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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

Observe temperature behavior up to 1500 °C under the microscope; max. 150 mg

Company: Linkam
Model: TS1500

Heating microscope
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Heating microscope

Melting behavior, contact angle, viscosity fix points

Company: Hesse Instruments, Osterode

Heating microscope
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Heating microscope

Melting behavior, contact angle, viscosity fix points

Company: Hesse-Instruments

Optical dilatometer

Optical dilatometer

Thermal expansion coefficient, glass transformation temperature

Company: TA Instruments
Model: DIL 806

Laser Flash Apparatus (LFA)
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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)
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Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)

Thermal analysis, cp

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

Thermogravimetric analysis with differential scanning calorimetry
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Thermogravimetric analysis with differential scanning calorimetry

Gravimetric analysis with simultaneous differential thermal analysis

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

Flash Differential Scanning Calorimetry
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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)
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Simultaneous thermal analysis - mass spectrometry (STA-MS)

Differential thermal analysis, thermogravimetry and detection of escaping gases

Company: Netzsch

Rotary kiln
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Rotary kiln

Maximum 1200 °C; 1 to 11 rotations per minute

High temperature laboratory furnaces
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High temperature laboratory furnaces

Temperature treatment

Vacuum furnace
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Vacuum furnace

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

Environmental chamber
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Environmental chamber

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

Company: ESPEC
Model: SH-241

Isothermal calorimeter
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Isothermal calorimeter

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

Company: TA Instruments
Model: TAM Air

Viscometric methods

Concentric cylinder
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Concentric cylinder

Shear viscosity

Company: Haake
Model: RV 20

Micro-indentation
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Micro-indentation

Viscosity, parallel plate geometry or ball indenter

Company: Bähr Thermoanalyse
Model: VIS 404

Beam-bending
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Beam-bending

Viscosity, beam bending geometry

Company: Bähr Thermoanalyse
Model: VIS 401

Rheometer
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Rheometer

Viskosity

Company: Thermo Scientific
Model: HAAKE MARS III

Microscopy and spectroscopy

Spectrophotometer, Colorimeter
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Spectrophotometer, Colorimeter

Color location determination in different color spaces

Company: ColorLite
Model: sph850

Infrared spectrometer (FTIR)
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Infrared spectrometer (FTIR)

Transmission, reflection, 1 - 25 μm

Company: Bruker
Model: VERTEX 70

UV/VIS spektroscopy
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UV/VIS spektroscopy

Transmission, reflection, 190 - 1100 nm

Company: Analytik Jena
Model: SPECORD 200

Secondary neutral mass spectrometer (SNMS)
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Secondary neutral mass spectrometer (SNMS)

Atomic concentration profiles, nm depth resolution

Company: SPECS
Model: INA-X

Focused Ion Beam - Field-emission microscopy (FIB-FESEM)
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Focused Ion Beam - Field-emission microscopy (FIB-FESEM)

Measurement methods: SEM, STEM, EBSD, EDX

Firma: FEI
Modell: Nanolab 600

Digital laser scanning microscope
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Digital laser scanning microscope

3D view, topography, surface roughness, surveying

Company: Keyence
Model: VK-9710

Electrokinetic sound analysis
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Electrokinetic sound analysis

Isoelectric point, zeta potential

Company: Pa
Model: Feld ESA

Scanning electron microscope (SEM)
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Scanning electron microscope (SEM)

Electron microscopy with EDX

Company: Zeiss
Model: EVO 50

Optical microscope
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Optical microscope

Reflection and transmission mode, optical analysis

Company: Leica, Olympus, Zeiss

White light interferometer
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White light interferometer

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

Company: FRT
Model: WLI PL

Spectrophotometer
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Spectrophotometer

Chemical analysis of anions and cations in aqueous solutions

Company: Dr. Lange
Model: CADAS 100

UV/VIS/IR spectroscopy
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UV/VIS/IR spectroscopy

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

Company: PerkinElmer
Model: Lambda950

Physical methods

Microindentation
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Microindentation

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

Profilometer
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Profilometer

Surface roughness, layer thickness, depth of sputtering

Company: Tencor
Model: P-1

Contact angle measuring instrument
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Contact angle measuring instrument

Determination contact angle on surfaces, surface tension

Company: dataphysics
Model: OCA 15plus

Glossmeter
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Glossmeter

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

Company: BYK Gardner
Model: micro-TRI-gloss

Gyratory compactor
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Gyratory compactor

Compaction of earth-moist samples

Company: Matest
Model: Gyrotronic - Superpave Gyratory Compactor

Laser Doppler vibrometer
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Laser Doppler vibrometer

Elastic constants (modulus of elasticity)

Company: Polytec

Sound measuring device
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Sound measuring device

Determination of the speed of sound and the elastic constants

Firma: Krautkramer Branson
Modell: USD 15 S

Geopycnometer
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Geopycnometer

Bulk density, porosity

Company: micromeritics
Model: GeoPyc 1360

Laser diffraction analysis
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Laser diffraction analysis

Grain size distribution in the range 0.04 μm - 2000 μm

Company: Coulter
Model: LS 230

Accelerated surface and porosimetry system (BET)
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Accelerated surface and porosimetry system (BET)

Specific surface

Company: micromeritics
Model: ASAP 2020 Plus

Shrinkage cone
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Shrinkage cone

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

Company: Schleibinger Testing Systems
Model: Shrinkage cone

Gas absorption analysis
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Gas absorption analysis

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

Ultrasonic measuring cell for solidification
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Ultrasonic measuring cell for solidification

Reaction courses, modulus of elasticity

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

Noble gas pycnometer / Helium pycnometer
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Noble gas pycnometer / Helium pycnometer

Determination of density, nuclear density

Company: POROTEC
Model: Pycnomatic-ATC

X-ray methods

X-ray diffractionmeter (XRD)
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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)
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X-ray diffractionmeter (XRD)

Crystal phases

Company: Panalytical
Model: Empyrean

X-ray fluorescence spectrometer (XRF)
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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
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Reactivity of calcium oxide

Reactivity of quicklime with pdv-nlk3

Titration
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Titration

Free lime wet chemical and others

Glovebox
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Glovebox

Atmospheric water content up to 150 ppm in N2 atmosphere