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Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA)



TA Instruments Model Q200

The Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA) measures mass change as a function of time and temperature

Features of the Q200 TGA

  • Measures the mass of samples between 10 and 50 μg, with 0.1 μg resolution
  • Temperature can be varied from room temperature to 1000°C with a heating rate of 0.1 – 50°C/min
  • Purge gas flow rate from 10 to 200 ml/min of N2 or air
  • Can be used to find residual solvent concentration, thermal stability, and char yield


Bindra Innovation Laboratory, Benson 121


  • UW users: no fee
  • Outside users: $25/hour