Scientific Equipment at CRCC

ANALYSIS EQUIPMENT AT CRCC

Physicochemical Analysis : Separation Techniques

- Gas Chromatography

  • 1 Bidimensional (2D) Gas Chromatography device coupled to a  quadrupole Mass Spectrometer -  QP2010 Ultra (Shimadzu)
  • 1 Gas Chromatography device Trace GC Ultra (Thermo) coupled to a DSQ (Thermo) quadrupole Mass Spectrometer
  • 1 Gas Chromatography device coupled to a quadrupole Mass Spectrometer -  QP2010 GCMS Plus (Shimadzu)
  • 1 Gas Chromatography device HP 6890 (Agilent) with a Flame Ionization detector
  • 1 pyrolyser PY2020 iD Double shot pyrolyser (Frontier Lab)
  • 1 pyrolyser PY3030 D Double shot pyrolyser (Frontier Lab)

- Liquid Chromatography

  • 1 Size-Exclusion Chromatography device Waters 515 HPLC pump with Multiangle Light Scattering MALS Dawn EOS (Wyatt Technology) and Differential Index detectors Waters 2414
  • 1 Liquid Chromatography HP1100  Series (Agilent) with Photodiode array and Fluorescence detectors
  • 1 Liquid Chromatography Alliance Waters 2695, with a Photodiode array detector Waters 2996, and Refractive Index detector Waters 2414
  • 1 Liquid Chromatography Beckman Gold pumps with a Fluorimetric detector Waters 474

- Capillary Electrophoresis

  • 1 Capillary Electrophoresis device P/ACE MDQ Beckman Couter, with UV-Vis and PDA detectors hyphenated with an Electrospray Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer (ESI-ITMS)  Bruker HCT

 

Physicochemical Analysis : Spectral Techniques

  • 1 FTIR spectrometer Thermo Nicolet 6700 (Thermo Scientific) equipped with an ATR device and coupled to a microscope Continuµm XL (Thermo Electronic Corp.)
  • 1 FTIR spectrometer Alpha (Bruker) (Reflectance and ATR)
  • 1 Raman microspectrometer In via (Renishaw) equipped with a 532 nm and 785 nm laser beam
  • 1 UV-Vis spectrometer Unicam
  • 1 spectrophotometer Elrepho 2000 (Datacolor)
  • 1 Fiber Optics Reflectance Spectrometry FORS device (350nm-2500nm)
  • 1 Fiber Optics Reflectance Spectrometry FORS device (400nm-800 nm) AvaSpec 2048
  • 1 UV-Vis-NIR spectrometer Varian
  • 1 Micro-Fading Tester LOT Oriel
  • 1 spectrocolorimeter X-Rite
  • 1 Glossmeter (20°-60°-75°) ZLR 1050M Zehntner

 

Physicochemical Analysis : Microscopy

  • 4 light microscopes (Olympus BH-2, Leitz) and steromicroscopes
  • 1 optical microscope Axio Imager D2m (Zeiss) operating in Transmission/Reflection mode and monitored by an image processing software Archimed (Microvision)
  • 1 stereomicroscope Discovery V.20 (Zeiss) operating in Transmission/Reflection mode and monitored by an image processing software Archimed (Microvision)
  • 1 polarizing microscope Axio Lab1 Zeiss

 

Physicochemical Analysis : Other Techniques

  • 1 Differential Scanning Calorimeter DSC8000 Perkin Elmer (T range : -100 to 750°C)
  • 1 Dynamic Vapor Sorption Advantage (Surface Measurement Systems) automated gravimetic sorption system
  • 1 Spatial photometer EZContrast 160R (Eldim)
  • 1 glove box Jacomex designed for the study of humidity and oxygen impact on highly reactive materials. Monitoring RH ( 0 to 80%) and oxygen concentration (1 to 1,000 ppm)

 

Mechanical Testing

  • 1 Mechanical Testing Lab (23+1°C, 50%+2 HR)
  • 1 Tensile strength tester DY.20B Adamel-Lhomargy (ongoing upgrade)
  • 1 Z-span tester Pulmac Trouble Shooter-100
  • 1 Bursting tester EC06 Adamel-Lhomargy
  • 1 Resonance stiffness instrument  RM01 Adamel-Lhomargy (Kodak method)
  • 1 Tear tester ED01 Adamel-Lhomargy
  • 1 MIT Folding Endurance tester

 

Artificial Aging

  • 2 climatic testing chamber T/RH HC 0020 (Heraeus-Vötsch)
  • 2 climatic testing chamber T/RH VC 0020 (Vötsch)
  • 1 climatic testing chamber T/RH HCP108 (Memmert)
  • 1 climatic testing chamber T/RH WK111 180 (Weiss)
  • 1 climatic testing chamber T/RH 34L WKL 34/+10 (Weiss)
  • 1 climatic testing chamber T/RH 180L WK3-180/0 (Weiss)
  • 1 climatic testing chamber T/RH/Light (Servathin)
  • 1 climatic testing chamber T/RH/Light Xenotest 220+ (Atlas)

 

Microbiology

  • 1 Microbiology Lab
  • 1 PCR Workstation