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The Basics of Temperature Analysis Calibration and Adjustment: Useful Tips and Hints

This webinar discusses the basics of thermal analysis instrument calibration and adjustment, provides valuable tips and hints, and shows how modern software can support calibration.

Originally presented: October 1, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
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Calibration is a task that needs to be performed regularly to ensure that your instrument continues to deliver reproducible and accurate results. In thermal analysis, temperature, heating rate and the main signal value must be calibrated. In this webinar, we will discuss the basics of calibration and adjustment, and provide you with valuable tips and hints about:

  • Basic concepts of calibration
  • What influences the results in thermal analysis
  • How often a calibration should be performed
  • How many reference substances are recommended

We will also show how modern software such as the STARe can support you for this important task.

Key Takeaways

  • Learn the basics of calibration in thermal analysis
  • Understand what needs to be adjusted and calibrated
  • Discover tips and hints to keep the instrument under control
  • Learn the FlexCal calibration concept to achieve a higher accuracy in less time


Nicolas Fedelich, Applications Specialist, Thermal Analysis, Mettler-Toledo AG

Nicolas Fedelich currently works for Mettler-Toledo as an applications specialist in thermal analysis. Following his academic formation in chemical engineering in France, Nicolas worked in various laboratories to implement, develop and validate analytical methods for use in pharmaceutical and environmental fields. Before joining Mettler-Toledo, Nicolas Fedelich spent three years working in field support for on-site training where he was responsible for supporting and advising customers on how to effectively and accurately carry out their applications.

Since joining Mettler-Toledo AG in 2009, Nicolas has been actively engaged as a TA applications specialist and also participates in teaching and supporting users of DSC, TGA, TMA and DMA instruments.