Chris Yakacki: Characterization of Active Shape-Memory Polymers

Chris Yakacki: Characterization of Active Shape-Memory Polymers The field of stimuli-sensitive polymers has grown rapidly over the past decade. Actively-moving polymers have gained attention and have been proposed for use in applications from shape-changing biomedical devices to morphing structures. This webinar covers the basics of characterizing shape-memory polymers using thermo-mechanical equipment, such as the Q800 and…

Dile Holton, Ph.D.: Characterization of Drug Binding Activity and Biopharmaceutical Stability

Dile Holton, Ph.D.: Characterization of Drug Binding Activity and Biopharmaceutical Stability This webinar is focused on enthalpy screening, a new and recently published ITC technique that is showing promise for rapidly and accurately characterizing the binding enthalpy of new drugs or biotherapeutics. Rapid and accurate characterization of biopharmaceuticals is essential for the early selection of…

Randy H. Ewoldt: Experimental Challenges of Shear Rheology, How to Avoid Bad Data

Randy H. Ewoldt: Experimental Challenges of Shear Rheology, How to Avoid Bad Data How do you know when to trust your rheology data? How do you avoid bad data? Is there a checklist? Can you co-plot quantitative experimental boundaries against measured data? This presentation will discuss techniques for identifying and minimizing experimental errors and for…

Prof. Mariano Paganelli: Optical Contactless Measurement of Shape- and Dimensional Changes at High Temperature.

Prof. Mariano Paganelli: Optical Contactless Measurement of Shape- and Dimensional Changes at High Temperature. In this webinar, Prof. Paganelli shows how the innovative technologies adopted by TA Instruments’ new Optical Dilatometry Platform (ODP 868) address the requirements of laboratory scientists and manufacturing managers of traditional and advanced ceramics. Additionally, these technologies prove beneficial for power plants…

Norman J. Wagner: An Introduction to Colloidal Suspension Rheology

Norman J. Wagner: An Introduction to Colloidal Suspension Rheology Colloidal suspensions are encountered across a broad range of natural phenomena and industrially relevant products and processes. From coatings and inks, to foods and pharmaceuticals, dispersions, sols, gels, and glasses of colloidal particles exhibit a rich rheological behavior. This webinar will present an introductory overview of…

Kadine Mohomed – Characterization of Amorphous Pharmaceuticals by DSC Analysis

Kadine Mohomed – Characterization of Amorphous Pharmaceuticals by DSC Analysis The glass transition temperature of an amorphous pharmaceutical solid is a critical physical property that can greatly influence the material’s chemical stability, physical stability, and viscoelastic properties. Thankfully with specific analytical tests made possible through the use of Differential Scanning Calorimetry, this and other thermal…

Professor João Maia: The Role of Interfacial Elasticity on the Rheological Behavior of Polymer Blends

João Maia, Ph.D. The Role of Interfacial Elasticity on the Rheological Behavior of Polymer Blends https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZyr-_uPGRg&feature=youtu.be The Role of Interfacial Elasticity on the Rheological Behavior of Polymer Blends Polymer blends are commonly used to generate materials with a desired combination of performance properties and cost. Most polymer blends are compatibilized to promote stability of the…