Performing an strain-shrinkage analysis (DSA) on fine ceramic materials and coarse ceramic materials and determining the thermal expansion of tiles and plates, standard heating rate: 5 K/min

DSA in the low temperature range with controlled heating and cooling from -150 °C to 450 °C, 1 K/min

Determination of moisture elongation

Plus production of test specimens:

  • dry-pressed
  • sawn
  • Firing in lightweight refractory bricks (glazes)

Individual temperature programs (e.g. frost/thaw changes) and correction settings

Measurements of glass/glazes (incl. melting and determination of TG and dilatometric softening point)

Test Procedure:

  • DIN 51045-1
  • DIN 51045-2, -3
  • DIN 51045-4, -5
  • DIN EN ISO 10545-8
  • DIN ISO 7884-8
  • DIN ISO 7991

Specification for samples:

Required sample dimensions: 25 x 5 x 5 mm³ or 25 mm x Ø 6 mm
Required sample amount: min. 250 – 300 g powder or 1 – 1.5 litre glaze


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