• Mettler Toledo ReactIR 45m Fiber Optic In situ FTIR Spectrometer
  • Mettler Toledo ReactIR 4000 In situ FTIR Spectrometer
  • Accuri C6 Flow Cytometer
  • Nikon  Eclipse Te2000-U Wide-Field Fluorescence Optical Microscope
  • MultiDoc-it Digital Imaging System (UVP)
  • Promega GloMax Luminometer
  • Molecular Devices SpectraMax M2 Plate Reader
  • High-speed centrifuge
  • CO2 incubator
  • Beckman Coulter-Allegra X-12R Centrifuge
  • Labconco Class II Biosafety Lamiar Flow Cabinet (x4)
  • Gel Electrophoresis Instrumentation
  • TA Instruments Discovery Hybrid Rheometer 2 (DHR2) with photorheology, environmental chamber, concentric solution cylinder, and peltier plate accessories
  • Nikon JEOL JCM-5000 Benchtop SEM
  • Malvern Zetasizer Nano ZS dynamic light scattering instrument
  • TA Instruments Q50 Thermogravimetric Analyzer
  • TA Instruments Q800 Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer
  • TA Instruments Q1000 Differential Scanning Calorimeter with cooling accessory
  • Labconco Lyophilizer
  • Illinois Instruments 8001 Oxygen Permeation Analyzer
  • Permegear Side-Bi-Side Salt Permeation Analyzer with stirring mantle and inoLab ® Multi 9420 IDS Conductivity Sensor TetraCon® 925
  • Carver Bench Top Standard Heated Press Model 3856.4021 with 25 Ton Clamping Force
  • Wyatt Optilab T-rEX Refractometer with EXtended Range
  • Karl Fischer Titrator
  • Metrohm Autolab Impedance Analyzer with Environmental Chamber
  • TA Instruments TGA-Sorption Analyzer Q5000


  • TA Instruments AR-G2 Melt Rheometer (Concentric Cylinder, Parallel Plate, Cone and Plate, and Peltier Plate accessories)
  • TA Instruments Q2000 Differential Scanning Calorimeter
  • TA Instruments Q100 Differential Scanning Calorimeter
  • TA Instruments Q500 Thermogravimetric Analyzer
  • TA Instruments Q800 Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer
  • Waters e2695 Separations Module Size Exclusion Chromatographer with Waters 2414 refractive index detector and Wyatt TREOS II light scattering detector (Chloroform Mobile Phase)
  • Mettler Toledo AutoChem ReactIR 15
  • Bohlin Solution Rheometer Fusion UV
  • Brookfield DV-E Viscometer
  • Filabot Wee Filament Extruder
  • UVP B-100 UV Lamp
  • ChemInstruments Adhesion/Release Tester AR1000
  • Instron 4411
  • PHI Hydraulic High Temperature Press
  • Olympus BX51 Optical Microscope with ATR FTIR
  • Parr 3L High Pressure Stainless Steel Reactor with Overhead Stirring and In-Situ FTIR Port


This facility, operated under a contribution model and is available to all MII faculty, has:

TA Instruments RSA-G2 rheological solids analyzer with gas cooling accessory

TA Instruments AR-G2 rheometer

TA Instruments DMA Q800 dynamic mechanical analyzer with submersible clamp and gas cooling accessory

TA Instruments DSC Q2000 differential scanning calorimeter with photocalorimeter accessory and RCS90 cooling system

TA Instruments TMA Q400 thermomechanical analyzer

TA Instruments TGA Q500 thermogravimetric analyzer

Waters Breeze Aqueous Size-Exclusion Chromatography (SEC) system with Waters 2414 refractive index (RI) detector and Wyatt miniDAWN Treos multi-angle static light scattering (MALS) detector

Waters Acquity Advanced Polymer Chromatography (APC) system

Lasercomp Fox 50 heat flow meter


Two-dimensional Wide Angle and Small Angle X-Ray Diffraction

Polarized Optical Microscopy

Variable-Temperature Infrared Spectroscopy


Bruker Avance III 600 MHz with solution, solids, multinuclear, and pulse-field gradient capabilities

Bruker Avance II 500 MHz with multinuclear, and pulse-field gradient capabilities

Varian Inova 400 MHz with multinuclear and pulse-field gradient capabilities

Agilent U4-DD2 400 MHz, 96 sample robot with multinuclear, variable temperature capabilities

Agilent MR4 400 MHz, 12 sample carousel with multinuclear, and pulse-field gradient capabilities

Bruker Avance II 300 MHz with Cross Polarization Magic Angle Spinning capabilities