All laboratory instrumentation is maintained under service contracts with the instrument purveyors and independent contractors. As prescribed by GLP and NELAC, instrumentation is inventoried yearly. As a policy, most instrumentation is updated every eight to ten years or as needed.

Listed below is the type of instrumentation routinely used by the laboratory:

  Inorganic Chemistry

  • Alpkem RFA Flow Solution IV
  • Skalar SANPlus Segmented Flow Analyzer  
  • Perkin Elmer 5100Z Atomic Absorption Spectrometer
  • Perkin Elmer Analyst 600 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer
  • Dionex ICS-1100
  • Dionex Peaknet 600 Ion Chromatograph
  • Dohrmann TOC Phoenix 8000 Analyzer
  • Leeman Hydra AA Mercury Analyzer
  • Perkin Elmer Elan 6100 ICPMS
  • Perkin Elmer Elan 6100 DRC ICPMS
  • Perkin Elmer ICP 7300
  • Perkin Elmer Lambda 25
  • Skalar BOD Robotic Analyzer
  • Thermo Orion AS3000 Titrator
    Organic Chemistry
  • Agilent gas chromatographs with ECD, FID and MS detectors
  • Agilent gas chromatographs with MS detectors
  • Tekmar/Encon Concentrators
  • EST/Encon Autosamplers
  • Varian Saturn Ion-Trap detection system
  • Waters Alliance HPLC with PDA detection
  • Waters Carbamate HPLC system
  • Waters GPC Sample Cleanup system
  • Autotrace SPE extraction systems
  • Horizon Oil & Grease SPE extraction systems
  • Bacteriology
  • Nikon EPI - Flourescent Microscope w/DCI Attachment
  • Packard Tri-carb 3100TR Liquid Scintillation Spectrometer
  • Canberra - Tennelec Series5 - XLB Alpha/Beta Proportional Counter
  • Canberra - Alpha Apex - 6 Chamber PIPS Alpha Spectrophotometer
  • Canberra - Ultra-low Background Gamma Spectrometer System