KRUSS Drop Shape Analyzer – DSA100 Expert

Drop Shape Analyzer (DSA100 Expert) analyzes drop shape for fully automatic, software-controlled contact angle measurements, surface and interfacial tension measurements, and surface free energy calculations. It has a built-in high-speed camera (sensor size 11×7 mm/1/1.2” CMOS) that can be controlled from the software via a USB 3.0. It can capture 150 fps at 1200×1200 pixels, 500 fps at 1200×350 pixels, 800 fps at 1200×200 pixels or 2000 fps at 1200×60 pixels. It has motorized x-y axis for precise control of droplet position. Its Single Direct Dosing System is software-controlled without tubing.

Tilting Base Assembly is also software-controlled and can rotate by 90° to measure advancing and receding contact angles as well as evaluation of roll off angle by tilting table method. Resolution of this method is 0.1° with a accuracy of +/-1°, minimum speed 0.1°/s, maximum speed 4.5°/s.

Software ADVANCE|DropShape-Contact Angle Module may be used to determine static and dynamic contact angles using sessile drop and bubble methods. Supported models for contact angle measurement are Conic Section, Polynom, Circle, Young-Laplace, Height Width methods with measuring range of 0-180° with a resolution of 0.1°.

Software ADVANCE|DropShape-Surface and Interfacial Tension Module may be used to determine surface and interfacial tension of liquids by analysis of pendant drop and rising drop. The software uses the Young-Laplace method, range is 0.01-2000 mN/m with a 0.01 mN/m resolution.

Software ADVANCE|Surface Free Energy Module may be used to determine surface free energy of solid from contact angle data. The surface free energy splits into its polar and dispersive components, its acid and base components as well as its hydrogen bonding components, according to different models. The software includes wetting envelope.

Environmental Chamber (KJLC 16″ X 16″ X 16″ Box Chamber)

Custom-made stainless steel environmental chamber for heat transfer characterization. Our chamber is equipped with stainless steel vapor generator (4.5 gallon capacity), Alcatel Adixen 2010SD Vacuum Pump, high pressure transducers (MKS Instruments 728A13TGA2FB), low pressure transducer (MKS Instruments 925-11024), National Instruments data acquisition system (cDAQ-9174, NI 9212, NI 9205 Spring Terminal), flow meter (DMA15-AAAAA1 Picomag Flow Meter), and Variable AC Transformer with Digital Display.

Pool boiling experimental installation

Custom-made experimental setup for characterizing pool boiling heat transfer. The test sample is heated by cartridge heaters (McMaster-Carr 35025K131) inserted in copper blocks, powered by Kepco KLP 600-4 power supply. Temperature and heat flux is measured by thermocouples (Omega Engineering SCAXL-020U-6). Vapor is condensed by a reflux condenser (Quark Glass QC-6-4). The tempered glass chamber allows visualization of the bubble behavior.

Pool Boiling Environmental Chamber

Harrick Plasma Cleaner PDC-001-HP

The PDC-001-HP High Power Expanded Plasma Cleaner has a chamber that is 170 mm long and 150 mm in diameter. It uses Max RF power of 45W. It has 50% higher maximum power than the PDC-001 Expanded model. Just like the basic and expanded models, the High Power model can be used for nanoscale cleaning and surface activation. In addition, it can be used for etching of thin polymer films (10’s to 100’s nm thick), with an organic film removal rate of ~7 nm/min. The plasma cleaner has a basic oil-based vacuum pump (PDC-VPE) and thermocouple vacuum gauge assembly (vacuum gauge, digital meter).

Plasma Cleaner

VWR 1350FM Forced Air Oven (VWR 1350 FM)

The VWR 1350FM 4 Cubic foot Forced Air Oven has a temperature range 40°C above ambient to 240°C. Uniformity of ±0.9°C with a recovery time of 6 minutes. Exterior Dimensions (W x D x H) of the oven are 27 in x 25 in x 34.75 in.

Forced Air Oven

Laurell Spin Processor (WS-650Mz-23NPPB)

Spin Coater with 650 Digital Process Controller, Chemically-resistant lid and Fluid-control lid that directs materials towards rear drain (no drips encountered when opening chamber). N5700 Series System DC Power Supplies The spin coater can be set to run at 12K RPM MAX. It can also accelerate up to 12K RPM/sec in 1 RPM increments (NIST-traceable).

Laurell Spin Processor

Kepco KLP 600-4 DC Power Supply

Rated voltage range: 0-600 V. Maximum current for rated voltage: 2 A @ 600 V.

