Laboratory Facility

Title Purpose of Equipment Instrument Class Facility Access
BenchTop 3star conductivity/Resistivity/TDS/Salinity/Temperature Meter measurement of conductivity alkalinity and other associated properties with high accuracy Composition Analysis, Sample Preparation IITB Users
Advanced inverted fluorescent Microscope: Nikon Eclipse TE 2000-S Imaging platform to micromanipulate and observe live cells Microscopy
Air-jet atomizer Model 3076 TSI Generates nanoparticles of 20-300 nm Sample Preparation IITB Users
Air-jet atomizer Model 3076 TSI Generates nanoparticles of 20-300 nm Sample Preparation IITB Users
Argon Ion Laser System Facilitates inspection of semiconductor wafer materials Microscopy, Rheology ChE Department Users Only
Atomic force microscope system(Easyscan 2 STM version 1.5) To get three-dimensional surface profile of the sample Microscopy, Size Analysis ChE Department Users Only
Autotitrator Automated Measurement and Adjustment of Acidity /Basicity of solutions. Biotechnology, Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Barometer Measurement of atmospheric pressure Rheology
Bench-top pH meter Mesurement of pH of the solutions to record the acidity and basicity of solutions Biotechnology, Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
BIO- REACTOR Bio engineering Company Switzerland Biological Reactions Biotechnology, Reactions ChE Department Users Only
Biosaftey cabinet Facilitates a contaminant-free environment Biotechnology, Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Bipotentiostat Apply constant potential to working electrode Reactions ChE Department Users Only
Calorimeter To find out the calorific value of solid or liquid. Reactions IITB Users
Carbon dioxide incubator Maintainence of cell culture and cell lines at optimum conditions Biotechnology, Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
COMSOL Multiphysics 3.5 software (formerly FEMLAB) Modeling and Simulation software Molecular Modelling (Software), Process Design (Software), Transport Modelling (Software) ChE Department Users Only
Constant Temperature Circulator- JULABO Temperature Control of reactions Reactions ChE Department Users Only
CSTR Setup To study the homogeneous second order liquid phase reactions Reactions ChE Department Users Only
Cyclone Separator To remove particulates of air gas and water streams through vortex separation. Size Analysis
Deep Freezer to store cultures chemicals etc at -80 deg C. Biotechnology, Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Deep freezer Stores biological samples upto -80⁰C Biotechnology, Composition Analysis, Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Deep freezer Stores biological samples upto -80⁰C Biotechnology, Composition Analysis, Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Digital Multimeter Measurement of electrical parameters:DC and AC voltage DC and AC current Frequency Temperature Capacitance and resistance and Diode and continuity testing Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Digital Storage Oscilloscope To observe the waveforms of voltage and current Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
DNA Speedvac Quick and efficient vaccum concentration of DNA and protein samples Biotechnology, Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) Typical applications of Dynamic Light Scattering are the measurement of the size and size distribution of particles emulsions and molecules dispersed or dissolved in a liquid. Size Analysis All (IITB + External)
Dynamic Surface Tensiometer To measures both dynamic and static (Equilibrium) surface tension Interfacial Analysis ChE Department Users Only
Electrostatic Classifier Classify aerosol particles based on their electrical mobility Size Analysis
Elisa reader Detection and Quantification of Enzyme activity Proteins Antigen Antibody Nucleic acids and Microbial cell growth Composition Analysis ChE Department Users Only
Function Generator Function Generator is  used to generate different types of electrical waveforms over a wide range of frequencies. Interfacial Analysis ChE Department Users Only
GAMS/BARON Branch-And-Reduce Optimization Navigator (BARON)- NLP optimisation solver Computer, Process Design (Software) ChE Department Users Only
Gas Chromatography Testing the purity of a particular substance or separating the different components of a mixture Composition Analysis ChE Department Users Only
Gas Chromatography Qualitative and quantitative analysis of organic compounds seperation and purification of compounds Composition Analysis ChE Department Users Only
Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometer Identification and Quantification of volatile Organic and Inorganic compounds Biotechnology, Composition Analysis ChE Department Users Only
Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometer DSQ II Identification and Quantification of volatile Organic and Inorganic compounds Biotechnology, Composition Analysis IITB Users
Gas Liquid Absorption setup To study the process and functionality of gas liquid absorption . Reactions ChE Department Users Only
Gas Pynomatic ATC Detemrination of solids/powders density Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Gel Documentation System Photography of stained gels Recording photographic data for nucleic acids and proteins. Biotechnology, Composition Analysis ChE Department Users Only
