Sample Preparation and Characterisation Facility

Frequently asked questions

Consumables provided

  • Plastic and glassware, tubes (0.5 ml, 1.5 ml , 15 ml and 50 ml)
  • Gloves and pipette tips
  • Sample filters
  • Deep well block (FPLC)
  • Syringes

Consumables not provided

  • Dialysis cassettes
  • Concentrators
  • Dry ice is not available on site. If needed, please inform your local contact in advance.

Chemicals available on site?

  • The most common chemicals are available on site. However, we strongly recommended you to contact the SPC facility on beforehand if you intend to prepare solutions on-site and we will verify our inventory.

Equipment equipment available in the laboratories

  • Ice machine, vacuum pump, speed-Vac, pH meter, milliQ water system, vortex and stirring plate, balances, pipettes, lab coat & safety goggles

Space storage

  • We can provide some storage space upon request at +4°C, -20°C and -80°C (only during your allocated beam time). 

Computer and internet access

  • A public computer with internet access and a laser printer is available in the laboratory.

 Data storage

  • Visitors are strongly invited to store / backup their data on external hard drive.