Thermal conductivity (k) can be used as a metric to help detect these potential issues. While thermal conductivity can be measured via multiple methods, the ability to detect localized differences related to fillers is readily accomplished using C-Therm’s Modified Transient Plane Source (MTPS). Being a single-sided sensor with a small active area (approx. 18 mm) it is easy to map the surface of a material and detect differences related to the additives. As a transient method, it also offers extremely fast test times allowing full characterization in minutes which is invaluable in both R&D and QA/QC applications.
Join us for this webinar where we will discuss the importance of thermal mapping and spot testing of filled materials. The MTPS will be highlighted as the ideal method for this type of characterization and examples on how this testing can be performed will be shown on a variety of materials. We will also cover various case highlights on general filled polymer materials across various industries and their implications on end use performance.
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