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Instrument Name Category Description Type Organization Region Contact Email
Andor Kymera 328i Spectrograph Analytical Testing Used to measure the properties of light over a specific portion of the EM spectrum. Measures photoluminescence quantum yield and conducts fluence/temperature dependent measurements. Biological
Liquid
Polymer
Solid
Calla Lower North Island Nathaniel Davis nathaniel.davis@vuw.ac.nz
Quantachrome iQ2 Gas Adsorption Analyser Analytical Testing Measures gas adsorption by porous materials. Quantities such as gas uptake, BET surface area, and pore size distribution can be calculated. Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
Massey University Lower North Island Shane Telfer s.telfer@massey.ac.nz
Bruker Powder X-ray Diffractometer (PXRD) Analytical Testing Measures the diffraction patterns of microcrystalline materials. This information can be used to determine sample composition by reference to known materials. Ceramic
Metal
Powders
Solid
Massey University Lower North Island Shane Telfer s.telfer@massey.ac.nz
Full Scale Tilted and Pilot Scale Furnaces Other To determine if fire protecting products meet minimum performance criteria.
Fire TS Lab has capabilities to test in compliance with all sections of AS1530.4/EN/BS standards; refer to the website for details.
Solid Fire TS Laboratory Upper North Island Anastasia Kokorina ana@firelab.co.nz
Cypher ES and MFP-3D Origin Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) Imaging Used to determine topography of the material down to the atomic scale. Can also be used for a range of advanced imaging and mechanical tests. Biological
Solid
University of Auckland Upper North Island
Q-Sense E4 Quartz Crystal Microbalance (QCM) Analytical Testing Used to study interactions of molecules and biomolecules with surfaces in real time. Measures the adsorbed mass. Ideal for antifouling testing Biological
Liquid
Polymer
University of Auckland Upper North Island
Hysitron TI950 Triboindenter Mechanical Testing Nano-scale mechanical analysis technique that can analyse thin films and nano-scale surface properties. Capable of performing nanoindentation, nanoscratch, and nanoDMA (Dynamic Mechanical Analysis) tests. Biological
Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Auckland Upper North Island Thomas Loho thomas.loho@auckland.ac.nz
GeSiM 3.1 Bioscaffolder Additive Manufacturing A 4-axis multi-modal 3D bioprinter, flexible 3D scaffold/construct manufacturing platform.
Only one of its kind in New Zealand
Biological
Liquid
Polymer
Solid
University of Otago Lower South Island Jaydee Cabral jaydee.cabral@otago.ac.nz
EOS M290 Metal Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D printer which can manufacture parts from metals; uses direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) technique. Metal University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
EOS Formiga P110 Velocis 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D printer which can manufacture parts from polymers; uses selective laser sintering (SLS) technique. Polymer University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
Mimaki 3DUJ-553 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D printer which can manufacture parts from acrylate in full colour; uses material jetting technique. Polymer University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
Formlabs Form 3 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D Printer which can manufacture parts from acrylate; uses vat photopolymerisation (layer by layer) technique. Polymer University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
3D Systems Figure 4 Standalone 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D Printer which can manufacture parts from photopolymers; uses vat photopolymerisation (layer by layer) technique. Polymer University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
Cometrue M10 CERAMIC & Binder Jetting 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D Printer which can manufacture parts from various powders; uses binder jetting technique.
Currently used for R&D with powdered food materials.
Ceramic
Powders
University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
Mankati E180 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D Printer which can manufacture parts from various plastics; uses material extrusion technique. Polymer University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
Sharebot MetalOne 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D printer which can manufacture parts from metals; uses direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) technique. Metal University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
Sintratec Kit 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D printer which can manufacture parts from polymers; uses selective laser sintering (SLS) technique. Polymer University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
Cellink Bio X 3D Bioprinter Additive Manufacturing 3D printer which can manufacture organ-like structures from cells and biomaterials; uses material extrusion technique. Biological University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
Photocentric Liquid Crystal Magna 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D Printer which can manufacture parts from photopolymers; uses vat photopolymerisation (layer by layer) technique. Polymer University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
Photocentric Liquid Crystal Opus 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D Printer which can manufacture parts from photopolymers; uses vat photopolymerisation (layer by layer) technique. Polymer University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
ABB IRB 1200 Robot Based 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D Printer which can manufacture large parts from variety of materials; uses material extrusion technique. Polymer University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
Epilog Mini Laser Cutter Processing equipment Used to precisely cut a variety of materials. Solid University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
Artec Leo 3D Scanner Processing equipment Used to create high-precision 3D models of objects. Solid University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
ProtoMAX Waterjet Cutter Processing equipment Uses high pressure water to cut a variety of materials. Solid University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
MFI High-speed Centrifugal Iso-finishing System Processing equipment Used to polish 3D printed metal and polymer parts Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
Roland Modela Pro II MDX 540 3D Milling Machine Processing equipment Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine for highly detailed processing of solids Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
Thermo Fisher 45L Muffle Furnace Processing equipment Furnace for heat-treatment of metal parts Metal
Solid
University of Auckland, Creative Design an Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.ac.nz
Quanta 200 Field Emission Gun Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope (FEG ESEM) Imaging Used to collect electron micrographs of wet/uncoated samples via allowing a gaseuous environment in the sample chamber. Applications include failure analysis, materials identification, and high-resolution imaging. Biological
Ceramic
Liquid
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Auckland, RCSMS Upper North Island Catherine Hobbis c.hobbis@auckland.ac.nz
Philips XL30 Field Emission Gun Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope (FEG ESEM)) Imaging Used to collect electron micrographs of wet/uncoated samples via allowing a gaseuous environment in the sample chamber. Applications include failure analysis, materials identification, and high-resolution imaging. Biological
Ceramic
Liquid
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Auckland, RCSMS Upper North Island Catherine Hobbis c.hobbis@auckland.ac.nz
Kratos Axis Ultra X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometer (XPS) Analytical Testing Used to identify the elemental composition of a material or its surface, as well as their chemical state, and the overall electronic structure and density of the electronic states in the material Metal
Solid
University of Auckland, RCSMS Upper North Island Catherine Hobbis c.hobbis@auckland.ac.nz
NETZCSH DSC-404 Differential Scanning Calorimeter Thermal Testing Used to measure temperatures and heat flows associated with thermal transitions in the material Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Auckland Upper North Island Dr. Alec Asadov a.asadov@auckland.ac.nz
NETZCSH STA-449 Thermogravimetric Analyser/Differential Scanning Calorimeter (TGA/DSC) Thermal Testing DSC – Used to measure temperatures and heat flows associated with thermal transitions in the material
TGA – Used to determine a material’s thermal stability, and its fraction of volatile components via monitoring its weight as the temperature is changed.
Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Auckland Upper North Island Dr. Alec Asadov a.asadov@auckland.ac.nz
Perkin-Elmer DSC-800 Differential Scanning Calorimeter Thermal Testing Used to measure temperatures and heat flows associated with thermal transitions in the material Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Auckland Upper North Island Dr. Alec Asadov a.asadov@auckland.ac.nz
Shimadzu TGA-50 Thermogravimetric Analyser Thermal Testing Used to determine a material’s thermal stability, and its fraction of volatile components via monitoring its weight as the temperature is changed. Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Auckland Upper North Island Dr. Alec Asadov a.asadov@auckland.ac.nz
Bruker D2 Phaser Benchtop Powder X-ray Diffractometer (PXRD) Analytical Testing X-ray diffraction on powder or microcrystalline samples for structural characterization of materials Ceramic
Metal
Powders
Solid
University of Auckland Upper North Island Dr. Alec Asadov a.asadov@auckland.ac.nz
Rigaku Ultima IV X-ray Powder X-ray Diffractometer (PXRD) Analytical Testing X-ray diffraction on powder or microcrystalline samples for structural characterization of materials Ceramic
Metal
Powders
Solid
University of Auckland Upper North Island Dr. Alec Asadov a.asadov@auckland.ac.nz
Netzsch Jupiter STA-449 F5 Thermogravimetric Analyser/Differential Scanning Calorimeter (TGA/DSC) Analytical Testing DSC – Used to measure temperatures and heat flows associated with thermal transitions in the material
TGA – Used to determine a material’s thermal stability, and its fraction of volatile components via monitoring its weight as the temperature is changed.
Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Gottfert RG50 Rheometer Mechanical Testing Measures how a fluid responds to applied forces Liquid University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
PerkinElmer STA8000 Thermogravimetric Analyser/Differential Scanning Calorimeter (TGA/DSC) Thermal Testing DSC – Used to measure temperatures and heat flows associated with thermal transitions in the material
TGA – Used to determine a material’s thermal stability, and its fraction of volatile components via monitoring its weight as the temperature is changed.
Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
PerkinElmer DMA8000 Dynamic Mechanical Analyser Mechanical Testing Used to characterize bulk material properties (modulus, compliance, damping) Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
PerkinElmer RamanStation 400F Spectrometer Analytical Testing Used to Analyse the molecular structure of a material Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Kern Moisture Analyser Analytical Testing Used to determine the moisture content of a material Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
QUV Weathering Station Environmental Testing Used to test weather resistance of a material via reproduction of damage caused by sunlight, rain, and dew. Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Olympus BX53 & BX60 Optical Microscopes Imaging For high resolution observation of a sample Biological
Ceramic
Liquid
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Heerbug Stereo Microscope Imaging For low magnification observation of a sample Biological
Ceramic
Liquid
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Instron 100kN Tensile Tester 5982 Mechanical Testing Material subjected to a controlled tension force until failure. Used to determine a range of tensile properties of the material. Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Instron Tensile Tester 4240 Mechanical Testing Material subjected to a controlled tension force until failure. Used to determine a range of tensile properties of the material. Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Instron Dynamic Tester 8801 Mechanical Testing Used to determine the behaviour of a material under flucuating loads Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Struers Tegramin-25 Automatic Polishing Machine Processing Equipment For automatically polishing samples Metal
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Struers LaboPol-60 and Rotopol-21 Grinding/Polishing Machines Processing Equipment For manually grinding/polishing samples Metal
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Struers Metason 200HT Ultrasonic Cleaning Bath Processing Equipment Ultrasonic bath for cleaning and preparation of metallographic, ceramic, and mineralogical specimens Ceramic
Metal
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Struers Tenupol-3 Electrolytic Preparation Equipment Processing Equipment For automatic electrolytic thinning of specimens for examination via TEM Metal
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Struers Minitom Precision Cut-off Machine Processing Equipment Precision cut-off machine which operates at low speed Ceramic
Polymer
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Thermoprism TSE-16-TC Twin-screw Extruder Processing Equipment Capable of extruding filaments, sheets, and other shapes dependent on die. Polymer University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Labtech LTE-20-44 Twin-screw Extruder Processing Equipment Capable of extruding filaments, sheets, and other shapes dependent on die. Polymer University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
BOY 35A Injection Moulding Machine Processing Equipment For manufacturing items from polymers and composites using injection moulding technique Polymer University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Moretto GR Granulator Processing Equipment For processing materials into smaller granules for extrusion or injection moulding Polymer University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Maag SGS 25 Pelletizer Processing Equipment Plastic pelletizer for filament cutting Polymer University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
EDM EW-32VC CNC Machine Processing Equipment For machining hard metals which would be difficult to machine with traditional techniques.
Can cut most conductive materials
Metal University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Fritsch/Retsch Planetary Mills Processing Equipment Fast and reliable grinding of materials to colloidal fineness
Can be used for mixing and homogenizing emulsions and pastes
Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Gunt CE 130 Convection Drier Processing Equipment Ideal for drying solids where mass, humidity, and temperature need to be measured. Solid University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Muffle/Tube Furnaces Processing Equipment Selection of furnaces available Ceramic
Metal
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Carbolie HT Furnace Processing Equipment High Temperature Furnace Ceramic
Metal
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
ACME Vacuum Sintering Furnace Processing Equipment Enables compression of powder material into dense material under vacuum Powders
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Thermo Scientific VT 6060M Vacuum Oven Processing Equipment Allows heating of samples at reduced pressure, for delicate drying processes Solid University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Hydraulic Presses Processing Equipment Range of hydraulic presses for metal forming operations Metal
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Charpy Impact Testing Machine Mechanical Testing Measures the energy absorbed by the material during fracture Solid University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Hardness Testers Mechanical Testing Determines the stiffness or strength of the material Solid University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Cold Isostatic Press Processing Equipment For molding powders via uniform compression Powders
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Hitachi Regulus SU8230 Ultra High-Resolution Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FE-SEM) Imaging For the visual identification of very small topographical details on the surface of the material Solid University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Hitachi TM4000 Plus Tabletop Scanning Electro Microscope (SEM) Imaging For the visual identification of very small topographical details on the surface of the material Solid University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Hitachi IM4000 Plus Ion Milling System Processing Equipment Removes top amorphous layer of a material to reveal the pristine sample surface for electron microscope imaging Solid University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Analytical Testing Analysis of composition, phases, residual stresses, crystal structure of crystalline samples Solid University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Triaxial shaker system Mechanical Testing Vibration testing for qualification testing of spacecrafts, electronic hardware or similar Other
Solid
University of Auckland, Te Punuha Atea – Space Institute Upper North Island Guglielmo Aglietti g.aglietti@auckland.ac.nz
Uniaxial shaker system Mechanical Testing Vibration testing for qualification testing of spacecrafts, electronic hardware or similar Other
Solid
University of Auckland, Te Punuha Atea – Space Institute Upper North Island Guglielmo Aglietti g.aglietti@auckland.ac.nz
Shock test bed Mechanical Testing Qualification testing for mechanical shock e. g. to simulate the pyroshock spacecrafts have to endure during launch phase Other
Solid
University of Auckland, Te Punuha Atea – Space Institute Upper North Island Guglielmo Aglietti g.aglietti@auckland.ac.nz
Thermal Vacuum Chamber Thermal Testing Simulation of thermal and pressure cycles e.g. for spacecrafts Other
Solid
University of Auckland, Te Punuha Atea – Space Institute Upper North Island Guglielmo Aglietti g.aglietti@auckland.ac.nz
