Journal of thermal analysis

, Volume 29, Issue 1, pp 167–171 | Cite as

Utilization of thermal analysis in gorgonia characterization

  • I. Garcia Alonso
  • O. S. León Fernández
  • R. D. Henríques
Short Communications

Abstract

With the use of the derivatograph it is possible to find similarities and differences between Plexauras and Plexaurellas, taking into account not only the moisture and ash content, but also the weight losses associated with the different thermal effects. On this basis thermal analysis is proposed for the rapid characterization of gorgonia.

Keywords

Polymer Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Thermal Analysis Thermal Effect 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Garcia Alonso
    • 1
  • O. S. León Fernández
    • 1
  • R. D. Henríques
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Chemistry and Experimental BiologyAcademy of ScienceCuba

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