Facilities

Laboratory
Laboratory

Interface Measurements

  • Langmuir-Blodgett Trough, KSV Nima
  • Pendant Drop Tensiometer OCA 20, Future Digital Scientific Corp.
Pendant Drop     Pendant Drop
Langmuir-Blodgett Trough & Pendant Drop Tensiometer.

Microstructure studies

  • Linkam shear stage (CSS450)
  • Linkam thermal analysis system

Rheology

  • Du Noüy ring (Surface shear rheology measurements)
  • AR-G2 stress-controlled rheometer
  • ARES strain-controlled rheometer
  • Anton Paar MCR 702 rheometer

Processing

  • Sonicator - Branson Digital Sonifier 450 & Sonifier Sound Enclosure
  • Centrifuge
  • Speedmixer® DAC 150.1 FVZ-K
  • Extruders
    - Thermo Scientific Minilab II
    - Thermo Scientific Prism TSE 16TC - Twin Screw Extruder
    - Wayne Single Screw Extruder

Imaging

  • Cross-polarized optical microscope (Olympus BX50)
Optical Microscope
Cross-polarized optical microscope Olympus.

Analytical

  • UV spectrophotometer (Shimadzu UV-Mini)


More facilities at IMS can be found at : www.ims.uconn.edu/facilities/facilities_list.html

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