Chemical Analysis Laboratory

The School of Chemistry and Materials Science has a variety of instrumentation that allows undergraduate and graduate students to gain valuable hands-on experience with a wide selection of equipment. Students are allowed to explore and solve chemical problems in their research and laboratory experiences at RIT.

To sign up for instrument time, please use the Faces Scheduling System.

If you do not have an account then email Tom Allston, laboratory manager.

If you have an instrument maintenance request, complete this form.

Analytical Facilities

Instrument Manufacturer Model Location
Atomic Absorption Shimadzu AA-7000 Institute Hall - 2090
Fluorescence Shimadzu RF-6000 COS - A207
Fluorescence Spectroscopy Shimadzu RF-530PC Institute Hall - 2090
Fluorescence Spectroscopy Horiba FluoroMax-4P COS - A207
Gas Chromatography Mass Spectroscopy (GC-MS) Shimadzu GCMS-QP2020 COS - A207
Gas Chromatograpy Shimadzu GC-2010-Plus Institute Hall - 2090
Gas Chromatograpy/Mass Spectroscopy (GC-MS) Shimadzu GC-2010-Plus/QP2010SE Institute Hall - 2090
High Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy Triple Quad (HPLC-MS) ABSiex 3200 COS - A207
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography Shimadzu LC2030C Institute Hall - 2090
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography - Mass Spectroscopy (HPLC-MS) Shimadzu LC2030/LCMS-2020 Institute Hall - 2090
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Agilent 1100 COS - A207
Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR) Shimadzu IRPresige21 COS - A207
Infrared Spectroscopy Shimadzu IR-Affinity Institute Hall - 2090
NMR Magratek 47 MHz Institute Hall - 2090
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR) Bruker Fourier 300 COS - A159
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR) Bruker Advance III 500 Imaging Science - A200
Size Exclusion Chromatography (GPC) With ELSD, UV, and RID Detection Shimadzu LC2030 COS - A207
Thin Layer Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy (TLC-MS) Advion ExpressionL CMS COS - A207
Ultra High Pressure Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy (UHPLC-MS) Shimadzu LCMS2020 COS - A207
UV-VIS Shimadzu 2600 Institute Hall - 2090
UV-VIS Shimadzu 1800 Institute Hall - 2090
UV-VIS Shimadzu 2600 COS - A207

Materials Science Facilities

Instrument Manufacturer Model Location
Atomic Force Microscopy Bruker Multimode 8 COS - A159
Hybrid Rheometer TA Instruments Discovery HR2 COS - A155
EDX/XRF Shimadzu EDX-8100 COS - A155
Xray Diffraction with thin film capability (XRD-RR) Bruker D8 Advance COS - A159
Scanning Electron Microscopy with EDX and Back Scatter Tescan - Bruker Vega 3 SEM/Xflash EDX COS - A159
Raman Spectroscopy Bruker Senterra II COS-A155
Differental Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) TA Instruments DSC 2500 COS - A155
Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) TA Instruments Discovery COS - A155
Differential Thermal Analysis and Thermogravimetry (DTG) Shimadzu DTG-60 COS - A155
Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) TA Instruments Q500 COS - A155

Chemical Analysis Services

The Chemical Analysis Services in the Chemistry Department at RIT has a wide range of analytical instrumentation that can be used to perform quantitative and qualitative analysis of chemical or materials samples.

We have well-trained faculty and staff that can solve almost any analysis or characterization problem. Contact our Laboratory Manager to discuss how we can help you with your testing needs.

Instrument Manufacturer Model Cost per Sample
Atomic Absorption Shimadzu AA-7000 $70.00
Atomic Force Microscopy Bruker Multimode 8 $120.00
Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) TA Instruments DSC 2500 $90.00
Differential Thermal Analysis and Thermogravimetry (DTG) Shimadzu DTG-60 $90.00
EDX/XRF Shimadzu EDX-8100 $85.00
Fluorescence Shimadzu RF-6000 $70.00
Fluorescence Spectroscopy Shimadzu RF-530PC $70.00
Fluorescence Spectroscopy Horiba FluoroMax-4P $70.00
Gas Chromatography Mass Spectroscopy (GC-MS) Shimadzu GCMS-QP2020 $90.00
Gas Chromatography Shimadzu GC-2010-Plus $90.00
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectroscopy (GC-MS) Shimadzu GC-2010-Plus/QP2010SE $90.00
High Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy Triple Quad (HPLC-MS) ABSiex 3200 $110.00
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography - Mass Spectroscopy (HPLC-MS) Shimadzu LC2030/LCMS-2020 $110.00
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Agilent 1100 $90.00
Hybrid Rheometer TA Instruments Discovery HR2 $120.00
Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR) Shimadzu IRPresige21 $75.00
Infrared Spectroscopy Shimadzu IR-Affinity $75.00
NMR Magratek 47 MHz $95.00
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR) Bruker Fourier 300 $95.00
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR) Bruker Advance III 500 $95.00
Raman Spectroscopy Bruker Senterra II $95.00
Scanning Electron Microscopy with EDX and Back Scatter Tescan - Bruker Vega 3 SEM/Xflash EDX $125.00
Size Exclusion Chromatography (GPC) With ELSD, UV, and RID Detection Shimadzu LC2030 $125.00
Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) TA Instruments Discovery $90.00
Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) TA Instruments Q500 $90.00
Thin Layer Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy (TLC-MS) Advion ExpressionL CMS $125.00
Ultra High Pressure Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy (UHPLC-MS) Shimadzu LCMS2020 $110.00
UV-VIS Shimadzu 2600 $75.00
UV-VIS Shimadzu 1800 $75.00
UV-VIS Shimadzu 2600 $75.00
Xray Diffraction with thin film capability (XRD-RR) Bruker D8 Advance $150.00