Facilities

lab fluids

lab 2 fluids

Interface Measurements

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

Microstructure studies

  • Optical microscope with cross-polarizers (Olympus BX50)
  • Linkam shear stage (CSS450)
  • Linkam thermal analysis system

Rheology

  • Anton Paar MCR 702 rheometer
  • Du Noüy ring (Surface shear rheology measurements)
  • AR-G2 stress-controlled rheometer
  • ARES strain-controlled 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
  • Inkjet and 3D printers
    • Custom-built industrial inkjet printer (Coming Mar/Apr 2018)
    • 3D Systems ProJet CJP 660 Pro (binder jet)
    • Dimatix Inkjet Printer (Model DMP-2800)
    • Hyrel 3D Printer (System 30) (fused deposition modeling/ bioprinting)
    • Custom-built inkjet fluid testing platform [Rev. Sci. Int., 87, 015101 (2016)]

Analytical

  • UV spectrophotometer (Shimadzu UV-Mini)