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Instrument Name Category Description Type Organization Region Contact Email
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
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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@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
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
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
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
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
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
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
3D Printer for Biological Materials Additive Manufacturing Uses cells to print 3D objects, e.g. for replicating tumor growth. Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.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. 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. Biological
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Canterbury, Nanofabrication Laboratory Upper South Island Volker Nock volker.nock@canterbury.ac.nz
Workshop 3D printers Additive Manufacturing For fabrication of specialist equipment to support research activities Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Juan Larrouyet Sarto BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Craftbot Flow IDEX 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing The Craftbot Flow IDEX printer is a duel independent 3D printing system capable of printing using a range of materials up to 300 C. Uses fuse deposition modelling technology. Metal
Polymer
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Grant Willliams scps@vuw.ac.nz
CreatBot F430 3D printer Additive Manufacturing Polymer 3D printer; uses extrusion method. Polymer
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Rachel Wallace scps@vuw.ac.nz
ABB Large Fixed Robotic Arm Additive Manufacturing Used to investigate full scale additive and subtractive manufacture, and other programmatic CNC controlled applications using Robot Studio and other programs such as Rhino / grasshopper.. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation Lower North Island Ken Howe foad@vuw.ac.nz
ABB Small Mobile Robotic Arm Additive Manufacturing Used largely for small scale testing, demonstrations of activities used by the large robotic arm. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation Lower North Island Arthur Mahon foad@vuw.ac.nz
BigRep ONE v3 3D Printer Additive Manufacturing Largeformat fused deposition modelling 3D printer. Polymer
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation Lower North Island Phil Jarrett foad@vuw.ac.nz
StrataSys J850/VOXEL 3D Colour Printer Additive Manufacturing Polymer 3D printer able to print flexible and rigid multi-colour prints, down to a VOXEL level of detail. A VOXEL is like a PIXEL but in 3 dimensions. Polymer
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation Lower North Island Hamish Morgan foad@vuw.ac.nz
Thermo Scientific Process 11 ABS Extrusion Machine Additive Manufacturing This a laboratory plastic extrusion machine, used for trailing /researching different plastic mixes and recycling scenarios, with the suite of FDM 3D printers on site – in particular the Big Rep. This enables an end-to-end product recycling or specialist resin “mixes” for research. Polymer
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation Lower North Island Hamish Morgan foad@vuw.ac.nz
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
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Nathaniel Davis nathaniel.davis@vuw.ac.nz
Quantachrome iQ2 Gas Adsorption Analyser Analytical Testing Measures gas adsorption of 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
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, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island
Kratos Axis Ultra X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometer (XPS) Analytical Testing Used to identify the elemental composition and chemical state of a sample or its surface, and the overall electronic structure and density of the electronic states. Metal
Solid
University of Auckland, Research Centre for Surface and Materials Science Upper North Island Catherine Hobbis c.hobbis@auckland.ac.nz
Bruker D2 Phaser Benchtop 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
University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Dr. Alec Asadov a.asadov@auckland.ac.nz
Rigaku Ultima IV X-ray 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
University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Dr. Alec Asadov a.asadov@auckland.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
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 samples.
TGA – Used to determine the thermal stability of a sample 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 RamanStation 400F Raman Spectrometer Analytical Testing Non-desctructive analytical technique used to determine detailed information about the chemical structure of the sample. Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Philips X’pert Diffractometer with Cu Kα radiation Analytical Testing Used to determine composition, phases, residual stresses, and crystal structure of crystalline samples. Solid University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.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
Agilent Cary 5000 Ultraviolet-Visible-Near Infrared (UV-Vis-NIR) Spectrophotometer Analytical Testing Measure light absorbance of samples 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
BET Analyser Analytical Testing Used to evaluate the porosity of the sample; generates 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
EnSpire® Multimode Plate Reader 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
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
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
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
Malvern Mastersizer 2000 Particle Size Analyser Analytical Testing Used to determine the size and distribution of particles comprising a sample. Liquid
Solid
University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Laura Liang l.liang@auckland.ac.nz
Perkin Elmer Fourier-Transform Infrared (FT-IR) 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. Gas
Liquid
Solid
University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Dr Matthew Sidford m.sidford@auckland.ac.nz
Shimadzu UV-2550 Ultraviolet-Visible (UV-Vis) Spectrometer Analytical Testing Measure light absorbance of the sample 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
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
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
Absorbance/Flourescence Spectrometer Analytical Testing Used to determine qualitative molecular structure of samples and also the quantitative characteristics of chemical reactions. This can be just the fluorescence spectrometer alone or as an instrument that simultaneously measures both absorbance spectra and fluorescence Excitation-Emission Matrices.
Commonly uses include measuring amounts of dissolved organic matter, quantity and types of suspended solids, and wine clarity.
Biological
Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Blood Oxygen Analyser Analytical Testing Used to measures the oxygen saturation of blood. Biological
Liquid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Chlorophyll Fluorometer Analytical Testing Used to measure chlorophyll A fluorescence in leaves. Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Conductivity, Temperature, ion, pH Meters Analytical Testing The school has a variety of small instruments that measure one or more of the listed measures. Typically used with liquid substrates. Liquid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
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. Typically used with liquid substrates. Biological
Liquid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Dew Point Generator Analytical Testing Provides a stream of gas with a precisely controlled dew point. Biological
Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Fast Protein Liquid Chromatography (FPLC) Analytical Testing Used to analyse mixtures and purity of proteins and macromolecules. Biological
Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Flow Injection Analysis (FIA) Equipment Analytical Testing A wet-chemical analysis where peak area, rather than peak height, is used for quantitation of compounds.
Used to analyze nitrite, nitrate, ammonia, phosphate levels in liquid.
Liquid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Fourier-Transform Infrared (FT-IR) 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 Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS) + Flame Ionisation Detection (FID) 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. Biological
Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
HEMOX Analyser Analytical Testing Used to determine the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve (ODC) and P50 values in blood. Biological
Liquid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Instruments Analytical Testing Analytical chemistry technique used to separate, identify, and quantify each component in a mixture. Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
High Resolution Electrospray Ionisation Mass Spectrometer (ESI-MS) Analytical Testing Determines the molecular mass of a compound to very high accuracy (4dp), which is typically required for publication of new chemical compounds Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
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
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS) + Laser Ablation Analytical Testing Used to detect trace metals via atomization of the sample. Samples are delivered into the system either in solution or through laser ablation, which gives high sensitivity and low fractionation. Biological
Ceramic
Liquid
Metal
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Isotopic Water Analyzer Analytical Testing Measures ?18O, ?17O and ?2H ratios in liquids and gases. Gas
Liquid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
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 Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) Analytical Testing Determines the elemental composition of the sample via analysis of microplasma generated via pulsed laser beam. Biological
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
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
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometer (LCMS) Analytical Testing Low resolution analysis of complex mixtures without the need for prior separation, which enables preliminary identification of chemical compounds. Biological
Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Liquid Scintillator Analytical Testing Measures the radioactivity of a sample via mixing with a liquid scintillator and counting the resultant photon emissions. Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Magrock Magnetic Susceptibility Meter Analytical Testing Measures magnetic susceptibility in rocks, cores and samples. Solid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time Of Flight (MALDI-TOF) Mass Spectrometer Analytical Testing Used to identify 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.
Biological
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
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
Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
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.
Biological
Liquid
Polymer
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Polarimeter Analytical Testing Measures the optical rotation of optically active compounds. Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Porometer Analytical Testing Used to determine leaf stomatal conductance. Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
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 Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
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
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
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 Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
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 Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Single Mix Stop Flow with Spectrophotometer Analytical Testing Used to measure fast chemical reactions. Can help analyse drug-binding processes, or to determine protein structure. Biological
Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Soil Gas Analysers Analytical Testing Measures gases (N2O, H2O, CO2) emitted by soils. Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Soil Moisture Meter Analytical Testing Handheld instrument which measures the moisture content of soil. Available in Hamilton and Tauranga Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Spectrophotometer (Purity) Analytical Testing Used to determine the purity of DNA, RNA, and proteins. Biological
Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
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
Liquid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
UV-Visible Spectrometers Analytical Testing Measure light absorbance of the sample across the ultraviolet and visible ranges of the electromagnetic spectrum. Biological
Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Visible-Near Infrared (Vis-NIR) spectrophotometer Analytical Testing Measure light absorbance of the sample across the visible and near infrared ranges of the electromagnetic spectrum. Biological
Liquid
Solid
University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
X-ray Diffraction (XRD) Equipment Analytical Testing Used to determine the chemical composition of crystalline materials. Solid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
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 Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Xylem/Liquid Flow Embolism Meter Analytical Testing Measures the degree of xylem embolism in vascular plants. Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
SRI Instruments Gas Chromatograph (GC) Analytical Testing Used 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 (GC-MS) Analytical Testing Identifies the chemical components of a gas within a vacuum.
Designed for connection to outlets form reactors, thermal gravimetric analysers (TGA) etc.
Gas University of Canterbury Upper South Island Aaron Marshall aaron.marshall@canterbury.ac.nz
ABET Sun 3000 Class AAA Solar Simulator Analytical Testing Mimics sun irradiance to provide spectral conditions for testing photovoltaic devices i.e. solar cells. OtherSolid University of Canterbury, Nanofabrication Laboratory Upper South Island Linda Chen linday.chen@canterbury.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 Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
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 Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.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
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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
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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
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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
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Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research Upper North Island ToxLab@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
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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
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
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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
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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
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Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research Upper North Island John Claydon ClaydonJ@landcare research.co.nz
Agilent 7890B Gas Chromatograph (GC) with 7693A liquid sampler and 7697A Headspace sampler Analytical Testing Used for separating and analyzing compounds that can be vaporized without decomposition. Gas
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Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas 027-3144828
Agilent Infinity 1260 High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC) with UV Detection 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 Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas 027-3144828
Bruker Tensor 27 Infrared Spectrophotometer Analytical Testing Measures the infrared spectrum of absorption or emission of a solid or liquid. Liquid
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Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas 027-3144828
Metrohm Compact Flex 930 Ion Chromatograph Analytical Testing Separates ions and polar molecules based on their affinity to a stationary resin and the mobile phase (elutent). Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas 027-3144828
Mettler Toledo C30 Coulometric Karl Fischer Titrator Analytical Testing Uses coulometric or volumetric titration to determine the amount of trace water in a liquid sample. Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas 027-3144828
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. Ideal 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
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University of Canterbury, Nanofabrication Laboratory Upper South Island Martin Allen martin.allen@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. OtherSolid University of Canterbury, Nanofabrication Laboratory Upper South Island Linda Chen linday.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.
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University of Canterbury, Nanofabrication Laboratory Upper South Island Gary Turner gary.turner@canterbury.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
Mettler Toledo SevenExcellence pH Meter Analytical Testing Used to determine the pH of various liquid samples. Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas 027-3144828
Mettler Toledo Titration Excellence T5 Auto-Titrator Analytical Testing Automated titration system for efficient screening and sample preparation analysis. Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas 027-3144828
Thermo Fisher Corona Veo RS Charged Aerosol Detector Analytical Testing Measures the amount of chemicals in a sample via generation of charged aerosol particles; coupled with liquid chromatography (LC). Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas 027-3144828
Waters Acquity Classic Liquid Chromatograph (LC) with UV detection Analytical Testing Analytical technique in which the mobile phase is a liquid in which sample ions or molecules are dissolved. Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas 027-3144828
Waters Acquity I-Class Liquid Chromatograph (LC) with UV detection Analytical Testing Analytical technique in which the mobile phase is a liquid in which sample ions or molecules are dissolved. Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas 027-3144828
Waters QDa Mass Detector Analytical Testing Measures the mass-to-charge ratio of ions, which is used to identify chemical components of a sample. Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas 027-3144828
Waters Refractive Index Detector Analytical Testing Analytical detection coupled with liquid chromatography (LC), which measures the refractive index of an analyte relative to the solvent. Liquid Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Tim Thomas 027-3144828
Compaction Test Apparatus Analytical Testing Used to determine the density (w c) of concrete Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Constant Head Permeameter Analytical Testing For measuring the permability of samples Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer (FT-IR) Analytical Testing Analytical technique used to identify organic, polymeric, and in some cases inorganic materials. The FTIR analysis method uses infrared light to scan test samples and observe chemical properties. Liquid
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University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Lokesh Padhye l.padhye@auckland.ac.nz
Gas Chromatography-Flame Ionization Detector (GC-FID), Barrier Discharge Ionization Detector (GC-BID) 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.”This gas chromatograph has 2 types of detectors: FID and Barrier Discharge Ionization Detector (BID), which has same capability as the FID detector but also detects other non-Carbon containing compounds (i.e. N2O gas).” Liquid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Lokesh Padhye l.padhye@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 University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Lokesh Padhye l.padhye@auckland.ac.nz
High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC) Analytical Testing Analytical technique used to separate, identify, and quantify components in a mixture. Used to analyse non-volatile polar compounds at ppm, ppb levels. Liquid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Lokesh Padhye l.padhye@auckland.ac.nz
Hydrometers and Mixers Analytical Testing Used to analyze the size of silt or clay particles Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Ion Chromatograph (IC) Analytical Testing Used to analyse aqueous samples containing ppm quantities of common anions (such as fluoride, chloride, nitrite, nitrate, and sulphate). Liquid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Lokesh Padhye l.padhye@auckland.ac.nz
Liquid Chromatograph – Mass Spectrometer (LCMS) Analytical Testing Analytical technique that combines the physical separation capabilities of liquid chromatography with the mass analysis capabilities of mass spectrometry. Used to analyse non-volatile polar compound at ppm, ppb and ppt levels. Liquid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Lokesh Padhye l.padhye@auckland.ac.nz
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometer (MPAES) Analytical Testing Analytical technique used for simultaneous multi-analyte determination of major and minor elements. Most commonly used for heavy metals analysis. Liquid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Lokesh Padhye l.padhye@auckland.ac.nz
Muffle Furnace Analytical Testing For testing of organic matter content in soil Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Pressure Plate Extractor Analytical Testing For studying the moisture retention of samples Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Pyrolysis-Gas Chromatography–Mass Spectrometer (Py-GCMS) Analytical Testing Used to characterize most materials including insoluble and complex materials at trace levels often without any sample pre-treatment e.g. polymers, plastics, rubber, paints, dyes, resins, coatings, cellulose, wood, textiles, oils etc. PolymerSolid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Lokesh Padhye l.padhye@auckland.ac.nz
Sand Replacement Apparatus Analytical Testing For in-situ density testing of sand Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Shear Vane Sets Analytical Testing For measuring the in-situ shear strength of soil in field testing Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Sieve Shakers Analytical Testing Used to analyze the size of dry or wet particles Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Simple Shear Measurement Device Analytical Testing Measures shear strength of soil Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Total Organic Carbon Analyser (TOC) Analytical Testing Used to determine the amount of carbon (TC, IC, TOC) in water samples. Liquid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Lokesh Padhye l.padhye@auckland.ac.nz
Ultraviolet – Visible Spectrophotometer (UV-Vis) Analytical Testing Quantitative technique used to measure how much a chemical substance absorbs light. This is done by measuring the intensity of light that passes through a sample with respect to the intensity of light through a reference sample or blank. Liquid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Lokesh Padhye l.padhye@auckland.ac.nz
Vibrating Table Analytical Testing Used to determine the density of sand Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Dionex ICS-5000 Ion Chromatograph Analytical Testing For analyzing the composition of ice core samples Solid Victoria University of Wellington, Antarctic Research Centre Lower North Island Nancy Bertler antarctic-research@vuw.ac.nz
AKTA Flux Diafiltration/Concentration System Analytical Testing Multi-litre molecular sizing and dialysis/ultra filtration. A semi-automated tangential flow filtration/cross flow filtration system for concentration and diafiltration as well as cell harvest and clarification. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Simon Hinkley ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Fast Protein Liquid Chromatography (FPLC) Analytical Testing Used for the purification of proteins. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Flash Automated Chromatography Analytical Testing Multiple Buchi automated flash chromatography systems for automated and quick isolation of compounds using UV and ELSD detection. Liquid Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Fluorometer Analytical Testing For the determination of biomolecule concentration. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Gas Chromatograph with Flame Ionisation Detector (GC-FID) Analytical Testing For separation and quantification of volatile chemical compounds in a sample. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Ian Sims ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrophotometer (GC-MS) Analytical Testing For separation and mass identification of volatile chemical compounds in a sample. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Ian Sims ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
High Performance Anion Exchange Chromatography with Pulsed Amperometric Detector (HPAEC-PAD) Analytical Testing Specialist analytical HPLC for the separation and quantitation of mono- and oligo-saccharides. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Tracey Bell ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Analytical Testing Separation and detection of chemical compounds in a sample to determine sample purification. Detectors include UV and fluorescence and refractive index detectors. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Susie Carnachan ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) with Charged Aerosol Detector (CAD) Analytical Testing For separation and detection of chemical compounds in a sample to determine sample purification. Detectors include UV and CAD. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Jaime Hill ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) with ultra-violet (UV), Refractive Index (RI) and Multi-Angle Laser Light Scattering (MALLS) detectors. Analytical Testing Specalist analytical HPLC for size determination of oligo- and polymeric structures. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Ian Sims ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Isothermal Titration Calorimetry (ITC) Analytical Testing Used to measure molecular binding affinity constants. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (LCMS) with ultra-violet (UV) and evaporative light scattering (ELSD) detectors. Analytical Testing For reaction monitoring, separation and detection of chemical compounds in a sample to determine sample purification. Detectors include UV and ELSD. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Joshua Buckler ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Mosquito Protein Crystalization System Analytical Testing Protein Crystalization Robot for Crystalization Condition Screening. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Nanophotometer Analytical Testing Used to determine biomolecule concentration. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Plate Reader Analytical Testing Used to measure chemical, biological or physical reactions, properties and analytes within the wells of a microplate. Equipped with cuvette and plate reading capability for UV/Vis absorption and fluorescence. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Susanna Chan ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Quant Studio 3 for PCD Analytical Testing For DNA amplification, quantitative PCR and thermal shift assays. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Semi-preparative Liquid Chromatography (LC) Analytical Testing Low pressure (low flow rate) semi-preparative liquid chromatography system with fraction collector suitable for separating compounds (mg scale) on size exclusion, anion-exchange or other columns. Liquid Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Tracey Bell ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Simpliamp Thermal Cycler for PCR Analytical Testing For DNA amplification. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Ultraviolet-Visible Spectrum (UV-Vis) Spectrophotometer Analytical Testing For measurement of enzymatic activity by UV-Vis absortion change. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
AB SCIEX 5800 Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-of-Flight (MALDI-TOF) System Analytical Testing For identification and relative quantitation of proteins. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Mike Davies BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
FACSCanto Flow Cytometer and HT Sampler Analytical Testing For measurement of cell characteristics (size, count, cycle etc.) Biological Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Lifeng Peng BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Orbitrap Fusion Lumos Tribrid with UltiMate 3000 RSLCnano Mass Spectrometer (MS) Analytical Testing Advanced mass spectrometry system that can be upgraded to even higher resolution (1M), additional dissociation capabilities (UVPD and ETD), and a unique internal calibration (IC). Excel at the most challenging of applications, including low level PTM analysis, multiplexed relative quantitation using isobaric tags, intact protein characterization, as well as MSn analysis of small molecules. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island kostas bouloukakis BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Agico JR6A Rock Magnetometer Analytical Testing For measurement of the remanent magnetisation of rock, sediment or archaeomagnetic samples for palaeomagnetic studies. Complementary laboratory equipment for thermal demagnetisation, alternating field demagnetisation, magnetic susceptibility studies including variation with temperature, and isothermal remanent magnetisation studies. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Jan Vorster scps@vuw.ac.nz
Agilent 6530 Quadrupole – Time of Flight (QTOF) High Resolution Liquid Chromatograph – Mass Spectrometer (LCMS) Analytical Testing Analytical technique that combines the physical separation capabilities of liquid chromatography with the mass analysis capabilities of mass spectrometry. Used to analyse non-volatile polar compound at ppm, ppb and ppt levels. LiquidSolid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Grant Willliams scps@vuw.ac.nz
Agilent Cary Eclipse Fluorescence Spectrophotometer Analytical Testing For fluorescent measurements in life sciences and biotechnology, with high sensitivity and inherent bleaching protection for photosensitive samples. Fast data collection enables kinetics measurements, while fiber optics allow for remote sample measurements. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Rachel Wallace scps@vuw.ac.nz
Agilent Technologies 1120 Liquid Chromatograph (LC) Analytical Testing Suited for routine analyses in the food and fine chemical industries because of its capability to achieve very precise retention times and peak areas, as well as low detection limits for the analysed compounds. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Nate Davis scps@vuw.ac.nz
Agilent Technologies 7820A Gas Chromatograph (GC) Analytical Testing Used 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. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Chris Lepper scps@vuw.ac.nz
Agilent Technologies 8453 Ultraviolet-Visible (UV-Vis) Spectrometer Analytical Testing Quantitative technique used to measure how much a chemical substance absorbs light. This is done by measuring the intensity of light that passes through a sample with respect to the intensity of light through a reference sample or blank. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Jim Johnston scps@vuw.ac.nz
Agilent Technologies 8454 Ultraviolet-Visible Spectrum (UV-Vis) Spectrometer Analytical Testing Quantitative technique used to measure how much a chemical substance absorbs light. This is done by measuring the intensity of light that passes through a sample with respect to the intensity of light through a reference sample or blank. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Teresa Gen scps@vuw.ac.nz
Applied Photophysics Chirascan Plus CD Spectrometer Analytical Testing Measures the Circular Dichroism of a molecule over a range of wavelengths. CD spectroscopy is used extensively to study chiral molecules of all types and sizes, but it is in the study of the secondary structure of large biological molecules is where it finds its most important applications. Structural, kinetic and thermodynamic information about macromolecules can be derived from circular dichroism spectroscopy. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Grant Willliams scps@vuw.ac.nz
