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|21 CFR Part 11 Compatible||Yes|
|Maximum Temperature||750 °C|
|Minimum Temperature||-180 °C|
|Technology Type||Thermal Analysis|
This application note demonstrates the use of the Double Furnace DSC for the better and more complete characterization of hot melt adhesives.
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 fromthis fat ratio index. The Power Compensation or double furnace DSC yields excellent results for foods including thefat nature and content.The fast responsiveness of the Power Compensation DSC provides the highest possible resolution and this is critical for characterizing the various polymorphic melting forms associated with fats in foods.
The aliphatic polyketone copolymer (PK copolymer) is a perfectly alternating copolymer of ethylene and carbon monoxide. It exhibits many desirable engineering thermoplastic properties, such as a high tensile yield stress and an excellent impact performance. Its high degree of chemical resistance and superior barrier properties make this polymer an interesting, new thermoplastic for engineering applications. HyperDSC® is the premier fast scan Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) technique from PerkinElmer. This application note demonstrates that HyperDSC technique is really the most effective and most sensitive DSC technique available at the moment for the characterization of both the crystalline and the amorphous phase of a polymeric system.
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 to be used as a drug compound. Using a Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC), different forms of such materials may be identified from their melting profiles and differing melting points.
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. Historically, the glass transition for a highly crystalline material like HDPE could not be determined by Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) since the step change in the heat flow signal as the material is heated through its glass transition cannot be observed at traditional scanning rates. In this study, an HDPE sample is used to demonstrate the increased sensitivity and ability to detect weak glass transitions with HyperDSC® using the PerkinElmer® DSC 8500.
Controlled cooling in the DSC represents a way to extract information from food products not normally accessible by other methods. Extra virgin olive oils have a distinct cooling profile that is different from lesser grades and apparently this profile is quite responsive to changes in composition. This gives a method for addressing adulterants as well as possibly identifying the varietal used to produce the oil. Futher work is planned on the effect of temperature and UV radiation.
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 (DSC) is essential to obtain the critical cooling rate which is the minimum cooling rate at which no precipitation heat is detectable. In this case, it was determined to be 375 (±10) K/min. Such a fast cooling rate can be realized through PerkinElmer’s HyperDSC® technology.
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.
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 the uptake of the active drug into the bloodstream once ingested and the shelf life of the drug. Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), particularly power compensated DSC, has proven to be an extremely valuable technique for the characterization of polymorphism in pharmaceutical materials. This application note describes how the PerkinElmer DSC 8500 provides high sensitivity and unsurpassed resolution necessary to detect polymorphism exhibited by many pharmaceutical materials.
The concept of High-Throughput Design has gained more and more interest as a way to increase profitability and to decrease research costs. One technique that can increase the ability of a laboratory to evaluate formulations is HyperDSC™ or High Ramping Rate DSC. HyperDSC is the ability to quantitatively measure small samples at extreme heating and cooling rates, typically 100-500 °C/min.
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-crystallization during melting or that decompose immediately after melting; resulting in unexpected thermal phenomena.
HyperDSC is a DSC analysis technique by PerkinElmer with fast scanning rates that eliminates or significantly reduces such unknown thermal behavior, enabling increased sensitivity and high throughput. Accurate interpretation of results and fast scanning make HyperDSC the preferred tool of the pharmaceutical and polymer industries to reduce time-to-market for new products and increase manufacturing efficiency. Read the application note to learn more about the benefits of HyperDSC for several applications in polymers and pharmaceuticals.
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. For polymer resin manufacture, it can be used for, quality assurance purposes, the optimization of resin formula or the evaluation of a competitor’s resin.
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 formula or the evaluation of a competitor’s resin. This application note demonstrates why PerkinElmer® DSC 8000 with power compensation is the ideal tool for isothermal crystallization experiment.
In designed formulations for lyophilized drugs, it is important to know the collapse temperature of the cake. If the, collapse temperature is exceeded, the cake will collapse and the batch will be ruined. The collapse temperature is often associated with the Tg’ of the frozen material and measuring this transition is the best way to approximate it.
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 applications for polymers, plastics, rubbers and advanced materials. Discover how to put these applications to work for you simply and efficiently.
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.
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.
This note describes a number of important food applications utilising the PerkinElmer DSC demonstrating the versatility of the technique as a tool in the food industry.
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, two signals are obtained: the Thermodynamic Cp,signal represents the thermodynamic aspects of the material, while the Iso K,signal reflects the kinetic nature of the sample during heating. The following,basic equation mathematically describes the StepScan DSC approach:
Heat capacity measurement has been performed in order to detect a possible second Tg on nanocomposites of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) with silicon oxide nanoparticles of different shape. StepScan™ DSC was used for determination of precise heat capacity and HyperDSC® to prevent degradation and identify devitrification of the RAF at elevated temperatures.
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 used in packaging, provides insights into material selection like slight weight changes used to measure important mate¬rial parameters like outgassing properties and thermal stabil¬ity, measure dimensional changes in material when subject to a temperature program, and many more.
Learn how Thermal Analyses applications can lead to great cost savings for semiconductor R&D and QA/QC.
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 8000/8500 with UV accessory is the ideal tool to study the UV curing process and to characterize the material properties before and after the UV curing.
D-Mannitol is a common excipient used in the pharmaceutical formulation of tablets. It is often desirable to process the formula into an amorphous glassy state to improve some physical biological properties of the drug.
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.
PerkinElmer has been helping Renault F1 Team's Enstone Technical Center with their analytical needs for nearly 30 years. PerkinElmer began by outfitting the team’s testing lab with the analytical instrumentation needed to conduct materials testing. Today, a dedicated PerkinElmer scientific laboratory operates within the team’s Enstone facility where the latest thermal analysis, infrared spectroscopy, and imaging technologies are being utilized for proactive monitoring, issue prevention, and performance enhancement of the team’s single seater. This case study shows you how we offer analytical expertise in helping Renault F1 Team master the thermal stability challenge.
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.
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 Analysis instruments provide features that, when coupled with appropriate policies and procedures, fulfill the requirements for 21 CFR Part 11 compliance.
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, polymorph and eutectric transitions, curing and degree of cure, and many other material properties used to design, manufacture and test products.
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 acquisition. Coupling Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA) systems with other analytical systems such as Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) and Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) Spectroscopy represents the most complete and advanced EGA solutions for gaining insights beyond decomposition of materials, by carrying out in-depth characterization of the evolved gases.
This comprehensive technology guide is your guide to understanding how hyphenation provides the insights - not just WHEN something has happened, but also WHAT happened.
The Polymer Market consists of a huge diversity of manufacturers of industrial products running many different processes yet still facing similar challenges. There is more and more pressure to achieve high product quality and reduce costs in order to stay one step ahead of the competition.
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 consumption and green-house gas emissions. The PerkinElmer Recycling Packages make use of the most commonly used techniques for material characterization and additionally supports the Plastic Identification Codes (PIC), used worldwide for packaging applications.
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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 with its StepScan software, which is also especially suggested for high accuracy specific heat capacity (Cp) measurement.
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A simple experiment is suggested to demonstrate the response time of a DSC and to show how much time is needed for equilibration.
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.
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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