Rated current range: 0-4 A. Maximum voltage for rated current: 300 V@ 4 A.

The KLP is an entirely new laboratory grade power supply in which the voltage/current limits are automatically recalculated, forming a constant-power hyperbolic-shaped boundary between the voltage and current modes. This curve, which replaces the single max-power operating point of conventional power supplies, provides the user with a greatly expanded choice of maximum power volt-ampere combinations. The constant-power limit of the KLP is 1200 watts.

Power Supply

Keysight Agilent HP Programmable DC Power Supply

Top: Keysight Agilent HP Programmable DC Power Supply (E3632A) V 15/30, A 7/4

Bottom: Keysight Agilent HP Programmable DC Power Supply (E3631A) V -25/6/25, A 1/5/1. The 80-watt triple output supply offers three independent 0 to +6 V / 5 A and 0 to ± 25 V / 1 A outputs. The 6V output is electrically isolated from the ± 25 V supply to minimize any interference between circuits. The ±25 V outputs can be set to track each other. Output 1: 0 to 6 V, 0 to 5 A, Output 2: 0 to +25 V, 0 to 1 A, Output 3: 0 to -25 V, 0 to 1 A, 80W output power, Low ripple & noise, Constant voltage, constant current.

Power Supply

N5741A Agilent DC Power Supply

The N5741A is a 600 W, 6 V, 100 A, DC Power Supply from Agilent. Supplies DC Voltage and Current to test, design, and troubleshoot electric and electronic circuits. Applications include Burn In, QA, ATE, Research, Design, and Education to name a few.

Power Supply

34401A 6 1/2 Digit Keysight Multimeter

The 34401A is a 6.5 digit resolution bench multimeter from Agilent to measure alternating current (AC) or direct current (DC) voltage, resistance, and current. It has ten measurement functions (DC/AC voltage, DC/AC current, 2 and 4 wire resistance, diode, continuity, frequency, period) with 0.0035% DC, 0.06% AC measurement accuracy. It can read at 1 kHz with 512 reading memory. The maximum voltage and current are 1000 V max and 3 A max, respectively.


Branson 1510 Ultrasonic Cleaner

The Branson 1510 Ultrasonic Cleaner has a tank capacity of 1.89 liters (0.5 gal) with tank dimension (L x W x D) of 29.2 cm x 15.2 cm x 15.2 cm (11.5″ x 6″ x 6″). Temperature range is ambient to 69 °C with an accuracy of ±4°C.

Ultrasonic Cleaner

Eppendorf Reference Pipettes

Six Eppendorf Reference, Single-Channel, Variable/Adjustable Volume Pipettes with rotating pipette carousel.

0.1– 2.5 μl (dark gray), 0.5 – 10 μl (medium gray), 2 – 20 μl (yellow) , 10 – 100 μl (yellow), 20 – 200 μl (yellow), 1 – 10 ml (turquoise)

DOLAN JENNER Fiber-Lite MI-150 High Intensity Illuminator

High Intensity Fiber Optic Light Source (DOLAN JENNER Fiber-Lite MI-150).

High Intensity Illuminator

Harvard Apparatus PHD 2000 Infusion

Harvard ApparatusPHD 2000 Syringe Pump for Infusion. N5700 Series System DC Power Supplies PHD 2000 is programmable (up to 4 sets of 9 program sequences) and can deliver up to 220.82 ml/minute with a single 140 ml syringe. The user may select the syringe to be used from the pump’s built-in syringe table. Pump operates according to a specified sequence of instructions and runs continuously until stopped. Multiple pumps can be ‘daisy chained’ together and remotely controlled from a computer or any device communicating via RS-232. A scale can be connected, enabling the pump to infuse by weight instead of by volume. A printer can be connected to record final volumes or weights whenever the pump stops.

Syringe Pump

Mettler Toledo AG204 Analytical Balance

The Mettler Toledo AG204 Analytical Balance has an unparalleled weighing performance and easy to use digital display and control. The AG204 is extremely user-friendly with motorized internal calibration with a standard weight and external calibration with a 40 g, 100 g, or 200 g weight. It is equipped with auto zero correction. Toledo AG204 also features overload protection, programmable buttons, RS232 and USB ports, and measuring ability for 16 different units and tares. Readability of 0.1 mg with repeatability of 0.1 mg and linearity of ±0.2 mg. The maximum load should not exceed 210 g maximum.

