Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)

Thermal analysis (Nano to Micro/Macro)

The thermal analyses are the set of techniques in which a physical property of a substance is measured as a function of temperature (or time) while the sample is subjected to a controlled temperature program (heating, cooling, isotherm).

The Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) measures the difference in the amount of heat required to increase the temperature of a sample and reference as a function of temperature. 

 The maximum working temperature is 1600°C, depending on material, analysis conditions and technique (measuring head) used and can be done also in different atmospheres (such as nitrogen)

Some application examples:

  • Recording of chemical-physical transformations of the material during the heat treatment.
  • Evaluation of reaction enthalpies and specific heat.
  • Studies of kinetics and reaction mechanisms.


          provided at NFFA-Europe laboratories by: