Application Reports

We support you in your daily work and offer you a whole range of interesting application reports on very different application areas. Our application reports are studies that we created mainly by ourselves with the help of our instruments. They provide specific measurements and show how you can use our methods to solve your individual problems.

Below please find a list of available application reports and technical notes from various studies and trials.

Application Reports

Number
Instrument
Title
Year
282-de
282-en
DFA100A reliable method for monitoring the aging and performance of cooling liquids used in machining processes2017
281-de
281-en
K100Characterizing particle size of filler materials quickly and easily2016
280-de
280-en
MSAOptimizing flame treatment of polymer surfaces2016
279-de
279-en
DFA100Foam behavior of toothpaste2016
278-enDSA100, DSA30, DSA25, MSAReplacing the solid needle by a liquid one when measuring static contact angles2016
277-enDSA25, K11, DVT50Surface tension as a basic parameter for controlling drop dispensing of ophthalmic solutions2015
276-de
276-en
DSA30RDevelopment of customized demulsifiers2015
275-de
275-en
DFA100Comparison of the foam behavior of different types of beer independently of CO2 content2015
274-de
274-en
DFA100Foamability of different milk types, and stability and structure of the foam produced2015
273-enSITE100Ultralow interfacial tension in enhanced oil recovery (EOR)2014
272-de
272-en
MSA, DSA100Why test inks cannot tell the full truth about surface free energy2014
271-de
271-en
K100SFWettability of carbon fibres using single-fibre contact angle measurements – a feasibility study2013
270-de
270-en
DFA100Investigating the foaming behavior of cooling lubricants and the effect of foam inhibitors (antifoams)2012
269-de
269-en
DFA100Investigating the foam-inhibiting effect of antifoaming agents in printing lacquers2011
268-de
268-en
BP100Kinetic investigations into the effectiveness of surfactants 2011
267-de
267-en
DFA100, DSA100RFoam behavior and foam stability of aqueous surfactant solutions 2010
266-de
266-en
DSA100MCharacterization of microscopically small surfaces on dental implants by using contact angle measurements on picoliter drops  2009
265-de
265-en
DSA100RInterfacial rheology with high-viscosity oils2009
264-de
264-en
DSA100Optimizing the pretreatment of metal surfaces for bonding in vehicle construction2009
263-de
263-en
DSA100, K100No chance for wetness - Surface science for optimal wood protection2008
262-de
262-en
EasyDropThe Effect of an Oxygen-Helium Atmospheric Plasma on the Surface Energy of Medical Plastics2008
261-de
261-en
BP2, DSA100Surfactant Additives for Pesticide Formulations - Effects on Both Spray Atomization and Substrate Wettability2007
260-de
260-en
DSA100, K100Optimising Automotive Coatings - the Balancing Act between Adhesion Energies, Interfacial Tensions, and Spreading Coefficients2007
259-de
259-en
MobileDropIn-line process control with MobileDrop: Monitoring cleaning performance on glass surfaces2007
258-de
258-en
MobileDropHow effective is hot-wax treatment?2006
257-de
257-en
K100Nanoparticle Surface Energy Determinations2006
256-de
256-en
DSA100Ozone Treatment of Polymer Surfaces - How plastics lose their hydrophobia2006
255-enDSA100Methods for Wettability Determination on Hydrogels2006
254-de
254-en
DSA100, K100Paper wettability by water-based inks2006
253-enDSA100Corona Treated Polypropylene Packaging Film2006
251-de
251-en
DSA100Surface energy measurement of textiles by captive bubble method2006
250-enDSA100Effect of Temperature on the Surface Energy of Solids2005
249-enDSA100EDM/ODM Characterization of liquid foams by the determination of surface rheological properties of surfactant solutions2005
248-enDSA10, K100Interfacial Tension as a Predictor of the Completeness of Pore Wetting in Epoxy Resin Impregnated Non-Woven Glass2005
246-de
246-en
DSA100EDM/ODM Stretching Exercises for Drops2005
245-enK100, K100SFThe role of surfactants, adhesion energy and interfacial tensions in fibre coating applications2005
244-de
244-en
DSA100MCharacterisation of Microscopically Small Surfaces by Means of Contact Angle Measurement2005
243-enDSA100, K100Choosing a Corrosion Prevention Compound Surface Science Helping to Preserve Aeronautical Equipment2004
240-enK100Wettability of Swellable Nonwovens - Determination of Contact Angle Against Swellable Nonwoven Material2004
239-enDSA10, K100Surface Energy Characterization and Adhesion Properties of High Viscosity Ink Pastes2003
238-de
238-en
DSA10Contact angle measurement at high temperatures -
Measuring the contact angle of slag melts on graphite and aluminum oxide carrier materials
2003
236-enDSA10, K100The Washburn "C" Factor for Characterization of Porous Coatings2003
235-de
235-en
DSA10Interfacial tension and wetting in liquid-liquid separation technology2003
234-de
234-en
DSA10Determination of the surface free energy of electronic components. A method for evaluating their wetting and adhesive behavior with embedding compounds and adhesives2003
232-enDSA10, K100Adhesion Energy and Interfacial Tension - Two Related Coating/Substrate Interfacial Properties Which is More Important for Your Application, and Why?2003
231-de
231-en
DSA10, K100, SITE04Assessing the cleaning ability of aqueous surfactant solutions on soiled hydrophobic textile fabrics by using contact angle and surface tension measurements 2003
230-deDSA10Der Kontaktwinkel: Beurteilung des Benetzungsverhaltens von Beschichtungsstoffen 2002
229-de
229-en
GH100Contact Angle Measurements on Large Surfaces2000
228-de
228-en
K100Characterization of wettability and surface properties of textile fabrics and fibers2002
227-de
227-en
DSA10Phase boundaries under pressure2002
225-deDSA10, TDA10Die mobile Charakterisierung antiadhäsiver Eigenschaften von Sanitärkeramiken2001
224-deDSA10, K12Prognosen zur Dispergierbarkeit im Praxistest2001
223-de
223-en
DSA10, K12Wetting and Adhesion of Hotmelts2001
222-de
222-en
DSA10How absorbent are diapers?2000
221-enDSA10, K12Wettabilities and Surface Tensions of Different Paper Types2000
218-enK12Optimization of antigraffiti coating based on silicon-hybrid systems2000
215-enBP2Calculation of Diffusion-Coefficients from the Maximum Bubble Pressure Experiment for Pure n-Alkyl-ß-D-Glucosides2000
213-enK12, DSA10Two-Component Surface Energy Characterization As a Predictor of Wettability and Dispersability 2000
212-enBP2Fountain Solutions for Offset Printing1999
211-enDSA10, G2Surface Characterization in Biomedical Engineering1999
210-enK12Measuring Surface Tension and Critical Micelle Concentration on Cationic Surfactant Solutions1999
208-enK12Contact Angle Measurement of Spice Oil on Powder Carrier Systems1999
207-de
207-en
DSA10Applications of Sessile-Drop and Pendant-Drop Techniques in Offset Printing Technology1998
206-enK12Contact Angle Determination by the "Straw" Method and Packed Cell Method1996
205-enK100, K12Membrane Wettability1996
204-enK12Synergistic Aspects of Surfactant Mixtures1996
203-enDVT10The Effects of Ageing on the Properties Soybeans Based Cooking Oil1995
202-enK12Surface Tensiometry as a Technique for the Study of polymer/Surfactant1995
201-enK122Critical Micelle Concentration as a Function of Head Group Size for Alkyl Alcohol Ethoxylates1995
101-enK14Evaluating Silicone Hair Treatments1994

