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DSC 8000

The DSC 8000, double-furnace, power compensation DSC provides greater sensitivity and accuracy as well as faster and more reliable results then you ever thought possible.

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

Part Number N5340511
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Overview

Typical applications for the DSC 8000:

  • Isothermal kinetics studies - Measure samples at a true constant temperature
  • UV curing in polymers - Rapid response measures even the fastest cures
  • Process and product improvement - Demanding industrial and academic research
Features & Benefits
  • All new double-furnace design delivers the most accurate heat-flow measurements
  • Symmetrical design ensures that instrument response from sample and reference pans are always identical
  • Non-oxidating, chemically resistant platinum alloy furnaces
  • Controlled heating and cooling for the most accurate results

Specifications

21 CFR Part 11 Compatible Yes
Maximum Temperature 750 °C
Minimum Temperature -180 °C
Portable No
Technology Type Thermal Analysis
Warranty 1 year
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Application Brief

DSC Analysis of Binary Carbonate Solvent Mixtures

Carbonates are the most common class of solvent used in both primary and secondary batteries. Understanding phase transitions in these solvents is incredibly useful as freezing and other transitions will have detrimental effects on the ionic conductivity of the electrolyte. Differential Scanning ...

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Application Note

Characterization of Polyketone Copolymer by High Speed DSC

The aliphatic polyketone copolymers (PK copolymer) are composed of a perfectly alternating copolymer of ethylene and carbon monoxide. These copolymers are a relatively new class of polymers but being utilized in many industries. PK copolymers exhibit many desirable engineering thermoplastic prope ...

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Confirming Polymorphic Purity with HyperDSC

Many materials have complex molecular structures that areable to exist in more than one crystalline form, a phenomenontermed polymorphism. Different forms may have differentproperties and, for pharmaceutical use, it is important tobe able to produce a pure and stable crystalline form of any material ...

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Curing Determination of EVA for Solar Panel Application

This study shows that DSC can be used to study the curing degree of the EVA resin by measuring the residual curing enthalpy. The data show that the residual curing enthalpy can be correlated to the curing time in a linear way. The DSC test is quick and easy.

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Curing of an Optical Adhesive by UV Irradiation in the DSC 8000

Optical adhesives are used in many industries such as semiconductors and chip manufacturing where solvents are undesirable. Power compensated instruments are the best choice for fast analysis of the curing profile and measurement of the energy of curing reactions as the design allows quick detect ...

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Detecting Weak Glass Transition (Tg) in Polymers by HyperDSC

Many polymers are semi-crystalline material. The percentage of crystallinity depends on many factors including chemical structure, interaction between polymer chains and processing conditions. One typical example is High Density Polyethylene (HDPE), a highly crystalline engineering thermoplastic. ...

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Determination of Critical Cooling Rate for Hardening Aluminum Alloys using HyperDSC

When an aluminum alloy is solution annealed andafterwards cooled too slowly, an exothermal precipitationreaction occurs. With increasing cooling rate, theprecipitation heat decreases. Since the precipitation reaction is relatively fast, a fast cooling rate on the differential scanning calorimeter (D ...

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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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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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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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Importance of DSC Rapid Cooling for the Analysis of Plastic Microwave Food Trays

Most DSC experiments on polymers are conducted by heating from ambient conditions to above the melting temperature. But, for some thermoplastics, which do exhibit differences during processing, standard heating DSC may not show any significant differences. A more sensitive test, for detecting subtle ...

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Improved HyperDSC Method to Determine Specific Heat Capacity of Nanocomposites and Probe for High-Temperature Devitrification

Where ΔCp and ΔCp pure are the changes in specific heat at the glass transition temperature, Tg, for the composite, and for the unfilled polymer, respectively. This work suggests an alternative method for determining Cp that takes advantage of fast heating and cooling rates to obtain qua ...

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Investigating the Destabilization of Solid Emulsions Using the Differential Scanning Calorimeter

Emulsions constitute an important product class in various industries including the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

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Isothermal Crystallization Study for Quality Assurance

Therefore, it is a sensitive test and can be used to show the difference between various batches of material, which may show little difference under a conventional heating experiment. Batches with different crystallization behavior will lead to variation in the quality of the final processed product ...

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Isothermal Crystallization Study for Quality Assurance

Isothermal crystallization is a sensitive test and can be used to show the difference between various batches of material, which may show little difference under a conventional heating experiment. For polymer resin manufacture, it can be used for quality assurance purposes, the optimization of resin ...

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Optimize Process Conditions of Resins and Composites

Epoxy resins, in the category of CASE chemicals and materials, are not only used for moisture barrier applications, but they are also commonly used for adhesive purposes. The strong properties of epoxy allow for structural and engineering uses. Some of their most interesting applications are foun ...

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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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Polymer Crystallinity Studies by DSC - Raman Spectroscopy

DSC and Raman spectroscopy are both used to investigate crystallinity but in rather different ways. DSC can determine the degree of crystallinity very precisely and can also follow the kinetics of crystallization by measuring the associated enthalpy changes.

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Polymorphism in Acetaminophen Studied by Simultaneous DSC and Raman Spectroscopy

DSC and Raman spectroscopy are complementary techniques that are often applied to the same problems, principally to study phase transitions in solids. PerkinElmer’s state-of-the-art double-furnace DSC is heavily used in material characterization.

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Practical Purity Determination by DSC

This application note details the practical aspects of purity determination by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and explains the way that the purity calculation works. This will give thermal analysts sufficient information to make successful purity determinations using their calorimeters and ...