Bruker Alpha Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer (FT-IR) Analytical Testing Bruker Alpha FTIR is a quick and easy to use FTIR spectrometer Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Grant Williams scps@vuw.ac.nz
Bruker Alpha II Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) Spectrometer Analytical Testing Analytical technique used to identify organic, polymeric, and in some cases inorganic materials. The FTIR analysis method uses infrared light to scan test samples and observe chemical properties. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Teresa Gen scps@vuw.ac.nz
Bruker Avance II Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Instruments Analytical Testing Used to study the rheology and diffusion of soft materials or the flow dynamics of liquids in porous media. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Grant Willliams scps@vuw.ac.nz
Custom-built Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy (FSRS) System Analytical Testing Can resolve the vibrational dynamics of materials in both the ground and excited states. As an addition to the TA data acquisition system, a third laser pulse, the Raman pump, is introduced to stimulate emission of photons that reveal the vibrational modes of materials. This gives insight into the structure of materials as well as their energy dissipation mechanisms upon the excitation of light. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Grant Franklin scps@vuw.ac.nz
Custom-built Femtosecond Transient Absorption (TA) Spectroscopy System Analytical Testing Excitation pulses are typically provided by the output of an OPA. The effect of excitation is probed by weak broadband visible-near infrared continuum pulses overlapping with the excited region of the sample. The probe pulses are collected via fibre optics, spectrally resolved in a spectrograph, and recorded on photodiode arrays or CMOS cameras.We have used TA spectroscopy to resolve processes including photocurrent generation in photovoltaic cells, photoswitching behaviour, and light harvesting dynamics. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Petrik Galvosas scps@vuw.ac.nz
Dektak Profilometer Analytical Testing Used to inspect metal layer thicknesses, resist and etch profiles and sample surfaces. It is quick and simple to use and allows immediate verification of a process. Metal
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Natalie Plank scps@vuw.ac.nz
Ellipsometer Analytical Testing Used to determine film thickness and optical constants. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Eric Le Ru scps@vuw.ac.nz
Fluorescence Spectrometer Analytical Testing For bioresearch applications involving analysis of minute quantities of material. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Grant Williams scps@vuw.ac.nz
Fluorimeters (Edinburgh and Fluorlog) Analytical Testing Capable of measuring emission, excitiation, synchronsys scans, photolumineces lifetime scans and quantum yeild measurements. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Nathaniel Davis scps@vuw.ac.nz
Hinotek 722N Ultraviolet-Visible (UV-Vis) Spectrometer Analytical Testing Quantitative technique used to measure how much a chemical substance absorbs light. This is done by measuring the intensity of light that passes through a sample with respect to the intensity of light through a reference sample or blank. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Grant Williams scps@vuw.ac.nz
Infra-red (IR) and Time-resolved (TR) Fluorimeter Analytical Testing The Fluorimeter tests all reflective optics, combined with a multitude of light source and detector options, and sample handling accessories, provides the highest sensitivity and greatest versatility of any spectrofluorometer. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island David Flynn scps@vuw.ac.nz
Innova Tech Coherent Laser Analytical Testing Source of in-phase laser light for various applications Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Nate Davis scps@vuw.ac.nz
Jobin-Yvon T64000 Triple Additive/subtractive Raman Spectrometer Analytical Testing Used to determine the vibrational modes of molecules; provides structural fingerprint by which molecules can be identified. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Grant Willliams scps@vuw.ac.nz
LabRam Raman System Analytical Testing Used to determine the vibrational modes of molecules; provides structural fingerprint by which molecules can be identified. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Grant Willliams scps@vuw.ac.nz
Liquid Scintillation Counting (LSC) Measurement Instrumentation Analytical Testing World-leading instrument capable of photoluminescence quantum efficiency (PLQE) measurement at any wavelenght excitation. 300 -1100 nm. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Robin Fulton and Martyn Coles scps@vuw.ac.nz
Magritek Phosphorus Spinsolve Benchtop Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectrometer Analytical Testing Used for 31P spectra. The high NMR sensitivity, simple spectra, and large chemical shift range of 31P and the lack of common background signals (such as solvent signals) make 31P NMR suitable for routine purity assessment and reaction monitoring. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Chris Lepper scps@vuw.ac.nz
Malvern MasterSizer APA2000 Particle Sizer Analytical Testing Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Chris Lepper scps@vuw.ac.nz
Malvern ZEN3600 Zetasizer Analytical Testing Measures characteristics of particles or molecules in a liquid medium Liquid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Chris Lepper scps@vuw.ac.nz
MD4 Stainless Steel Helium Cryostat with Magnet Tail Analytical Testing Maintains cryogenic temperature of materials mounted inside. This system has been invaluable for measuring the current-voltage characteristics of superconducting thin films in magnetic fields, both parallel and perpendicular to the film plane. A selection of current sources, voltage meters, and electrometers are available for measurements. Metal
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Eric Le Ru scps@vuw.ac.nz
Micrometrics FlowSorb II Surface Area Analyser Analytical Testing Measures surface area using the flowing gas method, which involves the continuous flow of an adsorptive and inert gas mixture over the sample at atmospheric pressure. Powders
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Jan Vorster scps@vuw.ac.nz
Nano Drop ND1000 Nano Drop Spectrophotometer Analytical Testing Full spectrum (220-750nm) spectrophotometer used for quantification and evaluation of purity of samples, such as proteins and nucleic acids. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Chris Lepper scps@vuw.ac.nz
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Facility Analytical Testing Facility containing multiple NMR instruments for all kinds of analytical chemical studies. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Chris Lepper scps@vuw.ac.nz
Ocean Optics QEPRo Ultraviolet-Visible-Near Infrared (UV-Vis-NIR) Spectrometer Analytical Testing High sensitivity spectrometer with low stray light performance. It is ideal for a wide range of low light level applications such as fluorescence, DNA sequencing and Raman analysis. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Eric Le Ru scps@vuw.ac.nz
Rudolph Research Analytical a21100Autopol II Polarimeter Analytical Testing Measures the angle of rotation caused by optically active chemical compounds. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Chris Lepper scps@vuw.ac.nz
Shimadzu GCNS QP2010 Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS) Analytical Testing For separation and mass identification of volatile chemical compounds in a sample. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Rachel Wallace scps@vuw.ac.nz
Shimadzu RF-5301PC Fluorometer Analytical Testing Measures visible spectrum fluoresence of samples, used in variety of fields. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Justin Hodgkiss scps@vuw.ac.nz
Shimadzu UV 2600 Ultraviolet-Visilbe (UV-Vis) Spectrometer Analytical Testing Quantitative technique used to measure how much a chemical substance absorbs light. This is done by measuring the intensity of light that passes through a sample with respect to the intensity of light through a reference sample or blank. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Chris Lepper scps@vuw.ac.nz
Shimadzu UV-2100 Ultraviolet-Visible (UV-Vis) Spectrometer Analytical Testing Quantitative technique used to measure how much a chemical substance absorbs light. This is done by measuring the intensity of light that passes through a sample with respect to the intensity of light through a reference sample or blank. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Natalie Plank scps@vuw.ac.nz
SuperNova ES2 (Dual) Diffractometer System Analytical Testing A dual wavelength single crystal diffractometer for studying macromolecular structures, ideally suited for very small crystals under temperature control within the range of 80-500 K. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Chris Lepper scps@vuw.ac.nz
Thermo Scientific Dionex ICS-1100 Ion Chromatograph (IC) Analytical Testing Performs ion analyses using suppressed or non-suppressed conductivity detection. By comparing the data obtained from a sample to that obtained from the known standard, sample ions can be identified and quantitated. The chromatography software converts each peak in the chromatogram to a sample concentration and produces a printout of the results. Liquid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Chris Lepper scps@vuw.ac.nz
Thermo Scientific iCE 3500 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AAS) Analytical Testing For quantitative determination of chemical elements using the absorption of optical radiation by free atoms in the gaseous state. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Justin Hodgkiss scps@vuw.ac.nz
Ultrafast Broad Spectrum Photoluminescence Spectoscopy System Analytical Testing We have developed a new method to measure broadband PL spectra from the UV to near IR with ultrafast time resolution. Ultrafast PL spectra are gated via deflection from a transient grating formed via the interaction of a pair of gate pulses. The method enables us to resolve ultrafast light harvesting processes, exciton dynamics, and the onset of lasing. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Alex Puglisi scps@vuw.ac.nz
Varian Cary 100 Scan EL03040761L Ultraviolet-Visible Spectrum (UV-Vis) Spectrometer Analytical Testing Quantitative technique used to measure how much a chemical substance absorbs light. This is done by measuring the intensity of light that passes through a sample with respect to the intensity of light through a reference sample or blank. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Teresa Gen scps@vuw.ac.nz
Varian Pro Star 335 High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC) Analytical Testing Analytical technique used to separate, identify, and quantify components in a mixture. Used to analyse non-volatile polar compounds at ppm, ppb levels. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Rob Kyzers scps@vuw.ac.nz
Xpert-Pro X-Ray Diffractometer Analytical Testing Used for the analysis of morphology, mechanical properties, content, and structure of materials. Services include high resolution powder diffraction, phase identification and quantitative phase analysis, analysis of thin films and coatings, crystallite size and strain determination, kinetic and non-ambient experiments. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island David Flynn scps@vuw.ac.nz
Agilent 7900 Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS) Analytical Testing Quadrupole mass spectrometer for trace element analysis by solution or coupled to the Resonetics Laser Ablation system Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Marcel Mizera geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Beckman Coulter LS13320 Laser Diffraction Particle Size Analyser Analytical Testing Grain size analyser using diffraction of laser beam around suspended particles. Modules: Aqueous Liquid, and Micro. Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Marcel Mizera geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Beckman Coulter MultiSizer 3 Coulter Counter (MS3) Analytical Testing Grain size analyser using electrical impedence through a suspended sample, i.e. Coulter Priniple: Electrical Sensing Zone (ESZ) Liquid
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Marcel Mizera geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Broad Energy Canberra HPGe-Gamma Spectrometer Analytical Testing For measuring the distribution (or spectrum) of the intensity of gamma radiation versus the energy of each photon. It is a quick and non-destructive analytical technique that can be used to identify various radioactive isotopes in a sample. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Bruce Charlier geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Daybreak E801 Beta-Irradiator with Automated 30-position Sample Changer Analytical Testing Beta dose source used for the luminescence dating of samples and materials. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Dr Ian Schipper geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
ELSEC Alpha-irradiator With 6 Irradiation Positions Analytical Testing Alpha dose source used for the luminescence dating of samples and materials. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Ningsheng Wang geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
JEOL JXA-8230 SuperProbe Electron Probe Microanalyser Analytical Testing Used to determine to chemical composition of a small volume of a solid sample. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Bruce Charlier geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Resonetics RESOlution Laser Ablation Instrument & Accessories Analytical Testing For in-situ trace element analysis of a range of solid materials Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Bruce Charlier geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
RISO TL-DA-20 Reader Luminescence Dating Instruments Analytical Testing Determines how long ago mineral grains were last exposed to sunlight or sufficient heating; used to determine when geologic events occured. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Frans Gerber geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Thermo-Fisher Element 2 High Resolution Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS) Analytical Testing Single collector, double focusing magnetic-sector field mass spectrometer for trace element and isotopic analysis. This instrument can be linked to the Resonetics laser ablataion system for the analysis of solid materials. This instrument can also be used in solution mode where samples are digested and diluted appropriately in solution. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Marcel Mizera geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Thermo-Fisher Triton Thermal Ionization Mass Spectrometer (TIMS) Analytical Testing For high precision isotope ratio measurement in geological samples Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Marcel Mizera geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Wilfley Gravity Separation Table Analytical Testing This heavy/dense mineral separator is typically used for assessment of gravity processes, geochronology studies, characterisation of heavy minerals, recovery of precious metals (eg gold rooms), separation in synthetic diamond manufacture, and quality contro for silica sand processing / glass making industry. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Ningsheng Wang geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Cell cloning, DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis Facilities Biological Testing A wide variety of instruments and techniques are available across the School of Sciences for the creation and
replication of cells, DNA, RNA, and proteins.
Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
DNA Gel Analyzer Biological Testing Used to assess the size, quantity, integrity and purity of DNA, RNA, and proteins. Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
DNA Sequencing Services Biological Testing 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 Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Protein Purification System Biological Testing Series of processes used to isolate one or a number of proteins from complex mixtures such as cells, tissues, or whole organisms. Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
QiAcube Connect Spin Column Nucleic Acid Purification System Biological Testing Hands-free DNA extraction from biological mixtures using spin columns; many different methods can be used on t.his instrument 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. 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
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
Histology facility Biological Testing Research facility for studying the microscopic anatomy of biological tissues. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Juan Larrouyet Sarto BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
PCR Equipment Biological Testing Various PCR capabilities available Biological Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Bronwyn Kivell BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Tissue Culture facility Biological Testing Tissue culture facility for growing tissues or cells for research programs. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Juan Larrouyet Sarto BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Coastal Ecology Wet Lab Biological Testing Wet lab facility with sea water supply for ecology experiments Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington University Coastal Ecology Laboratory Lower North Island Phil Jarrett BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
PC-2 Dry Laboratory Facilities Biological Testing A fully functional research laboratory constructed to PC-2 standards. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington University Coastal Ecology Laboratory Lower North Island John van der Sman BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Multiple Keithley Source Measurement Units Electrical Testing For electrical testing of solid state devices Solid University of Canterbury Upper South Island Simon Brown simon.brown@canterbury.ac.nz
National Instruments PXIe-8821 Fast Data Acquisition System Electrical Testing For 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 For electrical testing of solid state devices Solid University of Canterbury Upper South Island Simon Brown simon.brown@canterbury.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
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Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Simon Granville simon.granville@vuw.ac.nz
Critical Current Characterisation System for HTS Wires Electrical Testing Accurately determines the critical surface of highly anisotropic superconductors. Metal
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Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Olly Pantoja olly.pantoja@vuw.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
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
RF Anechoic Chamber Electrical Testing Measuring the directional properties of radiation and reception of RF signals Other
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Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Chatu Lokuge 027-5528481
Verasonics Vantage Ultrasound Research System Electrical Testing Ability to test arrays up to 256 elements incl. HIFU mode Other
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Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Ihab Sinno 027-2235760
Agilent 4156C Precision Semiconductor Parameter Analyser Electrical Testing For conducting current, voltage, and capacitance measurements, in conjunction with a probe station. Metal
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Natalie Plank scps@vuw.ac.nz
Photoconductivity Measurement Apparatus Electrical Testing The interface between the optical and electronic properties of semiconductors can be probed through measurement of their photoconductive response. We have developed equipment suitable for performing such measurements, particularly on samples of very high resistance. Mercury or xenon arc lamps, passed through a monochromator are typically used as the light source, particularly for measurements on wide band gap semiconductors that require UV excitation. Both DC and chopped light experiments are possible. Metal
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Natalie Plank scps@vuw.ac.nz
Quantum Design Physical Property Measurement System (PPMS) with Evercool Dewar Electrical Testing Capable of measuring a broad range of magnetic, thermodynamic, and electrical transport properties at temperatures from 2 – 400 K and in magnetic fields up to 7 T. Properties that can be measured include electrical resistivity, Hall effect, thermal conductivity, and magnetisation. It can also be configured for custom user experiments. Metal
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Grant Willliams scps@vuw.ac.nz
Rucker and Kolls 666 Probe Station Electrical Testing For testing the response of a device to external electrical, optical, or RF external stimulus. Metal
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Natalie Plank scps@vuw.ac.nz
Tekronix Digital Oscilloscope Electrical Testing This Oscilloscope can be used to view oscillations by a display on the screen of a cathode ray tube. Metal
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Nate Davis scps@vuw.ac.nz
Impedance Analyser Electrical Testing 40 Hz to 10 MHz impedance analyser for measurement of componenets and materials. Has a number of fittings and a probe station for specific sample types Metal
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Engineering and Computer Science Lower North Island Gideon Gouws engineering@vuw.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
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University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
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 Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
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 Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
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 Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Electrofishing Equipment Environmental Testing Low impact method for sampling fish in freshwater. Backpack system for smaller areas, or electrofishing boat available for larger areas. Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Hypsometer Environmental Testing Measures height, distance and angle to an object using sound. Requires line of sight to work. Often used to
measure the height of trees.
Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Sunshine Sensor Environmental Testing Measures intensity and wavelength of photosynthetically active electromagnetic radiation. Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.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
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 Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Contherm Global 5000 Environmental Chamber Environmental Testing Tests the effects of specified environmental conditions on materials Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
Vacuum chamber and Pycnometer Bottles Environmental Testing For measuring density/volume of solids Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Various Flumes Environmental Testing Circulating water channel ideal for drag testing of water equipment or testing of hull coatings. Liquid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Ground Penetrating Radar Environmental Testing For mapping underground structures and features Solid Victoria University of Wellington, Antarctic Research Centre Lower North Island Huw Horgan antarctic-research@vuw.ac.nz
Climate Control Cabinets Environmental Testing Climate control cabinets for environmental experiments Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Juan Larrouyet Sarto BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Climate Controlled Experimental Rooms Environmental Testing Climate-controlled rooms for conducting research under controlled environmental conditions. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Stacey Parbhu BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Glasshouses Environmental Testing Environmentally controlled glasshouses x 4 for research experiments Biological Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Danyl McLauchlan BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
`The Flume` Mechanical Stream Flow Simulator Environmental Testing Built in 1978, used to simulate and observe particle motion, bedforms and flow characteristics. Liquid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Jane Chewings geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Boxfish Mini ROV Submarine Environmental Testing Lightweight Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) which can be easily deployed and operated with a small crew of two form virtually any small boat. At 23kgs, it is easy to launch and recover by hand and can safely operate to depths of up to 500 metres. Liquid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Bruce Charlier geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
DJI Inspire 2 Quadcopter + Zenmuse X5S Camera Sensor Environmental Testing Advanced feature drone that includes multiple proximity sensors to prevent collisions, large camera sensor with high quality lens (Zenmuse X5S), weight and lift that allows for heavy payloads and flight during windy conditions, dual battery system to prevent complete failure during flight, and flight path programming with advanced automatic home function. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Dez Tessler geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Conductivity, Temperature, and Depth (CTD) Undersea Sensors Environmental Testing Tool for determining essential physical properties of sea water. It gives scientists a precise and comprehensive charting of the distribution and variation of water temperature, salinity, and density that helps to understand how the oceans affect life. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington University Coastal Ecology Laboratory Lower North Island Daniel McNaughtan BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Cypher ES and MFP-3D Origin Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) Imaging Used to determine topography of a sample down to the atomic scale. Can also be used for a range of advanced imaging and mechanical tests. Biological
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University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island
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
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University of Auckland, Research Centre for Surface and Materials Science Upper North Island Catherine Hobbis c.hobbis@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
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University of Auckland, Research Centre for Surface and Materials Science Upper North Island Catherine Hobbis c.hobbis@auckland.ac.nz
Heerbug Stereo Microscope Imaging For low resolution imaging of samples. Biological
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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 a sample. 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
Olympus BX53 & BX60 Optical Microscopes Imaging For high resolution imaging of samples. Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Engineering Upper North Island Shannon McMurray shannon.mcmurray@waikato.ac.nz
Vertisis Technology MagVision Kerr System (MOKE) Imaging Polarising light microscope equipped with an electromagnet, used to measuring magento-optical effects. Metal
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Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Simon Granville simon.granville@vuw.ac.nz
FEI Nova NanoSEM 450 Field Emission Gun Scanning Electron Microscope (FEG SEM) Imaging For the visual identification of very small topographical details on the surface of a sample, also capable of elemental anlaysis and crystal orientation mapping. Metal
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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) Imaging 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
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Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Sarah Spencer sarah.spencer@vuw.ac.nz
Hitachi TM3030Plus Tabletop Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) Imaging For the visual identification of very small topographical details on the surface of a sample. Ceramic
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Massey University Upper North Island Khalid Arif k.arif@massey.ac.nz
Nikon LV150ND Industrial Microscope Imaging Optical/fluorescence microscope for low resolution imaging of samples. Biological
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Massey University Upper North Island Khalid Arif k.arif@massey.ac.nz
Confocal Microscope Imaging Used to determine the detailed structure of specific components within cells. Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
DNA and RNA Gel Imaging Instruments Imaging Used to record and measure labeled nucleic acids and proteins in various types of media. Biological University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Image Analysis System for Plant Roots Imaging Used to image and quantify the root length, area, volume or number of tips of plant roots Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Leica Fluorescence Microscope Imaging For imaging of samples in both fluorescent or visible light. Fluorescence can help with the visibility of some organic and inorganic compounds. Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Nikon SMZ25 Z-scale Stereomicroscope Imaging Utilizes a camera and software to 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 Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Olympus Inverted IX79 Microscope Imaging Used for imaging of liquid samples. Typically used for counting algae and microscopic organisms in water samples. Biological
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Seafloor Mapping Equipment Imaging For mapping small areas of seabed using a Vibrocrawl system. Liquid
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University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Bobcat 640 Hyperspectral Imaging Camera Imaging Spectroscopic technique which collects hundreds of images of a sample at different wavelengths over a linear spatial area. Capable of snapshot scanning. Biological
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Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Ihab Sinno 027-2235760
Resonon Pika NIR-320 Hyperspectral Imaging Camera Imaging Spectroscopic technique which collects hundreds of images of a sample at different wavelengths over a linear spatial area. Capable of line scanning. Biological
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Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Ihab Sinno 027-2235760
Resonon Pika XC2 Hyperspectral Imaging Camera Imaging Spectroscopic technique which collects hundreds of images of a sample at different wavelengths over a linear spatial area. Capable of line scanning. Biological
