Hybrid Rheometer

Rheometer

HR-2 Discovery Hybrid Rheometer, TA Instruments

Location  

146 Stepan Chemistry Hall

Capabilities

  • Environmental chamber allows testing up to 760° C 
  • Humidity chamber option 
  • Peltier plate temperature range -40° C to 200° C
  • Dynamic mechanical testing available (3 point bend, tension, torsion)
  • Tribology accessories available
  • Normal force resolution 0.5 mN
  • Torque resolution 0.1 nN.m,Multiple geometrical configurations 

Typical Use

  • Determination of viscosity and other viscoelastic properties (e.g. storage and loss modulus, tan delta) of fluids under applied shear stress and strain at various temperatures

Internal Hourly Rates

  • Unassisted: $23
  • Assisted: $79

External Hourly Rates

  • Unassisted: $37
  • Assisted: $99