BiotronWestern Science

Equipment and Services

Training

Laboratory Services offers a unique opportunity to learn from skilled analysts the techniques and operation of specialized equipment with a high level of Quality Assurance background. This training can also be tailored to meet the requirements of project development.

Specific Equipment

Mercury Analyzers

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Milestone DMA - 80 Solid Matrices
auto sampler
0.1 ng
Total Mercury Tekran 2600 CVAFS analyzer
auto sampler
0.1 ng/L
Methyl Mercury Tekran 2700 CVAFS analyzer
auto sampler
0.02 ng/L

Gas Chromatographs

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dual GC - FID/TCD Agilent 7890 volatile analysis
Manual injection gas sample
auto sampler
Parameter specific
in the range of 0.01 ppm
GC - TCD Agilent 7890 1 and 10 mg accuracy
auto sampler
Parameter specific
in the range of 0.01 ppm
dual GC - uECD/TCD Agilent 7890 Halogenated organic analysis
auto sampler
Parameter specific
in the range of 0.01 ppm
GC - MS/FID Agilent 7890 Headspace analyser
programable for any chromatographic organic parameter
built in library
auto sampler
Parameter specific
in the range of 0.01 ppm

Inductively Coupled Plasma - MS

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Agilent 7700 auto sampler
HPLC-ICP-Ms capable

General Equipment

Analytical Balance

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Denver Instruments P214057007

built in calibrations
built in stabilizers

Denver Instruments TP-214 / 26250101 1 and 10 mg accuracy
OHAUS Scout Pro / 7130410364 0.01g accuracy
Metler Toledo PL303 / 1229380758 0.001 g accuracy
Denver Instruments Mxx-123  / 26856390 0.001 g accuracy

Centrifuge

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Thermo eletron corp CL30R 30711034 Temperature Control
500 to 20000 RPM
50 ml to 0. 5 ml vials
built in stabilizers

Concentrator

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Buchi Synvore / 010020 Programable
vaccum distillation and solvent recovery
reation vessel capabilities
200 ml concentration to 1 ml

Block Heaters

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Environmental Express Hot Block 54 Programable
holds 54 50 ml vials

Ion Selective Electrode

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Orion 5 star
built in calibrations

Ph
Conductivity
DO

0.1 ph units
0.1 us/cm
1 ppm

Ovens

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Fisher GL - 40 GC maximum temp 200 c
glass ware cleaning
Fisher GL - 40 GC maximum temp 200 c
sample drying

Water Purification Unit

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Milliore Ro15om-140 dilvery of 0.1 L per min
ASTM type 1 capable