Polymer Institute

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  • RTI Engineering Polymerization Reaction System
  • Bühler Solid State Reactor
  • Parr Micro Bench Top Reactor 4590
  • Haake Single screw extruder
  • Twin screw extruder
  • Ribbon chill rolls
  • Pellet dryer
  • Pelletizer
  • Arburg Injection molding machine
  • Blow molding machine
  • TM Long Biaxial Film stretching machine
  • Hitachi, Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), S4800 II
  • FEI, Quanta 3D FEG dual beam electron microscope with Focused Ion Beam (FIB) & ESEM
  • Hitachi, Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope (STEM), HD 2300A
  • Instron, Capillary Rheometer
  • Rheometric Scientific, RDA III Rheometer
  • Instron, Universal tester
  • CSI, Impact tester CS-137, CSI
  • TA Instruments, Thermal Gravimetric Analyzer (TGA), TGA Q50
  • TA Instruments, Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA), DMA Q800
  • Perkin Elmer, Diamond Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC)
  • Shimadzu, Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC)
  • Perkin Elmer, Automated Thermal Desorption (ATD), ATD 400
  • Perkin Elmer, Headspace Auto Sampler (HS),
  • Perkin Elmer, Gas Chromatography (GC), AutoSystem XL
  • Agilent, Liquid Chromatography – Mass Spectrometer (LC-MS), 320-MS
  • Thermo Scientific, Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS), XSeries 2
  • Bruker Daltonics, Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization - Time of Flying - Mass Spectrometer (MALDI-TOF-MS)
  • Rigaku, X-Ray Diffractometer, Ultima III
  • Digilab, Fourier Transform Infra-Red (FTIR), FTS 4000 and Microscope UMA 600
  • Perkin Elmer, Fourier Transform Infra-Red (FTIR) with Array Detector, Frontier and Microscope Spotlight 400
  • Shimadzu, Ultraviolet-Visible Spectrophotometer (UV-Vis), UV-2450
  • Jobin Yvon Horiba, Confocal Raman Spectrometer
  • Bruker, Fourier Transform Raman (FT-Raman), MultiRAM and Raman Microscope
  • Bruker, Atomic Force Microscope (AFM), Multimode
  • Micromeritics ASAP 2020 Accelerated Surface Area and Porosimetry System
  • Bruker Advance III 600 MHz NMR instrument with a 13C/1H Cryoprobe**

While the majority of the equipment listed above is on-site, a number of the pieces of equipment are made available through relationships with the Center for Materials and Sensor Characterization, the Instrumentation Center, and the NMR Facilities here at The University of Toledo.

  • RMC Microtome MT-7
  • Cressington Sputter Coater 108Auto
  • Labconco XPert Nano Enclosure
  • Mars230/60 Microwave System
  • Tantec Contact Angle Meter
  • Fume Hoods
  • Vacuum Ovens
Last Updated: 1/30/17