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Soft Materials Characterization Laboratory

This lab is dedicated to the characterization and analysis of polymeric and other soft materials. It currently contains a dynamic mechanical analyzer (DMA), thermogravimetric analyzer (TGA), dynamic scanning calorimeter (DSC), and an automated dynamic contact angle goniometer.

All soft materials equipment is located in ARMS B214. All prospective B214 users must sign up for the B214 listserv, complete and turn in the B214 Safety Contract, and obtain faculty signatures to be granted access.

Equipment

TA Instruments Q800 DMA

TA Instruments Q50 TGA

TA Instruments Q2000 DSC