Alberta Sulphur Research
Centre for Applied Catalysis and Industrial Sulfur Chemistry
Used to separate, identify, and quantify each component in a mixture. Detection is performed via a photodiode array detector.
The Bruker MultiRAM FT-Raman spectrometer can be used with sour gas, at pressures and temperatures up to 500 psi and 800°C, respectively.
The Thermo-Gravimetric Analyzer allows for the determination of water adsorption by the change in mass observed in the TGA.
Corrosion testing can be performed at elevated pressures and temperatures. ASRL has the capabilities to also use sour gas conditions.
The High Pressure Multicomponent Adsorption instrument is designed for manometric isotherm measurement at p= 0.1 to 80 bar and T= -20 to 120 °C.
Instrument that combines the features of gas-chromatography and mass spectrometry to identify different substances within a sample.
ReactIR™ iC10 FTIR based in-situ system to study of the microscopic behavior of adsorbed molecules at pressures up to 100 bar and temperatures up to 300°C.
High pressure differential scanning calorimeter for measurements of various fluids at a wide range of temperatures, and at pressures up to 1000 bars.
The Small Cell Multi Component Adsorption instrument is used for p= 0.1 to 207 bar and T= -40 to 200°C. It is designed for use with sour gas fluids.
This rapid cycling thermal swing adsorption apparatus is used for studying the long term deactivation of solid adsorbents.
The Total Sulfur Combustion Analyzer oxidizes sulfur compounds to sulfur dioxide and quantifies total sulfur via UV fluorescence.
Surface characterization analyzer that is capable of performing physisorption and chemisorption analyses with high accuracy and resolution.
Allows for the determination of sulfur viscosity as a function of shear rate and/or temperature under high pressures.
25 mL or 50 mL stirred autoclave systems to study multicomponent mixtures and multiphase equilibria at p= 1 to 150 bar and T= -40 to 100°C.
Zero-Length Chromatography (ZLC) is an analytical instrument for studying the equilibrium and kinetic behavior gas adsorption in porous materials.
Cation Chromatography separates and quantifies positive ions in aqueous samples, based on their affinity with the ion exchanger column.
The in-house built densimeter can be operated up to p= 350 bar and T= 150°C, for measurement of high pressure acid gas fluids at applicable conditions.
The Breakthrough Apparatus is used to test adsorbent materials quickly, by monitoring adsorbed and desorbed gases using a quadrupole MS.
300 mL to 1 L stirred autoclaves designed to study reactions under sour gas conditions at high pressure and high temperature.