Research Facilities

The lab is located  on the third floor of the Henry Bellmon Research Center (HBRC) at the Oklahoma State University.

The lab is equipped for trace metal analysis, sulfur extraction, and determination of iron phases.

Instruments & Equipment

Major equipment

  • Inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometer (ICP-MS) Thermo Scientific iCAP Qc (high sensitivity cell mode performance) with Cetac autosampler



  • Carbon / Sulfur Analyzer (CS-2000) ELTRA,  with induction and resistance furnace, and inorganic carbon analyzer module


Sample Preparation and Miscellaneous Equipment

  • PicoTrace acid sample digestion system (temperature and pressure digestion)
  • Ductless polypropylene fume hood (Patriot; AirClean Systems)
  • Ductless laminar fume hood (AC600; AirClean Systems)
  • Water purification system (MilliQ)
  • Acid purification system (Savillex Corporation)
  • Analytical Balance (Mettler Toledo) five digit (XSE205DU), and three digit (MS1003)
  • Horizontal Air Flow Oven
  • Overhead Shake (Heidolph, Reax 2)
  • Ultrasonic cleaner (Branson)
  • Muffle Furnace (Barnstead)
  • Centrifuge (Eppendorff, 5810)
  • Photometer (Hach)


Tour the lab (HBRC 350F):

(check the upper right corner to switch to HBRC350F or click the Arrow-up button on the right side)