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Institute for Frontier Materials

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Chemical Laboratory

Our chemical laboratory is designed for chemists to work on textile applications of chemistry.

Ovens

  • Binder FED115 fan forced oven
    • 115 litres volume
    • ambient to 300°C working temperature
  • Binder FED53 fan forced oven
    • 53 litres volume
    • ambient to 300°C working temperature
  • Binder VD23 vacuum oven
    • ambient to 10mBar vacuum
    • 23 litres volume
    • ambient to 200°C working temperature

Centrifuges

  • Eppendorf centrifuge 5417R
    • -9 to 40°C temperature controlled
    • 16400 RPM maximum
  • Sorvall instruments econospin
    • 100 - 6000 RPM

Vacuum pumps

  • 2 X Javac DD40 rotary vane pumps
  • KNF Laboport with digital vacuum control

Balances

  • Adam AE wind protected
    • 0-62g x 0.01mg
    • 62-162g x 0.1mg
  • Metler Toledo Monobloc PB3002-S
    • 0-600g x 0.01g
    • 600-3100g x 0.1g
  • Metler Toledo Monobloc
  • Weightronix WI125
    • 0-180kg x 0.05kg

Ultrasonic baths

  • Deacon FS300B
    • 20 litres
    • heated ambient to 66°C
  • Ultrasonics Australia FXP14D
    • 14 litres

General lab equipment

  • Agilent 34401A multimeter
  • Rheology International viscometer
  • Bibby RE200 Rotary evaporator and heating bath
  • Ultraturrax T50 high speed dispersing unit
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Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

27th January 2012