzsch
Model: DSC 404 F3 Pegasus, DSC 404 cell

Thermogravimetric analysis with differential scanning calorimetry

Thermogravimetric analysis with differential scanning calorimetry

Gravimetric analysis with simultaneous differential thermal analysis

Company: Mettler Toledo, Model: TGA/DSC 3+

Flash Differential Scanning Calorimetry

Flash Differential Scanning Calorimetry

Thermal analysis with very high heating and cooling rates from 0.1 to 40,000 K/s

Company: Mettler Toledo, Model: Flash DSC 2+

Simultaneous thermal analysis - mass spectrometry (STA-MS)

Simultaneous thermal analysis - mass spectrometry (STA-MS)

Differential thermal analysis, thermogravimetry and detection of escaping gases

Company: Netzsch

Rotary kiln

Rotary kiln

Maximum 1200 °C; 1 to 11 rotations per minute

Vacuum furnace

Vacuum furnace

Maximum 700 ° C, vacuum 1 * 10 ^ -2 mbar, recording p, T-course possible

Environmental chamber

Environmental chamber

Temperatures from -40 °C to 150 °C at 30% to 95% RH

Company: ESPEC
Model: SH-241

Isothermal calorimeter

Isothermal calorimeter

Measurement of hydration energy, solutions and suspensions, between 5 to 90 ° C

Company: TA Instruments
Model: TAM Air

Viscometric methods

Concentric cylinder

Concentric cylinder

Shear viscosity

Company: Haake
Model: RV 20

Micro-indentation

Micro-indentation

Viscosity, parallel plate geometry or ball indenter

Company: Bähr Thermoanalyse
Model: VIS 404

Beam-bending

Beam-bending

Viscosity, beam bending geometry

Company: Bähr Thermoanalyse
Model: VIS 401

Rheometer

Rheometer

Viskosity

Company: Thermo Scientific
Model: HAAKE MARS III

Microscopy and spectroscopy

Polarimeter

Polarimeter

Determination of stress birefringence on transparent materials (linear/circular polarized light)

Company: Ilis GmbH
Model: StrainScope flex convertible

Spectrophotometer, Colorimeter

Spectrophotometer, Colorimeter

Color location determination in different color spaces

Company: ColorLite
Model: sph850

Infrared spectrometer (FTIR)

Infrared spectrometer (FTIR)

Transmission, reflection, 1 - 25 μm

Company: Bruker
Model: VERTEX 70

UV/VIS spektroscopy

UV/VIS spektroscopy

Transmission, reflection, 190 - 1100 nm

Company: Analytik Jena
Model: SPECORD 200

Secondary neutral mass spectrometer (SNMS)

Secondary neutral mass spectrometer (SNMS)

Atomic concentration profiles, nm depth resolution

Company: SPECS
Model: INA-X

Digital laser scanning microscope

Digital laser scanning microscope

3D view, topography, surface roughness, surveying

Company: Keyence
Model: VK-9710

Electrokinetic sound analysis

Electrokinetic sound analysis

Isoelectric point, zeta potential

Company: Pa
Model: Feld ESA

Scanning electron microscope (SEM)

Scanning electron microscope (SEM)

Electron microscopy with EDX

Company: Zeiss
Model: EVO 50

Optical microscope

Optical microscope

Reflection and transmission mode, optical analysis

Company: Leica, Olympus, Zeiss

White light interferometer

White light interferometer

Surface topography, surface roughness, 8 mm lateral field of view

Company: FRT
Model: WLI PL

Spectrophotometer

Spectrophotometer

Chemical analysis of anions and cations in aqueous solutions

Company: Dr. Lange
Model: CADAS 100

UV/VIS/IR spectroscopy

UV/VIS/IR spectroscopy

Solar transmission, reflection, 250 - 3000 nm, integration sphere

Company: PerkinElmer
Model: Lambda950

Raman spectroscopy

Raman spectroscopy

Confocal Raman Microscopy, 532 nm laser

Company: WITec
Model: alpha300R

Physical methods

Microindentation

Microindentation

Firma: Zwick&Roell
Modell: zwickiLine Z2.5 Hardness-Tester (ZHU 2.5)

Contact angle measuring instrument

Contact angle measuring instrument

Determination contact angle on surfaces, surface tension

Company: dataphysics
Model: OCA 15plus

Glossmeter

Glossmeter

Measurement of the gloss angle below 20° 60° 85°, reflection of the surface

Company: BYK Gardner
Model: micro-TRI-gloss

Gyratory compactor

Gyratory compactor

Compaction of earth-moist samples

Company: Matest
Model: Gyrotronic - Superpave Gyratory Compactor

Laser Doppler vibrometer

Laser Doppler vibrometer

Elastic constants (modulus of elasticity)

Company: Polytec

Sound measuring device

Sound measuring device

Determination of the speed of sound and the elastic constants

Firma: Krautkramer Branson
Modell: USD 15 S

Geopycnometer

Geopycnometer

Bulk density, porosity

Company: micromeritics
Model: GeoPyc 1360

Laser diffraction analysis

Laser diffraction analysis

Grain size distribution in the range 0.04 μm - 2000 μm

Company: Coulter
Model: LS 230

Shrinkage cone

Shrinkage cone

Behavior of the change in length, shrinkage or elongation, temperature and humidity

Company: Schleibinger Testing Systems
Model: Shrinkage cone

Gas absorption analysis

Gas absorption analysis

Mixing and conditioning gases to examine e.g. Gas-solid reactions

Ultrasonic measuring cell for solidification

Ultrasonic measuring cell for solidification

Reaction courses, modulus of elasticity

Company: UltraTest
Model: Ultrasonic- Multiplex- Tester IP-8

Noble gas pycnometer / Helium pycnometer

Noble gas pycnometer / Helium pycnometer

Determination of density, nuclear density

Company: POROTEC
Model: Pycnomatic-ATC

X-ray methods

X-ray diffractionmeter (XRD)

X-ray diffractionmeter (XRD)

Crystal phases, low / high temperature chamber (-190 °C to 1200 °C), thin layers

Company: Panalytical
Model: Empyrean

X-ray diffractionmeter (XRD)

X-ray diffractionmeter (XRD)

Crystal phases

Company: Panalytical
Model: Empyrean

X-ray fluorescence spectrometer (XRF)

X-ray fluorescence spectrometer (XRF)

Chemical analyzes starting from atomic number 4

Company: Bruker AXS
Model: S4 pioneer

Wet chemical methods

Reactivity of calcium oxide

Reactivity of calcium oxide

Reactivity of quicklime with pdv-nlk3

Titration

Titration

Free lime wet chemical and others

Glovebox

Glovebox

Atmospheric water content up to 150 ppm in N2 atmosphere