Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectrometer

Our Nicolet 6700 FTIR Spectrometer is both mid- and near-IR capable and includes dual channel electronics for enhanced rapid scan speed. It can be equipped with horizontal transmission, attenuated total reflectance, and optical fiber pick-up/return accessories.

Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA)

Our TA Instruments Q800 Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer provides viscoelastic measurements on materials from 1000 Pa to 1000 GPa. The temperature, frequency, and force range of operation are -150 to 600°C, 0.01 to 200 Hz, and 0.0001 to 18 N, respectively. It can be equipped for single/dual cantilever, film and fiber tension, and submersion compression fixtures.

Anaerobic Chamber

Owing to the sensitivity of many chemical moieties (such as carbon-centered radicals) to oxygen, their manipulation must be performed under a rigorously oxygen-free atmosphere. Our Coylab anaerobic chamber maintains an atmosphere of <1 ppm O2.

Ultraviolet-visible (UV-Vis) Spectrophotometer

Our Agilent Cary 60 UV-Vis Spectrophotometer features rapid scan and measurement rates, ideal for kinetic studies. It can be equipped with an optical fiber pick-up/return accessory.

Automatic Laboratory Reactor

Our Mettler-Toledo EasyMax 102 precisely controls reaction conditions (e.g., temperature and pH) in a dynamic manner using feedback from thermocouples and pH sensors, enabling controlled, reproducible temperature ramps and reagent additions that are unattainable by manual control. It includes two adjacent reactor positions with solid-state heating and cooling, allowing for two independent reactions to be performed simultaneously.

Gel Permeation Chromatograph

Gel permeation chromatography (GPC) is a type of size exclusion chromatography (SEC), that separates analytes on the basis of hydrodynamic volume. The technique is often used for the analysis of polymers. When characterizing polymers, it is important to consider the polydispersity index (PDI) as well the molecular weight. Polymers can be characterized by a variety of definitions for molecular weight including the number average molecular weight (Mn), the weight average molecular weight (Mw) (see molar mass distribution), the size average molecular weight (Mz), or the viscosity molecular weight (Mv). GPC allows for the determination of PDI as well as Mv and based on other data, the Mn, Mw, and Mz can be determined.

Peptide Synthesizer

Our CEM Liberty Blue peptide synthesizer is equipped with a microwave chamber for maximized speed and efficiency. It has 4 minute cycle times and a 90% solvent reduction over conventional peptide synthesizers. This solid phase synthesizer can prepare high purity samples of both standard peptides and peptoids, or poly-N-substituted glycines, a class of peptidomimetics.

NIST Tensometer

Our tensometer developed by NIST is capable of providing simultaneous and real-time measurement of polymerization shrinkage stress, and exothermic temperature of a sample duing a photopolymerization process.

Oven

Our oven heats things.

Centrifuge

Refrigerator & Flammables Cabinet

Fume Hood

Safety first.