Characterization and Testing

Existing facilities for membrane characterization at the center include: capillary flow porometer, BET, thermogravimetric analyzer, differential scanning calorimeter, dynamic mechanical analysis, liquid entry pressure, contact angle goniometer, particle size analyzer, zeta potential analyzer, and FTIR.

Instrument Model No.
Differential Scanning Calorimetry Netzsch DSC 214 Polyma
Thermogravimetric Analysis Netzsch TG 209 F3 Tarsus
Dynamic Mechanical Analysis Netzsch DMA 242 E Artemis
Particle Size Analysis Malvern Mastersizer 3000 with both liquid and powder options
Zetasizer Malvern Zetasizer Nano ZS
Potentiostat  Metrohm  Autolab PGSTAT302N
Contact Angle Kruss Drop Shape Analyzer – DSA100S
Capillary Flow Porometer PMI iPore1500
Atomic Force Microscope Bruker Multimode 8
Micromanipulator Singer MSM400