Food Characterization Laboratory

Available equipment:

* TA-ARES-RFS-III Mechanical Spectrometer

* Rheometrics SR-2000

* TA-XT2

* Horiba 920 laser particle size analyzer w/temperature control

* Malvern MasterSizer laser particle size analyzer

* Malvern D-2600 Longbed laser particle size analyzer

* Rigaku Miniflex XRD

* Perkin Elmer DSC-7 (3)

* Perkin Elmer Pyris DSC

* Thermal microscopy (Olympus BX-40 w/Linkam Temperature-controlled Stage and polarizers)

* Bruker Minispec w/temperature control 80 to +200C

* MicroCal DSC

* Waters Breeze HPLC-SEC system

* Micromeritics Air Comparison Pycnometer

* Torsion gelometer

* Matheson FTIR w/Nikon FTIR microscope

*      HP Network Analyzer

*      TA Q800 Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer