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Instrumentation



SHIMADZU TOC-5000
High temperature combustion at 680 C, platinum catalyzed.
Detector = Nondispersive infrared.
Autosampler = ASI-5000, sequential.
Intergral computer control/ data reduction, optional data acquisition using Labtronics AAanalyze software.
Analytes: DOC (NPOC), TC, TOC, DTC.

Exeter Analytical CE-440 CARBON/NITROGEN ANALYZER

  • High temperature combustion at 980 C, silver/tungsten catalyzed.
    Detector = Independent sequential conductivity bridges.
    Autosampler = Integral, sequential.
    Dedicated computer control and data acquisition.
    Analytes: PC, TC, TOC, PN, TN.

    SKALAR SANplus Continuous Flow Analyzer
    SA4000 chemistry unit with four manifolds.
    Detectors = SA6270/6255 Matrix photometers.
    Flow Cells = SA6275 (50 mm) with SA6256 “turbo” detection head/flow cell.
    Autosampler = SA1070ml random access.
    Dedicated computer control and data reduction.

    TECHNICON AAII Continuous Flow Autoanalyzer
    Manifolds for OP, Si, NH3, NO2+3, NO2.
    Colorimeter = AAII Model S.C.
    Dedicated data acquisition and reduction using Labtronics DP100 software.

    ORION Continuous Flow Autoanalyzer
    Manifolds for OP, high range.
    Colorimeter = AC100.
    Dedicated data acquisition and reduction using Labtronics DP100 software.

    MILTON ROY SPECTRONIC 1201
    UV/VIS SCANNING SPECTROPHOTOMETER
    CZERNY-TURNER holographic monochromator.
    Measurement range 190 - 950 nm, slitwidth = 2 nm.
    Automated ambient flow cell accessory 335075.
    Microprocessor controlled/ Dedicated data acquisition.

    Guildline 8410 PortaSal Salinometer

    FISHER ACCUMET Selective Ion Analyzer MODEL 750

    YSI MODEL 54A Oxygen Meter with 5720 stirred membrane electrode.