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DSC Scan

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A differential scanning calorimeter is used to heat or cool the material over a temperature range, while measurements of heat flow are made. A heat-cool-reheat scheme is typically used where the material is heated to its molten state, cooled to 40C and then reheated at a constant rate of 10C/min. Data related to the second heating are reported.    
The scan can also consist of collecting data while heating the material to its molten state.  
ASTM D3417  
ISO 11357-3  
Data see sample data  
This data appears in Matereality as Thermal Analysis.  
Replicates (# of times this test is repeated)  
1 - specimens, any type [details]


This test identifies transition temperatures and finds heats of fusion. It can be used to confirm material family or examine whether material properties have changed as a result of processing.