Vacuum Chamber Other Simulation of pressure cycles e.g. for spacecrafts Other
Solid
University of Auckland, Te Punuha Atea – Space Institute Upper North Island Guglielmo Aglietti g.aglietti@auckland.ac.nz
Centre of Mass Measurement Equipment Mechanical Testing Identification of centre of mass of a device under test Other
Solid
University of Auckland, Te Punuha Atea – Space Institute Upper North Island Guglielmo Aglietti g.aglietti@auckland.ac.nz
Moment of Inertia Measurement Equipment Mechanical Testing Identification of moments of inertia of a device under test Other
Solid
University of Auckland, Te Punuha Atea – Space Institute Upper North Island Guglielmo Aglietti g.aglietti@auckland.ac.nz
Noise and Vibration Troubleshooting Equipment Mechanical Testing Noise and vibration analyses to solve dynamical and acoustical problems Other
Solid
University of Auckland, Te Punuha Atea – Space Institute Upper North Island Guglielmo Aglietti g.aglietti@auckland.ac.nz
National Instruments PXIe-8821 Fast Data Acquisition System Electrical Testing Electrical testing of solid state devices Solid University of Canterbury Upper South Island Simon Brown simon.brown@canterbury.ac.nz
Techtronix 4200A Parameter Analyser Electrical Testing Electrical testing of solid state devices Solid University of Canterbury Upper South Island Simon Brown simon.brown@canterbury.ac.nz
Multiple Keithley Source Measurement Units Electrical Testing Electrical testing of solid state devices Solid University of Canterbury Upper South Island Simon Brown simon.brown@canterbury.ac.nz
Custom-made Nanoparticle Deposition System Processing Equipment For fabication of thin nanoparticle films Solid University of Canterbury Upper South Island Simon Brown simon.brown@canterbury.ac.nz
Lakeshore Vibrating Sample Magnetometer (VSM) Other For measures magnetic properties of materials in up to Tesla magnetic field Solid Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Shen Chong shen.chong@vuw.ac.nz
Critical Current Characterisation System for HTS Wires Electrical Testing Accurately determines the critical surface of highly anisotropic superconductors. Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Olly Pantoja olly.pantoja@vuw.ac.nz
Bruker Vertex 80v Interferometer Analytical Testing Research level Fourier transform infrared vacuum spectrometer. Extensive series of spectral measurements have been made over a wide spectral band on the electron correlated rare-earth nitride semiconductors. Other studies include the wide band semiconductor, ZnO, a range of Heusler alloys where the role of atomic disorder in the magnetic and semiconductor properties was studied, and the role of defects in determining the physical properties of the topological insulator, Bi2Se3. Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Bob Buckley Bob.buckley@vuw.ac.nz
Vertisis Technology MagVision Kerr System (MOKE) Imaging Polarising light microscope with an electromagnet for measuring magento-optical effects Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Simon Granville simon.granville@vuw.ac.nz
Advanced Magnetic Devices Quikbond Al Wedge Wire Bonder Electrical Testing Manual mode operation wire bonder for attaching wires to make electrical measurements Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Simon Granville simon.granville@vuw.ac.nz
Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) Sample Preparation Equipment Processing Equipment Equipment for processing materials for analysis via SEM/TEM Solid Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Sarah Spencer sarah.spencer@vuw.ac.nz
FEI Nova NanoSEM 450 Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) Imaging High-resolution field emission gun SEM (FEG-SEM). For the visual identification of very small topographical details on the surface of the material, also capable of elemental anlaysis and crystal orientation mapping. Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Sarah Spencer sarah.spencer@vuw.ac.nz
FEI Quanta 450 Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope (ESEM) For the visual identification of very small topographical details on the surface of the material, also capable of elemental anlaysis and crystal orientation mapping. Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Sarah Spencer sarah.spencer@vuw.ac.nz
Tensile Tester Material subjected to a controlled tension force until failure. Esed to determine a range of tensile properties of the material. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Mike Davies mike.davies@vuw.ac.nz
Cryogenic Vacuum Test Chamber Other For testing of coils, magnets or other assemblies. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Konstantinos Bouloukakis konstantinos.bouloukakis@vuw.ac.nz
Instron 5967 Universal Testing System Mechanical Testing Capable of static tensile, compression and flexure testing of the material. Solid Massey University Upper North Island Khalid Arif k.arif@massey.ac.nz
Hitachi TM3030Plus Tabletop Scanning Electron Microscope Imaging For the visual identification of very small topographical details on the surface of the material Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
Massey University Upper North Island Khalid Arif k.arif@massey.ac.nz
Mechanical Workshop Processing Equipment Fully operational mechanical workshop with various processing equipment Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
Massey University Upper North Island Gabriel Phang G.Phang@massey.ac.nz
Nikon LV150ND Industrial Microscope Imaging Optical/Fluorescence microscope for low resolution imaging of the material. Biological
Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
Massey University Upper North Island Khalid Arif k.arif@massey.ac.nz
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Analytical Testing High performance liquid chromatography is an analytical technique which allows for separating and analysing of an organic mixture of compounds when such compounds are nonvolatile, thermally unstable, and have relatively high molecular weights. Liquid University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Dr Matthew Sidford m.sidford@auckland.ac.nz
Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS) Analytical Testing Gas chromatography with mass spectrum detection (GCMS) is an analytical technique which allows for separating and analysing the mass of compounds that can be vaporized without decomposition. Liquid
Solid
University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Dr Matthew Sidford m.sidford@auckland.ac.nz
Gas Chromatography-Flame Ionization Detection (GC-FID) Analytical Testing Gas chromatography with flame ionisation detection (GC-FID) is an analytical technique which allows for separating and analysing the amount of compounds that can be vaporized without decomposition. Liquid University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Dr Matthew Sidford m.sidford@auckland.ac.nz
Analytical Testing Used to measure chemical, biological or physical reactions, properties and analytes within the wells of a microplate. Liquid University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Dr Matthew Sidford m.sidford@auckland.ac.nz
Perkin Elmer Fourier-Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectrometer Analytical Testing Measures the infrared spectrum of absorption or emission of a solid, liquid or gas. An FTIR spectrometer simultaneously collects high-resolution spectral data over a wide spectral range. Liquid
Solid
University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Dr Matthew Sidford m.sidford@auckland.ac.nz
Shimadzu UV-2550 UV-Vis Spectrometer Analytical Testing Used to measure light absorbance across the ultraviolet and visible ranges of the electromagnetic spectrum Liquid
Solid
University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Dr Matthew Sidford m.sidford@auckland.ac.nz
Agilent Cary 5000 Ultraviolet-Visible-Near Infrared (UV-Vis-NIR) Spectrophotometer Analytical Testing Used to measure light absorbance across the ultraviolet, visible, and near infrared ranges of the electromagnetic spectrum Liquid
Solid
University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Dr Matthew Sidford m.sidford@auckland.ac.nz
TA Instruments AR-G2 Rheometer Analytical Testing Measure the way in which a liquid, suspension or slurry flows in response to applied forces. Liquid
Solid
University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Laura Liang l.liang@auckland.ac.nz
BET Analyser Analytical Testing Used to evaluate the porosity of the material and generate a specific surface area result expressed in units of area per mass of sample (m2/g). Solid University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Dr Alec Asadov a.asadov@auckland.ac.nz
Malvern Mastersizer 2000 Particle Size Analyser Analytical Testing Used to determine the size and distribution of particles comprising a material. Liquid
Solid
University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Laura Liang l.liang@auckland.ac.nz
Theta Flex Optical Tensiometer (Goniometer) Analytical Testing Used to characterize material surface properties and interfacial interactions between gas, liquid, and solid phases. Liquid University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Laura Liang l.liang@auckland.ac.nz
Prusa i3 MK3S 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D Printer which can manufacture parts from various plastics; uses fused deposition modeling technique. Polymer Massey University, MAF Digital Lab (MAFDL) Mid North Island Johan Potgieter J.Potgieter@massey.ac.nz
Prusa i3 MK3S 3D Printer + MMU2S Upgrade Kit Additive Manufacturing 3D Printer which can manufacture parts from various plastics; uses fused deposition modeling technique.
the MMU2S Upgrade kit enables printing with up to 5 different colour filaments at the same time.
