Hazing, streaking, brittleness, or bubbles?

Accurate polymer identity verification can be critical. Polymer manufacturers need to create new materials and deliver high quality to meet ever changing end-use requirements. A thorough, precise testing and analysis process is mandatory to ensure quality and stay competitive in today’s environment. At any stage of the value chain, you can rely on Thermo Fisher Scientific comprehensive solutions to speed the development, production, and quality testing and analysis of polymers.

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Combining Rheometry with FTIR and Microscopy: Benefits and Applications in Polymer Research

Simultaneous rheological and optical measurements are becoming increasingly popular – particularly for product development in the polymer area. Here, changes in the rheological profile can be correlated with information on either the microstructure (microscopy) or molecular structure (FTIR). Learn more about simultaneous rheological and optical measurements, viscoelasticity, thermal and UC curing, and pharmaceutical polymers and hot melt extrusion.


Spectroscopy Academy

Build your confidence in using molecular spectroscopy techniques for everyday use. Whether you’re a novice, a teacher or an expert, you can always learn something new about techniques such as FTIR, Raman, NIR, Microanalysis and more. Find helpful tutorials, fundamental diagrams, instrument guides, application notes and more resources to feed your curiosity.