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Dynamic mechanical analyser (DMA)

This equipment is used to measure the viscoelastic properties of a material. The technique consists of applying an oscillating strain to a sample and measuring the resulting stress developed in the sample.


Keywords:

Storage modulus, loss modulus, tanδ


Measurements / Setups:

Young’s modulus
Shear modulus
tan δ
Strain
Static and dynamic displacements

Temperature


Specifications:

Equipment is from Metravib, Type Viscoanalyser VA2000.

Temperature range -150 °C to 400 °C.

Frequency range :0.001 Hz – 200 Hz

Force range : 100N

Displacement range: ±1000 mm


Equipment:

Sample holder for tension

Compression mode

Shear

3 point bending mode


Publications:

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Location:

WH 115


Research group:

Elastomer Technology and Engineering


Contact:

W.K. Dierkes