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Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Ihab Sinno 027-2235760
Optitrack Motion Capture System Imaging Captures the motion of objects Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
Gel Doc UV Imaging System Imaging For imaging biopolymer gels. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Electronic Microscope Imaging Computer controlled electronic microscope for analysis of sample composition and structure. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Juan Larrouyet Sarto BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
IN Cell Analyzer 6500HS Imaging Laser-based high-content imaging system featuring IRIS confocal technology to optimize cellular imaging for all sample types and experimental goals. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Lifeng Peng BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
MMI Cellcut Plus Laser Microdisection Microscope Imaging For precise and contamination-free dissection of cell clusters, single cells or subcellular compartments from various types of tissues including fresh frozen, paraffin embedded and archived slides, cytospins, smears and even living cells. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Danyl McLauchlan BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Olympus FV3000RS Resonance Confocal Microscope Imaging For observation of a sample, multi-line and capable of live cell imaging Biological Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Stacey Parbhu BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Photo Microscope and Accessories Imaging For observation and imaging of samples. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Stacey Parbhu BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
JEOL 2010 Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) Imaging High-resolution analytical microscope that is mainly used for materials research and the study of nanoparticulate samples. Its superior point-to-point resolution of 0.15 nm makes this instrument ideal for imaging samples on the atomic scale. The instrument is capable of conventional, dark field and high resolution TEM as well as energy dispersive spectroscopy, selected area electron diffraction, nanobeam diffraction and convergent beam diffraction. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Alex Puglisi scps@vuw.ac.nz
JEOL 6500F Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) Imaging For the visual identification of very small topographical details on the surface of a sample. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Alex Puglisi scps@vuw.ac.nz
JEOL 6610LA Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) Imaging For the visual identification of very small topographical details on the surface of a sample. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island David Flynn scps@vuw.ac.nz
JEOL JEM-2100F Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) Imaging High-resolution analytical microscope that is mainly used for materials research and the study of nanoparticulate samples. Its superior point-to-point resolution of 0.15 nm makes this instrument ideal for imaging samples on the atomic scale. The instrument is capable of conventional, dark field and high resolution TEM as well as energy dispersive spectroscopy, selected area electron diffraction, nanobeam diffraction and convergent beam diffraction. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Alex Puglisi scps@vuw.ac.nz
Nikon 66 Optical Microscope Imaging For low magnification visualization of samples. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Natalie Plank scps@vuw.ac.nz
Small Angle X-Ray Scattering (SAXS) Beam Line Imaging Technique by which nanoscale density differences in a sample can be quantified. In the case of biological macromolecules such as proteins, the advantage of SAXS over crystallography is that a crystalline sample is not needed. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island David Flynn scps@vuw.ac.nz
Leica DM6 B Research Microscopes Imaging Leica DM6 B Upright Microscopes specifically for use in clinical and life science research applications. Biological
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Rachel Wallace geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Artec 3D Scanners (Spider and Evo) Imaging Point cloud digital scanners, used to digitise objects for later 3D manipulation, modification, and 3D printing. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation Lower North Island Ken Howe foad@vuw.ac.nz
Lakeshore Vibrating Sample Magnetometer (VSM) Magnetic Testing 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
Magnetic Property Measurement System (MPMS) SQUID Magnetometer Magnetic Testing 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
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Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Simon Granville simon.granville@vuw.ac.nz
Physical Property Measurement System (PPMS) Magnetic Testing 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
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Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Simon Granville simon.granville@vuw.ac.nz
Quantum Design Magnetic Property Measurement System (MPMS) Magnetic Testing Provides data acquisition, temperature control and magnetic field control for advanced SQUID magnetometry studies. Metal
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Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Grant Willliams scps@vuw.ac.nz
Sherwood Scientific MK1 Magnetic Susceptibility Balance Magnetic Testing Used to deterime the magnetic properties of materials Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Rob K scps@vuw.ac.nz
Triaxe Magnetometer Magnetic Testing The Triaxe Magnetometer allows for the rapid estimation of palaeointensities from volcanic and fired archaeomagnetic samples. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island chris Lepper scps@vuw.ac.nz
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
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University of Auckland, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Thomas Loho thomas.loho@auckland.ac.nz
Charpy Impact Testing Machine Mechanical Testing Measures the energy absorbed by a sample during fracture. 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
Hardness Testers Mechanical Testing Used to determine the stiffness or strength of a sample. 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
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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
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
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
Centre of Mass Measurement Equipment Mechanical Testing Used to identify the centre of mass of a device e.g. for spacecraft components 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 Used to identify the moments of inertia of a device e.g. for spacecraft components 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 e.g. for spacecraft components 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
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
Tensile Tester Mechanical Testing 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
Instron 5967 Universal Testing System Mechanical Testing Capable of static tensile, compression and flexure testing samples. Solid Massey University Upper North Island Khalid Arif k.arif@massey.ac.nz
Multi Axis Force Plates Mechanical Testing Measures ground reaction forces, for analysis of wearable products etc. Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Otago, School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences (SPESES) Lower South Island Nigel Barrett nigel.barrett@otago.ac.nz
Closed Circuit Hydrodynamics Rig Mechanical Testing For propeller testing, pump characterisation, cavitation, bluff body and free surface measurement. Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Paul Benjes p.benjes@glycosyn.com
Lloyd LD10 Mechanical Tester Mechanical Testing Used to test the tensile or compressive properties of a sample. Not calibrated but good for R&D purposes. Biological
Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Paul Benjes p.benjes@glycosyn.com
Asphalt Standards Tester Mechanical Testing For standards testing of asphalt blocks Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
AVERY 1000kN 7104 DCJ Compression Test Universal Test Machine Mechanical Testing For compression testing of samples Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
AVERY 500kN 7110 DCJ Compression Test Universal Test Machine Mechanical Testing For compression testing of samples Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
British Pendulum Tester Mechanical Testing For friction testing on small surfaces Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Circular Track Meter (CTM) Mechanical Testing Laser Surface friction testing machine Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
CKC Electro-pneumatic Cyclic & Monotonic Triaxial Tester Mechanical Testing For vibrational testing of structures/samples Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Cyclic & Monotonic Triaxial Tester with Bender Element Mechanical Testing For vibrational testing of structures/samples Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Dynamic Friction Tester (DFT) Mechanical Testing Falling rubber friction tester Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Instron TT-D 100kN Compression Test Universal Test Machine Mechanical Testing For compression testing of samples Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
K0 Stainless steel Triaxial Cells Mechanical Testing For use in vibrational testing, for K0-consolidation testing Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
LA Abrasion Machine Mechanical Testing Accelerated friction testing apparatus Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
LoadTrac Cyclic Triaxial tester Mechanical Testing For vibrational testing of structures/samples Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Micro Deval Apparatus Mechanical Testing Used to determine abrasion loss in the presence of water and an abrasive charge Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Micro GT Grip Tester Mechanical Testing Commercial grip tester for smal pavements Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
MTS 244.51 Hydraulic Actuators Mechanical Testing Applies vertical or horizontal forces to structures Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
MTS FlexTest 100 Hydraulic Controller Mechanical Testing For controlling hydraulic actuators, which apply specific forces to structures Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
MTS FlexTest 40 – 1000kN Machine (A-Frame) Hydraulic Controller Mechanical Testing For controlling hydraulic actuators, which apply specific forces to structures Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
MTS FlexTest 40 – 300kN Machine (H-Frame) Hydraulic Controller Mechanical Testing For controlling hydraulic actuators, which apply specific forces to structures Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
MTS FlexTest 40 – 500kN Machine (H-Frame) Hydraulic Controller Mechanical Testing For controlling hydraulic actuators, which apply specific forces to structures Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
MTS FlexTest 40 – NEW 2021 Hydraulic Controller Mechanical Testing For controlling hydraulic actuators, which apply specific forces to structures Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
MTS Hydraulic Loading Machine Mechanical Testing For vibrational testing of structures/samples Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
MTS Triaxial Testing Systems Mechanical Testing For vibrational testing of structures/samples Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Odeometers Mechanical Testing For measuring consolidation and swelling properties of soil Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Parker Hydraulic Actuators Mechanical Testing Applies vertical or horizontal forces to structures Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
Servo hydraulic Test System 1000kN MTS A-Frame, 244.51 Actuator Mechanical Testing Fatigue testing, used to determine the behaviour of materials under axial flucuation Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
Servo hydraulic Test System 300kN MTS H-Frame, 244.51 Actuator Mechanical Testing Fatigue testing, used to determine the behaviour of materials under axial flucuation Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
Servo hydraulic Test System 500kN MTS H-Frame, 244.51 Actuator Mechanical Testing Fatigue testing, used to determine the behaviour of materials under axial flucuation Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
Shore Western 1110 Hydraulic Controller Mechanical Testing For controlling hydraulic actuators, which apply specific forces to structures Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
Shore Western 1219 Hydraulic Controller Mechanical Testing For controlling hydraulic actuators, which apply specific forces to structures Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
Shore Western 913D.24.74.12.4.1348 Hydraulic Actuator Mechanical Testing Applies vertical or horizontal forces to structures Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
Shore Western 923.5.22.58/38.48.12.4348 Hydraulic Actuator Mechanical Testing Applies vertical or horizontal forces to structures Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
Shore Western 926E.50.3/78.5.30 Hydraulic Actuator Mechanical Testing Applies vertical or horizontal forces to structures Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
Shore Western Shaker Table Mechanical Testing Simulates the ground motion that takes place during an earthquake Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
Six Geared Loading Frames Mechanical Testing For vibrational testing of structures/samples. Used for monotonic Triaxial testing. Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Instron 33R4469 50kN Universal Testing System Mechanical Testing Fatigue testing, used to determine the behaviour of materials under axial flucuation Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Peng Zhang peng.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
Wheel Tracker Mechanical Testing Accelerated surface testing equipment for for friction testing of asphalt Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
HYPROP Tensiometer Mechanical Testing Fully automated measuring and evaluation system to determine the hydraulic properties of soil samples. Unit is bench top portable. Biological
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Gavin Dunbar or Jane Chewings geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Beam Testing Rig Mechanical Testing Test rig for demonstrating testing of breaking strain of building wooden trusses and concrete beams Solid Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation Lower North Island Ken Howe foad@vuw.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
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
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
Acoustic Anechoic Chamber Other Measuring the directional properties of radiation and reception of sound Other
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Chatu Lokuge 027-5528481
Artec Leo 3D Scanner Processing equipment Used to create high-precision 3D models of objects. Solid University of Auckland, Creative Design and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and Additive Manufacturing Lab Upper North Island Olaf Diegel olaf.diegel@auckland.ac.nz , juan.schutte@auckland.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