Gel Documentation System- Image Resolution Package Imaging and documentation of DNA samples Biotechnology, Composition Analysis ChE Department Users Only
Goniometer : GBX Digidrop (Contact Angle Meter) Study of wettability and interfacial tension of sample Interfacial Analysis ChE Department Users Only
GPC Pump Ensures controlled and minimized flow rates Reactions, Rheology ChE Department Users Only
Grimm's Aerosol Laser Particle Spectrometer Model 1.108 Aerosol monitoring system with a count of 1count/liter. Size Analysis
Hand-held Condensation Particle Counter Model 3007 Monitor very small particles upto 10nm Size Analysis
Handheld Analyser 2250 device to measure environment sound levels Rheology ChE Department Users Only
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) To analyze identify purify and quantify componds. Composition Analysis ChE Department Users Only
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) -Perkin-Elmer S-200 To analyze identify purify and quantify compounds Composition Analysis
High Speed Camera High speed imaging of dynamic processes Microscopy
High Speed Camera High speed imaging of dynamic processes Microscopy
High Speed Camera High speed imaging of dynamic processes Microscopy
High Speed Camera High speed imaging of dynamic processes Microscopy
Homogeniser Size reduction & sample preparation Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
HP Z400 Workstation molecular and material modelling Computer ChE Department Users Only
HSA 4052 High Speed Bipolar Amplifier & WF 1973 Multi Function Generator High Speed Amplifier and Function Generator. Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Hybridization Chamber To control humidity and temperature with mixing during hybridization Biotechnology, Sample Preparation IITB Users
Intel P4 server computing server Computer ChE Department Users Only
Inverted Fluorescent Microscope Olympus IX71 To examine microscopic crystals cells tissues etc. Microscopy
Inverted Microscope Nikon Eclipse TE-2000U Imaging platform to micromanipulate and observe live cells Microscopy ChE Department Users Only
Laminar airflow workstation Facilitates a contaminant-free environment Biotechnology, Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Matlab Software To perform numerical calculations and simulations. Plotting graphs and implementing algorithms programming. Computer, Molecular Modelling (Software), Process Design (Software), Transport Modelling (Software) ChE Department Users Only
Membrane test cell Evaluates the performance of flat surface membrane materials in aqueous medium Rheology ChE Department Users Only
Mercury Porosimeter Determination of Pore size Distribution in porous solids/dry powders Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Micro Annular Gear Pump To maintain precise flow rates Reactions, Rheology
Micro fluidic Cell Plate Facilitates single molecule experimentation Biotechnology, MicroscopyRheology ChE Department Users Only
Micro fluidic Cell Plate Facilitates single molecule experimentation Biotechnology, MicroscopyRheology ChE Department Users Only
Micro fluidic Cell Plate Facilitates single molecule experimentation Biotechnology, MicroscopyRheology ChE Department Users Only
Microaray scanner High-throughput gene expression analysis Biotechnology IITB Users
Microtitration calorimeter 4200 To measure heats of reaction (ΔH) or concentration in dilute solution Reactions ChE Department Users Only
Milli Q Water System For water purification by deionization using resin filters Sample Preparation
Mini Extruder(Avanti Polar Lipids Inc. ) formation of unilamellar vesicles from multilamellar vesicles Rheology, Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Modular Compact Rheometer For macro- and microscopic rheological studies Interfacial Analysis, MicroscopyRheology All (IITB + External)
Molecular Modelling Software Characterisation and measurement of physical properties of polymers crystals and biomolecules. Computer, Molecular Modelling (Software) ChE Department Users Only
Multi Detection reader- Spectra Max Biological sample Analysis Biotechnology, Composition Analysis, Spectroscopy ChE Department Users Only
Multi-purpose distillation unit To study the process of distillation separation of organic solvents using azeotropic distillation. All (IITB + External)
NanoPhotometer TM UV/Vis Spectrphotometer composition analysis based on absorbance of light of different wavelengths specific to a sample Biotechnology, Composition Analysis ChE Department Users Only
NI Hardware Controller for reactors and fermentors Biotechnology ChE Department Users Only
Orbital Refrigerated shaking Incubator Microbial growth at a suitable temperature and shaking conditions Biotechnology ChE Department Users Only
Orbital shaker Microbial growth at a suitable temperature and shaking conditions Biotechnology ChE Department Users Only
PCR machine Amplification of DNA RNA and Genes Biotechnology ChE Department Users Only
Peristaltic Pump To pump variety of fluid Reactions, Rheology ChE Department Users Only
Plug Flow Reactor Setup To study non-catalytic homogeneous reaction. Reactions ChE Department Users Only
