Miami University

Instrumentation Laboratory Recommended Lab Equipment List

The purpose of this page is to provide researchers with a list of equipment that we have found to be both "well designed" and "maintenance-friendly". We also provide a list of common research equipment manufacturers that we've found to be the most cooperative in terms of helping the IL to maintain the vendor's equipment.


Description

Vendor

Model

Remarks

Environmental Chamber/Incubator

Percival Scientific

I-35 Series

Easy to maintain.

Hot Plate/Stirrer

Fisher Scientific

11-500-7SH

Easy to maintain.

Shaker Tables, Large

Lab-Line

 

Most or all have lifetime warranty
on their drives.

Shaker Tables/Platforms, Benchtop

Lab-Line

 

Easy to maintain.

Water Bath

VWR

1146

Easy to maintain.

Water Chiller

Haskris

 

Very reliable, easy to maintain.

Some models may no longer be available. If you find that one of our recommendations is no longer available, please let us know.

If you have questions about any of these instruments, contact the IL. We will attempt to answer your questions, or we can put you in touch with the faculty member(s) on campus who have this model/type of equipment.


    Companies That Have Always Been Cooperative With the Instrumentation Laboratory

  • Barnstead / Thermolyne
  • Fisher Scientific
  • Lab-Line
  • Haskris


Making An Instrument Purchase?

The IL is always available for consultations regarding equipment/instrument purchases (large or small). We encourage you to contact us to ensure that the maintenance needs of your equipment are considered when making instrument purchases.