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Low Field NMR relaxation spectrometer, precision wide-range temperature & pressure facility.

LocationLab-Tools Ltd., Canterbury, United Kingdom
Spectrometer typeRelaxation Spectometer, Cryoporometer
VendorLab-Tools Ltd.
State/PhaseSolid state

3mm Proton : -40C to 120C precision temperature control. 

5mm  Proton : -20C to 120C precision temperature control. 

Proton, Wide Temperature range : 77K to 600K (by agreement).

Proton, Pressure : Vacuum to 100 Bar (by agreement).

Fields of expertise

NMR Relaxation as a function of temperature and/or pressure.

Dynamics as a function of temperature and/or pressure.

Activation energies.

NMR Cryporometric pore sizes.

Precision wide temperature range relaxation NMR.

Applications : Measurement of pore size distributions and pore volume, even in wet samples

  • Porous Rock : Sandstone, Carbonate, Shale : also characterisation of quantity and dynamics of tars and other organic materials. 
  • Porous Carbons, Biochar : Porous Rock : also characterisation of quantity and dynamics of residual tars and other organics.
  • Wet and fired Clays.
  • Cement and Concrete.
  • Paper, Rubber, Artificial skin.
  • Porous Medical implants.


Beau Webber
07544 915 464

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WeNMR is an e-Infrastructure project funded under the 7th framework of the EU. Contract no. 261572