A wide range of equipment for the preparation and analysis of chemical compositions of aqueous, solid, liquid and gaseous materials. The facility also comprises standard laboratory glassware and laboratory bench space.
|Gas Chromatograph and Mass Spectrometer with an Automated Turbomatrix Headspace Sampler and Thermal Desorber
||Perkin Elmer CLARUS 500 GC-MS
||For analyses of organic compounds.
|Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer Thermo X-Series
||Thermo X-Series 1 ICP-MS
||For elemental analyses of aqueous samples down to detection levels of part per trillion.
|Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometer
||Perkin Elmer Optima 2100 DV ICP-OES
||For elemental analyses of aqueous samples.
||Dionex ICS-2000 Ion Chromatograph
||For analyses of aqueous cations and anions.
||Leco Hg analyser AMA 254
||For the analysis of mercury in solid and liquid samples e.g. coal samples.
||For quantiative analysis of light gases from hydrogen to C20 gases.
|Microwave digestion system
||Anton Parr Multiwave 3000
||A preparation method for ICP analysis this machine uses high temperature acid digestion to solubilise solid samples.
||Leco S/C analyser SC-144 DR
||High temperature combustion method for analysis of total carbon and sulphur in solid samples.
|Total Organic Carbon and Nitrogen analyser
||For analysis of total carbon and nitrogen in aqueous and solid samples.