Polymer Massey University, MAF Digital Lab (MAFDL) Mid North Island Johan Potgieter J.Potgieter@massey.ac.nz
Creality CR10-S 3D Printer (Modified) Additive Manufacturing 3D Printer which can manufacture parts from various plastics; uses fused deposition modeling technique. Polymer Massey University, MAF Digital Lab (MAFDL) Mid North Island Johan Potgieter J.Potgieter@massey.ac.nz
Creality 3D PrintMill (CR-30) 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D Printer which can manufacture parts from various plastics; uses fused deposition modeling technique. Polymer Massey University, MAF Digital Lab (MAFDL) Mid North Island Johan Potgieter J.Potgieter@massey.ac.nz
Stratasys Fortus 250mc 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D Printer which can manufacture parts from various plastics; uses fused deposition modeling technique. Polymer Massey University, MAF Digital Lab (MAFDL) Mid North Island Johan Potgieter J.Potgieter@massey.ac.nz
Projet MJP 2500 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D Printer which can manufacture parts from various plastics; uses material jetting/multijet printing technique. Polymer Massey University, MAF Digital Lab (MAFDL) Mid North Island Johan Potgieter J.Potgieter@massey.ac.nz
Projet MJP 3500 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D Printer which can manufacture parts from various plastics; uses material jetting/multijet printing technique. Polymer Massey University, MAF Digital Lab (MAFDL) Mid North Island Johan Potgieter J.Potgieter@massey.ac.nz
Projet MJP 5500X 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D Printer which can manufacture parts from various plastics; uses material jetting/multijet printing technique. Polymer Massey University, MAF Digital Lab (MAFDL) Mid North Island Johan Potgieter J.Potgieter@massey.ac.nz
Stratasys Objet350 Connex2 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing 3D Printer which can manufacture parts from various plastics; uses material jetting/multijet printing technique, features polyjet technology. Polymer Massey University, MAF Digital Lab (MAFDL) Mid North Island Johan Potgieter J.Potgieter@massey.ac.nz
Bioinicia Spinbox Electrospinning System Processing Equipment Used to fabricate continuous nanoscale fibres with diameters in the sub-micrometer to nanometer range via a high-voltage power supply. Polymer Massey University, MAF Digital Lab (MAFDL) Mid North Island Johan Potgieter J.Potgieter@massey.ac.nz
Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS) + Laser Ablation Analytical Testing Used to detect trace metals by atomizing a sample. Samples are fed into the system either in solution or
through laser ablation, which gives high sensitivity and low fractionation.
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometer (LC-MS) Analytical Testing Low resolution analysis of complex mixtures without the need for prior separation, which enables preliminary identification of chemical compounds. Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Instruments Analytical Testing Analytical chemistry technique used to separate, identify, and quantify each component in a mixture. Liquid
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) Analytical Testing Determines the elemental composition of the material via analysis of microplasma generated via pulsed laser beam. Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) and Portable XRF Analytical Testing Non-destructive technique used to determine the elemental composition of materials via analysis of characteristic “secondary” X-rays generated through bombardment with high-energy X-rays or gamma rays.
Typically used for geological and archaeological samples.
Solid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Isotopic Water Analyzer Analytical Testing Measures ?18O, ?17O and ?2H ratios in liquids and gases. Gas
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Facilities Analytical Testing Analyse molecular structure at an atomic level.
Broad range of applications e.g. identification of composition, rate experiments, binding speed etc.
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS) + Flame Ionisation Detection (FID) Analytical Testing For analysis of volatile organic compounds either as pure compounds or as part of complex mixtures without the need for prior separation. Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
ICS-2000 Ion Chromatography System Analytical Testing Separates ions and polar molecules based on their affinity to a stationary resin and the mobile phase (elutent). Liquid
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Fast Protein Liquid Chromatography (FPLC) Analytical Testing Used to analyse mixtures and purity of proteins and macromolecules. Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time Of Flight (MALDI-TOF) Mass Spectrometer Analytical Testing Identifies proteins, bacteria, mycobacteria and certain fungal pathogens through organisms having different protein signatures and comparing the signatures of samples to known signatures.
Highly diagnostic, accurate, robust, reliable and with a rapid turn-around time.
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
MicrOTOF Mass Spectrometer Analytical Testing Analyzes mass resolution and mass accuracy in combination with the true isotopic pattern to determine the formula of small molecules, quality control of intact proteins, and
metabolic studies.
Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Flow Injection Analysis (FIA) Equipment Analytical Testing A wet-chemical analysis where peak area, rather than peak height, is used for quantitation of compounds.
Analyses nitrite, nitrate, ammonia, phosphate levels in liquid.
Liquid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
X-ray Diffraction (XRD) Equipment Analytical Testing Measures mineral composition of crystalline materials Solid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Laser Particle Sizer (LPS) Analytical Testing Measures particle size of solids for both solids and solids suspended in liquid, common used with soil, wastewater, fertiliser testing Solid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Polarimeter Analytical Testing Measures the optical rotation of optically active compounds Liquid
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
High Resolution Electrospray Ionisation Mass Spectrometer (ESI-MS) Analytical Testing Determines the molecular mass of a compound to very high accuracy (4dp), which is required for publication of new compounds Liquid
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Confocal Microscope Imaging Confocal microscopy is broadly used to resolve the detailed structure of specific objects within cells. Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Leica Fluorescence Microscope Imaging The Leica microscope can take images in both fluorescent light or visible light. Fluorescence can help with the visibility of some organic and inorganic substances not usually seen by the human eye. Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Nikon SMZ25 Z-scale Steroscope Imaging Nikon SMZ25 is a stereomicroscope with a camera and software to help measure and image whole organisms and other objects between 4mm and 7cm in length. The software and motorisation means taking quality images along a stacked Z-axis, making sure from the top to the bottom of a specimen is in focus throughout the image Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Olympus Inverted IX79 Microscope Imaging People use inverted microscopes to look at samples in liquid under a compound microscope. It is used for counting algae and microscopic organisms in water samples. Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
DNA and RNA Gel Imaging Imaging Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Leaf Area Meters Analytical Testing Designed to quickly digitize the area, length and width of leaves. Can do cumulative measurements. The portable meter can be taken in the field and do non-destructive measurements on leaves Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Image Analysis System for Plant Roots Imaging Image and quantify the root length, area, volume or number of tips Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Magrock Magnetic Susceptibility Meter Analytical Testing Measures magnetic susceptibility in rocks, cores and samples. Solid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Conductivity, Temperature, ion, pH Meters Analytical Testing The school has a variety of small instruments that measure one or more of the listed measures. Usually the measurements are for a liquid substrate Liquid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Tensiometer Analytical Testing Portable meter, which measures the surface tension of liquid. Can be used on a wide variety of liquids including oils, water and milk. Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Radiocarbon Dating Equipment Analytical Testing Measures the age of materials containing carbon using carbon 14 dating. The older an object is, the less carbon 14 it has Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Single Mix Stop Flow with Spectrophotometer Analytical Testing Used to measure fast reactions. Can help analyse drug-binding processes, or to determine protein structure Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Absorbance/Flourescence Spectrometer Analytical Testing Determine qualitative molecular structure and also the quantitative characteristics of chemical reactions. This can be as just the fluorescence spectrometer alone or as an instrument that simultaneously measures both absorbance spectra and fluorescence Excitation-Emission Matrices.
