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We continuously upgrade laboratory equipment and enhance services with the purchase of new equipment. Here is a partial list of TEI Analytical’¬ís instrumentation, highlighting some of the more common applications.

Karl Fischer Titrator

  • Moisture in industrial solvents and products
  • VOC in paints and coatings (EPA Method 24)

Three Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer Systems (GCMS)

  • Long-term stability studies of pharmaceutical and industrial products
  • Contaminant identification
  • EPA Methods for volatile and semivolatile organics (TTO)

Nine Gas Chromatographs with various detectors (FID, TCD, ECD, PID)

  • Pesticides, herbicides, PCBs
  • Product QC
  • Long-term stability studies
  • Additive levels
  • Gas analysis

Two Purge and Trap Systems

Head Space Analyzer

Thermal Desorption System

  • Determination of volatile organic compounds by GC or GCMS

Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometers (AAS) (3) with Graphite Furnace (GFAA), Flame, and Vapor Generation capabilities

  • Part per billion (ppb) levels of metals
  • Unusual metals, e.g. Gallium and Indium
  • USP/NF Methods
  • FCC Methods

Inductively Coupled Argon Plasma Emission Spectrophotometer (ICP or ICAP)

  • Part per million (ppm) and % levels of metals
  • Metal scan to identify contaminants

Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR)

  • Contaminant identification
  • Additive identification
  • Unknown identification

UV/VIS Spectrophotometer

  • Colorimetric techniques
  • UV/VIS scans
  • Methods development

TOC Analyzer

  • Organic carbon in ground water

High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) with UV/Vis, RI and Fluorescence Detectors, PhotoDiode Array

  • Sugars in food
  • Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in water and soil
  • Formaldehyde in water, industrial products, and consumer products
  • Additives in metal working fluids
  • Surfactants

Ionanalyzer with a variety of Ion Selective Electrodes

Ion Chromatographs with conductivity detectors and post column reactor with spectrophotometric detector

Rotap with a large selection of sieves

Fluorescence Spectrophotometer

1440 cubic feet of refrigerated sample storage

336 cubic foot incubator