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Agilent Cary 300 BIO UV Spectrophotometermanufacturer website
Location:
FRNY 2153
Administrator:
Kaoutar Abbou Oucherif
Description:
The Cary 300 is a versatile UV-visible spectrophotometer with a versatile set of accessories and a large photometric range.  
(SOP)
microscope
Nikon SMZ1500 Microscopemanufacturer website
Location:
FRNY 2153
Administrator:
Description:
Nikon SMZ1500 Stereo microscope, with phototube, 2 x objective, 10 x eye pieces and multi-directional LED illumination in mind, covers a zoom range from 0.75x to 11.25x, and offers sophisticated accessories that rival that of advanced compound microscopes.
(SOP)
zetasizer
Malvern Zetasizer Nano ZSmanufacturer website
Location:
FRNY 2153
Administrator:
Kaoutar Abbou Oucherif
Description:
The Zetasizer measures particle and molecular size from below a nanometer to several microns, zeta potential, electrophoretic mobility, and molecular weight.
(SOP)
Light  Diffraction Particle Size Analyzer
Malvern Mastersizer 2000 Light Diffraction Particle Size Analyzermanufacturer website
Location:
POTR 205
Administrator:
Description:
Mastersizer 2000 measures the particle size distributions of particle populations by light scattering with a broad range from 0.02 m to 2000 m.
(SOP)
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Instron ElectroPuls E1000 Electrodynamic Test Instrumentmanufacturer website
Location:
POTR 205
Administrator:
Steven A. Dale
Description:
Instron material testing system is a high speed load frame used to measure the mechanical properties of wet granules, compacts and tablets.
(SOP)
AccuPyc

Micromeritics AccuPyc II 1340 Pycnometermanufacturer website

Location:
POTR 205
Administrator:
Description:
AccuPyc II 1340 determines the true volume and true density of solids and powders using the ideal gas law.
(SOP)
GeoPyc

Micromeritics GeoPyc 1360 Envelope Density Analyzermanufacturer website

Location:
POTR 205
Administrator:
Description:
GeoPyc 1360 measures the envelope density of the granules, compacts. The analyzer also measures the Transverse Axial Pressure (T.A.P) density of powders and other solids.
(SOP)
Schulze Ring Shear Tester
Jenike & Johanson RST-XS Schulze Ring Shear Testermanufacturer website
Location:
POTR 205
Administrator:
Arwa El Hagrasy
Description:
The shear tester determines the flow properties (cohesive strength, caking, internal and wall friction, and compressibility) of fine-grained powders and bulk solids.
(SOP)
Tensiometer
Krüss K100MKII Tensiometermanufacturer website
Location:
POTR 205
Administrator:
Steven Dale
Description:

The equipment measures the surface tension and the interfacial tension of liquids by Du Nouy Ring and Wilhelmy Plate Methods. Dynamic contact angle and the adsorption behavior on powders and other porous materials are determined via Washburn Method.
(SOP_ContactAngle, SOP_SurfaceTension)

ft4
Freeman FT4 Powder Rheometermanufacturer website
Location:
POTR 277
Administrator:
Steven Dale
Description:
The FT4 powder rheometer is able to quantify powder properties in terms of flow and processability, with a fully automated shear cell. It can perform several bulk property tests, including density, compressibility and permeability to quantify powder properties in terms of flow and processability.
(SOP)
Sieve shaker

Tyler Ro-Tap Model E Sieve Shakermanufacturer website

Location:
POTR 205
Administrator:
Description:
The sieve shaker measures the particle size distributions of particle populations by sieve sizing from 45 μm to 8 mm.
(SOP)
Spinning Riffler

METTLER TOLEDO HG63 Halogen Moisture Analyzermanufacturer website

Location:
POTR 205
Administrator:
Arwa El Hagrasy
Description:
The HG63 tests the moisture content of granulated materials with up to 10 stored methods.
(SOP)
tapped density tester
Agilent Technologies Tapped Density Testermanufacturer website
Location:
POTR 277
Administrator:
Description:
The tapped density tester provides a standardized and repeatable procedure for measuring the tapped or packed volumes of powders. Available in two models for compliance with USP specifications and ASTM standards for tapped density testing.
(SOP)
camera
Photron FASTCAM High Speed Cameramanufacturer website
Location:
POTR 205
Administrator:
Description:
The high speed camera system provides a wide range of resolutions and speed for image analysis.
(SOP)
Spinning Riffler

Retsch Rotary Sample Divider PT-100 (Spinning Riffler)manufacturer website

Location:
POTR 277
Administrator:
Steven Dale
Description:
Device for representative sampling of powders. The powder is fed through a hopper, down a vibrating chute, and into eight bottles. This randomized sampling reduces errors that can be caused by powder segregation.
(SOP)
Sample Splitter

Gilson SP-1 Sample Splitter (Chute Riffler)manufacturer website

Location:
POTR 277
Administrator:
Description:
SP-1 Sample Splitter is a rugged, large-capacity floor model for dividing samples of aggregate, ore and other granular materials. This original model of the Universal design is suitable for laboratory or field use with materials with particle sizes from 4in (102mm) down to fine sand. The lever-release allows controlled, accurate splits from the 1ft³ (28.3L) hopper.
(SOP)

Eyecon High Speed Camera manufacturer website

Location:
POTR 277
Administrator:
Arwa El Hagrasy
Description:
TBD
(SOP)

Continuous Twin Screw Granulator manufacturer website

Location:
POTR 277
Administrator:
Arwa El Hagrasy
Description:
TBD
(SOP)
mixer granulator

Diosna P/VAC 10/60 High Shear Mixer Granulator manufacturer website

Location:
POTR 277
Administrator:
Steven Dale
Description:
The Diosna laboratory mixers P/VAC 10/60 is a flexible laboratory/pilot scale high shear mixer granulator. Includes 10L 25L and 60L bowls.
(SOP)
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