Drop Shape Analyzer

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Drop Shape Analyzer

DSA30B

The versatile manual instrument for changing contact angle tasks

General specifications

Instrument dimensions

Footprint

610 mm × 250 mm (W × D)

Height

610 mm

Weight (without accessories)

10 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

sample stage
chamber
cuvette

Sample dimensions

Maximum sample size

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

Maximum measuring surface

-

Housing and peripherals

Camera und optics housing

-

Compartment

-

Levelling

yes

Needle protection shield

no

Control keyboard

PC keyboard for ADVANCE software operation available (KB20)

Interfaces

PC

USB 3.0

Temperature control

Resolution

0.1 K

Range of temperature control

-30 (with Tempering Chamber – TC40) to 400 °C (with Tempering Chamber – TC21)

Type of temperature control

liquid
electrical
Peltier

Maximum sample space

132 mm × 132 mm × 27 mm (W × D × H) (with Tempering Chamber – TC11)

Equipment

temperature-controlled sample stage
chambers
cuvette

Inert gas

yes

Flow-through thermostat

with liquid

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

Ø 42 mm

Stages

Accuracy

x-axis: -
y-axis: -
z-axis: -

Resolution

x-axis: -
y-axis: -
z-axis: 16 mm/turn

Range

-

Control

x-axis: no (manual or software-controlled optional available)
y-axis: no (manual or software-controlled optional available)
z-axis: manual

Lenght

x-axis: -
y-axis: -
z-axis: 45 mm

Dosing System

Resolution

-

Dosing

manual

Drop deposition

manual

Speed

-

Cartridge/syringe (volume)

glass (500 μL), disposable (1 mL)

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: 2.5 to 16.2 μm

Zoom

6.5× zoom, manual

Field of view

CF04: 3.2 mm × 3.2 mm
to 18.5 mm × 18.5 mm

View angle

±3°

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: 2.1 to 13.3 μm

Zoom

6.5× zoom, manual

Field of view

CF06: 1.4 mm × 1 mm to 8.1 mm × 6 mm

View angle

±3°

Double pressure dosing system (optional)

Resolution

0.1 μL

Drop deposition

software-controlled

Speed

fixed

Cartridge, volume

disposable (1 mL)

Tilting (optional)

Accuracy

0.3°

Resolution

0.01°

Range

0 to 90°

Control

software-controlled

Types

internal tilting table

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

optional

Surface free energy of solids

Results

surface free energy (SFE)

Models

equation of states
Zisman
Fowkes
Wu
Owens-Wendt-Rabel-Kaelble
Schultz-1
Schultz-2
extended Fowkes
acid-base theory

Required

optional

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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