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PCA-11

PCA-11

PCA-11: portable contact angle meter

PCA-11

PCA-11: "one-click" fully-automatic measurements

PCA-11

PCA-11: measurement of contact angle

PCA-11

PCA-11: measurement of surface tension

PCA-11

PCA-11: on a jig for contact angle measurements of cylinders

PCA-11
PCA-11
PCA-11
PCA-11
PCA-11
  • Single-click fully automated operation
  • Precise measurement of contact angles, even on slopes of up to 90 degrees
  • Analysis of surface free energy
  • Measurement of surface tension using the pendant drop method
  • Time-dependent measurements by image capture of up to 30 fps
  • 500 droplets with a volume of 1μl can be generated with one prepared syringe
  • Simple replacement of syringe and liquid sample via easily accessible front door
  • Visible needle tip allows precise capture of the target point
  • Droplet calibration standard for standard view, bearing one full circle for calibration and three droplet silhouettes of 5°, 60° and 108° for periodic inspection of measurement accuracy

Hardware

  • Surface free energy kit
  • Pendant drop kit
  • Pendant drop calibration standard (for standard view)
  • Light shielding plate
  • Evaluation of cleanliness of large panels and silicon wafer
  • Evaluation of surface modification techniques, such as corona, flame and plasma treatments
  • Non-destructive evaluation of hydrophobic and hydrophilic surfaces such as automobiles parts, windshields, building walls
  PCA-11
Camera system USB 2.0 CMOS camera: 30fps at 640x480 pixels
Optical system focus: fixed focus with fixed focal length
field of view: 6.3x4.7mm ±5%
Measuring methods contact angle: sessile drop (static and dynamic)
surface tension: pendant drop (static and dynamic)
Analysis methods contact angle: θ/2, tangent, curve fitting (ellipse, circle)
surface tension: Young-Laplace, ds/de
surface free energy of solids: Owens-Wendt, Kaelble-Uy, Kitazaki-Hata, Wu, acid-base, Zisman
Measuring range contact angle: 0.1 to 180°
surface tension: 0.1 to 100mN/m
Resolution contact angle: 0.01°
surface tension: 0.01mN/m
Accuracy1) contact angle: 0.5°
surface tension: 0.5mN/m
Maximum sample surface
area and height (WxDxH)
no limitations
Dispenser operation:
Droplet deposition
Droplet generation
Droplet resolution

automatic
automatic
0.1μl
Dimensions (WxDxH) 110x50x110mm
Approximately weight 650g
Electric power USB bus power
DC5V, max. 2W
Operating environment temperature: +10 to +35°C, humidity: 30-80%RH (non-condensing)
positioned away from sources of electrical noise and vibration

1) Accuracy is the repeatability in terms of standard deviation based on the manufacturer’s calibration standard

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