Center for Materials and Sensor Characterization

TA Instruments Q50 Thermogravimetric Analyzer

tgaThe TGA is used to measure properties such as thermal stability of materials, oxidative stability of materials, composition of multi-component systems, estimated lifetime of a product, decomposition kinetics of materials, moisture and volatile contents for materials.







Technical Specifications

Maximum sample weight

1 g

Weight precision

+/- 0.01%


0.1 micro gm

Furnace heating

Resistance wound

Temperature range

Ambient to 1000 °C

Isothermal temperature accuracy

+/- 1 °C

Controlled heating rate

0.1 to 100 °C/min

Furnace cooling (forced air/nitrogen)

1000 to 50 °C <12 min

Last Updated: 6/27/22