Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA)


Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA)
TA Instruments
Q500 Thermogravimetric Analyzer

Thermogravimetric analyzer which is able to assist with structural determination due to mass losses in the sample under either neutral or oxidizing conditions. The instrument measures mass with respect to time/temperature. 

  • Mass resolution: 0.1 μg (accuracy ≤ ±0.1%)
  • Temperature range: ambient to 1000°C
  • Heating rates: 0.1°C/min to 100°C/min
  • MTGA and HiRes experiments available
  • Gases: Air and USP Nitrogen
  • Thermal Advantage Software, release 5.2.6

Research Facility

Materials Characterization Facility - Centre for Chemical Analysis, Research and Training (C-CART) - CREAIT Network
Memorial University
St. John's
Newfoundland and Labrador (NL)

The Materials Characterization facility comprises a suite of instruments that can analyze composite, biological and polymeric materials, in addition to pure compounds.

  • Biological and Life Sciences
  • Biomedical
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Engineering - Agricultural, Forest, Environmental, Mining, Mineral
  • Engineering - Chemical, Nuclear, Other
  • Environmental and Earth Sciences
  • Marine/Ocean Sciences
  • Biomedical
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Industries
  • Clean Technology
  • Education
  • Energy (Renewable and Fossil)
  • Environmental Technologies and Related Services
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Forestry and Forest-Based Industries
  • Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Equipment
  • Manufacturing and Processing
  • Mining, Minerals and Metals
  • Ocean Industries
  • Utilities

Industry Liaison Officer

Matt Grimes
Technology Commercialization Officer


Adam Beaton Primary Contact
Research Laboratory Coordinator
Brent Myron
Manager of Operations - CREAIT Network

Date submitted: Tue, Sep 25, 2018 11:57 AM
Date updated: Wed, Sep 26, 2018 8:44 PM

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