WERG aims to foster collaboration and education within NDSU and in the greater research community. Our facilities are available to other researchers and students for analytical work and student training. Please contact Donna Jacob for more information regarding sample analysis, instrument availability, fees etc.
CEM Mars Xpress microwave digester with Xpress vessels (55 ml PFA venting) This instrument uses high temperature to rapidly digest solid samples in acid.
Spectro Genesis ICP-OES with SmartAnalyzer program This instrument can analyze up to 32 elements, individually or simultaneously, in liquid samples.
This instrument can analyze liquid samples for a variety of metals and metal species
X-ray fluorescence spectrometer
Metrhom797 VA Computrace voltammetry system
VWR Symphony meters (Eh, pH, conductivity, ions)
Thermo Scientific Barnstead EasyPure II water purification system
We also have a variety of instruments and pieces of equipment including a drying oven, various balances, wrist-action shakers, etc.
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