Surface Measurement Systems
The adsorption of vapors on porous materials is important and vital within numerous industries. Traditional gravimetric methods are based on using a ‘static’ vacuum technique. This method is limited by the fact that ‘out-gassing’ of the vacuum chamber contents significantly contributes to the measured pressure and hence to the sorption measurements.
You can now enjoy the capability of obtaining accurate sorption properties of your materials using solvents and gases using our latest DVS Vacuum analyser.
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Key measurement capabilities:
Adsorption and desorption under dynamic/static, isothermal, or isobaric conditions.
Competitive adsorption of two probe molecules (i.e. CO2–H2O, Toluene–H2O, MeOH–H2O)
Perform multi-component experiments using vapor and/or gas sorbate molecules
Unique vapor temperature and delivery control
In-situ sample degassing up to 400°C and high vacuum (2×10-6 Torr)
Multiple adsorption/desorption and sample regeneration cycles
Real-time sorption kinetics and thermodynamics
Experimental background pressures as low as 1×10-6 Torr
Adsorption measurements at relative pressures as low as 0.005 Torr
Minimum deliverable relative water vapor pressure at 25oC of 0.05%
Sample masses from 5-1000 mg
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Temperature controlled enclosure
Control range: 20°C to 70°C
Regulation accuracy: ±0.2°C
Enclosure also provides anti-condensation protection
High Resolution microbalance
Sample mass: between 1 and 1000mg
Mass change: ±150mg
Resolution (precision): 0.1 μg
Peak to peak noise: ≤ 0.3 μg
1000 Torr Baratron full scale from 0.01 up to 1000 Torr (standard)
10 Torr Baratron: full scale from 0.005 up to 10 Torr (standard)
Other ranges available upon request (100 and 500 Torr)
Accuracy: ±0.5 of Reading
Resolution: 0.01% of full scale
Vacuum pressure measurementVacuum pressure transducer: full scale from 1×10-8 Torr up to 760 Torr5. Computer hardware and softwareThe system is fully automated and controlled by purpose-built software. Data can be analyzed in real time using analysis software.