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TG-MS Analysis of Apatite - 1

TA-2019: TG-MS Analysis of Apatite - 1


Hydroxyapatite, a calcium phosphate mineral mainly found in bones and teeth, is attracting attention as a material that demonstrates high biocompatibility. Also, product development on optimizing its functionality such as ion exchange and absorbability is actively carried out. Here, we use TG-MS method to analyze the thermal behavior of various hydroxyapatites produced in various methods.

Thermal analysis products from Rigaku

TG-DTA is a hyphenated technology generally referred to as simultaneous thermal analysis (STA).



DSC is a thermal analysis technique that quantifies the amount of energy in a reaction.

Quantifies the energy changes in reactions such as melting, transition, crystallization and glass transition temperature.

DSC8271 is a high-temperature type DSC with a maximum temperature of 1,500°C.

TMA is the measurement of a change in dimension or mechanical property of the sample while it is subjected to a controlled temperature program.


The compact humidity generator (HUM-1) is connected to the TG-DTA for measurements under constant relative humidity water vapor atmosphere.


TMA/HUM measures change in dimension or mechanical property of a sample while subjected to a temperature regime under water vapor atmosphere with a constant relative humidity.

In TG-FTIR, gases evolved by volatilization or thermal decomposition are qualitatively analyzed, which allows you to track changes in the generated amount along with the temperature change.