Melting of Aspirin

Melting point and melting heat are fundamental thermophysical characteristics of pharmaceuticals and DSC can determine them. This example shows measurement of acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin), which has antipyretic analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects.

■Analytical Conditions
Instrument DSC-60
Sample name Aspirin
Sample weight 3.09 mg
Atmospheric gas Nitrogen
Gas flow rate  30 mL/min
[Temperature program]
Heating rate : 5˚C/min  

Thermal Analysis The DSC-60 Plus

The DSC-60 Plus is an indispensable thermal analyzer for materials characterization in R&D and quality control applications in such areas as polymers, pharmaceuticals, electronic parts , foods , etc.

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

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