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Available Equipment

Equipment available at SSL
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CLEANING

Ultrasonic Cleaning Tanks  

Crest Ultrasonics

  • 25 kHz Crest
  • 40 kHz Crest
  • 68 kHz Crest
 ultrasonic cleaner 2

Branson 40 kHz

  • 1.9 liter volume
  • 2.8 liter volume
  • 3.5 liter volume

Vapor Degreaser with ultrasonics

  • Branson 125, 7.6 liter max capacity
vapor degreaser
  • Pressure Washer
    • VWR Glassware Washer Model 8202-924
  • Sink on Drum
    • Chem Wash - Oil weir, Heated, Plastic body Available for loaning
  • Carbon Dioxide Cleaning
    • Super Critical CO2 extraction (off site-vendor)
  • Media Blasting
    • Vatran Systems, Inc. Snow Gun-II Cleaner CO2 Snow Gun
    • Baking Soda Blasting
  • Manual Washing
    • BYK-Gardner Straight Line Washability Tester (Abrasion Tester)
  • Laser Ablation
    • Laser Clean Systems - (off site vendor)
Laser cleaning 1
Laser cleaning 3
 

RINSING

  • Tap water
  • De-Ionized water system
  • Reverse Osmosis water system
  • Temperature-controlled Soak and Rinse tanks

DRYING

  • Heat Gun - Master Appliance Corp, Hot-air gun model HG-301A
  • Centrifuge - Fisher Centrific Centrifuge Model 225-Max speed 4750 ±50 rpm
  • Centifuge - New Holland Model K11 Dryer with heat
  • Air knives
  • Air blow off
  • Heat lamp - Infrared Heat Lamp, Phillips 250 watt bulb
  • Vacuum Oven - VWR Vacuum Oven
  • Conventional Oven - Blue M Electric Company & Sybron Thermolyne Oven/Incubator

ANALYTICAL

  • Gravimetric
    • Balance (0.0001 g) - Sartorious TE 124S
    • Balance (0.0001 g) - Denver Instrument Co Analytical Balance model A-250
    • Balance (0.1 g) - METTLER SB16001
  • Black light fluorescence
    • UVP Inc. Black light, Model UVL-56 longwave UV-366nm
    • Spectronics Corporation's AR-GLO® 1 fluorescent marker
  • Contact Angle Goniometry
    • Laser & Video - Sony Hi-Resolution CCD-IRIS Color Video Camera, model# SSC-C374
  • Microscope - Olympus Zoom Stereo Microscope with photography, Polaroid Microcam SLR
  • Spectrophotometer -LaMotte's Smart Colorimeter
  • pH meter - Orion Research microprocessor pH/millivolt meter 811
  • Surface Quality Monitor (thin film measurement, coating thickness) -
    • Optically Stimulated Electron Emission, PET SQM 100

OTHER

  • Slip/Peel Tester - IMASS, Inc. SP-102B-3M90
  • Tensiometer
    • Kruss Drop Volume Tensiometer
    • DVT -10 with Harvard Apparatus Pump '44'
  • Viscometer - Brookfield DV II Viscometer
  • Refractometer - Fisher Refractometer
  • Surfactant Test Kits - Bama Chem
    • Anionic/Nonionic/Cationic surfactants
  • Flash Point Measurements
    • Close Cup - Koehler Instrument Company Tag Closed Cup Tester Model K14600
    • Open Cup - Precision Scientific Cleveland Open Cup Flash Point Tester TS-74582 AW-8
  • Digital Relative Humidity/Temperature Meter
  • Mixers - Lightnin' Small Scale General Purpose Mixer

DATABASES

  • CleanerSolutions for Solvent Substitution in Surface Cleaning, SSL database of Testing Results
  • Industrial Cleaning Survey: Directory of Vendors 4th Ed., SSL database listing of vendors of cleaning related chemicals, cleaning equipment and recycling equipment.
  • Over 500 aqueous and semi-aqueous cleaning chemistries
  • A wide selection of test coupons (steel, brass, aluminum, etc.)
  • Representative soils and process fluids