Analytical Balance

OHAUS SJX6201N/E Scout Portable Balance

The OHAUS SJX/E series is a portable, slim balance ideal for weighing jewelry, precious metals, cannabis, and more. The SJX6201N/E features a large, back-lit LCD display that makes it easy to see all of your weighing data in one screen. Modes include Weighing, Parts Counting, Percent Weighing, Check Weighing, Totalization, and Display Hold with fast stabilization times and high resolution weighing results. The SJX6201N/E is a great solution for the cannabis industry with its NTEP Class II certification. Communication with peripherals is possible through RS232, USB, Ethernet, and Bluetooth connections.

  • NTEP CC: 16-015A1, Class III
  • 6200 g capacity
  • 0.1 g readability
  • 1 g certified readability
Portable Balance

Masterflex L/S Peristaltic Pump with Easy-Load II Model 77200-62

This compact design L/S EASY-LOAD II Pump Head, when combined with a MASTERFLEX L/S drive or compatible system, is designed to provide a simple, easy-to-use peristaltic pump system. The pump head accepts several different tubing sizes for a wide range of flow rates. The unique over-center cam design and automatic tubing retention allow quick tubing changes and greatly reduced maintenance time. The peristaltic pump has stainless steel rollers for enhanced durability and allows multiple tubing sizes. Tubes can be changed without removing head from drive. Four-roller rotor improves pressure performance and mechanical stability while reducing pulsation. Pump heads are stackable for multichannel applications. The pump is suitable for use with L/S High-Performance Precision pump tubing sizes.

Peristaltic Pump

TE Technology Thermoelectric Cold Plate RoHS (CP-061HT) with Temperature Controller (TC-720)

TE technology Cold Plate with Temperature Controller and Compatible Power Supply. Thermoelectric Cold Plate (TE Technology CP-061HT), Temperature Controller (TE Technology TC-720), Power Supply (TE Technology PS-24-6.5A). The capacity rating of our cold stage is 63 watts at a 0 °C temperature difference. The cold stage has two-module cold plate that increases the heat-pumping capacity for cooling medium sized heat loads. Heat-sink air travels through the length of the fins entering one end and exiting other end making it ideal for bench top applications to easily locate air inlet and outlet. Our cold plate is powered by 24 VDC and TC-720 series temperature controller. The cold stage can heat and cool. It can heat up to 100 °C.

VWR Hotplate

VWR Hotplate and Stir Control.


Canon DSLR Camera (EOS 90D) with 18-135mm Lens

DSLR Camera (EOS 90D), 18-135mm Lens.

Canon EOS R6 Mirrorless Digital Camera

Canon EOS R6 Mirrorless Digital Camera.

ORCA-Fusion Digital CMOS camera

ORCA-Fusion Digital CMOS camera C14440-20UP (Hamamatsu)

  • High resolution : 2304 x 2304 (5.3 Megapixels)
  • High speed : 100 frames/s (at 2304 X 2048 ROI)
  • Dynamic range : 21,400:1
  • Pixel size : 6.5 μm X 6.5 μm
  • Read noise : 0.7 electrons, rms (Ultra-quiet Scan)
  • Prnu : 0.06 % rms (@ 7500 electrons)
  • DSNU : 0.3 electrons rms
  • Peak QE : 80 %
  • Patented Tools for Advanced Imaging: Lightsheet Readout Mode
CMOS camera

Macro Lens

MP-E 65 mm f/2.8 1-5X Macro Lens and Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM Lens.

Nikon NIKKOR 20mm f/2.8 Lens

Distinguished by its impressively broad field of view and manual focus operation, the NIKKOR 20mm f/2.8 from Nikon is a compact and lightweight lens well-suited for landscape, interior, and travel photography. Its modest f/2.8 maximum aperture helps achieve a balance between its sleek size and being fast enough for working in low-light conditions. In regard to the optics, Close Range Correction helps to ensure consistent image quality and accurate rendering throughout the focusing range. Additionally, a seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.

  • F-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Close Range Correction System
  • Manual Focus Design
  • 7-Blade Diaphragm
20mm f/2.8 lens

Nikon NIKKOR Z 70-180mm f/2.8 Lens (Nikon Z)

Nikon NIKKOR Z 70-180mm f/2.8 Lens features a lightweight and compact design well-suited to the needs of sports and wildlife image makers. The lens offers a constant f/2.8 maximum aperture throughout the entire zoom range, making it well-suited for working in low-light situations and capturing your subject with a shallow depth of field.

Nikon 180mm f/2.8 NIKKOR AI Manual Focus Lens

GEEKOTO and Oben Tripods

6ft Tripod (GEEKOTO DV2 Video Tripod) and bench-top tripod/monopod combination (Oben CTT-1000L Carbon Fiber Tabletop Tripod and Monopod).


