Our equipment

To successfully carry out its research projects and ensure the reliability of its results, the Industrial Processes and Innovations laboratory is equipped with standard industrial laboratory equipment (polarimeter, refractometer, pH meter, etc.), in addition to state-of-the-art tools :

  • HPIC Dionex ICS 3000 (high-performance ion chromatography) for sugar, organic acid and polyol assays
  • HPLC Waters Alliance (high-performance liquid chromatography) for amino acid and polyphenol assays
  • Flame atomic absorption spectrometer (PinAAcle 500 – Perkin
  • Elmer) for ion (calcium, phosphorus, potassium) assays
  • Karl-Fisher titrator for sugar crystal moisture assays
  • Fume hood for handling chemical reagents
  • Rotary evaporators
  • Soxhlet extractors
  • Compound separation chromatography columns (Omnifit Solvent Plus – Gilson) (100 mL – 600 mL) fitted with a fraction collector (FC 204 – Gilson)
Ion chromatography (HPIC), Liquid chromatography (HPLC)
Flame atomic absorption spectrometer, Compound separation chromatography column fitted with a fraction collector