Common uses
? measure amounts of dissolved organic matter
? measure quantity of types of suspended solids
? measure wine clarity
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Infra-Red Spectroscopy (FT-IR) Instrument Analytical Testing Measuring wavelengths 1300 – 27000 nm and 1300 – 17000 nm (microscopy included) Liquid
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
UV-Visible Spectroscopy Instruments Analytical Testing Various types are available across science for light absorption, concentration and transmission measurements.
Measuring wavelengths range 190-900 nm, 190 to 1100 nm, 320 to 1000nm, 330 to 1000nm. Some
instruments can be temperature controlled.
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Spectrophotometer (Purity) Analytical Testing Quantify and assesses the purity of DNA, RNA, Proteins Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
DNA Sequencing Service Biological Testing Direct services include targeted sequencing (Sanger), genetic fingerprinting (genotyping) and massively parallel
sequencing technologies (otherwise called Next Generation Sequencing or NGS).
Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Cell cloning, DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis Facilities Biological Testing There are a wide variety of instruments and techniques across the School of Science for the creation and
replication of the above.
Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
3D Printer for Biological Materials Additive Manufacturing Using cells to print out 3D objects (e.g. replicate a tumor growth). Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Portable Photosynthesis Analyser Analytical Testing Measure the combined gas-exchange and fluorescence of leaves. Analyse the respiration and transpiration
rates of plants and quantity yields.
Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Porometer Analytical Testing Spot readings of leaf stomatal conductance. Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Chlorophyll Fluorometer Analytical Testing Measure chlorophyll a fluorescence from a leaf Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Xylem/Liquid Flow Embolism Meter Analytical Testing Measure water relations in a plant and analyse a plant hydraulic architecture. Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Blood Oxygen Analyser Analytical Testing Measures the oxygen saturation of blood Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
HEMOX Analyser Analytical Testing Determines the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve (ODC) and P50 values Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Anemometer Environmental Testing Measures temperature and velocity of the air. Includes sonic and hot wire anemometers Gas University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Dewpoint, Humidity, and Temperature Meters Environmental Testing Measures water vapour, dewpoint and temperature in the air. Gas University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Visible-Near Infrarerd (Vis-NIR) spectrophotometer Environmental Testing Measures light levels using a fibre-optic probe. Measure light waves from various sources of light for growth
experiments.
Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Sunshine Sensor Environmental Testing Measures photosynthetically active radiation in intensity and length. Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Hypsometer Environmental Testing Measures height, distance and angle to an object using sound. Needs line of sight to work. Often used to
measure the height of trees.
Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Soil Gas Analysers Analytical Testing Measures gases N2O, H2O, CO2 emitted by soils. Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Soil Moisture Meter Analytical Testing Handheld instrument, which measures the moisture content of soil. Found both in Hamilton and Tauranga Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Scala Penetrometer Analytical Testing Used to determine the penetration resistance of soil and for profiling the soil strength at depth Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Resistivity Meter Analytical Testing Measures the flow of electric current through the ground to determine soil composition. Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Drip Logger Environmental Testing Records the amount of drip water from an object like a stalactite over a set time period Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Conductivity, Temperature, Ion, pH, Dissolved oxygen, Salinity, and Turbidity Meters and Probes Analytical Testing The school has a variety of small instruments that measure one or more of the listed measures. Usually the
measurements are for a liquid substrate.
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Electrofishing Equipment Environmental Testing A low impact way of sampling fish in freshwater. This can be using the backpack system or for larger areas
using the electrofishing boat.
Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Rock Crusher Processing Equipment Solid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Grinding Equipment Processing Equipment Solid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
DNA Gel Analyzer Biological Testing Assess sizing, quantitation, integrity and purity from DNA, RNA, and proteins Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Dew Point Generator Analytical Testing Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Protein Purification System Biological Testing Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
DST-1000 Acid Purification System Processing Equipment Liquid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Liquid Scintillator Analytical Testing Liquid
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Microtome Processing Equipment Solid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Freeze Drier Processing Equipment Liquid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Oxford PlasmaLab 100 Cobra Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) Etcher Processing Equipment Etching technique where the gases are introduced above an Inductive coil, placed around a ceramic tube.Advantages include high etch rates, high selectivity and low damage processing. Excellent profile control is also provided as the plasma can be maintained at low pressures. Metal
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Nanofabrication Laboratory, University of Canterbury Upper South Island Gary Turner gary.turner@canterbury.ac.nz
Nanoscribe Photonic Professional GT2 Two-photon Polymerisation 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing Currently the world’s highest precision 3D printer, allows high-speed fabrication of fully three-dimensional nano- and micro-scale structures with lateral features down to 160 nm.

Can be used for prototyping, small series production of ultra-high precision parts, the assembly-free production of optical components on chip, tooling for moulds and subsequent mass production, and to materialise ground-breaking ideas in academia and industry. At UC, examples of these include the development of next-generation lab-on-a-chip devices for medical and biosecurity applications, nano-robotics, metamaterials, and the fabrication of biomimetic structures to study cells and bacteria.

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Nanofabrication Laboratory, University of Canterbury Upper South Island Volker Nock volker.nock@canterbury.ac.nz
Digital Instrument Dimension 3100 Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) Analytical Testing Uses a sharp tip to scan a small area on the surface of a thin film sample. This provides an image of the surface features of the sample. Other
Solid
Nanofabrication Laboratory, University of Canterbury Upper South Island Linda Chen linda.chen@canterbury.ac.nz
Raith 150 Electron Beam Writer with Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) Analytical Testing Scans a focused beam of electron to draw custom shapes on a surface covered with electron-sensitive flim.
Capable of direct e-beam exposure, wafer scale process development at suboptical resolution.
In addition the SEM side can be used to obtain large high magnification tiled images by taking advantage of the high resolution interferometer stage.
Other
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Nanofabrication Laboratory, University of Canterbury Upper South Island Gary Turner gary.turner@canterbury.ac.nz
ABET Sun 3000 Class AAA Solar Simulator Analytical Testing Mimic sun irradiance to provide spectral conditions for testing photovoltaic devices (solar cells). Other
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Nanofabrication Laboratory, University of Canterbury Upper South Island Linda Chen linda.chen@canterbury.ac.nz
Cascade Microtech 11000 Probe Station and Parameter Analysis Analytical Testing For testing the response of a device to external electrical, optical, or RF external stimulus.
Iideal for testing temperature-sensitive devices because the MicroChamber’s low volume enables rapid temperature cycling and better
temperature control.
Other applications include device and process characterization, as well as
reliability testing.
Depending on the probes and accessories that customize this
probe station, you can make DC or capacitance measurements or high-frequency measurements.