Fume Hood

Laminar flow chemical fume hood.

fume hood

Jamco FS28 Cabinet

Chemical Storage Cabinet.


Haskris Refrigerated Water Re-circulating System (R100)

Haskris Model: R100, Refrigerated Water Re-circulating System

  • Condenser: Water-cooled (heat dissipated into source of water). Includes condenser water regulating valve. Source water inlet temperature below +75°F with max pressure of 100 psi and differential pressure between 25 & 50 psi
  • Pump Capacity: 3.5 GPM at up to 100 psi
  • Cooling Capacity: 2 kW at 5°C supply glycol temperature
  • Electrical: 230V-1Ø-60Hz


  • Electronic temperature controller
  • Continuous run refrigeration for close temperature control
  • Hermetically sealed compressor
  • High supply water temperature system cut out
  • Regenerative turbine pump with robust seal and bypass relief valve
  • Visual flowmeter
  • Integrated fluid tank (non-pressurized) with fluid level switch
  • Leveling legs
  • Factory tested under full load


ThermoFlex™ Recirculating Chiller TF5000

ThermoFlex 5000 Recirculating NESLAB Chiller with up to 5,000 watts (60Hz) or 4,400 watts (50Hz) cooling capacity with temperature range of 5°C to 90°C.

Configuration OptionsFluid Filtration (included), DI Support (Available), Auto Refill (Available), Flow Control with Readout (Available)
DescriptionThermoFlex 5000 Recirculating Chiller
Pump CapacityUp to 15 gpm @ 34 psig  (56.8 L/min. @ 2.3 bar) (50Hz)
Temperature Stability+/- 0.1°C
CommunicationsAnalog & Digital (available)
Condenser TypeAir Cooled
Cooling CapacityUp to 5,000 watts (60Hz) 4,400 watts (50Hz)
Temperature Range5°C to 90°C

VWR 1160S Heated Refrigerated Circulating Bath

The VWR 1160S Refrigerated Heated Circulating Bath brings versatility for a variety of applications in a compact footprint. This 6-liter recirculating chiller and heater is compact (8 and ¼ inch wide), saving you valuable lab space, and freeing up room on your bench. Useful for general lab cooling, and many other applications. The unit has an integrated refrigeration system that cools rapidly with good temperature accuracy. The hermetically sealed compressor of this heated recirculating chiller provides quiet operation and maintenance-free use. Users can set temperature on the top control panel. Three memory settings available.

Circulating bath

VWR Refrigerated Circulator with Advanced Digital Controller

Catalog Number: 89202-970

Description: 7L Space-Saving, Refrigerated Circulator with Advanced Digital Controller, -20°C

Flow rate: 5.3 gpm (20.1 l/min.)

Overall dimensions: 54.1L x 22.1W x 61.7H cm (21.3 x 8.7 x 24.3″)

Max. pressure: 4.3 psi (0.3 bar)

Temperature range: -20° to 200°C


Branson 3510 Ultrasonic Cleaner

The Branson 3510MT Ultrasonic Cleaner is designed for performance, control, durability and reliability for a variety of applications. The 1.5 gallon Branson 3510MT is powerful enough to remove heavy oils, buffing compounds, proteins, consistent enough to manage difficult laboratory cleaning, and safe enough for delicate components or fine jewelry. Ultrasonic sound waves move through a cleaning solution, creating an effect called cavitation, which is the rapid formation and collapse of microscopic bubbles. The 40  kHz transducers provide increased cleaning power with built-in sweep frequency for uniform cleaning throughout the bath. Features mechanical timer. See specifications below:

  • Tank Size (L x W x D) = 11.5” x 6” x 6”
  • Overall Size (L x W x D) = 18” x 12” x 16”
  • Weight = 15 lbs
  • Frequency = 40 Hz
Ultrasonic cleaner

Force Gauge

PCE-DFG N 20 (PCE Instruments).

Force gauge

Microscope Boom Stand (Diagnostic Instruments)

Diagnostic Instruments with 1/4 thread for DSLR camera.

Boom stand

Motorized Precision Rotation Stage

The PRM1Z8 Motorized Precision Rotation Stage (Thorlabs) is a small, compact, DC servo motorized 360° rotation mount and stage that accepts Ø1″ optics and SM1-threaded components. The user can measure the angular displacement by using the Vernier dial in conjunction with the graduation marks that are marked on the rotating plate in 1° increments. This rotation stage/mount is also equipped with a home limit switch to facilitate automated rotation to the precise 0° position, allowing absolute angular positioning thereafter. The limit switch is designed to allow continuous rotation of the stage over multiple 360° cycles.

