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TA Instruments Introduces a New Discovery SDT System

TA Instruments is pleased to introduce the all new Discovery Simultaneous Differential Scanning Calorimeter/Thermogravimetric Analyzer - the SDT 650.  

The Discovery SDT 650 delivers unprecedented performance in sensitivity, baseline stability, temperature and atmosphere control.  The new SDT 650 is the first simultaneous DSC/TGA to incorporate TA’s most advanced techniques like Modulated DSC®, Modulated TGA™, and Hi-Res™ TGA -  opening up new areas of research.

The SDT 650 is the only system capable of simultaneous TGA/TGA measurement. TA’s proprietary dual sample mode delivers independent TGA measurements on two samples. This new feature effectively doubles laboratory productivity.

A simultaneous DSC/TGA measures the change in energy as a function of time and temperature, while concurrently and precisely measuring sample weight changes. With a temperature range of ambient to 1500°C, a wide variety of materials can be characterized on the SDT 650 - exceling in both research and production control environments.

Never before have we packed so many features in a single instrument.  These include the most precise and accurate heat flow and weight measurements, advanced techniques and really powerful automation. TA introduced the new Discovery Series platform in 2016 and hundreds of customers have already confirmed that ’It’s never been easier to get great data.’ The new Discovery SDT 650 will easily be the most productive addition to any thermal analysis laboratory.

Terry Kelly, President of TA Instruments

The SDT 650 comes standard with TA’s horizontal dual-beam thermal balance with innovative quick-connect beam design, ensuring ease of use and maximum up-time.  As with all TA thermal analysis products, the furnace is backed by TA’s industry leading 5 year warranty.  

An optional 30-position, linear autosampler is also available.  This design is rugged and ready to deliver maximum productivity, allowing the user to run scheduled and unattended experiments, calibrations and verifications with the utmost confidence. The Discovery SDT 650 also features a host of significant innovations common to all new Discovery Series instruments, including a new app-style touch screen and powerful new TRIOS software.  

TA Instruments – a subsidiary of Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) – is the leading manufacturer of analytical instruments for thermal analysis, rheology and microcalorimetry. The company is headquartered in New Castle, Delaware, USA, and has direct operations in 24 countries.


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