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DSC 4000

The DSC 4000 offers dependable performance and quality results. This single-furnace, heat flux DSC is designed to run all your routine applications and includes an easy-to-load vertical furnace that is resistant to oxygen and chemical corrosion.

We stand firmly behind our products and now offer a 5 YEAR PARTS ONLY FURNACE WARRANTY* with new instruments.

Part Number N5370212
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Overview

Typical applications for the DSC 4000:

  • QA/QC testing
  • Undergraduate teaching practicals
  • Evaluating additives for plastic lifetime optimization
  • Ideal for Oxidation Induction Test (OIT)
Features & Benefits
  • Integrated mass flow controller for convenient gas control and switching
  • Fast 45-position autosampler option for reliable unattended operation
  • Portable cooling device (PCD) for cost-effective operation at low temperature
  • Efficient, easy-to-clean nickel chromium sample plate

Specifications

21 CFR Part 11 Compatible Yes
Maximum Temperature 450 °C
Minimum Temperature -100 °C
Portable No
Technology Type Thermal Analysis
Warranty 1 year
Resources, Events & More
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Application Note

Characterization of Fats in Cookies Using Power Compensation DSC

The processing and handling behavior of food fats has been found to depend upon the solid-to-liquid fat ratio in the food sample. Many rheological or flow properties, and their resultant effect on the texture of the final product, stem from this fat ratio index. The Power Compensation or double furn ...

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Differential Scanning Calorimetry Performance Comparison

Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) is a commonly used technique for studying polymeric; pharmaceutical; and energetic; materials. When considering which type of DSC to use to perform a specified measurement one typically chooses either a Power Compensation, or heat flux design.

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Differential Scanning Calorimetry of Solar Battery Active Layer Material

Organic solar cells (OSCs) are a new type of photovoltaic technology for converting solar energy into electrical energy. They have excellent characteristics such as wide material sources, light weight, simple preparation process, and flexibility. Polymer/fullerene solar cells using conjugated pol ...

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Effect of Processing Temperature on the Analysis of PVC Samples for Gelation using the DSC 4000

Application Note, DSC 4000, PVC, Gelation, Processig Temperature, Sample, Thermal

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High Resolution Characterization of Pharmaceutical Polymorphs Using Power Compensation DSC

Many pharmaceutical materials exhibit polymorphism, and depending upon the given processing conditions, the crystalline form may exist in two or more states. The existence of these polymorphic crystalline states is important for many pharmaceutical materials, as they can have a major effect upon ...

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How to Optimize OIT Tests?

OIT is the abbreviation for oxidative induction time. It provides information about the oxidative stability of mainly polymer materials. The information is important because plastic parts age throughout their lifetime due to exposure to environmental elements such as heat, oxygen, light and radiati ...

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HyperDSC – A Breakthrough Method for Materials Characterization

Increasing the sensitivity and throughput of Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) analysis has always been a challenge for thermal analysts in research and development. DSC analysis becomes difficult for small sample sizes, high throughput applications, materials that may experience re-crystal ...

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Measurement of Tg of Polypropylene Using the Double-Furnace DSC

One of the more commonly used thermoplastics is polypropylene because of its versatility. As with all thermoplastics, it is important to characterize the thermophysical properties of polypropylene, including melting temperature, percent crystallinity, crystallization when cooling from the melt, and ...

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Polymer Applications Compendium

Today’s plastics are some of the most used materials on a global volume basis. Broadly integrated into today’s industrial and commercial lifestyles, they make a major, irreplaceable contribution to virtually every product category.

In this compendium you will find a wide range of applicatio ...

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StepScan DSC for Obscured Transitions

StepScan DSC is a temperature modulated,DSC technique that operates in conjunction,with the Power Compensation Diamond,DSC from PerkinElmer. The approach,applies a series of short interval heating,and isothermal hold steps to cover the temperature range of interest. With the,StepScan™ DSC approach, ...

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Article

Un-Pea-lievable

In this article with New Food, we discuss the global demand for new, innovative food products and how to overcome the challenges of providing novel food types utilizing pulse-based ingredients.

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Brochure

DSC Family Brochure

Truly comprehensive, our DSC portfolio of applications, instruments and services, combined with our expertise in materials characterization, can help you push the edge of science.

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From R&D to QA/QC

Innovation is the lifeblood of industrial polymer development – the push to improve materials or develop new ones infuses new life into the industry from R&D through to QA/QC. Manufacturers are continually challenged to ensure effective quality control and streamline processes while meeting stri ...

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Ebook

Palm Oil Analysis. Complete lab solutions from upstream to downstream

Quality control-monitoring and testing are important in ensuring the quality of palm oil. The quality control parameters are used to judge the quality of palm oil products and it can be monitored and tested to ensure that the palm oil is not deliberately or accidentally adulterated.

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FAQ

Pyris Enhanced Security FAQ

The regulations of 21 CFR Part 11 cover overall system compliance and include administrative, procedural and technical elements. Software alone cannot be compliant without the development and implementation of the other elements. PerkinElmer’s Pyris™ Enhanced Security software for Thermal Analysi ...

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Guide

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) Frequently Asked Questions

The differential scanning calorimeter (DSC) is a fundamental tool in thermal analysis. It can be used in many industries - from pharmaceuticals to polymers and from nanomaterials to food products. The information these instruments generate is used to understand amorphous and crystalline behavior, ...

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Evolved Gas Analysis - Hyphenated Technology Guide

The needs for polymer, pharmaceutical, chemicals, food and beverage, and environmental analyses are constantly changing due to innovation demands and regulation changes.

Evolved Gas Analysis (EGA) solutions combine multiple analytical technologies to empower speed and advanced information a ...

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Material Characterization Instrument Guide

Guide describing all UV/Vis spectroscopy, FT-IR spectroscopy, thermal analysis, hyphenation technique solutions for material characterization.

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Manual

PerkinElmer DSC 4000 Installation and Hardware Guide

The DSC 4000 Installation and Hardware Guide provides an overview of instructions for the safe and proper installation of DSC 4000.

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Poster

Advanced Solutions for Polymers And Plastics Poster

Poster summarizing solutions of thermal analysis, molecular spectroscopy, chromatography and hyphenated techniques for polymers focused on providing more insight into product performance and process optimization that make easier

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Advanced Solutions for Polymers and Plastics

This poster lays out our whole material characterization range for the analysis of polymers and plastics. Find ideal techniques and instruments at each stage in the polymer manufacturing process: Resin Development - Resin Manufacture - Compound Development - Compound Manufacture - Product Formi ...

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Advanced Solutions for Solar Cells

Download this poster for an all-in-one view of how PerkinElmer instrumentation can answer the analytical needs of the solar market. From R&D of nanomaterials and advanced materials to solar cell component testing including aging and defect analysis - our UV/Vis, DSC, TGA, FT-IR and ICP systems he ...

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Product Note

Advantages of the DSC 4000 for Sample Characterization

For over 40 years, PerkinElmer has offered the highest-quality thermal analysis products, and is recognized as a worldwide leader and innovator of thermal analysis instrumentation.

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Regulatory Compliance Certification

Product Certificate - DSC 4000/6000

Product Certificate for the DSC 4000/6000

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Technical Note

White Paper

Selection Criteria for Analytical Technologies that Meet Polymer Manufacture and Recycling Testing Needs

This white paper discusses what testing is required at each step in the polymer production lifecycle from R&D to manufacture to recycling. It explores the analytical technologies that will meet those testing needs, and important considerations to help you select the instrumentation that will prov ...

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