  • Bidirectional Repeatability: ±0.1°
  • Backlash: ±0.3°
  • Max Rotation Velocity: 25 deg/sec
  • Horizontal On-Axis Load Capacity: 1.5 kg (3.31 lbs)
  • Vertical On-Axis Load Capacity: 0.5 kg (1.10 lbs)
  • Achievable Incremental Motion (Min): 25 arcsec
  • Repeatable Incremental Motion (Min): 0.03°
  • Percentage Accuracy: 0.1%
  • Home Location Accuracy: ±0.2°
  • Range: 360° Continuous
Rotation Stage

Translation Stage with Stepper Motor, Integrated Controller

Thorlabs’ Linear Translation Stage (LTS300 – 300 mm, 1/4″-20 Taps) with Integrated Controller is optimized for applications requiring high load capacity and high resolution, such as measurement and inspection. It provides 300 mm of linear travel for loads as great as 15 kg (33.1 lbs) when mounted horizontally and 4 kg (8.8 lbs) when mounted vertically. Each stage features an on-axis accuracy of 5.0 µm (Min) when the unit-specific calibration files are used with the Thorlabs Kinesis or APT™ software. Due to the stepper motor design, the platform position remains fixed when no power is supplied to the stage, unlike with DC servo motor translation stages.

  • Travel Range: 300 mm (11.8″)
  • Horizontal Velocity (Max): 50 mm/s
  • Vertical Velocity (Max): 3 mm/s
  • Minimum Achievable Incremental Movement: 0.1 µm
  • On-Axis Accuracy: < ±5.0 µm
  • Bidirectional Repeatability: 2 µm
  • Backlash: 2 µm
  • Load Capacity (Max) – Stage Mounted Horizontally: 15 kg (33.1 lbs)
  • Load Capacity (Max) – Stage Mounted Vertically: 4 kg (8.8 lbs)
  • Actuator Type: Stepper Motor
  • Cable Length (USB): 2 m (6.5 ft)
Translation Stage

Miniature Spectrometer

FLAME-T-UV-VIS Spectrometer (Ocean Insight)

  • Wavelength Range: 200nm – 850nm
  • Optical Resolution: 1.34 nm FWHM (typical)
  • Pixels: 3648
  • Detector: linear silicon CCD array
  • Entrance slit: 25 µm

DPSS Pointing Laser (Edmund)

DPSS Pointing Lasers are diode pumped solid state lasers. With their solid state design, these lasers offer excellent mode purity and low divergence, making them ideal for applications that require long projection distances. The turnkey design featuring integrated optics and electronics in a single package is suitable for a variety of plug and play operations. DPSS Pointing Lasers provide high brightness circular output beams and are ideal for many different OEM applications.

  • Wavelength (nm): 532.00
  • Output Power (mW): 5
Pointing laser

Micro-syringe (UltraMicroPump III)

WPI’s UltraMicroPump III (UMP3) uses microsyringes to dispense nanoliter sample volumes. Microsyringes are easily installed by placing the syringe barrel into the UltraMicroPump’s clamps. UltraMicroPump accepts syringes from 0.5µL to 250µL.


High-Intensity Fiber-Coupled Illuminator

Thorlabs’ OSL2 High-Intensity Fiber Light Source delivers white light for brightfield microscopy, laboratory, and illumination applications. The output illumination intensity is exponentially variable from 0 to 100% using a knob on the front of the unit.

  • 150 W, 3200 K Halogen Bulbs
  • Continuously Variable Output Power via Front Panel Knob
  • SM1-Threaded Output Port with 91 cm (36″) Long Fiber Bundle

 Thermal Stage

INSTEC’s TS102/TS102XY is a thermoelectric (Peltier) based stage that can provide cooling to -40°C without using liquid nitrogen. Thermoelectric heating and cooling simplifies the system setup, reduces operating costs, and makes TEC stages a convenient choice for performing long-duration experiments at low temperatures

Thermal Stage

 Planar laser-induced fluorescence (PLIF)

Custom-made planar laser-induced fluorescence (PLIF).


 Reflection interference contrast microscopy (RICM)

Custom-made reflection interference contrast microscopy (RICM).


XYZ manual stage

The translation stage provides 2″ (50 mm) travel on each axis and features a 3.75″ x 3.75″ (95 mm x 95 mm) mounting surface with a generous supply of 1/4″-20 (M6) tapped mounting holes. These stage is intended for general-purpose laboratory applications that benefit from a high degree of adaptability

Manual Stage