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
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
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
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
Hitachi IM4000 Plus Ion Milling System Processing Equipment Removes top amorphous layer of a material to reveal the pristine sample surface for electron microscope (EM) imaging. 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
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
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
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
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
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 samples. Ceramic
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
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 Tenupol-3 Electrolytic Preparation Equipment Processing Equipment For automatic electrolytic thinning of specimens for examination via Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM). Metal
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 i.e. for delicate drying processes. 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
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
Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) Sample Preparation Equipment Processing Equipment Equipment for processing materials for analysis via SEM/TEM analysis. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Sarah Spencer sarah.spencer@vuw.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
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
DST-1000 Acid Purification System Processing Equipment For producing high purity acid solutions for analytical purposes. Liquid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Freeze Drier Processing Equipment For removing water from samples at reduced pressure. Liquid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Grinding Equipment Processing Equipment For abrasive machining of materials. Solid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Microtome Processing Equipment Used to produce extremely thin slices of material for further analysis e.g. microscopy. Solid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Rock Crusher Processing Equipment For breaking rocks into smaller pieces. Solid University of Waikato, School of Science Upper North Island Toni Cornes sci-services@waikato.ac.nz
Cleanroom for Semiconductor/Miniaturized Device Fabrication Processing Equipment Cleanroom Facility for micro- and nanofabrication, equipped for thin-film deposition, thermal processing, photolithography (yellow room) including mask fabrication, nanoimprint lithography, electron beam lithography, wet etching, dry etching (reactive ion etching) and materials characterization. Metal
Other
Polymer
Solid
University of Canterbury, Nanofabrication Laboratory Upper South Island Martin Allen martin.allen@canterbury.ac.nz
Customised Microfluidic lab on Chip Fabrication Equipment Processing Equipment Biological
Polymer
University of Canterbury, Nanofabrication Laboratory Upper South Island Volker Nock volker.nock@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
Polymer
Solid
University of Canterbury, Nanofabrication Laboratory Upper South Island Volker Nock volker.nock@canterbury.ac.nz
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
Solid
University of Canterbury, Nanofabrication Laboratory Upper South Island Gary Turner gary.turner@canterbury.ac.nz
Fermentation Tank Processing Equipment For brewing trials Biological
Liquid
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
Liquid
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
Liquid
Solid
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
Liquid
Solid
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
Liquid
Solid
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
Liquid
Solid
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
Liquid
Solid
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
Liquid
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
Liquid
Solid
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
Liquid
Solid
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
Liquid
Solid
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
Liquid
Solid
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
Liquid
Solid
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
Liquid
Metal
Solid
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
Powders
Solid
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
Liquid
Solid
The FOODBOWL Auckland Upper North Island Alasdair Baxter Alasdair.Baxter@nzfin.co.nz
Hunter Auto Capper Processing Equipment For sealing bottles Biological
Liquid
Metal
Polymer
Solid
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
Multivac T250 Sealing Machine Processing Equipment For sealing of food products in plastic trays Biological
Liquid
Polymer
Solid
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
Liquid
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
Liquid
Polymer
Solid
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
Liquid
Solid
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
Liquid
Solid
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
Liquid
Polymer
Solid
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
Solid
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
Liquid
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
Liquid
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
Liquid
Powders
Solid
FoodWaikato Upper North Island Craig Hoare foodwaikato@foodinnovationnetwork.co.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
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
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
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
Blentech Blender Processing Equipment High performance blender for various food processing requirements Biological
Liquid
Solid
Food Pilot Palmerston North Mid North Island Nikki Middleditch n.middleditch@massey.ac.nz
Cheese Vat Processing Equipment For production of cheese Biological
Liquid
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
Coating Drum Processing Equipment For coating foods in various substances Biological
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
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
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
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
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
Food Chopping and Mincing Equipment Processing Equipment Various equipment for processing of food products and components into smaller particles Biological
Solid
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
Liquid
Solid
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
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
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
Inoxtrend Steam Convection Oven Processing Equipment For large scale baking/roasting of food products. Biological
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
Limitech Mixer Processing Equipment For large scale mixing of food components Biological
Liquid
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
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
Moravek W400 Carbonator Processing Equipment Pilot-scale carbonation equipment Biological
Liquid
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
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
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
Niro 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
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
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
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
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
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
Thunderbird Arm-02 Bakery Mixer Processing Equipment For large scale mixing of food components Biological
Liquid
Solid
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
Solid
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Mincer Processing Equipment For mincing food components Biological
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, Robinson Research Institute Lower North Island Simon Granville simon.granville@vuw.ac.nz
ABB IRB360 Flexpicker Robot Processing Equipment Industrial robot for high speed automated operations. Biological
Metal
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Patrick Lim 021-2492705
Clearpath Husky Mobile Robot Processing Equipment Robot for autonomous navigation of farms, orchards and general outdoor environments. Biological
Metal
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Patrick Lim 021-2492705
Staubli Robot RX160 HE Processing Equipment Industrial robot for heavy duty automated production operations. Biological
Metal
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Patrick Lim 021-2492705
UR10e Robot Processing Equipment Industrial robot for light automated production operations. Biological
Metal
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Patrick Lim 021-2492705
UR5 Robot Processing Equipment Industrial robot for light automated production operations. Biological
Metal
Solid
Callaghan Innovation Lower North Island Patrick Lim 021-2492705
Asphalt Corer Processing Equipment For coring asphalt samples from the field or blocks Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Asphalt Mixer Processing Equipment For mixing hot asphalt Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Asphalt Saw Processing Equipment For cutting asphalt for testing purposes Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Ball Mill Processing Equipment Rotating tumbler for crushing/softening samples(small) Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Hand Operated Compactor Processing Equipment For compacting asphalt/subgrades Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Hydraulic Soil Extruder Processing Equipment Used to remove soil samples in the form of tubes Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Portable Asphalt Corer Processing Equipment For coring asphalt samples from field/blocks Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
PReSBOX Compactor Processing Equipment Compactor for making asphalt blocks Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Reka Spray Gun Processing Equipment For spraying bitumen Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Ring Mill Processing Equipment For crushing/grinding samples Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Rolling Thin Film Oven (RTFO) Processing Equipment Oven for testing thin film bitumen samples Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Rotating Tumbler Processing Equipment Rotating Tumbler for crushing/softneing samples(large) Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Sieve Shaker Processing Equipment For sieving aggreagtes/subgrades Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Vaccum Degassing Oven Processing Equipment For degassing samples Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Vibratory Compactor Processing Equipment For compacting Asphalt/subgrade Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Water Purifier and De-aeration Plant Processing Equipment For producing ultra-pure water exceeding the purity of distilled water. Liquid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Wessex Abrasive Polishing Machine Processing Equipment Accelerated friction testing apparatus Solid University of Auckland, Civil and Environmental Engineering Upper North Island Sujith Padiyara s.padiyara@auckland.ac.nz
Autoclave Processing Equipment For oressurized sterilization of instruments, consumables, and liquids. Liquid
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Centrifuge Processing Equipment For sample separation by centrifugal force. Biological
Liquid
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
FastPrep-24 Beadbasher Processing Equipment Benchtop bead beating cell lysis system, for breaking down cell membranes. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Fermenter Processing Equipment For fermentation of biological cultures. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Freeze Dryer Processing Equipment For the concentration of chemical compounds via freeze drying. Liquid Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Sarah Draper ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Gene Pulser Electroporation System Processing Equipment Used for cell electroporation (increased membrane permiability via electric field) for uptake of DNA. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
IKA Magic Lab Processing Equipment For portable prep scale wet milling/emulsification of samples. Biological
Liquid
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Alison Daines ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Incubator (Crystallisation) Processing Equipment Refrigerated Incubator used for crystal growth. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Incubator (Shaking) Processing Equipment For growing biological cultures. Six shaking incubators, one dark incubator, and four refrigerating incubators. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Incubator (Static) Processing Equipment Two static incubators used to grow biological cultures. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Microwave Reactor Processing Equipment For conducting organic synthesis reactions under microwave conditions. Liquid
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Simon Hinkley ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Nano DeBee Processing Equipment Cell lysis (breaking down cell membranes) through flow through homgenization. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Ultrasonic Homogeniser Processing Equipment For cell lysis (breadown of membrane) by sonication. Biological
Liquid
Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
Vacuum Concentrator Processing Equipment For concentration of biomolecules at reduced pressure. Biological
Liquid
Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Research Institute Lower North Island Eleanor Middleton ferrier@vuw.ac.nz
BD FACSMelody 3 Laser 9 Colour (4B-2R-3V) Cell Sorter 661762 Processing Equipment For isolation of pure stem cell populations from heterogeneous suspensions fo cells. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Simon Granville BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Getinge GE91415 Autoclaves Processing Equipment For sterilization of various research equipment Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Stacey Parbhu BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Sigma 3-16 Centrifuge Processing Equipment For sample separation by centrifugal force. Biological
Liquid
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Andrew Munkacsi BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
TE1390L Laser Cutter Processing Equipment For fabrication of specialist equipment to support research activities Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Juan Larrouyet Sarto BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Thermo Scientific HM 450 Sliding Microtome Processing Equipment For preparation of extremely thin sections of samples, typically for electron microscopy. Biological
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Stacey Parbhu BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Thermofisher Sorvall Lynx 6000 Centrifuges Processing Equipment For sample separation by centrifugal force. Biological
