Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)


See more than you ever thought possible with our advanced line of differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) solutions. Whether you're performing QA/QC applications, studying processes in polymers or pharmaceuticals, or developing the cures of tomorrow, our new DSC platforms will open your eyes to a world of exciting new opportunities. Applications for our single furnace and double furnace models include:

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  • Isothermal kinetics studies
  • UV curing and process simulation in polymers
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  • Polymorph characterization in pharmaceuticals
  • Process studies in pharmaceuticals effects on amorphouscrystalline content

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  • LAB SYS-DSC 8500

    The DSC 8500 is a double-furnace DSC, featuring our second-generation HyperDSC technology. Now you can gain unlimited insight into the structure, properties and performance of your materials.
  • DSC 8000

    The DSC 8000, double-furnace, power compensation DSC provides greater sensitivity and accuracy as well as faster and more reliable results then you ever thought possible.
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    DSC 6000

    The DSC 6000 gives you all the advantages of the DSC 4000 and more. Designed for research application, it comes with Modulated Temperature DSC (MT-DSC) technology for easier data interpretation and new capabilities for product development.
  • DSC 4000 System, 100-240V/50-60Hz

    The DSC 4000 offers dependable performance and quality results. This single-furnace, heat flux DSC is designed to run all your routine applications and includes an easy-to-load vertical furnace that is resistant to oxygen and chemical corrosion.
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    Aluminum Covers - Pierced 0.05 mm Holes

    Includes 400 covers. These covers have an operating range of -170° to 600 °C and are pierced with a 0.05 mm hole. For use with (B0169319), (B0169320), and (B0169321).
    List Price : 460.00 USD
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    Volatile Sealer Assembly

    For use with volatile, viscous,noncorrosive samples.
    List Price : 1665.00 USD
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    Solid Aluminum Covers, Pkg. 400

    Includes 400 solid aluminum covers. These covers have an operating range of -170° to 600 °C and are designed for 3 bar maximum pressure. Requires crimper (B0139005).
    List Price : 259.00 USD
  • Sample Holder Cover Reforming Tool

    The Sample Holder Cover Reforming Tool is used with the Pyris 1 DSC, Diamond DSC, DSC 8000 and DSC 8500. DSC performance is enhanced with sample holder covers that are formed properly and not degraded by extended usage.
    List Price : 887.00 USD
  • Aluminum Sample Pans and Covers, 400 ea.

    Includes 400 pans and 400 covers. These aluminum pans and covers have a temperature range of -170° to 600 °C, 40 µL volume, and an ambient maximum pressure. Compatible with our crimpers and sealers (02190048) or (B0139005 with B0508921).
    List Price : 506.00 USD
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    Autosampler Aluminum Sample Pans, 30µL, 0.1 mm, Pkg. 400

    These aluminum pans have an operating range of -170° to 600 °C, a volume of 30 µL, and a maximum pressure of 1 bar. These aluminum pans are used with Crimper (B0139005).
    List Price : 259.00 USD
  • Vented Platinum Sample Holder Covers, Pkg. 6

    Includes 6 vented sample holder covers. Each cover is used with the Pyris 1 DSC, DSC 7, and DSC -2 sample holders.
    List Price : 644.00 USD
  • Autosampler Aluminum Sample Pans, 50 µL, 0.1 mm, Pkg. 400

    The Autosampler sample pans are used to prepare sample materials for your DSC Autosampler. These pans have an operating range of -170 ° to 600 ° C and a volume of 50 µL. Vented. Requires Cover (B0143003).
    List Price : 259.00 USD
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    The Power of the Sun, Solar Energy Development Solutions

    As the demand for solar power continues to grow, there needs to be a clear focus on different key issues in the life cycle of a solar cell. These issues are: efficiency, durability and cost. Coupling PerkinElmer’s application knowledge and experience together with our product portfolio, we can help manufacturers overcome these obstacles. At PerkinElmer, we’re taking action to ensure the quality of our environment.

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    Study Rigid Amorphous Fraction in Polymer Nano-Composites by StepScan and HyperDSC

    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.

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    Improved HyperDSC Method to Determine Specific Heat Capacity of Nanocomposites and Probe for High-Temperature Devitrification

    Where ΔCp and ΔCp pure are the changes in specific heat at the glass transition temperature, Tg, for the composite, and for the unfilled polymer, respectively. This work suggests an alternative method for determining Cp that takes advantage of fast heating and cooling rates to obtain quantitative Cp in the upper temperature region without having to dwell in that high temperature region to establish an upper isothermal.

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    High Resolution Characterization of Pharmaceutical Polymorphs Using Power Compensation DSC

    Many pharmaceutical materials exhibit polymorphism, which means that, depending upon the given processing conditions, the crystalline form may exist in two or more states. The crystalline states or forms exhibit different levels of thermodynamic stabilities and an unstable form can melt at a temperature significantly less than the melting point of the thermodynamically stable form. Depending upon the conditions used to generate the crystalline form(s), the drug may exhibit one or more unstable, polymorphic crystalline states.

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    HyperDSC for High Throughput Formulation Development

    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.

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    Curing Determination of EVA for Solar Panel Application

    This study shows that DSC can be used to study the curing degree of the EVA resin by measuring the residual curing enthalpy. The data show that the residual curing enthalpy can be correlated to the curing time in a linear way. The DSC test is quick and easy.

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    Renault F1® Team - Stronger and Safer with PerkinElmer Analysis

    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.