Labs

  • Bioanalytical Lab

    In support for the Bio-Industrial Process Research Centre, the Bio-Analytical Laboratory is equipped for the characterization of biofuel and biochemical feedstocks and products to aid companies in optimizing their industrial processes.

    Equipment
    • Triple Detection Gel Permeation/Size Exclusion Chromatography unit with viscometer, light scattering and RI detection unit
    • Waters UPLC system with UV/RI/Mass Spec system
    • Perkin Elmer Series II CHNS/O unit
    • AutoClave Engineers Mini Rector
    • 5 L Eppendorf Fermentation unit
    • Centrifuge
    • Multiwave Pro Microwave Digester
    • Microbalance
    • Shaker Incubator
    • Biosafety Cabinet
    • Viscosity bath and viscometers
    • GC-FID
    • Optical Microscope with Camera
    • 30 L Bioreactor
    • In-line FT-IR unit
    • In-line Mass Spectrometry unit
    • HP 1050 HPLC system with RI and VW detector
    • Lambda 1050 UV/Vis/NIR Spectrophotometer
    • Ashing Oven
    • Standards & Constant Temp. Utility Bath
    • Flash Point Tester
    • Automated Ash Fusion System
    • Controller and Water handling system
    • Potentiometric Automatic Titrator & Bomb Calorimeter
    • Moisture Analyzer
    • Sieve system
    • Sieve system, Boiling Pot & Oven
    • Sulfur Analyzer Unit
    • VWR Oven
    • Steris Autoclave
  • Advanced Process Control & Optimization Lab

    The Advanced Process Control and Optimization Lab provides expertise and houses facilities to carry out research in advanced process control, optimal control and process optimization. The Facility has state-of-the-art simulation, advanced control, communication and optimization software packages in addition to up to date and industrial scale hardware.

  • Water Analysis Lab

    The Water Analysis Laboratory (WAL) is part of the Lambton Water Centre (LWC) and serves to function and support all of the current and ongoing LWC Research Projects. The WAL is outfitted with an IC, ICP, GC-MS, HPLC along with additional industry standard analytical equipment and glassware. The WAL has the capacity to evaluate the physical, chemical and microbiological properties of drinking water, groundwater, storm water, wastewater and industrial/domestic effluents.

    Equipment
    • High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
    • Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP)
    • Multi Meter P DC-700L
    • Floc Illuminator Jar Tester
    • Optic IvyMen System
    • Visible Spectrophotometer
    • Hotpack Carbon Dioxide Incubator
    • Hewitt Packard 5973 Mass Selective Detector
    • Injector and GC System
    • Techne Sample Concentrator
    • Dionex Ion Chromatography
    • Drying Oven
    • Weigh Balance
    • pH Meter
    • Flame Ionization Detector
    • Gas Chromatography System
    • Dri-Block Heater
    • UV Spectrophotometer
    • Desiccator
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