Join us as John Moylan, Composites Technical Director at Element, delivers a webinar discussing the methods used for measuring glass transition temperature. The live webinar will take place on July 1st at 10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT / 6:00 pm GMT.
Why should I attend?
John will provide an overview of measuring glass transition (Tg) temperature, why it is important for structural composites, various measurement techniques, and more. The presentation will include information on:
- What glass transition (Tg) is
- Methods used to measure Tg such as DSC, TMA, DMA, and mechanical testing
- Use of specific methods
- The effects of moisture on the material
John Moylan, Composites Technical Director
John Moylan has over 30 years of expertise testing polymer based composite materials. He joined Delsen Testing Laboratories in 1980 as a lab technician and served as President from 1991 until the company was acquired by Element.
John has a BS in Chemistry from Bowling Green State University and an MBA from the University of Southern California. John is highly regarded for his work on standardization and test methods. He is recognized for his help in the development of the SACMA series of test standards and played an active role with the FAA Fire Test Handbook. John is currently the Co-Chair of the CMH-17 testing working group and an active member of ASTM D3o and various IPC committees.
He has been an active member of SAMPE and serves on the SAMPE Foundation board, which works to enhance science and engineering education in schools across the country. Additionally, John is a voting member of the NADCAP Non-metallics Material Testing committee and has previously served as a member of the Electronic Components Certification Board.
Thermal Analysis Methods
Element provides thermal analysis methods for determining important material characteristics, including DSC, TMA, DMA, and more.
Element performs a range of mechanical, electrical, flammability tests and utilizes thermal analysis tests to characterize the composition of polymers and composite materials.
Considerations for Glass Transition Temperature
Element offers a variety of methods for determining glass transition temperature and other important polymeric characteristics
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