Accurate temperature control is important for accurate QCM-D measurements. For optimal results of measurements at temperatures different from room temperature, pre-heating or pre-cooling of samples may be required. We can recommend the best temperature regulator for your application.
When taking measurements at elevated temperatures, we recommend pre-heating of samples for optimal measurement stability. Grant QBD1 is a high precision dry block heating system with digital temperature control and a single removable/interchangeable block that enables efficient pre-heating of samples.
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The CD-200F Refrigerator/Heating Circulator from Julabo can be used to heat and cool the QSense® Pro sample tray as well as supporting applications run directly in the bath.
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An external hot plate will be needed for measurements at elevated temperatures with the Explorer and Analyzer.