Polymers and elastomers are essential to our everyday life – as elements of our biological architecture or as synthetic plastics. Anton Paar’s solutions provide unique information on properties such as structure stability, elasticity and flow behavior, for complete investigations on polymer and elastomer chains in numerous applications. Find the measuring instrument that meets your particular needs in the instrument list below – or let us help you find the best solution by contacting us directly.
Anton Paar Products
Abbemat 3X00 Compact Refractometers
Abbemat Heavy Duty Line
Abbemat MW Multiwavelengths Refractometer
Abbemat Performance and Performance Plus Line
Anton Paar Bioindenter™ (UNHT³ Bio)
Ball Mill BM500
Cora 5X00 Raman Spectrometers
Cora 7X00 Raman Spectrometers
Cryo & Humidity Chamber: CHC plus⁺
Density and sound velocity meter: DSA 5000 M
Density meter: DMA™ 4100 M
Density meter: DMA™ 4500 M
Density meter: DMA™ 5000 M
Digital Ductility Meter: DDA 3
Domed Cooling Stage for Four-Circle Goniometers: DCS 500
HTX Automation Platform
High Pressure Digestion: HPA-S High Pressure Asher
High Temperature Tribometer (THT)
High Temperature Ultra Nanoindentation (UNHT³ HTV)
High-Throughput Rheometer: HTR
High-throughput Rheometer: HTR 102/302 compact
Inline Viscometer for Hazardous Areas: L-Vis 520 Ex
Inline Viscometer: L-Vis 510
Intrinsically safe portable density meters: DMA™ 35 Ex and Ex Petrol
Low-Temperature Chamber: TTK 600
Micro Scratch Tester (MST³)
Microindentation Tester (MHT³)
Microwave Digestion System: Multiwave GO
Microwave Digestion and Extraction: Rotor 16SOLV HF100
Microwave Digestion and Extraction: Rotor 16SOLV MF100
Microwave Digestion: Rotor 16HF100
Microwave Digestion: Rotor 16MF100
Microwave Digestion: Rotor 24HVT80
Microwave Evaporation: Rotor 8EVAP
Microwave Reaction System: Multiwave PRO
Microwave Synthesis in the Kilolab: Masterwave BTR
Microwave Synthesis: Monowave 400/200
Microwave-assisted Drying: Rotor 1DRY
Monowave 450: Automated Microwave-assisted Extraction
Nano Scratch Tester (NST³)
Nanoindentation Tester (NHT³)
PC-controllable Alignment Stage
Portable density meter: DMA™ 35
Pressure Sensor Accessory
Revetest® Scratch Tester (RST³)
Rheometer Measuring Head
Rheometer: MCR 102, 302, 502
Rheometer: MCR 72 and MCR 92
Rolling-ball viscometer Lovis 2000 M/ME
Routine SAXS/WAXS/BIOSAXS analysis: SAXSpace
SAXS/WAXS/GISAXS laboratory beamline: SAXSpoint 2.0
SmartPave: Dynamic Shear Rheometer
Software for Particle Analysis: Kalliope™
TORC 5000 - Thermo-optical Oscillating Refraction Characterization
TRB³: Pin-on-disk tribometer
Ultra Nanoindentation Tester (UNHT³)
Vacuum Tribometer (VTHT / VTRB)
p/T Sensor Accessory
p/T Sensor Accessory: M50
Anton Paar Products Applications
Coir fibers - SWAXS studies of structural changes induced by tensile stress
Microfibril angle in coir fibers during tensile straining was studied using the SAXSpace system operated in point collimation mode in combination with the integrated TS 600 tensile stage.
Starch Decomposition with Subsequent Polarimetric Content Determination
This method is suitable for the determination of starch and high molecular weight starch degradation products in food or feedstuffs in compliance with the EC Commission Directive 86/174/EEC and Council Directive 96/25/EC. Please note that this method requi
Concentration Measurement of Sodium Hydroxide Solutions by Refractive Index
The concentration of sodium hydroxide in water can be easily and quickly determined by refractive index measurement.
Improve Digestion Quality and Save Money – Microwave Digestion rules out Open Digestion
Reliable elemental analysis results need robust sample preparation to destroy sample matrices or to separate matrix from analytes. The sample preparation step is by far the most error-prone and critical step of the analytical procedure.