Other Nanofabrication Laboratory, University of Canterbury Upper South Island Martin Allen martin.allen@canterbury.ac.nz
Customised Microfluidic lab on Chip Fabrication Equipment Other Biological
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Nanofabrication Laboratory, University of Canterbury Upper South Island Volker Nock volker.nock@canterbury.ac.nz
Cleanroom for Semiconductor/Miniaturized Device Fabrication Processing Equipment Metal
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Nanofabrication Laboratory, University of Canterbury Upper South Island Martin Allen martin.allen@canterbury.ac.nz
Minitech CNC Mini-Mill/GX Desktop CNC Machine/Micromill Processing Equipment Benchtop CNC machine, for fabrication of intricate parts for use in micro- and nano-fabrication facilities at Nanolab. Metal
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Nanofabrication Laboratory, University of Canterbury Upper South Island Volker Nock volker.nock@canterbury.ac.nz
Gamry Reference 600 Potentiostat Electrical Testing For all types of electrochemical testing, including cyclic voltammery and impedance spectroscopy Liquid
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University of Canterbury Upper South Island Aaron Marshall aaron.marshall@canterbury.ac.nz
Gamry Interface 5000 Potentiostat Electrical Testing For electrochemical testing of batteries and supercapacitors Liquid
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University of Canterbury Upper South Island Aaron Marshall aaron.marshall@canterbury.ac.nz
NETZSCH STA 449 F3 Jupiter Thermal Analyzer – Thermogravimetric Analysis/Differential Scanning Calorimetry (TGA/DSC) Thermal Testing DSC – Used to measure temperatures and heat flows associated with thermal transitions in the material
TGA – Used to determine a material’s thermal stability, and its fraction of volatile components via monitoring its weight as the temperature is changed.
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University of Canterbury Upper South Island Aaron Marshall aaron.marshall@canterbury.ac.nz
SRI Instruments Gas Chromatograph Analytical Testing U sed to separate the chemical components of a sample mixture and then detect them to determine their presence or absence and/or how much is present.
Normally connected to electrochemical reactors to detect products from electrochemical reactions
Gas University of Canterbury Upper South Island Aaron Marshall aaron.marshall@canterbury.ac.nz
SRS Residual Gas Analyser Mass Spectrometer Analytical Testing Indetifies the chemical components of a gas within a vacuum.
Designed for connection to outlets form reactors, thermal gravimetric analysers etc
Gas University of Canterbury Upper South Island Aaron Marshall aaron.marshall@canterbury.ac.nz
Flume Environmental Testing Circulating water channel ideal for drag testing of water equipment or testing of hull coatings. Ceramic
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University of Otago, School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences (SPESES) Lower South Island Nigel Barrett nigel.barrett@otago.ac.nz
Environmental Chamber Environmental Testing Used to test the effects of specific environmental conditions on samples. Ceramic
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University of Otago, School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences (SPESES) Lower South Island Nigel Barrett nigel.barrett@otago.ac.nz
Multi Axis Force Plates Mechanical Testing Measures ground reaction forces, for analysis of wearable products etc. Ceramic
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University of Otago, School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences (SPESES) Lower South Island Nigel Barrett nigel.barrett@otago.ac.nz
Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (IRMS) Analysis Analytical Testing Precisely measures the mixtures of naturally occuring isotopes in a sample, used for product certification, forensic and geological analysis Gas
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Isotrace New Zealand Lower South Island Robert Van Hale rvanhale@isotrace.co.nz
Fermentation Tank Processing Equipment For brewing trials Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Uhde High Pressure Pasteuriser (HPP) Processing Equipment Processing of food products under very high pressure, reducing or eliminating microorganisms and extending shelf life Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Clextral EV32 Extruder and Rhoen KN400 Co-Extruder Processing Equipment For manufacturing of various food products from soft mixtures. Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Baking/Roasting Equipment Processing Equipment For large scale baking/roasting of food products Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Tetra Pak Centrifuge Processing Equipment To separate suspended solids from liquid or two immiscible liquids of different densities from each other. Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
CAS Vibratory Sieve Processing Equipment Used to break down food components into uniform size. Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
CAS Vibratory Feeder Processing Equipment Uses vibration and gravity to move food components to other processing equipment. Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
GEA Membrane Plant Filtration System Processing Equipment Separates food components based on their size and molecular weight, using semi-permeable membranes. Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
GEA Decanter Processing Equipment For continuous separation of large amounts of solids from liquids. Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Supercritical CO2 Extraction System Processing Equipment Separates components of a mixture using supercritical carbon dioxide as a solvent, rather than traditional toxic organic solvents. Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Blending and Mixing Equipment Processing Equipment Range of blending and mixing equipment for food production Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Cudden LT80 Freeze Dryer Processing Equipment For removing water from food products. Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Blast Freezers Processing Equipment For rapid freezing of food products and components Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Sairem Industrial Microwave System Processing Equipment For large scale cooking of food products. Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Hot Fill Kettles Processing Equipment For large scale cooking of food products. Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Various Robot Coupes Processing Equipment For reducing size of food components. Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Steriflow Rotational Retort Processing Equipment High temperature sterilization of packaged food. Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Xenos Thermoflo Ultra-High Temperature (UHT) Pasteuriser Processing Equipment Rapid sterilization of food at high temperature. Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Xenos Aseptic Filling Line Processing Equipment Packages thermally sterilized liquids into previously sterilized containers. Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Niro Soavi Homogeniser NS3006 Pasteurisation Unit/Ultra-High Temperature (UHT) Plant Processing Equipment Rapid sterilization of food at high temperature. Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Multivac R145 Thermoformer Processing Equipment For manufacturing of plastic food packaging Polymer The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Unique Flex Flow Wrap Machine Processing Equipment Packages food products in flexible bag/film and seals the top and bottom. Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Multivac T250 Sealing Machine Processing Equipment For sealing of food products in plastic trays Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
RML Carton Sealer Cartoning Machine Processing Equipment For sealing of food products in cartons Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Dixie 221HP Can Sealer Processing Equipment For sealing of food products in cans Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Hunter Auto Capper Processing Equipment For sealing bottles Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Enpac Powder Packer Processing Equipment For packaging powdered food products in bags Biological
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The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Spray Drier/ Reconstitution Facility Processing Equipment Produces a dry powder from a liquid or slurry by rapidly drying with hot gas. Also capable of powder and oil reconstitution. Primarily used for manufacturing of milk powder. Biological
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FoodWaikato Upper North Island Craig Hoare foodwaikato@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Inoxtrend Steam Convection Oven Processing Equipment For large scale baking/roasting of food products. Biological
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Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Blentech Blender Processing Equipment High performance blender for various food processing requirements Biological
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Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Moravek W400 Carbonator Processing Equipment Pilot-scale carbonation equipment Biological
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Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Cheese Vat Processing Equipment For production of cheese Biological
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Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Thunderbird Arm-02 Bakery Mixer Processing Equipment For large scale mixing of food components Biological
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Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Formaco Meat Injector Processing Equipment For distributing marinade into meat products Biological
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Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Limitech Mixer Processing Equipment For large scale mixing of food components Biological
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Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
TOR/027 Screw Press Processing Equipment For processing various fruit into juice Biological
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Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Coating Drum Processing Equipment For coating foods in various substances Biological
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Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Food Chopping and Mincing Equipment Processing Equipment Various equipment for processing of food products and components into smaller particles Biological
