Thermal Conductivity Demo Corner

Upcoming Webinars

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Dry-Out Curves and Geological Engineering Applications

In this upcoming webinar, we discuss Dry-Out Curves and Geological Engineering Applications with the Thermtest TLS-100

Date: June 22nd, 2021

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Cryogenic Testing using the Transient Hot-Wire method

When chemicals are exposed to ultra-cold temperatures the properties of those chemicals change. This provides an intriguing area of study for researchers.

Date: July 6th, 2021

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Testing at High Temperature with the GHFM-01

In this webinar, Dale Hume dives into testing materials at high temperatures with Thermtest’s new Guarded Heat Flow Meter-01

Date: July 20th, 2021

Recorded Webinars

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Thermal conductivity of liquids using the THW L3 sensor

Thermtest’s Product Line Manager for the Transient Hot-Wire (THW) method will discuss the Thermal Conductivity of liquids using our in-house THW L-3 sensor.

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Steady-State Thermoreflectance (SSTR-F) on Electronic Components

Proper thermal management in electronics is crucial for reliability, speed, and efficiency. With thermal conductivity playing an important role in making electronics perform properly, we will explore ways to measure thermal conductivity using Steady-State Thermoreflectance fiber optics (SSTR-F).

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Phase Change Materials (PCM) for Energy Storage

In this webinar, we will be demonstrating our THW-L1 and its use in the energy storage industry, particularly with PCM.

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Three thermal conductivity methods compared (GHFM, TPS & LFA) on anisotropic graphite composites.

In this webinar, we compare three different methods for testing the measurement of thermal conductivity on anisotropic graphite composites.

Ultra high temperature (UHT) beverage processing

Ultra high temperature (UHT) beverage processing

Ultra-high temperature processing (UHT), ultra-heat treatment, or ultra-pasteurization is the process of heating liquid food above 135 °C (275 °F) for 2 to 5 seconds to kill bacterial endospores and sterilize the liquid.

Thermal Conductivity and Resistance of Rigid Compressible Insulation

Thermal Conductivity and Resistance of Rigid Compressible Insulation

For the measurement of rigid and compressible insulation material, thermal conductivity results calculated from measured thermal resistance is the preferred method.

Comparing the Thermal Conductivity Measurements of Liquids using Various Transient Methods

Comparing the Thermal Conductivity Measurements of Liquids using Various Transient Methods

In this webinar, we compare which transient method is ideal for liquid. The transient methods explored will be Hot-Wire, Line Source, and Plane Source.

 Powerful New ThermoReflectance Instrument for Measurement of Nano/Micron Scale of Coatings and Films

Powerful New ThermoReflectance Instrument for Measurement of Nano/Micron Scale of Coatings and Films

Steady-state thermoreflectance (SSTR) is an optical measurement technique used to measure the thermal conductivity or boundary conductance of thin films and coatings.

Thermal Effusivity to Simulate and Measure Cool Feel Flooring

Thermal Effusivity to Simulate and Measure Cool Feel Flooring

In this webinar, we compare various types of laminate flooring to authentic hardwood, qualitatively comparing the results attained using our Thermal Effusivity Meter (TPS-EFF).

Testing the Thermal Conductivity and Resistivity of Solid Materials using the TLS-100

Thermal Conductivity and Resistivity of Solid Materials using the TLS-100

The transient line source technique can be used for the thermal conductivity and resistivity of solid materials such as concrete, natural stone, and low thermal conductivity ceramics. Dr. Cederkrantz discusses his measurements on the materials using the TLS-100. For in-situ and lab testing using the Transient Line Source: TLS-100.

Measuring the Thermal Conductivity of Fresh and Used Engine Oil

Measuring the Thermal Conductivity of Fresh and Used Engine Oil

Engine oil is an important heat transfer fluid in combustion engines. Overtime, engine oil degrades from heat, pressure, and the collection of debris. Thermtest’s principal scientist, Dr. Sofia Mylona, will investigate the thermal conductivity of new vs. used engine oil and explain her findings in this webinar.

Initial Touch-Times and Steady State Testing of Foams

Touch-Times and Steady State Testing of Foams

As the bedding industry encompasses measurements of comfort for feeling of coolness or warmth, also known as Thermal Effusivity, for both initial touch and steady-state sleeping. This webinar will cover how these comfort factors can be measured and used in design in the bedding industry.

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Thermal Conductivity of Nanofluids with the Transient Hot Wire (THW-L2)

In this webinar, our in-house expert will briefly compare thermal conductivity methods for testing liquids and the advantages of testing liquids with the THW-L2.

Webinar on Thermal Conductivity & Resistance of Polymers & Composites

Thermal Conductivity and Thermal Resistance Testing of Polymers and Composites with Guarded Heat Flow Meter

For the measurement of non-homogenous and layered materials, thermal conductivity results calculated from measured thermal resistance is the preferred method. A comparison of thermal conductivity ASTM / ISO standards and investigative testing will be presented to explain why this is the case.

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Measuring the Effects of Moisture Wicking Fabrics and Thermal Effusivity​​

In this webinar featuring Moisture Wicking Fabrics, we discuss our findings on the effects of moisture wicking fabrics and cool feel performance wear using the Thermal Effusivity Meter (TPS-EFF). Our focus is determining if the TPS-EFF can assist in selecting cool feel materials to be used in athletic wear with varying moisture levels.

Webinar on Thermal Conductivity of Soil and Concrete

Thermal Conductivity of ​Soil and Concrete using the Transient Line Source Technique​

Discussing the measurement of the thermal conductivity and resistivity of soil and concrete using the transient line source technique. The transient line source (TLS) is an ideal and standardized method for testing materials in-situ and in the lab. Thermtest’s TLS-100 is an easy-to-use and affordable instrument used for testing soil, rocks, concrete, and polymers.

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Thermal Conductivity of Heat Transfer Fluids using the Transient Hot-Wire Technique

Discussing the benefit of using the Transient Hot-Wire (THW) method for heat transfer fluids such as ethylene glycol and water. Transient Hot-Wire (THW) is the primary method for the measurement of thermal conductivity of fluids, nanofluids and pastes because of the wide range of applications, its high accuracy and repeatability. – Presented by: Dr. Sofia Mylona, Transient Hot-Wire technique Expert