Tribology with High-precision Environmental Control for the Laboratory
MCR tribometers from Anton Paar allow for superior temperature and humidity control for benchtop measurements of tribological properties in 9 decades of motion control
Tuning the Glue
Measuring the curing behavior of nano-tuned glue with Abbemat refractometers.
Refractive Index Measurement of Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids are special designer solvents as they are nonvolatile and liquid at ambient temperature, leading to a wide range of applications. Their refractive index helps to control the quality and also to characterize them.
Have a Good Trip
Refractometers are widely used in the automotive industry, e.g. to control the quality of oils, chemical liquids and solids such as plastics and glasses.
Mesoporous thin films - Investigating the structure of multi-layered films by GISAXS
Single- and double-layered mesoporous thin films have been analyzed by GISAXS for their structural properties using the SAXSpoint system.
The influence of Surface Roughness on Instrumented Indentation Testing (IIT)
In-Situ observation of the scratch/indentation true contact area to provide analysis without being model-dependent
Nanoindentation and Nanoscratch of Oxide Coatings on Thin Film Polymer Substrates
Mechanical properties of ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD) films with an influence of the nucleation density on the structure
Nanoindentation approach to mechanical testing of extremely soft materials
Nanotribological properties of Diamond like carbon thin flexible films on ACM rubber
Review of Indenter Materials for High Temperature Nanoindentation
Spherical Nanoindentation of Polyacrylamide Hydrogels using the Bioindenter (BHT)
The Ultra Nanoindentation Tester: New generation of thermal drift free indentation
Applications of nanoindentation in biology and medicine
Nanoindentation for biological materials
Identifying three different particle sizes in one sample with DLS
Particle suspensions often contain more than one size of particle. However, many particle analyzers cannot resolve particle mixtures, instead they detect an average of all sizes. The Litesizer™ 500 can detect three sizes in one sample.
Temperature-dependent GISAXS studies on thin films
The temperature-induced decomposition of a thin film structure has been studied using the SAXSpoint system with the new temperature-controlled GISAXS stage.
An insight into the Structure of Copolymer Surfactants
The structure of inhomogeneous (core-shell) nanoparticles was studied with the SAXSpoint system. The internal structure of Pluronic P123 micelles in water was determined by calculating the radial electron density profile.
Collagen - A Validation Sample for SAXS Systems
The performance of the SAXSpoint 2.0 system is evaluated by measurements of tendon collagen. SAXSpoint 2.0 produces data with excellent resolution in the entire angular range and delivers true 2D SWAXS images.
Surface Modification of Kapton® Films
The zeta potential is a valuable parameter to follow polymer surface modifications and to tailor-make biocompatible devices for medical applications.
Enhancement of Membrane Separation Performance
The zeta potential is sensitive to small changes in the surface chemistry and thus suitable for monitoring membrane performance.
Inner Surface Treatment of Haemodialysis Membranes
The zeta potential measurement assists in the improvement of the biocompatibility of haemodialysis membranes.
The Zeta Potential of Track-Etched PVDF Membranes
The zeta potential gives comprehensive information about the charging behaviour of inner and outer membrane surfaces.
Monitoring of Membrane Fouling with Zeta Potential
Zeta potential measurements elucidate the fouling behavior of membranes and contribute to the optimization of membrane performance.
Self-Disinfectant Surfaces - Correlation between Antimicrobial Activity and Zeta Potential
Zeta potential analysis enables the detection of functional groups introduced by additives in polymer compounds.
SAXSpoint with MetalJet Source
SAXSpoint now integrates the high-brightness MetalJet X-ray source enabling ultra-fast SAXS measurements in the laboratory.
Extend your Rheometer to Tribology
Employ the precise motion and force control of MCR rheometers for your tribological measurements. Use a range of accessories designed to work at their best in the MCR series.
In-situ GISAXS heating experiments on self-assembled Gold nanoparticles
Thermal morphology changes of self-assembled Gold nanoparticles have been studied using the SAXSpoint system with the temperature controlled GISAXS stage.
Characterization of a porous membrane by AFM and GISAXS
A polymer membrane with a pore structure perpendicular to a substrate has been characterized by the Tosca™ 400 and the SAXSpoint 2.0 system.
Inline Viscosity Measurement of Asphalt Polymer Blends
Delivering real time results and increased efficiency