Thermal Analysis Workshop (Tampere)

Welcome to Thermal Analysis Workshop at Tampere University of Technology!

Finnish Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry Association FinTAC ry and Tampere University of Technology organize a seminar focusing in DMTA and TMA-techniques and their applications in determining thermomechanical material properties. The presentations are given mainly in English.

Venue: Tampere University of Technology, Festia (Korkeakoulunkatu 8), Room FC117

Seminar program:
12.15-12.30 Registration and coffee
12.30-12.40 Welcome by Chairman of FinTAC ry
Prof. Vesa-Pekka Lehto, University of Eastern Finland
12.40-13.10 DMA as a useful tool in the field of material sciences
Dr. Angela Hammer, Mettler Toledo
13.10-13.30 Examples of benefits of DMTA in elastomer and composite research
MSc (Tech.) Pekka Laurikainen, Tampere University of Technology
13.30-14.00 Studies of materials in special atmospheres by DMA
Dr. Angela Hammer, Mettler Toledo
14.00-14.10 Break
14.10-14.30 MA measurements of hydrophilic polymers with controlled humidity chamber
PhD Steven Spoljaric, Aalto University
14.30-14.50 DMA studies of polymer bonded energetic materials
MSc (Tech) Markus M. Hackspik, Finnish Defense Research Agency
14.50-15.15 TMA as a tool in the field of material sciences
Dr. Angela Hammer, Mettler Toledo
15.15-15.20 Discussions and Closing
15.20-16.00 A tour to thermal analysis laboratories at TUT

We kindly ask you to register by e-mail no later than Thursday, October 5th.

Registration address and additional information: please send e-mail to