Techniques

Dilatometry Testing


Dilatometry Testing is a technique used to carry out thermal expansion analysis or thermal shrinkage analysis of solids, powders, pastes and liquids under negligible load when subjected to a controlled temperature/time program.

Dilatometry Testing DIL 402 C Dilatometer – Technical Specifications

  • Temperature range: RT … 1000°C
  • Heating and cooling rates: 0.01 K/min … 50 K/min (dependent on furnace)
  • Sample holder: Al2O3 <1700°C
  • Measuring ranges: 500/5000 µm
  • Sample length: max. 50 mm
  • Sample diameter: max. 12 mm (optional 19 mm)
  • Δl resolution: 0.125 nm / 1.25 nm
  • Atmospheres: inert, oxidizing, reducing, static and dynamic
  • Gas flow meter and valve for purge gas (optional)
  • c-DTA® for the calculated DTA-signal from dilatometer measurements, ideal for temperature calibration (optional)
  • Highly vacuum-tight up to 10-4 mbar (10-2 Pa)
  • Coupling to QMS 403 C Aëolos® over a heatable adapter at the exit of the furnace
  • Extension with unique OTS™ system (optional)

ITRI’s UK laboratory is experienced at measuring expansion of solids or shrinkage of solids, with a fast turnaround, at very competitive rates using a DIL 402 C Dilatometer.

To discuss your potential requirements, call Mark on 01727 871316.

To discuss how we could help you please contact

Mark Dowling

+44 (0) 1727 871 316

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