Applications Measurements

Our Expertise

The NETZSCH Thermal Analysis Applications Laboratories are a proficient partner for nearly all thermal analysis issues. Our involvement in your projects begins with painstaking sample preparation and continues through meticulous examination and interpretation of the measurement results. Our diverse methods and over 30 different state-of-the-art measuring stations will provide ready solutions for all your special questions. Customers of our laboratory services stem from a wide range of large companies in industries such as chemical, automotive, electronics, air/space travel, racing, and polymer and ceramics. 

Our Business Spectrum

Within the realm of thermal analysis and the measurement of thermophysical properties, we offer you a comprehensive line of the most diverse analysis techniques for the characterization of materials (solids, powders and liquids). Measurements can be carried out on samples of the most varied of geometries and configurations. Consult with the experts in our applications labs to choose the best-suited measuring method for your specific needs. You will be working with scientists (physicists, chemists, materials scientists) possessing consolidated knowledge about the most varied of methods and materials spectra. Confidentiality is of course guaranteed. 

Our Measuring Methods

Method Measurement results Temperature range In accordance with the following standards (excerpt)
Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) Phase transformation temperatures and enthalpies, specific heat -180°C ... 1650°C


C351, D3417, D3418, D3895, D4565, E793, E794


DIN 51004, 51007, 53765, 65467
ISO 10837, 11357, 11409 
High-pressure DSC (up to 15 MPa, 150 bar) Phase transformation temperatures  -50°C ... 600°C ASTM D5483, D6186, E1782, E1858, E2009
Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA) Phase transformation temperatures
-180°C ... 2000°C


C351, D3417, D3418, D3895, D4565, E793, E794

DIN 51004, 51007
ISO 10837
Thermogravimetry (TGA, STA)
Mass changes, corrosion, thermal stability
RT ... 2000°C


E914, E1131, E1868

DIN 51006
ISO 7111, 11358
Gas analysis Characterization of gases emitted by means of MS, GC-MS or FT-IR, coupled to a TGA or STA -120°C ... 1650°C    
Dilatometry and TMA Dimensional changes, coefficients of expansion, density change -180°C ... 2800°C


D696, E228, E831, E1363, E1545, E1824

  DIN 53752
Dynamic-Mechanical Analysis (DMA)
Visco-elastic behavior, coefficient of elasticity
-170°C ... 600°C


D4092, D4065, D4473, D5023, D5024, D5026, D5418, E1640, E1867

Heat Flow Meter and Guarded Hot Plate
Thermal conductivity of insulating materials
-160°C ... 600°C


C177, C518

12667, 12939, 13163
ISO 8301, 8302
Flash Methods Thermal conductivity and diffusivity     -125°C ... 2000°C



Seebeck Coefficient & Electrical Conductivity Simultaneous measurement of the Seebeck coefficient and electrical conductivity RT ... 800°C    
Dielectric Analysis Curing behavior of reactive polymers RT ... 400°C ASTM E2038, E2039

The Advantage to You

You will receive high-precision measurement results and valuable interpretations from us in the shortest possible time. This will enable you to exactly specify new materials and components before actual deployment, minimize risks of failure, and gain decisive advantages over your competitors. For production problems, we can work with you to analyze causal issues and work out solution concepts. The relatively low expense of investment in our test measurements and services will pay off by greatly reducing your down time and reject rates. In addition, you will be able to increase the satisfaction of your existing customers and to win new ones.

Please be so kind as to send your samples with SDS (safety data sheet) directly to:

NETZSCH Australia Pty Ltd

Attn: Andrew Gillen

Unit 3, 591 Withers Road                                    

Rouse Hill, NSW 2155


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