Liquid
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Juan Larrouyet Sarto BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Tormach PCNC 1100 Milling Machine Processing Equipment For fabrication of specialist equipment to support research activities Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Juan Larrouyet Sarto BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Ultra-low Temperature Freezer Processing Equipment For ultra-low (-80 degrees) storage of biological samples. Biological Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Juan Larrouyet Sarto BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Workshop Lathe Processing Equipment Small lathe for fabrication of specialist equipment to support research activities Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences Lower North Island Juan Larrouyet Sarto BioSci@vuw.ac.nz
Angstrom Engineering Deposition System Processing Equipment For layering metals onto other solids. Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Ben Ruck scps@vuw.ac.nz
Baltec 030 Critical Point Dryer Processing Equipment The procedure of critical point drying is an efficient method for drying delicate samples. It preserves the surface structure of a specimen which could otherwise be damaged due to surface tension when changing from the liquid to gaseous state. Liquid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island David Flynn scps@vuw.ac.nz
Closed Cycle Cryostat Processing Equipment Maintains cryogenic temperature of materials mounted inside. Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Eric Le Ru scps@vuw.ac.nz
Ezzivision AUTO500 RF Sputtering System Processing Equipment The HHV sputter coater by Ezzi Vision has a single source RF magnetron sputter deposition target. The system is capable of depositing both metals and dielectrics, including Ti, Ag, Ni, SiO2 and ZnO at present. Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Natalie Plank scps@vuw.ac.nz
Flexiwave Flexible Microwave Synthesis System Processing Equipment For classic glassware and high pressure chemical synthesis, as well as solid-phase reactions. Liquid
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Rob Keyzers scps@vuw.ac.nz
Furnaces Processing Equipment Multiple furnaces to support measured and controlled temperatures. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Nate Davis scps@vuw.ac.nz
Gyrozen Centrifuge Processing Equipment A multi-purpose large capacity centrifuge with a maximum speed of 12,000 rpm with high capacity and a large assortment of rotors. Used for separation of components of a mixture. Liquid
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Mat Anker scps@vuw.ac.nz
Karl Suss MJB3 Mask Aligner Processing Equipment Enables optical lithography, a microfabrication process for selectively removing parts of a thin film to create a pattern or design on a substrate. Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Ben Ruck scps@vuw.ac.nz
Mechanical Engineering Equipment Processing Equipment Range of processing and welding equipment for fabrication of research equipment. Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Alex Puglisi scps@vuw.ac.nz
Mechanical Engineering Lab Processing Equipment Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Simon Granville scps@vuw.ac.nz
Molecular Beam Epitaxy Growth Chamber Processing Equipment The Riber molecular beam epitaxy system is capable of growing epitaxial thin films of extremely high crystalline quality and with atomic level thickness control. Multiple deposition sources allow growth of alloys and multilayered samples. The system is presently confiured for the growth of nitrides. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Natalie Plank scps@vuw.ac.nz
Oxford Instruments Plasmalab 80 Reactive Ion Etcher Processing Equipment For carving patterns into silicon or any other substrate material. At present we have Ar, O2 and SF6 gas for etching. Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Nate Davis scps@vuw.ac.nz
Plasma Etcher Processing Equipment Used to fabricate integrated circuits via high-speed stream of glow discharge of gas. Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Natalie Plank scps@vuw.ac.nz
Quarum Q150T Carbon Coater Processing Equipment The Q150T Plus enables the sputtering of oxidising metals, which have a lower grain size suitable for high-resolution imaging. Similarly, lower scattering allows for high purity, amorphous carbon films of high density. Metal Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Davide Comoletti scps@vuw.ac.nz
Quorum 150T plus Turbomolecular Pumped Coater Processing Equipment The Q150T Plus from Quorum Technologies has been optimally developed for use with a turbomolecular pump, which offers a lower vacuum down to 5 x 10?5 mbar. This allows the sputtering of oxidizing metals, which have a lower grain size ideal for high-resolution imaging. Likewise, lower scattering enables the development of high-purity, amorphous carbon films with a high density. Metal Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island David Flynn scps@vuw.ac.nz
Reichert-Jung Ultramicrotome Processing Equipment Used to cut specimens into extremely thin slices, called ultra-thin sections, that can be studied and documented at different magnifications in a transmission electron microscope (TEM). Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island David Flynn scps@vuw.ac.nz
Ultrasonic disrupter Processing Equipment Uses ultrasound to homogenize biological material (cells, bacteria, spores etc.) Biological
Liquid
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Engineering and Computer Science Lower North Island Gideon Gouws engineering@vuw.ac.nz
Buehler Isomet Precision Saw Processing Equipment Gravity fed diamond bladed saw for cutting rock and mineral samples. Particularly suitable for delicate/fragile samples Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Jane Chewings geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Covington Trim Saw Processing Equipment Lapidiary diamond saw for trimming small rock samples. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Marcel Mizera geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Diamond Lap Processing Equipment For smoothing rock/mineral sample surfaces after cutting Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Marcel Mizera geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Drill Press Processing Equipment For use in diamond drilling paleomagnetic core samples Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Marcel Mizera geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Endecotts Octagon 200 Sieve Shaker Processing Equipment Test sieve shaker with 3D sieving motion, for separation based on particle size. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Jane Chewings geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Fritsch-International Disk Mill Micro-mill Pulverisette 13 Processing Equipment For efficient fine grinding of hard-brittle to medium-hard solids. Ideal for medium particle sizes in the areas of mining and metallurgy, ceramics industry, rocks and soils, glass industry, and soil research. Biological
Ceramic
Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Marcel Mizera geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
LP50 Auto Precision Lapping and Polishing Machine Processing Equipment For use in the precision lapping of petrological and mineralogical samples, specifically for petrographic thin section slide preparation. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Jane Chewings geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Mekton Geoform Thin-section Machine Processing Equipment For use in the preparation of petroglogical thin section slides. The instrument is used to trim samples from bonded glass slides and grind these down to a desired thickness before the final polishing process. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Jane Chewings geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
New Wave/Merchantek Micromill Processing Equipment Micromilling device designed for high resolution milling to recover sample powders for chemical and isotopic analysis. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Dr. Gillian Turner geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Outotec MIH(13) 111-5 – High Intensity Induced Roll Magnetic Separator Processing Equipment Magnetic susceptibility separator utilising paramagnetic and diamagnetic properties to separate minerals Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Kosta Tashkoff geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Rocklabs Boyd Crusher Processing Equipment Used to reduce the size of different types of materials. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Marcel Mizera geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Rocklabs Hydraulic Press Processing Equipment Hydraulic press used for breaking up large rock samples into smaller, more managable sizes Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Ningsheng Wang geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Rocklabs Ring Mill Processing Equipment The Continuous Ring Mill is used for coarse pulverising of large rock samples for mineral separation such as Zircon dating, preparing samples for on-stream analysis, dry or slurries. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Ningsheng Wang geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
SG Frantz LB-1 Magnetic Separator Processing Equipment Magnetic susceptibility separator utilising paramagnetic and diamagnetic properties to separate minerals Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Dr Luke Liu geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Sima Handy 350 Tile and Rock Saw Processing Equipment Water cooled tile saw used for cutting up larger rock samples Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Marcel Mizera geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Struers CitoVac Impregnation Unit Processing Equipment Uses compressed air for the impregnation of porous samples and materials. Special mounting cup holders allow for the preparation of multiple specimens at the same time. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Gavin Dunbar or Jane Chewings geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Struers LaboSystem Processing Equipment Used for polishing mineralogical and petrological samples. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Marcel Mizera geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
Thermolyne F30420C-33 Muffle Furnace Processing Equipment Large capacity muffle furnace suitable for gravimetric analysis, sintering, quantitative analysis and heat treatment Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences Lower North Island Kim McKelvey geo-enquiries@vuw.ac.nz
HAAS SL-20 CNC Metal Lathe with Auto-multi-tool Changer Processing Equipment For accurate production of various metal parts. Uses VisualMill/ VisualCam for toolpaths. Metal
Solid
Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation Lower North Island Jeong Bin foad@vuw.ac.nz
ULS Laser Cutters Processing Equipment Suite of 4 x 50W & 60W engraving/modelling ULS laser cutters, suitable for acrylics and wood up to approx 10mm depending on material. Used for architecturel modelling, art & crafts, and protoyping. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation Lower North Island Kosta Tashkoff foad@vuw.ac.nz
Temperature Controlled Water Tanks Processing Equipment For quick dispensing of specific amounts of water at a specific temperature for certain experiments. Liquid Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington University Coastal Ecology Laboratory Lower North Island John van der Sman BioSci@vuw.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, Chemical and Materials Engineering 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, Chemical and Materials Engineering 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, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Dr. Alec Asadov a.asadov@auckland.ac.nz
Reverberation chambers and associated equipment Acoustic Testing Sound Transmisson loss testing – for walls, windows and door transmisson loss testing such as intertenancy wall systems. Polymer
Solid
University Of Auckland – Acoustics Testing Service Upper North Island Andrew Hall a.hall@auckland.ac.nz
Reverberation chambers and associated equipment Acoustic Testing Impact Sound testing – for impact improvement and impact insulation (IIC) testing of floors and floor coverings such as carpet tiles and intertenancy floor systems. Polymer
Solid
University Of Auckland – Acoustics Testing Service Upper North Island Andrew Hall a.hall@auckland.ac.nz
Reverberation chambers and associated equipment Acoustic Testing Sound Absorption testing- for testing absorption of wall treatment panels and a ceiling grid for ceiling panels. Absorption of other items such as theatre chairs and office furniture testing, in addition to appliance diffuse field testing. Polymer
Solid
University Of Auckland – Acoustics Testing Service Upper North Island Andrew Hall a.hall@auckland.ac.nz
Anechoic chambers chambers and associated equipment Acoustic Testing Sound pressure level testing – for testing sound pressure levels and directivites of objects such as appliances, loud speakers, microphones etc. Other
Solid
University Of Auckland – Acoustics Testing Service Upper North Island Andrew Hall a.hall@auckland.ac.nz
Impedance tubes Acoustic Testing Normal incidence conditions with small scale samples for testing absorption and transmisson loss properties of different materials and items under normal incidence sound pressure waves. Polymer
Solid
University Of Auckland – Acoustics Testing Service Upper North Island Andrew Hall a.hall@auckland.ac.nz
Polytec PDV-100 Acoustic Testing Vibration velocity measurement testing Polymer
Solid
University Of Auckland – Acoustics Testing Service Upper North Island Andrew Hall a.hall@auckland.ac.nz
GRAS 46AE Acoustic Testing Sound level testing Polymer
Solid
University Of Auckland – Acoustics Testing Service Upper North Island Andrew Hall a.hall@auckland.ac.nz
B&K Analyzer 3160 Acoustic Testing Acoustic testing Polymer
Solid
University Of Auckland – Acoustics Testing Service Upper North Island Andrew Hall a.hall@auckland.ac.nz
Tapping machine Acoustic Testing Impact testing Polymer
Solid
University Of Auckland – Acoustics Testing Service Upper North Island Andrew Hall a.hall@auckland.ac.nz
Dynmanic Shaker Acoustic Testing Dynamic testing Polymer
Solid
University Of Auckland – Acoustics Testing Service Upper North Island Andrew Hall a.hall@auckland.ac.nz
Listening room Acoustic Testing Subjective testing Other University Of Auckland – Acoustics Testing Service Upper North Island Andrew Hall a.hall@auckland.ac.nz
Flow resitivity setup Acoustic Testing Testing a materials resistance to airflow, useful for characterising a materials sound absorption potential Polymer
Solid
University Of Auckland – Acoustics Testing Service Upper North Island Andrew Hall a.hall@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, Chemical and Materials Engineering Upper North Island Dr. Alec Asadov a.asadov@auckland.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
Thermal Vacuum Chamber Thermal Testing Used to simulate thermal and pressure cycles; used for testing of parts e.g. for spacecrafts Other
Solid
University of Auckland, Te Punuha Atea – Space Institute Upper North Island Guglielmo Aglietti g.aglietti@auckland.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.
