Living Organisms



From its origins, calorimetry has proven itself to be the ideal technique to study the heat evolved by living organisms.
Various vessel sizes and equipment allow studying bacterial activity, insects’ resistance versus aggressive atmospheres, plants thermogenesis, or living cycles of fishes!

Main applications concern:
–    Bacterial growth
–    Thermogenesis of plants
–    Metabolism investigation

Associated products

Isothermal and temperature scanning calorimeter (ambient to 600°C)


The C600 high temperature Calvet calorimeter is based on the 3D Calvet sensor technology. An array of thermocouples totally surrounds the sample, and all the heat evolved is measured. No matter how small or large the thermal transformation, the system provides a complete picture of the event....

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Very High Sensitivity Isothermal Calorimeter (ambient to 200°C)


The MS80 calorimeter has the greatest sensitivity in the Calvet 3D calorimeter range. It is mostly used in isothermal mode, between ambient temperature and + 200°C, and is intended for measurements of very low thermal effects: self-discharge of batteries, self-decomposition of powders, heat generation of plants and...

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Microcalorimetry (- 20°C to 170°C)



Highlights include: – Wide temperature range covering -20 to 170°C – 2 measuring cells, featuring zero cross talk, and easily removable and reusable cells – High precision isothermal and scanning options are available to enable the study of both transitions and long term isothermal behaviour, such as stability and long...

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High-sensitivity DSC and microcalorimetry (-45 to 120°C)

microDSC7 evo

The HIGHLIGHTS • Wide operating temperature range (from -45 °C to 120 °C): cooling of the calorimeter does not require an external source. • Use in isothermal or temperature programming (DSC) mode. • Possibility to study samples in all forms: liquids, gel, powder, solid. • Variety of closed...

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Reaction, isothermal and scanning calorimeter (ambient to 300°C)


Incomparable precision of measurement: the 3D Calvet sensor totally surrounds the sample, and all heat evolved is measured. Now matter how small or large the thermal transformation the system provides a complete picture of the event. Absolute calibration: with a three-dimensional transducer the sensitivity of the C80...

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