Quartz Crystal Microbalance As a tool for measures mass change liquid viscous viscoelastic character of thin films and monolayer Interfacial Analysis ChE Department Users Only
Real time PCR Amplification and Qantification of DNA molecule mRNA and gene Biotechnology ChE Department Users Only
Real Time PCR Machine Detection and simultaneous quantification of one or more specific sequences in a DNA sample in real time Biotechnology IITB Users
Refractometer To measure refractive index of a solution Measure the total soluble solids in a solution. Composition Analysis ChE Department Users Only
Refrigerated centrifuge Separation of cells or particles at specific temperature and rotation Biotechnology, Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Refrigerated centrifuge and microcentrifuge separation of substances (cells) on the basis of difference in densities and g- values Biotechnology, Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Refrigerator(-86 degree) preservation of chemicals and biological samples at -80 deg C Biotechnology, Sample Preparation
REGLO-Z Digital Gear pump with LED display Pumping for viscous fluids Rheology, Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Rotary Incubator Shaker Microbial growth at a suitable temperature and shaking conditions Biotechnology ChE Department Users Only
Sieve Shaker Separation of particles based on size Analysis of particle size distribution. ChE Department Users Only
Silicon graphics fuel workstation For molcular modeling and graphics Computer, Molecular Modelling (Software) ChE Department Users Only
Small Angle x-ray scattering system structural characterization through small angle x-ray scattering measurements Biotechnology, Interfacial Analysis, Size Analysis All (IITB + External)
Sorption/Desorption Apparatus To measure Accelerated Surface Area and Porosity Reactions ChE Department Users Only
Spin Coater (Photo resist Spinner) Photo Resist Spinner Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Spin Coater (Photo resist Spinner) Photo Resist Spinner Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Static Mercury Drop Electrode Study of redox chemistry and interfacial phenomenon Composition Analysis, Interfacial AnalysisReactions ChE Department Users Only
Stereo Zoom Microscope Visualizing small object Microscopy, Size Analysis ChE Department Users Only
StereoZoom Microscope Stereoscopic imaging of samples Microscopy IITB Users
StereoZoom Microscope Stereoscopic imaging of samples Microscopy IITB Users
StereoZoom Microscope Stereoscopic imaging of samples Microscopy IITB Users
StereoZoom Microscope Stereoscopic imaging of samples Microscopy IITB Users
StereoZoom Microscope Stereoscopic imaging of samples Microscopy IITB Users
StereoZoom Microscope Stereoscopic imaging of samples Microscopy IITB Users
Stopped Flow Mixer Measurement of Rapid chemical kinetics Reactions, Spectroscopy ChE Department Users Only
Stopped Flow Mixer Measurement of Rapid chemical kinetics Reactions, Spectroscopy ChE Department Users Only
Surface charge Analyser Determines the Zeta-potential of colloidal particles and flat surface materials Interfacial Analysis ChE Department Users Only
Surface Profile Measuring System Measurement of surface roughness skewness and flatness Interfacial Analysis All (IITB + External)
Syringe Pump To pump variety of fluids with precise flow rates. Reactions
Syringe pump with static mixing unit To maintain precise flow rate Rheology ChE Department Users Only
Table top refrigerated centrifuge separation of substances (cells) on the basis of difference in densities and g- values Biotechnology, Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Table Top Refrigerated Centrifuge Separation of cells or particles at specific temperature and rotation Biotechnology, Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Table top refrigerated centrifuge separation of substances (cells) on the basis of difference in densities and g- values Sample Preparation
TG-DTA/DSC To measures weight change and calorific value of solids at high temperature Composition Analysis IITB Users
Thermoscientific Model Biocane 20 LV2 Biological sample Clean storage Biotechnology ChE Department Users Only
TOMLAB Software Process Modelling And Optimization Software Process Design (Software), Transport Modelling (Software) ChE Department Users Only
TPDRO 1100 catalyst characterisation Composition Analysis, Interfacial Analysis, Sample Preparation
UV Double beam spectrophotometer Qualitative and Quantitative analysis of organic and inorganic compounds studing reaction kinetics Composition Analysis ChE Department Users Only
UV Spectrophotometer Qualitative and quantitative analysis of chemical compounds studing reaction kinetics Composition Analysis ChE Department Users Only
Vacuum Centrifugal Concentrator Quick and efficient vacuum concentration of Proteins Nuclei acids (DNA/RNA) and organic solvents Biotechnology, Sample Preparation ChE Department Users Only
Vacuum Desiccators, Weighing Balance, Oven Vacuum Desiccators:Sealable enclosure to preserve the moisture sensitive/ hygroscopic samples under vacuum condition.Oven: Drying of Glassware.Weighing Balance:Sample weighing. Sample Preparation