Drop Shape Analyzer

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Drop Shape Analyzer

DSA100L

Automatic wettability analysis of large surfaces

General specifications

Instrument dimensions

Footprint

1000 mm × 375 mm (W × D)

Height

490 mm

Weight (without accessories)

34 kg

Power supply

Power consumption

100 W

Frequency

50 to 60 Hz

Voltage

88 to 264 VAC

Temperature measurement

Accuracy

1/3 DIN B (±0.1 °C at 0 °C to ±0.8 °C at 400 °C)

Precision

0.1 °C

Resolution

0.1 °C

External sensor

2 connectors (PT100)

Range of temperature measurement

-50 to 400 °C

Location of temperature measurement

environment air

Sample dimensions

Maximum sample size

700 mm × ∞ × 275 mm (W × D × H) (without axes)

Maximum measuring surface

500 mm × 500 mm (W × D)

Housing and peripherals

Camera und optics housing

yes

Compartment

test liquids protected against light

Levelling

yes

Needle protection shield

yes

Control keyboard

PC keyboard for ADVANCE software operation available (KB20)

Interfaces

PC

USB 3.0

Temperature control

Resolution

-

Range of temperature control

-

Type of temperature control

-

Maximum sample space

-

Equipment

-

Inert gas

-

Flow-through thermostat

-

Environment

Humidity

without condensation

Operating temperature

10 to 40 °C

Storage temperature

-

Product group specifications

Software

Software type

ADVANCE

Available software modules

contact angle
surface free energy of solids
interfacial and surface tension of liquids
Adhesion Analysis
Remote Control API

Illumination

Wave length, dominant

470 nm

Type

high power monochromatic LED

Field of light

46 mm × 46 mm (D × H)

Stages

Accuracy

y-axis: 100 μm
z-axis manual: -
z-axis software-controlled (optional): 100 μm
rotation axis: 1°

Resolution

y-axis: 10 μm
z-axis manual: 16 mm/turn
z-axis software-controlled (optional): 10 μm
rotation axis: 0.1°

Range

y-axis: 350 mm
z-axis manual: 45 mm
z-axis software-controlled (optional): 38 mm
rotation axis: 360°

Control

y-axis: software-controlled
z-axis: manual
z-axis (optional): software-controlled
rotation axis: software-controlled

Lenght

-

Dosing System

Resolution

0.1 μL with glass syringe

Dosing

software-controlled

Drop deposition

software-controlled

Speed

10 to 1400 μL/min

Cartridge/syringe (volume)

glass (450 μL), disposable (900 μL)

Double pressure dosing system

Resolution

-

Drop deposition

-

Speed

-

Cartridge, volume

-

Camera system (standard)

Performance

CF04:
160 fps at 1200 x 1200 px
320 fps at 1200 x 600 px
600 fps at 1200 x 300 px
1440 fps at 1200 x 100 px
2300 fps at 1200 x 50 px

Dark noise

CF04: 7 electrons

Dynamic range

CF04: 73 dB

Connection

USB 3.0

Optics (standard)

Focus

manual

Resolution of optics

CF04: 3.1 to 21.7 μm

Zoom

7× zoom, manual

Field of view

CF04: 3.9 mm × 3.9 mm to 24.7 mm × 24.7 mm

View angle

±4°

Camera system (optional)

Type

High Speed Camera CF06

Performance

CF06: up to 3400 fps at 640 × 50 px

Dark noise

CF06: 10.5 electrons

Dynamic range

CF06: 56.6 dB

Connection

USB 3.0

Optics (optional)

Focus

manual

Resolution of optics

CF06: 2.5 to 17.8 μm

Zoom

7× zoom, manual

Field of view

CF06: 1.7 mm × 1.3 mm to 10.8 mm × 8.1 mm

View angle

±4°

Double pressure dosing system (optional)

Resolution

0.1 μL

Drop deposition

software-controlled

Speed

fixed

Cartridge, volume

disposable (1 mL)

Tilting (optional)

Accuracy

-

Resolution

-

Range

-

Control

-

Types

-

Measurement specifications

Pendant drop/Rising drop

Resolution

0.01 mN/m (software-based)

Results

interfacial tension (IFT)/surface tension (SFT)

Range

0.01 to 2000 mN/m (software-based)

Models

Young-Laplace

Types (Pendant drop/Rising drop)

static, dynamic

Required

yes

Surface free energy of solids

Results

surface free energy (SFE)

Models

equation of states
Zisman
Fowkes
Wu
Owens-Wendt-Rabel-Kaelble
extended Fowkes
acid-base theory

Required

yes

Sessile drop

Accuracy

0.1° (instrument-based)

Resolution

0.01° (software-based)

Results

contact angle (CA)

Type

advancing
receding
static
dynamic
tilting
(additional accessories may be required)

Range

0 to 180° (software-based)

Models

conic section
polynom
circle
Young-Laplace
height-width

Required

yes

Captive bubble

Accuracy

0.1° (instrument-based)

Resolution

0.01° (software-based)

Results

contact angle (CA)

Type

advancing
receding
static
dynamic
tilting
(additional accessories may be required)

Range

0 to 180° (software-based)

Models

conic section
polynom
circle
Young-Laplace
height-width

Required

yes

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