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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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Thermal Analysis Applications in the Semiconductor Packaging Industry

The assembly and packaging phase of semiconductor manufacturing requires failure analysis and quality control processes which are of critical importance to final product quality and performance. Analytical measurements like Thermal Analysis allows users to analyze the thermal behavior of epoxies ...

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UV-DSC Study on New Double Furnace DSC

The UV curing of resins is important in materials science. Direct energy measurement and true isothermal operation are essential to a successful UV curing experiment. Since the UV curing reaction is fast, a fast response DSC is needed to capture the process. The double-furnace power-controlled DSC 8 ...

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Wax Appearance Temperature Detection by DSC

Paraffins and wax occur naturally in crude oil. There is a potential for wax deposition at every step from oil production to refining. The wax deposits reduce the internal diameter of tubular transportation pipelines, restrict or block valves, and impede other production equipment. Severe wax dep ...

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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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Weighing Qxidation Stability Tests for Biodiesel

The oxidation induction time (OIT) test following ASTM standard D 6186 or oxidation onset temperature (OT) test can be used to study the oxidation stability of biodiesel. The use of pressure differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) can significantly reduce the experimental time under accelerating con ...

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Brochure

Automotive Materials Analysis Brochure

This brochure guides you through all our PerkinElmer analytical solutions for the automotive industry. From advanced polymers and rubber materials, to batteries, semiconductors, glass, fuels and lubricants. See how we can offer you fully-rounded laboratory solutions along the whole automotive val ...

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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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Grain Testing Solutions Brochure

The grain industry is very complex. It’s global, diverse, and can also present analytical challenges. Today’s grain users demand more when it comes to quality, safety, and uniformity. In addition, they seek diverse products with unique characteristics.

PerkinElmer is equipped to help the gr ...

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In-Depth Battery Component Testing

As the world moves to embrace renewable energy sources and reduce our global CO2 emissions, it will also be more dependent than ever on better battery technology, powering the demands of industries such as automotive, energy storage, and portable consumer goods like power tools, computers, and ph ...

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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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Flyer

Power Up Your Battery Component Analysis Flyer

Download this useful flyer for a summary of how our instrumentation can test for safety, performance and composition of your advanced battery materials. Get an overview of solutions and their benefits in materials characterization techniques from FT-IR, ICP-OES, ICP-MS, DSC, TGA, GC-MS and hyphen ...

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Guide

Battery Analysis Guide

This guide offers an overview of analyses required throughout the battery value chain - learn about innovative analytical solutions for testing every part of the battery, including the anode, cathode, binder, separator, and electrolyte. See the value in data generated from a variety of applicatio ...

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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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Hyphenated Technology Compendium of 21 Application Notes

PerkinElmer’s hyphenated solutions couple two or more instruments to greatly increase the power of analyses and save precious time by acquiring more information from a single run. The TGA 8000 and STA systems coupled with FT-IR, MS, and/or GC/MS instruments represent the industr ...

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Poster

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 Poster

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

Polymer Recycling Package

Polymer and plastics recycling is a rapidly growing industry, fueled by the increasing consumption of goods and the associated increase in landfill waste. Not only does plastic recycling reduce environmental problems caused by polymeric waste accumulation, it will also lead to a decrease in oil c ...

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UV/DSC Study on New Double Furnace DSC

Product Note, Thermal, Differential Scanning Calorimetry, HyperDSC, UV, Visible, UV/Vis, UV Vis, DSC 8000, DSC 8500, 8000/8500

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Regulatory Compliance Certification

Product Certificate - DSC 8000/8500

Product Certificate for the DSC 8000/8500 with and without Autosampler

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Technical Note

DSC 8000 Equilibration

Modulated Temperature Differential Scanning Calorimetry (MTDSC) is a capability for determining from a single, multi-step DSC method both the specific heat capacity and the heat flow data drom a kinetically controlled process (e.g., reaction or crystallization). PerkinElmer provides this capability ...

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Modulated Temperature DSC and DSC 8500: A Step Up in Performance

Modulated Temperature Differential Scanning Calorimetry, MTDSC, Single and Multi-Step DSC Methods, StepScan, DSC 8500, DSC 8000, Modulated DSC, sinusoidal, Diamond DSC, Pyris 1, SmartScan

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New Design Improvements of the DSC 8000/8500 Double-Furnace Differential Scanning Calorimeter

A simple experiment is suggested to demonstrate the response time of a DSC and to show how much time is needed for equilibration.

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New Design Improvements of the DSC 8000/8500 Double-Furnace Differential Scanning Calorimeter

A calorimeter is a device that measures the heat exchange of a sample with its environment. Since heat is usually generated or consumed during a physical transition or chemical reaction; calorimetry is a universal tool to study such processes.

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The New Optima Family Computer-Controlled Solid-State RF Power Supply

High throughput is a common concern for manufacturing environments. Recently, it has grown in importance for today’s busy research and analytical laboratories as well. Automation can be key to increasing a laboratory’s capabilities while freeing an analyst’s time for other work.

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Thermal Cooling Accesories

Differential Scanning Calorimetry, DSC, Simultaneious Thermal Analyzers, STA, Thermomechanical Analyzers, TMA, Cooking Accessories, Chillers, Refridgerated Coolers, LN2 Systems, non-cfc, non-chlorofluorocarbon, liquid nitrogen, portable cooling device, cryofill.

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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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