Ceramic
Metal
Polymer
Solid
University of Canterbury Upper South Island Aaron Marshall aaron.marshall@canterbury.ac.nz
Alphatech DSC Q100 Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) Thermal Testing TheDSC Q100 Differential scanning calorimeter is an efficient and powerful tool for quick determination of specific heat and enthalpy change accompanying the primary or secondary phase transition of a substance. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Chris Lepper scps@vuw.ac.nz
Alphatech SDT Q600 Theromgravimetric Analyser/Differential Scanning Calorimeter (TGA/DSC) Thermal Testing The Q600 provides simultaneous measurement of weight change (TGA) and true differential heat flow (DSC) on the same sample from ambient to 1,500 ?C. It features a field-proven horizontal dual beam design with automatic beam growth compensation, and the ability to analyze two TGA samples simultaneously. DSC heat flow data is dynamically normalized using the instantaneous sample weight at any given temperature. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Gillian Turner scps@vuw.ac.nz
Shimadzu DCS-60 Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) Thermal Testing For determination of specific heat and enthalpy change accompanying the primary or secondary phase transition of a substance. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Justin Hodgkiss scps@vuw.ac.nz
Shimadzu TGA-50 Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA) Thermal Testing Optimally applicable to the measurement of adsorbed water, water of crystallization and residual solvent, the thermal stability of substances, and solid (liquid) to gas and gas to solid (liquid) phase changes in decomposition and oxidation reactions. Solid Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Lower North Island Mat Anker scps@vuw.ac.nz
Ion Pipette Aspiration (IPA) setup Mechanical Testing Used to measure the mechanical properties of soft colloidal particles dispersed in aqueous solutions as they squeeze through the tip of a nanopipette. Flexible setup; good for e.g. polymers, cells, other vesicles. Data sets include optical microscopy imaging of the experiment, and synchronized nA-scale ion currents measured through the pipette tip. Biological Department of Physics, The University of Auckland Upper North Island Geoff Willmott g.willmott@auckland.ac.nz
Photron Fastcam SA5 and AX50 cameras Imaging Cameras are set up in a Dynamic Microfluidics Lab, best for imaging tabletop experiments of moving particles on um to cm length scales. Flexible for adaptations – possible to move to other labs or use for larger-scale imaging. Environmental chamber can heat experiments to 180degC and control humidity. Solid
Liquid
Polymer
Ceramic
Powders
Biological
Department of Physics, The University of Auckland Upper North Island Geoff Willmott g.willmott@auckland.ac.nz
Resistive pulse sensing (RPS) Analytical Testing Equipment available for RPS using nanopipettes, plus expertise regarding tunable resistive pulse sensing (Izon qNano equipment) Other Department of Physics, The University of Auckland Upper North Island Geoff Willmott g.willmott@auckland.ac.nz
Gas adsorption kinetics (Custom) Analytical Testing SolidPolymerCeramic University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Matthew Cowan matthew.cowan@canterbury.ac.nz
Gel permeation chromatography (Malvern TDA 305) Analytical Testing molecular weight distribution of hydrophilic polymer Polymer
Other
University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Heon Park heon.park@canterbury.ac.nz
Gel permeation chromatography (Futecs) Analytical Testing molecular weight distribution of hydrophobic polymer Polymer
Other
University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Heon Park heon.park@canterbury.ac.nz
Pycnometer (Anton Paar UltaFoam1200e) Analytical Testing density of solid material
open and closed cell contents of porous material
(in accordance with ASTM D6226)
Solid
Other
University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Heon Park heon.park@canterbury.ac.nz
Particle counter (Dotech PSU520) Analytical Testing counting particles in the air Other University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Heon Park heon.park@canterbury.ac.nz
Universal test machine
(Instron 5965)
Mechanical Testing tensile properties, compressive properties, bending properties Solid
Polymer
Other
University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Heon Park heon.park@canterbury.ac.nz
Rotational rheometer
(Rheometric Scientific ARES)
Mechanical Testing rheological properties (viscosity, complex viscosity, complex moduli) Polymer
Other
University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Heon Park heon.park@canterbury.ac.nz
Rotational rheometer
(Rheometric Scientific SR5000)
Mechanical Testing rheological properties (viscosity, complex viscosity, complex moduli, creep) Polymer
Other
University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Heon Park heon.park@canterbury.ac.nz
Mini extruder
(Haake MiniCTW)
Processing Equipment mixing polymer with other additives,
extruding polymer melt or solution
Polymer
Other
University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Heon Park heon.park@canterbury.ac.nz
Polymer synthesis system (Custom) Processing Equipment synthesis of polymer in solution phase Polymer
Other
University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Heon Park heon.park@canterbury.ac.nz
Fixed bed reactor (Custom) Processing Equipment synthesis of chemicals in gas/liquid phase Other University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Heon Park heon.park@canterbury.ac.nz
Chemical reaction system (Custom) Processing Equipment reaction of harsh chemicals such as strong acids and bases Liquid University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Heon Park heon.park@canterbury.ac.nz
Supercritical flux extraction
(Custom)
Processing Equipment extracting certain chemical from another material Solid
Liquid
University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Heon Park heon.park@canterbury.ac.nz
Supercritical flux extraction
(ISCO SFX2-10)
Processing Equipment extracting certain chemical from another material Solid
Liquid
University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Heon Park heon.park@canterbury.ac.nz
Supercritical foaming
(Custom)
Processing Equipment physical foaming polymers using supercritical fluid Solid
Polymer
Other
University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Heon Park heon.park@canterbury.ac.nz
Spinsolve Ultra Carbon 60 NMR Analytical Testing chemical composition analysis Liquid University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Daniel Holland daniel.holland@canterbury.ac.nz
Ilumr Benchtop MRI Imaging Imaging of structures of opaque materials, characterisation of microstructure, measurement of diffusivity Liquid University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Daniel Holland daniel.holland@canterbury.ac.nz
V5r Electrical Impedance Tomography Imaging Imaging of opaque, conductive liquids Liquid University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Daniel Holland daniel.holland@canterbury.ac.nz
Anton Paar MCR 302 Rheometer Mechanical Testing Rheological characterisation of materials LiquidPolymerOther University of Canterbury, Chemical and Process Engineering Upper South Island Ken Morison ken.morison@canterbury.ac.nz
Castor Chair Test for the carpet Mechanical Testing Wear and Appearance with Castor chairs Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Tensile Tester- Delamination for the carpet Mechanical Testing Calculate the force to delaminate carpets Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Dynamic Loader Mechanical Testing Thickness loss under repeated loading Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Electrical Resistance Meter Electrical Testing Surface resistance of carpets Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Tetrapod-Fibre loss Analytical Testing Calculate fibre loss of carpets with wear Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Usometer Mechanical Testing Fuzzing and pilling of carpets Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Hexapod test Analytical Testing Determine the appearance change of carpets with use Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Soiling Propensity- soiling tester Mechanical Testing Propensity of carpet to soil take-up Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Staining Propensity- colorimeter and strainer Mechanical Testing Resistance of textiles to various stains Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Static Generation – Stroll Test Mechanical Testing Static propensity of carpets Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Static Loading (Short Term) Mechanical Testing Thickness loss with short term load Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Static Loading (Long Term) Mechanical Testing Thickness loss with long term load Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Weight tester Mechanical Testing Propensity to cracking of underlays Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Thickness tester Mechanical Testing Thickness of underlays- Total thickness Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Dynamic loader Mechanical Testing Thickness loss under repeated loading Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Static loader Mechanical Testing Thickness loss with repeated loading Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Tensile tester Mechanical Testing Breaking load of underlays Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Work of compression (before &after)-Thickness tester Mechanical Testing Work to compress before dynamic loading Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
WIRA abrasion tester Mechanical Testing Weight loss after number of rubs and endpoints or number of rubs Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Martindale Abrasion resistance Mechanical Testing Fabric abrasion resistance using Martindale Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Cusick drape tester Mechanical Testing Ability of fabrics to draping Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Voltmeter Electrical Testing Surface resistance of fabrics Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Soxhlet Analytical Testing Extractable Matter from Fabric Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Flex tester Mechanical Testing Flex test- cracking of coated fabrics with flexing Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Hydrostatic head tester Mechanical Testing Water penetration under pressure Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Hygral expansion test Mechanical Testing Dimensional fabric changes with moisture Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Crimp tester Mechanical Testing Linear Density of Yarn from Fabric- depicts mass per unit length of yarn Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Loop slippage test Mechanical Testing Propensity of loops to move in towels Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Capillary tester Thermal Testing Melting temperature of fibres Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Moisture Vapour permeability Analytical Testing Calculates movement of moisture vapour through fabric- in house Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Tensile tester Mechanical Testing Dimensional changes with repeated loading and Seam Slippage or Strength Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Pilling tester Mechanical Testing Propensity of fabrics to pilling Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Wascater Mechanical Testing Shrinkage (Felting & Relaxation)- fabric washing shrinkage Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Tensile tester Mechanical Testing Measurement of force for puller attachment, lateral strength, closed end strength, force to remove interlocking strength, force to move slider lock durability Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Mullen busrt tester Mechanical Testing Determine the force to burst fabrics Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Tensile tester Mechanical Testing Tensile strength and tear strength of fabrics Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Togmeter Thermal Testing Insulation performance of fabrics Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Spectrophotometer Analytical Testing Resistance of fabrics to UV rays penetration Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Water penetration test Analytical Testing Fabric water resistance Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Water and Oil Repellency (Droplet Test) Analytical Testing Fabric resistance to water and oils Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Water Repellency (Spray Test) Analytical Testing Fabric resistance to water Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Water Repellency (WIRA Shower) Analytical Testing Penetration of water through fabrics Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Alkali Solubility Analytical Testing Mass loss with alkali on wool Solid
Liquid
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
AZO dyes chromatography Analytical Testing Testing to various schemes Solid
Liquid
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Spectrophotometer- Formaldehyde Analytical Testing Measure of free formaldehyde in textiles Solid
Liquid
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Viscometer-fluidity Analytical Testing Measure of cotton damage on laundering Solid
Liquid
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Insect resist agents Analytical Testing Measure of insect R agents on wool products Solid New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Cigarette and Match test Thermal Testing Conformance to various standards using specified test rig Solid New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Cone calorimeter Thermal Testing Conformance to various standards eg:NZBC Solid New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Specified ignition tester Thermal Testing Ease of Ignition -Conformance to various standards Solid New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Vertical flame tester Thermal Testing Flame Spread Properties, Surface or Edge-Conformance to various standards Solid New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Flammability test Thermal Testing For materials -conformance to NZBC for curtains, AS1530.2 Solid New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Flame propogation of plastics Thermal Testing Conformance to AS 2122.1, 1366.1.2.3 NZBC using specified test rig Solid New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Heat transmission test Thermal Testing Conformance to various PPE standards using specified test rig Solid New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Hot Metal Nut Test Thermal Testing Flammability of carpets Solid New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Radiant Panel test Thermal Testing Conformance to NZBC for carpets Solid New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Surface Burning Test (one side) Thermal Testing Conformance to AS NZS 1249- pile fabrics using specified test rig Solid New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Tablet test (Pill test) Thermal Testing Conformance of carpets to various specs- methenamill pill test Solid New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Soxhlet Mechanical Testing Extractable Matter from Yarn Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Microscope Imaging Percentages of components- Fibre ID , cotton/linen blends, specialty animal fibres /wool Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Tensile tester Mechanical Testing Tensile strength of yarn Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Twist tester Mechanical Testing Twist turns per metre Solid
Other
New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Perspirometer Analytical Testing Colour change of fabrics to sea water, Shampooing, washing, water, acid or alkaline solutions (artificila perspiration) Solid New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Xenon Arc test Mechanical Testing Colour change of fabrics/carpet to light Solid New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd Mid North Island Lorraine Greer textiles@nzwta.co.nz
Sciex 6500+ LC-MS/MS Analytical Testing For quantitation of small molecules in complex matrices down to very low concentrations (ng/L) Liquid Analytica Laboratories Mid North Island Jacob Jaine jacob.jaine@analytica.co.nz
Thermo Ultimate 3000 UPLC-DAD/FLD Analytical Testing For quantitation of molecules in simple samples at modest concentrations (mg/L) Liquid Analytica Laboratories Mid North Island Jacob Jaine jacob.jaine@analytica.co.nz
Thermo Exploris 480 LC-HRMS/DAD Analytical Testing For quantitation of small molecules and proteins in complex sample types, identification of biomarkers, accurate mass measurements, comparison of products, forensic analyses, etc. Liquid Analytica Laboratories Mid North Island Jacob Jaine jacob.jaine@analytica.co.nz
Spectramax i3 UV/Vis FLD Plate Reader Analytical Testing For high-throughput ultraviolet/visible or fluorescent quantitation methods, often used in combination with kits Liquid Analytica Laboratories Mid North Island Jacob Jaine jacob.jaine@analytica.co.nz

 

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