30400 Thermolyne Furnace

Thermolyne muffle furnace can be programmed to run up to 8 consecutive heat intervals maintained at the temperatures of operator's choice. It can be used continuously in the 400°F (204°C) to 1800°F (982°C) range or between 1800°F (982°C) and 2000°F (1093°C) for a period of less than 3 hours. There is a digital read control with over-temperature protection and a door interlock relay for user safety. The 14-cubic inch heating chamber has 2 shelves for higher capacity.

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VWR drying oven (room temperature to 240o C.)

Besides general drying purposes, the oven can be used to measure water content is soil samples.

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Retzsch ball mill

The mill has two 35-ml zirconia jar. The recommended amount of sample per jar is 10 to 15 ml. This mill is used to grind samples for chemical analysis and when there is a limited amount of sample available.

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Freeze Dryer


Pellet press

Sample amount required for the analysis: 40 mg of powder. Applications: pellets for XRF measurements

Pellet press

Temperature-controlled room 441A ASI (-40 C to 60 C)

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Department of Ecosystem Science and Management


117 Forest Resources Building
University Park, PA 16802