Bio-Industrial Opportunities: Analytical

 
 
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Facilities & Equipment: Analytical
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The Analytical lab provides the capability to monitor larger process stages, as well as provide separate qualitative and quantitative capabilities. Our facility has been used to support our industry clients with access to analytical support as they build their capacity.

Instruments include a GC, HPLC, Beckman Coulter LS13 320 Laser Diffraction Particle Size Analyzer, Uv-Vis spectrometer, FTIR, starch analyzer, moisture analyzer and a variety of glasswear setups.

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HPLC
  • Model: Dionex UltiMate 3000 HPLC
  • This HPLC is equipped with 3 detectors: a Varian, a Diode Array Detector (DAD), and a Refractive Index (RI) as well as a fractionation machine






Beckman Coulter Laser Diffraction Particle Size Analyzer
  • Model: LS13 320 Single-Wavelength Laser Diffraction Particle Size Analyzer
  • Particle size analysis range: 0.4 m to 2000 m
  • Sample Modules: Dry Power System (DPS), Micro Liquid Module (MLM), and Aqueous Liquid Module (ALM) with Automatic Sample Loader

Pope Scientific Distillation Equipment
  • Name: Pope Scientific Distillation Column
  • Capacity: 20-25 L
  • Column spec: 2- 2" diameter X 24" with 15 theoretical plates of separation of ethanol and water. 316SS knitted mesh packing
  • Heating: electrical
  • Vacuum rating: 30" of mercury

Soxhlet Extractor Bench Size
  • Sizes available: 250 ml - 1 L










Brinkman 2540M Autoclave
  • Chamber size: 25.4 cm diameter x 45.7 cm depth (10" diameter x 18" depth)
  • Maximum temperature: 273F
  • Maximum pressure: 2.56 bar




Nova 4200e BET
  • Surface area and pore size analyzer
  • Performs rapid and accurate sorption and desorption measurements of non-corrosive gases on solid surfaces
  • Specific measurements include:
      • Multi-point BET surface area
      • Single point BET surface area
      • External surface area
      • 100 point adsorption isotherms
      • 100 point desorption isotherms
      • Total pore volume
      • Average pore radius
      • BJH pore size distribution
      • Approximate sample volume and density


Alberta Agriculture & Forestry
Bio-Industrial Opportunities Section
O.S. Longman Building
4th Floor, 6909 - 116 Street
Edmonton Alberta T6H 4P2
Phone: (780) 644-8118
Email: biobranch@gov.ab.ca


Bio Processing Innovation Centre - Grand Opening and Open House

September 21, 2017
1:00 - 3:30pm
5520 - 36 Street, Edmonton, AB

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This information published to the web on May 22, 2014.
Last Reviewed/Revised on May 29, 2015.