Chemical Characterisation and Analysis Facility



Dr Anneke Lubben
Head of CCAF
+44 (0) 1225 384173

Industrial consultancy

Our services

We combine cutting-edge analytical equipment with extensive in-house expertise providing a comprehensive chemical characterisation service for the commercial sector. Our staff are expert analytical scientists and instrument specialists, with extensive experience of a wide range of application areas.

The principle characterisation tools available include:

  • Mass Spectrometry (MS), with and without liquid chromatography (LC)
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy, and
  • Single Crystal and Powder X-ray Diffraction (XRD)

Our multi-technique approach will give you information on:

  • The types and quantities of different atoms in your compounds
  • The molecular weights and formulae
  • Structure and bonding in molecules, and
  • Identification of impurities

From method development, through sample preparation and analysis, to data processing and interpretation, we will aim to help in any way we can. We pride ourselves on giving you a rapid, reliable, competitively priced and confidential service.

Our rates

We provide professional services at very competitive rates. At the start of the project we will discuss your requirements and generate a pricing structure accordingly.

We can provide discounts for bulk sample submissions and longterm contracts and tailor the rates to suit the client.