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Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Food Separation/Concentration Equipment Processing Equipment Various equipment for concentration/separation of food products and components Biological
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Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Niro Spray Dryer Processing Equipment For efficient processing of liquid food products and components into powder. Biological
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Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Evaporators Processing Equipment For removal of water from food products and components Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Cuddon FD18LT Freeze Dryer Processing Equipment For removal of water from food products and components at reduced temperature and pressure Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Niro 093-199800 Spray Dryer Processing Equipment For efficient processing of liquid food products and components into powder. Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
APV Climbing Film Evaporators Processing Equipment Specialized type of evaporator in which a thin film of liquid is passed over a rising and falling plate to allow the evaporation process to occur Biological
Liquid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Falling Film Evaporators Processing Equipment Special type of heat exchanger used to concentrate solutions, especially with heat sensitive components Biological
Liquid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Glatt WSG1 Pilot Plant Fluid Bed Dryer Processing Equipment For drying of food components such as granules and powders Biological
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Clextral BC21 Twin-Screw Extruder Processing Equipment For manufacturing of various food products from soft mixtures. Biological
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Fermentation Equipment (via Massey University Microbrewery) Processing Equipment For brewing trials Biological
Liquid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Uhde/Multivac High Pressure Pasteuriser (HPP) Processing Equipment Processing of food products under very high pressure, reducing or eliminating microorganisms and extending shelf life Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
2232 Series Single-Head Semi-Automatic Compact Aseptic Filler Processing Equipment Packages thermally sterilized liquids into previously sterilized containers. Biological
Liquid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
TSM-2005 Capper Processing Equipment For sealing bottles Biological
Liquid
Metal
Polymer
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Dixie Can Seamer Processing Equipment For sealing of food products in cans Biological
Liquid
Metal
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Mercer Corporation ME-6010FD Heat Sealer Processing Equipment For sealing food packaging trays Biological
Liquid
Polymer
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Multivac C200 Vacuum Packer Processing Equipment For vacuuming packaging of food products Biological
Polymer
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Steriflow Microflow 911R Batch Rotary Retort Processing Equipment High temperature sterilization of packaged food. Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Jeffco C200 Wet Disintigrator Processing Equipment For mixing, emulsifying, and liquidising food components Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Rannie Homogeniser Processing Equipment Used to homogenise food components Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
B Series Pin Mill (Impact Mill) Processing Equipment Grinds food components into smaller particles via repeated impact. Biological
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Retsch ZM200 Grinding Mill Processing Equipment Grinds food components into smaller particles via repeated impact. Biological
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Bematech CZ-60-PB Colloid Mill Processing Equipment Reduces the particle size of a solid in suspension in a liquid, or reduces the droplet size in emulsions Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Niro Soavi Homogeniser NS3006 Ultra-High Temperature (UHT) Pasteuriser Processing Equipment Rapid sterilization of food at high temperature, combined with homogenization of particle size. Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Plate/Immersion Freezer Processing Equipment For freezing flat food products Biological
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Tetrapak KF80 Ice Cream Machine Processing Equipment For trials involving ice cream Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Formatic Patti Former Processing Equipment For production of patties Biological
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Mercer Steam Jacketed Pan Processing Equipment For cooking of various food products Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Whitlock Demsc-10 Smoker/Cooker Processing Equipment For cooking of various food products Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Clextral BC-45 Twin Screw Extruder Processing Equipment For manufacturing of various food products from soft mixtures. Biological
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Vemag R500 Robot Vacuum Filler Processing Equipment For filling food products with other food components Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Rheon KN400 Co-Extruder Processing Equipment For manufacturing of various food products from soft mixtures. Biological
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Convotherm Combi Oven Processing Equipment For cooking food products with either dry or moist heat Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Van Rooy Rack Oven Processing Equipment For fast and even baking of food products Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Clarifier Processing Equipment For continuous removal of solids via sedimentation Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Decanter Centrifuge Processing Equipment For continuous separation of large amounts of solids from liquids. Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Membrane Filtration System Processing Equipment Separates food components based on their size and molecular weight, using semi-permeable membranes. Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Sinmag SM201 Planetary Mixer Processing Equipment For mixing various food components Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
HS 40 Spiral Mixer Processing Equipment For mixing various food components Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
SS Rotary Mixer Processing Equipment For mixing various food components Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Mincer Processing Equipment For mincing food components Biological
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Universal Machine UM24 Stephan Mixer Processing Equipment For mixing various food components Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Flamingo Drum Mixer Processing Equipment For mixing various food components Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Belt Dryer Processing Equipment For continuous drying and cooling of various food products and components Biological
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Vessels/Jacketed Pans Processing Equipment For cooking of various food products Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Colloid Mill Processing Equipment Reduces the particle size of a solid in suspension in a liquid, or reduces the droplet size in emulsions Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
UHT/Pasteruization Processing Equipment Rapid sterilization of food at high temperature. Biological
Liquid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
TecnoPack FP015 EVO Horizontal Flow Wrap Machine Processing Equipment Packages food products in flexible bag/film and seals the top and bottom. Biological
Polymer
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Vacuum Sealer Processing Equipment For vacuum sealing of food products Biological
Polymer
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Rotopack Tray Sealer Processing Equipment For sealing of food products in plastic trays Biological
Liquid
Polymer
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Auger Filling Machine Processing Equipment For packaging powdered food products into sealed pouches Biological
Other
Powders
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Piston Filler Liquid Filling Machine Processing Equipment For packaging liquid food products into sealed pouches Biological
Liquid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Piston Filler Viscous Filling Machine Processing Equipment For packaging viscious food products into sealed pouches Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Irinox Blast Chiller Freezer Processing Equipment For rapid freezing of food products and components Biological
Solid
Food South Upper South Island Tracey Sheehy tracey.sheehy@foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Bematek CZ-110 Colloid Mill Processing Equipment For reducing size of food components. Biological
Liquid
Solid
The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Linapac 1000 Pouch Sealer Processing Equipment For sealing of food products in pouches Biological
Liquid
Polymer
Solid
The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Premier Colloid Mill Processing Equipment Reduces the particle size of a solid in suspension in a liquid, or reduces the droplet size in emulsions Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Air Care Technology AC 1100 Laminar Flow Cabinet Processing Equipment Circulates filtered air to prevent contamination of food products during packaging e.g. after collection from UHT pasteuriser Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Xenos X250 Aseptic Bottle Filler Processing Equipment Packages thermally sterilized liquids into previously sterilized bottles. Biological
Liquid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Elemental CN Analyser Analytical Testing Used to determine the C:N elemental ratio of organic compounds. Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Portable Density/Specific Gravity/Concentration Meter Analytical Testing Handheld meter to measure the above for various liquids Liquid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Wave Length, Current, and Velocity Water meters Environmental Testing Measures the velocity of water either in one spot or acoustically across a range of depths. Available at both
Hamilton and Tauranga campuses.
