Contact angle measurement: Dataphysics OCA15plus

Contact angle measurement: Dataphysics OCA15plus

Equipment: Dataphysics OCA15plus
Technique: Contact angle measurements
Contact person (UNINOVA): Pedro Barquinha (pmcb@fct.unl.pt), Ana Rovisco (a.rovisco@fct.unl.pt)
Responsible: Rita Branquinho (ritasba@fct.unl.pt)

Description: The OCA 15 is the R&D instrument for automated video contact angle metrology and drop shape analysis. It features proprietary software-controlled measurement and analysis. 


  •  Static and dynamic contact angle according to the Sessile and Captive Drop Methods as well as the analysis of the drop shape according to the Pendant Drop Method.
  • Wetting behaviour of solid surfaces.
  • Surface and interfacial tension through the analysis of the Pendant Drop Shape Method.
  • Statistics and measurement error analysis.

Link for additional information: https://www.dataphysics-instruments.com/products/oca/