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Advanced. Versatile. High Sensitivity. Our lineup of laboratory thermal conductivity testing equipment includes the family of Hot Disk TPS systems plus the Thermtest HFM-100 Heat Flow Meter. Click on any of the models above to view more information or click one of the three options below to help you choose the right model and method for your testing needs.

Hot Disk | Transient Plane Source

 Thermal Conductivity Applications TPS

TPS 3500

The flagship Transient Plane Source TPS 3500 offers the highest accuracy for transient measurement of absolute thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity, and specific heat.
ASTM & ISO
0.005 to 1800 W/mK

Thermal Conductivity Testing System TPS 2500 S

TPS 2500 S

The Transient Plane Source TPS 2500 S constitutes a proven industry benchmark for absolute measurement of thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity, and specific heat.
ASTM & ISO
0.005 to 1000 W/mK

Thermal Conductivity Testing System TPS 2200

TPS 2200

The Transient Plane Source TPS 2200 represents a scaled down transient measurement of absolute  thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity, and specific heat.
ASTM & ISO
0.01 to 500 W/mK

Thermal Conductivity Testing System TPS 1500

TPS 1500

The Transient Plane Source TPS 1500 is designed for measurement of thermal transport properties of low to mid-thermal conductivity materials, such as insulation and construction materials.
ASTM & ISO
0.01 to 20+ W/mK

Thermal Conductivity Testing System TPS 500 S

TPS 500 S

The Transient Plane Source TPS 500 S offers excellent value for measurement of absolute thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity, and specific heat.
ASTM & ISO
0.03 to 200 W/mK

Thermal Conductivity Testing System TPS 500

TPS 500

The entry-level Transient Plane Source TPS 500 for transient measurement of absolute thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity, and specific heat.
ASTM & ISO
0.03 to 100 W/mK

Hot Disk TPS Specifications Chart
Hot Disk Thermal Conductivity System
Models
Hot Disk Thermal Conductivity System TPS 3500
TPS 3500
Hot Disk Thermal Conductivity System TPS 2500 S
TPS 2500 S
Hot Disk Thermal Conductivity System TPS 2200
TPS 2200
Hot Disk Thermal Conductivity System TPS 1500
TPS 1500
Hot Disk Thermal Conductivity System TPS 500
TPS 500 / 500 S
Solids, Liquids, Pastes, and Powders check check check check check
Thermal Conductivity & Thermal Diffusivity check check check check check
Bulk or Average check check check check check
Through-thickness check check check check  
Through-plane check check check check  
Two-sided & Single-sided Sensors check check check check check
Minimum Sample Size (diameter or square) 2 mm 2 mm 6 mm 13 mm 13 mm / 6 mm
Maximum Sample Size 1 Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Thermal Conductivity Range 0.005 to 1800 W/mK 0.005 to 1000+ W/mK 0.01 to 500 W/mK 0.01 to 20+ W/mK 0.03 to 100 / 200 W/mK
Temperature Range -160 to 1000°C -160 to 1000°C -160 to 750°C -160 to 750°C -160 to 300°C

1 Although there is no maximum sample size, there are limits on depths of heat penetration.
This depth of penetration is determined by available test times and thermal diffusivity (mm2/sec) of the material.

Hot Disk TPS Specifications Chart

 
Hot Disk Thermal Conductivity System
Models
Hot Disk Thermal Conductivity System TPS 3500
TPS 3500
Hot Disk Thermal Conductivity System TPS 2500 S
TPS 2500 S
Hot Disk Thermal Conductivity System TPS 2200
TPS 2200
Hot Disk Thermal Conductivity System TPS 1500
TPS 1500
Hot Disk Thermal Conductivity System TPS 500
TPS 500 / 500 S
Solids, Liquids, Pastes, and Powders check check check check check
Thermal Conductivity & Thermal Diffusivity check check check check check
Bulk or Average check check check check check
Through-thickness check check check check  
Through-plane check check check check  
Two-sided & Single-sided Sensors check check check check check
Minimum Sample Size (diameter or square) 2 mm 2 mm 6 mm 13 mm 13 mm / 6 mm
Maximum Sample Size 1 Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Thermal Conductivity Range 0.005 to 1800 W/mK 0.005 to 1000+ W/mK 0.01 to 500 W/mK 0.01 to 20+ W/mK 0.03 to 100 / 200 W/mK
Temperature Range -160 to 1000°C -160 to 1000°C -160 to 750°C -160 to 750°C -160 to 300°C

1 Although there is no maximum sample size, there are limits on depths of heat penetration.
This depth of penetration is determined by available test times and thermal diffusivity (mm2/sec) of the material.

HFM-100 | HEAT FLOW METER

Thermal Conductivity Heat Flow Meter

HFM-100

The Thermtest HFM is a steady-state method of measuring thermal conductivity of insulation and construction materials. With two flux sensors and exact temperature control, results are accurate and fast.
ASTM C518, ISO 8301, & EN 12667
0.005 to 0.5 W/mK

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 Thermal Conductivity Applications TPS

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Thermal Conductivity Laboratory Instrument Portable Meter Product Finder

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Explore the thermal properties of a diverse set of thermal conductivity applications.
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 Thermal Conductivity Applications TPS

Hot Disk TPS

An absolute method for measuring the thermal conductivity of solids, liquids, powders, and pastes.

 Thermal Conductivity Applications HFM

HFM

A steady-state heat transfer system for measuring the thermal properties of foams, solids, and textiles.

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