Energetic Materials

Description

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Energetic materials such as rocket propellants or pyrotechnics present this paradox of containing high heat amounts which need to be stabilized during long periods of time but quickly released on demand. Thermal analysis together with thermokinetics allow for the assessment of the long term stability of such substances, together with a better understanding of their decomposition schemes and amounts of gases evolved.

Screening
The first and most simple step requires an assessment of each raw material, intermediate or final product to determine its thermal stability within plant conditions. This will determine if further investigation is required, and is performed using a DSC or TSu specific screening tool.

SADT, Time to Maximum Rate and the full package of thermal hazards data can be precisely determined using powerful kinetics software. With a well designed experimental series and advanced kinetics you significantly reduce the number of analysis required, reducing countless time and resources performing complex experimentation.

Some International References
DGA – France
Nexter – France
National Research of Fire & Disaster – Japan
KOSHA – Korea

Associated products

Microcalorimetry (- 20°C to 170°C)

microSC-4c

microSC-4c

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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An innovative line of Thermal Analyzers (-120 / 830°C) with 3D-Inside technology: DSC, High Pressure DSC, Robot DSC, TG-DSC-coupling to gas analyzer

SENSYS evo TG-DSC

The HIGHLIGHTS Differential Scanning Calorimeter – Incomparable precision: the unique 3D DSC sensor totally surrounds your sample and reference crucibles so that the entire energy of any transformation is monitored thereby giving you...

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Mastering High Pressure DSC & Microcalorimetry up to 1000 bars - 14,500 psi

HP Micro DSC

Mastering High Pressure DSC & Microcalorimetry up to 1000 bars – 14,500 psi Originally designed under a IFP (Institut Français du Petrole) license to study the gas hydrates formation and dissociation, the high pressure version of the μDSC7 evo offers unique capabilities on the market: on a wide temperature range, from the subambient temperature of...

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

C80

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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Simply put - the fastest, easiest way to measure thermal conductivity.

TCi

Simply put – the fastest, easiest way to measure thermal conductivity. The third generation of C-Therm Technologies technology expands the capabilities of this rapid, non-destructive thermal conductivity and effusivity testing instrument to a whole new level. Designed to provide simple, highly accurate thermal characterization for lab, quality control and production environments, the C-Therm Technologies TCi...

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