Technical Notes

Number
Instrument
Title
Year
318-de
318-en
DSA100Inline process control of wettability by means of contact angle measurement
on moving surfaces
2017
317-de
317-en
DSA100, DSA30Inclination to know-how – Professional measurement of the roll-off or sliding angle and dynamic contact angle2012
316-de
316-en
DSA100, DSA30, EasyDrop Determining the surface tension of liquids by measurements on pendant drops 2010
315-de
315-en
DSA100Practical Contact Angle Measurement (5) – Custom-made models: from contact angle to surface free energy2008
314-de
314-en
DSA100Contact angle measurement in practice (4): Measuring with method – but with which one?2008
313-de
313-en
DSA100Contact angle measurement in practice (3): The eye also measures2007
312-de
312-en
DSA100Contact angle measurement in practice (2): Measurement with nicely deposited drops2007
311-de
311-en
DSA100, K100Contact angle measurement in practice (1): Preparations and general conditions for contact angle measurements2007
310-enDSA100Effect of drop volume on static contact angles2004
308-enK12, K100, K9, K10, K11Rings are for Fingers – Plates are for Surface Tension2004
307-enK12, K100, BP2, DSA100, DSA10Considerations Before Making Non-equilibrium Surface Tension Measurements2004
306-enK12, K100, DSA10So You Want to Measure Surface Energy?1999
303-enG10, G2A Practical Comparison of the Techniques Used to Measure Contact Angles for Liquids on Non-Porous Solids1996
302-enK12Wettability Studies for Porous Solids Including Powders and Fibrous Materials1996
301-enK12Avoiding Contamination when Performing Automated Critical Micelle Concentration Experiments1995

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