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Hot Stage Systems feature dual heater furnace design.

Press Release Summary:

Nov 29, 2013 - Offering one click operation, Models HS82 and HS84 provide temperature control or heat flow measurement under microscope. Model HS82 is suited for situations where temperature of very small samples has to be regulated in limited space and where samples have to be observed at same time. For simultaneously recording changes in appearance of sample and calorimetric behavior, Model HS84 is suitable. Both have furnace with heating element beneath and above sample to ensure temperature uniformity.

Mettler-Toledo International Inc. - Greifensee, CHE

Original Press Release

HS82 and HS84 Systems Accurate Temperature Control and Heat Flow Measurement

Press release date: Nov 26, 2013

METTLER TOLEDO's new HS82 and HS84 hot stage systems offer easy to understand and simple to operate solutions for temperature control or heat flow measurement under a microscope. Their dual heater furnace design guarantees outstanding temperature uniformity in the sample. The new controller offers easy One Click operation and at the same time maximum flexibility e.g. method programming with up to 99 isothermal and dynamic temperature segments.

METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce the launch of its new Excellence Hot-Stage Systems. The HS82 hot-stage system offers the best solution in all situations where the temperature of very small samples has to be regulated in a limited space and where the samples have to be observed at the same time. If you want to simultaneously record changes in the appearance of the sample and the calorimetric behavior, the HS84 DSC hot-stage system is the right choice.

The heart of all hot-stage systems is the furnace with a heating element beneath and above the sample, which guarantees outstanding temperature uniformity in the sample. The new HS 1 control unit is equipped with a wide color touchscreen. This allows intuitive operation with your finger and delivers clear information to the user. If repetitive measurements are required, one press of a key (One Click) is sufficient to start a stored method the system looks after the rest.

The possibility to pause or accelerate the temperature program or switch to cooling during the running measurement using the buttons on the touch screen or the manual keys gives full temperature control to the user. Thermal events can be marked on the temperature curve. Access to the sample chamber from above means that the sample can be easily inserted and, if necessary, mechanically manipulated.

With 56 thermal elements, the new, robust FRS5 ceramic sensor in the HS84 is highly sensitive and has unprecedented temperature resolution. It is therefore ideally suited to all possible applications of the DSC hot-stage. Evaluation of the DSC curves measured with the HS84, graphical processing, and documentation are extremely easy using the evaluation window of the STAR software.

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METTLER TOLEDO specializes in the area of precision instruments for professional use. METTLER TOLEDO laboratory instruments are used in research, scientific, drug discovery, and quality control labs, amongst many others in the pharmaceutical, chemical, food and cosmetics industries. METTLER TOLEDO comprehensive industrial solutions cover the various steps in a host of manufacturing processes at many of the same customers that laboratory serves. Solutions range from receiving raw materials through various manufacturing processes, in-line process control and end-of-line packaging control, to logistics and shipping. Increasingly, these solutions are fully integrated into the customer's IT environment, helping automate their workflows. In food retail, our offering for fresh food management ranges from receiving and pre-packaging, to in-store solutions for self-service departments, deli counters, and checkout terminals.