Liquid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Seafloor Mapping Equipment Imaging Map small areas of seabed using a Vibrocrawl system. Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island
Physical Property Measurement System (PPMS) Other The PPMS allows for testing the magnetic, electrical or thermal characteristics of small quantities (grams of powder, up to 1 cm^2 crystals or thin films) of materials over a range of temperatures (1.9-1000 K depending on the measurement type) and in magnetic fields of up to 90000 Oe (9 T). Other
Powders
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington Lower North Island Simon Granville simon.granville@vuw.ac.nz
Magnetic Property Measurement System (MPMS) SQUID Magnetometer Other The SQUID allows for measuring the magnetic properties of small quantities (grams of powder, up to 0.5 cm^2 crystals or thin films) of materials over a range of temperatures and in magnetic fields of up to 70000 Oe (7 T). Liquid
Other
Powders
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington Lower North Island Simon Granville simon.granville@vuw.ac.nz
Argon Ion Mill Processing Equipment The Ar ion mill uses a beam of Ar+ ions to physically etch the surface of thin films or coatings on solid substrates up to 4″ or 10 cm in diameter. This can be used for patterning thin films into micro- or nano-sized structures, often for electronic devices. Other
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington Lower North Island Simon Granville simon.granville@vuw.ac.nz
Thermo Fisher Scientific 3500xL Genetic Analyzer for Human Identification Biological Testing Automated system capable of sequencing DNA or analyzing fragments for a variety of applications. Examples include DNA barcoding and genotyping. Biological Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research Upper North Island Julia Allwood AllwoodJ@landcareresearch.co.nz
QiAcube HT Nucleic Acid Purification System Biological Testing For automated high-throughput isolation of total DNA from blood, cells, and tissues. Bulk hands-free DNA extraction, 96 samples in ~90 minutes (exc. Prep time) Biological Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research Upper North Island Julia Allwood AllwoodJ@landcareresearch.co.nz
QiAcube Connect Spin Column Nucleic Acid Purification System Biological Testing Hands-free DNA extraction using spin columns, many different methods can be used on this instrument Biological Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research Upper North Island Julia Allwood AllwoodJ@landcareresearch.co.nz
Taxonomic Identification Service Biological Testing Species determination service available for biota ranging from macrofauna/flora to fungi and microorganisms. Biological Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research Upper North Island Geoff Ridley RidleyG@landcareresearch.co.nz
SPECTRO GENESIS Inductively-Coupled Plasma Excitation Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP-OES) Analytical Testing Determines the elemental composition of a sample using plasma and a spectrometer. Used to determine the amount of metals in soil, plants, water etc. Biological
Liquid
Metal
Solid
Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research Upper North Island Ngaire Foster FosterN@landcareresearch.co.nz
QuikChem 8500 – Lachat Flow Injection Analyser Analytical Testing Used to determine the amount of dissolved ammonium, nitrate, nitrite and phosphate ions in aqueous solutions via injection of the sample into a flowing carrier stream. Liquid Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research Upper North Island Ngaire Foster FosterN@landcareresearch.co.nz
TruMac CN Carbon / Nitrogen Determinator (LECO) Analytical Testing Uses IR absorption and thermal conductivity to determine the carbon and nitrogen content of plant and soils. Biological
Solid
Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research Upper North Island Ngaire Foster FosterN@landcareresearch.co.nz
Elementar Vario TOC Cube – Total Organic Carbon/Total Bound Nitrogen (TOC/TNB) Analyser Analytical Testing Used to determine the carbon and nitrogen content of aqueous samples. Biological
Liquid
Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research Upper North Island Ngaire Foster FosterN@landcareresearch.co.nz
Various Equipment for Analysis of Soil Analytical Testing Various physical screening and vacuum/pressure equipment for the analysis of soil samples. Biological
Solid
Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research Upper North Island John Claydon ClaydonJ@landcare research.co.nz
Agilent 6420 Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometer (LCMS) Analytical Testing Analytical technique used for separation, identification, and quantification of both unknown and known compounds as well as to elucidate the structure and chemical properties of different molecules. Biological
Liquid
Solid
Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research Upper North Island ToxLab@landcareresearch.co.nz
Agilent 6890 Gas Chromatograph (GC) with Electron Capture Detector (ECD) and Flame Ionisation Detector (FID) Analytical Testing Used for separating and analyzing compounds that can be vaporized without decomposition. Biological
Liquid
Solid
Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research Upper North Island ToxLab@landcareresearch.co.nz
Agilent 7890 Gas Chromatograph (GC) with Electron Capture Detector (ECD) and Flame Ionisation Detector (FID) Analytical Testing Used for separating and analyzing compounds that can be vaporized without decomposition. Biological
Liquid
Solid
Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research Upper North Island ToxLab@landcareresearch.co.nz
Agilent LC1200 High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC) with UV detector and Fluorescence Detector (FLD) Analytical Testing Analytical chemistry technique used to separate, identify, and quantify each component in a mixture. Biological
Liquid
Solid
Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research Upper North Island ToxLab@landcareresearch.co.nz
Closed circuit hydrodynamics rig propeller testing, pump characterisation, cavitation, bluff body and free surface measurement. Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island
Lloyd LD10 Mechanical tester Mechanical Testing not calibrated but good for R&D tensile or compressive testing Biological
Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island
Clearpath Husky mobile robot Processing Equipment autonomous navigation of farms, orchards and general outdoor environment Biological
Metal
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Patrick Lim, 0212492705
Staubli robot RX160 HE Processing Equipment heavy duty automatic operations Biological
Metal
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Patrick Lim, 0212492705
ABB IRB360 flexpicker robot Processing Equipment high speed automatic operations Biological
Metal
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Patrick Lim, 0212492705
UR10e robot Processing Equipment light duty automatic operations Biological
Metal
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Patrick Lim, 0212492705
UR5 robot Processing Equipment light duty automatic operations Biological
Metal
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Patrick Lim, 0212492705
Resonon Pika NIR-320 Imaging Hyperspectral imaging of samples, line scanning Biological
Ceramic
Liquid
Metal
Polymer
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Ihab Sinno, 0272235760
Resonon Pika XC2 Imaging Hyperspectral imaging of samples, line scanning Biological
Ceramic
Liquid
Metal
Polymer
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Ihab Sinno, 0272235760
Bobcat 640 Imaging Hyperspectral imaging of samples, snapshot scanning Biological
Ceramic
Liquid
Metal
Polymer
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Ihab Sinno, 0272235760
Verasonic Vantage Ability to test arrays up to 256 elements incl. HIFU mode Other
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Ihab Sinno, 0272235760
Testing Facility Measuring the directional properties of radiation and reception of sound Other
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Chatu Lokuge, 0275528481
Testing Facility Measuring the directional properties of radiation and reception of RF signals Other
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Chatu Lokuge, 0275528481
Mettler Toledo Titration Excellence T5 (AT01) Analytical Testing Analytical titration for determination of concentration Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas, 0273144828
Thermo Fisher Corona Veo RS (CA04) Analytical Testing Analytical detection coupled with liquid chromatography Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas, 0273144828
Thermo Fisher Corona Veo RS (CA06) Analytical Testing Analytical detection coupled with liquid chromatography Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas, 0273144828
Agilent 7890B GC with 7693A liquid sampler and 7697A Headspace sampler (GC02HS03) Analytical Testing Analytical detection using gas chromatography Gas
Liquid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas, 0273144828
Bruker Tensor 27 Infrared Spectrophotometer (IR01) Analytical Testing Analytical identification and comparison using IR spectrophotometry Liquid
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas, 0273144828
Metrohm Compact Flex 930 Ion Chromatograph (ION01) Analytical Testing Analytical detection of charged ionic components Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas, 0273144828
Mettler Toledo C30 Coulometric Karl Fischer Titrator (KF02) Analytical Testing Analytical determination of Water Content Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas, 0273144828
Waters Acquity Classic (LC03) Analytical Testing Analytical liquid chromatography with UV detection Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas, 0273144828
Waters Acquity Classic (LC04) Analytical Testing Analytical liquid chromatography with UV detection Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas, 0273144828
Waters Acquity I-Class (LC08) Analytical Testing Analytical liquid chromatography with UV detection Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas, 0273144828
Agilent Infinity 1260 HPLC (LC05) Analytical Testing Analytical liquid chromatography with UV detection Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas, 0273144828
Agilent Infinity 1260 HPLC (LC07) Analytical Testing Analytical liquid chromatography with UV detection Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas, 0273144828
Waters QDa Mass Detector (MS03) Analytical Testing Analytical detection coupled with liquid chromatography Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas, 0273144828
Mettler Toledo SevenExcellence pH Meter (PH02) Analytical Testing Analytical determination of pH in liquid samples Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas, 0273144828
Waters Refractive Index Detector Analytical Testing Analytical detection coupled with liquid chromatography Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas, 0273144828

 

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