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NPL has a unique range of instruments to help industry to understand the thermophysical properties of their materials, their behaviour during processing and use and provide reliable data for process modelling. Our current areas of research include:
There is an on-going programme of validation between different instruments using reference materials and data. Where the same properties can be obtained by different methods it is important to know where these are comparable and where they are not. In some cases we have to select materials with the right property or temperature ranges to suit the instrument requirement, and in others there are suitable reference materials available. Methods which are currently being reviewed are:
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Our research and measurement solutions support innovation and product development. We work with companies to deliver business advantage and commercial success. Contact our Customer Services team on +44 20 8943 7070