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Material Characterization Training Classes

OPERATOR
TRAINING COURSES

Anton Paar QuantaTec offers unique instrument training courses for operators. These 1-3 day courses are designed to provide an effective balance of hands-on practical knowledge and theoretical background. If you have any questions concerning the Operator Training Courses, please click here. We are happy to answer your questions.

 

Instrument
Course Description

Autosorb SeriesAutosorb

The following topics will be covered during the 2-days:

  • Sample outgassing
  • Physisorption theory
  • Instrument operation - Surface area /mesopore characterization
  • Micropore characterization
  • Data reduction models: Surface area (BET method), t-plot methods, BJH pore size distribution calculations, DFT methods (micro-and mesopore characterization)
  • Instrument maintenance


  • Optional Class- 1 day
    (Autosorb-1and iQ only)

    Choice of one operation listed below.

  • Cryostat Operation or Vapor sorption operation
  • Autosorb-iQ-C SEries
    IQ-Chemi

    The following topics will be covered:

  • Chemisorption theory
  • Sample pretreatment for static chemisorption
  • Chemisorption isotherms
  • Metal area, dispersion, cluster size
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    Optional Class- 1day

  • TCD flow chemisorption or Mass spectrometer operation
  • AutoFlow BET+
    AutoFlow BET+: Surface area analyzer

    The following topics will be covered -1 day:

  • Physisorption Theory Operations
  • Instrument Software
  • Instrument maintenance
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    iSorb-HP
    iSorb HP

    The following topics will be covered -1 day:

  • Instrument software and operation / safety
  • High pressure adsorption theory
  • Instrument maintenance
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    Quadrasorb evo/
    Quadrasorb SI / NOVAe / NOVAtouch
    Quadrasorb/Novae

    Novatouch
    The following topics will be covered during the 2-days: Please specify Nova or Quadrasorb.

  • Sample preparation for physisorption measurements
  • Instrument / Sample cell calibration
  • Physisorption theory
  • Instrument operation - Surface area /mesopore characterization
  • Instrument operation - Micropore characterization
  • Data reduction models: Surface area (BET method), t-plot methods, BJH & DFT pore size distribution calculations
  • Instrument maintenance
  • ChemBET-PulsarChemBET Pulsar

    The following topics will be covered:

  • Sample preparation & reduction (chemisorption), degassing (physisorption)
  • Chemisorption / physisorption theory
  • Pulse Chemisorption measurements & active surface area determination, dispersion, average crystallite size
  • Physisorption methods & Multi-point BET measurements
  • Temperature programmed analyses & TPR, TPO, TPD
  • Data reduction methods
  • Instrument maintenance
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    PoreMaster

    PoreMaster

    The following topics will be covered during the 2-days:

  • Mercury safety
  • Sample preparation for mercury porosimetry
  • Sample cell selection
  • Mercury porosimetry theory
  • Instrument operation & low pressure measurements
  • Instrument operation & high pressure measurements
  • Instrument operation & density measurements
  • Data reduction models
  • Instrument maintenance
  • Porometer 3G

    Porometer 3G

    The following topics will be covered:

  • Sample preparation for pore size and permeability measurements
  • Using software for measurements and analysis
  • Basic theory
  • Instrument maintenance
  • Aquadyne DVS / VSTAR

    Aquadyne DVS


    The following topics will be covered during the 2-days:

  • Sample preparation for vapor sorption measurements
  • Instrument calibration
  • Physisorption / Vapor sorption / Water sorption theory (Types of water isotherms; hydrophilic / hydrophobic surfaces)
  • Instrument operation
  • isotherm measurement and data interpretation(Surface area / porosity characterization; temperature dependence & heats of adsorption; water sorption hysteresis)
  • Instrument maintenance
  • Pycnometers

    Ultra Pycnometer

    The following topics will be covered:

  • Sample preparation for volume and density measurement of porous solids and powders, catalysts, pharmaceuticals, ceramics, carbons, building materials, rock core plugs, etc.
  • Pycweb.PycWin software
  • Instrument maintenance
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