Analytical Chemistry Suite

Analytical Chemistry Lab

A lab space equipped with a wide variety of both standard and specialized equipment


NAIT Main Campus
Edmonton, Alberta


2,100 sq. ft.

What this space offers

Our analytical chemistry suite is equipped for materials characterization, sample and composition analysis.

Suitable for:

  • Characterization of the following sample types: soil, groundwater and freshwater, biomass, plastics products, including post-consumer plastics, solids, oil, industrial water, slurries, ash
  • Identification and quantification of chemicals in gases/headspace and in liquids
  • Clay minerology
  • Bulk minerology
  • Crystallography
  • Identification and quantification of microplastics

Select equipment and features

  • Raman atomic force Microscope (AFM-Raman)
  • Bruker Fourier transform infrared spectrometer (FTIR)
  • Gas chromatographs (MS, FID, TCD, PFPD, SimDis®)
  • Inductively coupled plasm optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES)
  • Ion chromatography (IC)
  • Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometer (MALDI-TOF)
  • Nicolet chemical imaging microscope with FTIR
  • Simultaneous thermogravimetric analyzer (TGA) with differential scanning calorimeter (DSC)
  • Ultra-high performance liquid chromatograph with quadruple time-of-flight mass spectrometer (UHPLC-Q-TOF-MS)
  • ThermoFisher DXR3 Raman microscope
  • Bruker wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer (XRF)
  • Bruker X-ray diffractometer (XRD)