Material and Surface Characterization

  • Surface Characterization
  • Material Characterization
  • Polymer Characterization

Equipment

Equipment

Molecular spectroscopy: FTIR, UV/VIS, MS, NMR*

  • Chromatographic separation methods: GC-FID, GC-MS*, HPLC-MS*, GPC*
  • Thermal analysis: DSC, TGA, TGA-SDTA, DMA, Thermal Conductivity
  • Elemental analysis: X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy XRF, Optical Emission Spectroscopy OES*
  • Microscopic analysis: FTIR-Microscopy, surface energy and contact angle determination contact angle determination
  • Various wet-chemical tests and characterizations such as extraction and titration
  • Various physico-mechanical test procedures such as density, hardness, and tensile strength determination
  • Rheology: Melt flow index MFR, capillary rheometry, rotational viscometry (for liquids and pastes), capillary viscosimetry
  • Long-term behavior: Climate and thermal chamber, UV-chamber, environmental stress cracking tests (ESCR)

*) in collaboration with partner