TG-FTIR [TGA 4000 and Spectrum 2 FT-IR Spectrometer, PerkinElmer, Singapore]

Located at: CRF Block - F04
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   a) High performance balance and furnace for accuracy and precision

   b) Top loading balance for easy sample load and unload

   c) Fast cooling for reduced cycle times and improving productivity

   d) Integrated mass flow controller extends applications flexibility


a) TGA

     i. Maximum temperature: 800 °C


     i. Detector: Temperature stabilized DTGA (deuterated triglycine sulfate)

     ii. Resolution: 0.5 cm-1 or better

     iii. Wavenumber range: 8200 to 350 cm-1 or better

List of facilities:

   TGA: Determination of Sample volatility, moisture content, oxidation stability , decomposition temperatures, carbon black content, performance of stabilizers, ash Content

Application domains: :

     i. Polymer/Rubber/Chemical

        • Additives

        • Plasticizers

        • Degradation products

        • Absorbed solvents

        • Contaminants

        • Off gassing

        • Reaction products

     ii. Pharmaceutical

Charges (per sample).

NITK Rs. 700/- Rs. 700/- Rs. 800/-
Academic & Research Institute* Rs. 1000/- Rs. 1000/- Rs. 1200/-
Industry* Rs. 1500/- Rs. 1500/- Rs. 1700/-

*GST(18%) extra. Above charges are for providing raw data

For further Query Contact:

Ms. Disha Shetty (Technical Staff, CRF), Email:

Prof. Veershetty Gumtapure (Faculty in-charge), Email: