Thermogravametric Analyzer (TGA) TA Instruments Q500

FOM Name:  TGA TA Q500
Model:  TA Instruments Q500
Contact: Anna Kiyanova (, 608-263-1735)
Center:  SMCL
Location: B42 Engineering Hall

The TGA measures weight changes in a material as a function of temperature (or time) under controlled atmosphere. Its principal uses include measurement of a material’s thermal stability and composition.

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Temperature Range: Ambient to 1000° C
Atmosphere: Nitrogen, oxygen
Balance Accuracy: 1 mg
Weight Range: 0-200 mg
Sample size: 10-30 mg