ICS offers a comprehensive package of analytical and technical services to outside companies. As a partnership of professional chemists (most of whom are Chartered Chemists) we have expertise and experience across all areas of chemistry. We possess a full range of major analytical and research equipment available to help solve industry's problems. All work is undertaken with speed, accuracy and a full guarantee of confidentiality, at very competitive prices. The following selection illustrates the breadth of services commercially available.

NMR Spectroscopy

We have three instruments: one AVIII-300, one AVIII-400 and an AVI-400. 

Contact:   D.Ellis@hw.ac.uk Phone: +44 (0)131 451 8038

X-ray Crystallography and Computing

We have a Bruker Nonius X8-Apex2 CCD diffractometer with an Oxford Cryosystems Cryostream routinely running at 100K, whereby chemists can have the structure of their compound from single crystal data determined within a day. 

Contact: G.M.Rosair@hw.ac.uk Phone: +44 (0)131 451 8036

Elemental Analysis

Microanalysis for C, H and N is available on an Exeter Analytical CE440 analyser. Solids, liquids and air-sensitive materials can all be handled. Minimum sample mass typically 5mg. 

Contact: B.Hutton@hw.ac.uk Phone: +44 (0)131 451 4233

FTIR and Melting Point determination

Contact: B.Hutton@hw.ac.uk Phone: +44 (0)131 451 4233

Other Analytical Methods

 FTIR, UV/VIS, GC/HPLC, AA, DSC, TGA, VPO, GPC and traditional wet-chemistry are all available - contact us for further details. 

Contact: G.M.Rosair@hw.ac.uk  Phone: +44 (0)131 451 8036

Scientific Glassblowing

Scientific glassware custom-made and repaired to your specification.

Contact: P.Allann@hw.ac.uk Phone: +44 (0)131 451 8022