The school is fortunate to have an in-house microanalytical laboratory which provides a service to all sections of the school, other sections of the university and also undertakes work from outside organisations and companies.
The laboratory is able to analyse a wide range of samples, mainly for carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen, but also carries out analysis for sulphur and halogens. In addition, samples can be analysed for inorganic carbon (present as carbonate), ash content, and loss of weight on drying.
The laboratory is equipped with a number of microbalances, and members of the school are permitted to use them to carry out the accurate weighing of samples for use in other analytical techniques.
If you wish to use the Microanalytical Service, please download and complete this Sample Request Form (Office document, 51kB) (Word document) and bring it with your sample.