High Pressure Testing / Analytical Chemistry

HP Liquid Chromatography


Used to separate, identify, and quantify each component in a mixture. Detection is performed via a photodiode array detector.

Raman Spectrometer

MultiRAM FT-Raman Spectrometer

The Bruker MultiRAM FT-Raman spectrometer can be used with sour gas, at pressures and temperatures up to 500 psi and 800°C, respectively.

TGA Measurements

Thermo-Gravimetric Analysis (TGA) Instrument

The Thermo-Gravimetric Analyzer allows for the determination of water adsorption by the change in mass observed in the TGA.

HP Corrosion Testing

High Pressure Corrosion Testing

Corrosion testing can be performed at elevated pressures and temperatures. ASRL has the capabilities to also use sour gas conditions.

Multicomponent Adsorption

High Pressure Multicomponent Adsorption Apparatus (HPMA)

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.

GC / Mass Spectrometry


Instrument that combines the features of gas-chromatography and mass spectrometry to identify different substances within a sample.

HP In-Situ FTIR Analysis

HP In-situ FTIR Reaction Analysis

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 DSC

High Pressure Differential Scanning Calorimeter

High pressure differential scanning calorimeter for measurements of various fluids at a wide range of temperatures, and at pressures up to 1000 bars.

SCMA (Adsorption)

Small Cell Multi Component Adsorption (SCMA)

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.

Rapid Cycling Rig

Rapid Cycling Rig

This rapid cycling thermal swing adsorption apparatus is used for studying the long term deactivation of solid adsorbents.

Total Sulfur Analysis

Total Sulfur Combustion Analyzer

The Total Sulfur Combustion Analyzer oxidizes sulfur compounds to sulfur dioxide and quantifies total sulfur via UV fluorescence.

Micromeritic Surface Analyzer

Micromeritic Surface Analyzer

Surface characterization analyzer that is capable of performing physisorption and chemisorption analyses with high accuracy and resolution.

High Pressure Rheometer

High Pressure Rheometer

Allows for the determination of sulfur viscosity as a function of shear rate and/or temperature under high pressures.

Small Volume Autoclaves

Small Volume Autoclaves

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

Zero-Length Chromatography (ZLC)

Zero-Length Chromatography (ZLC) is an analytical instrument for studying the equilibrium and kinetic behavior gas adsorption in porous materials.

Cation Chromatography

Cation Chromatography

Cation Chromatography separates and quantifies positive ions in aqueous samples, based on their affinity with the ion exchanger column.

Vibrating Tube Densimeter

Vibrating Tube Densimeter

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.

Breakthrough Apparatus

Breakthrough Apparatus

The Breakthrough Apparatus is used to test adsorbent materials quickly, by monitoring adsorbed and desorbed gases using a quadrupole MS.

Large Volume Autoclaves

Large Volume Autoclaves

300 mL to 1 L stirred autoclaves designed to study reactions under sour gas conditions at high pressure and high temperature.