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The Catawba College chemistry facilities are housed on the second floor of the Shuford Science Building. The chemistry floor includes classrooms, offices, and laboratories of various types. In addition to the usual laboratories the chemistry floor houses the Science Computer Laboratory, which is available to all students majoring in science.

The laboratories provide areas for General Chemistry, introductory chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and a wide range of instrumentation. You will find below a list of the major instruments to be found in the chemistry department at Catawba College.

Chemical Instrumentation at Catawba College

  • Anasazi 60 MHz FT-NMR with Proton, Carbon-13 and Multielement Capability
  • Agilent Technologies 1220 Infinity LC
  • Agilent Technologies GC/MS (6890 GC with 5973N MSD)
  • Unicam 929 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer
  • Perkin-Elmer Optima 2000 ICP
  • Thermo-Nicolet Avatar 360 Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotomieter with Diamond ATR Accessory
  • Two Perkin-Elmer Lambda 35 Ultraviolet-Visible Spectrophotometer
  • Perkin-Elmer LS55 Fluorescence Spectrophotometer
  • Hitachi D7000 High Performance Liquid Chromatograph with a UV/Vis Detector
  • Hewlett-Packard 1050 High Performance Liquid Chromatograph with a UV/Vis Detector
  • Brinkman Titrino 751 Auto-Titrator
  • Automated Data Collection Through CBL and LabPro Systems
  • Eight Milton Roy Spectronic 20D Spectrometers