University of the Witwatersrand

Wits is strategically located in Johannesburg, a world class city, with countless opportunities for students and staff to engage with and present solutions that will contribute to our country's knowledge-base and build our future.  With its more than 130 000 graduates in its 91-year history, Wits has made and will continue to make its mark nationally and internationally. Wits is positioned 24th by the Times Higher Education Rankings among the world top 100 universities from which Fortune 500 CEO's graduated.

Equipment at this Institution

1 3D-Bioplotter System Manufacturer Series (4th Generation)
2 Waters XEVO TQ-S IVD Ultra high pressure liquid chromotography triple quad mass spectrometry with a photodiode Liquid Chromatograph (LC)
3 MBF BioScience Quantitative Microscopy Imaging System
4 ADI Scientific (Pty) Ltd t/a Advanced Laboratory Services Nano-isothermal titration calorimeter with degassing station
5 Gleeble 3500
6 Bruker 500 MHz Dual Channel NMR Spectrometer with CP/MAS capability and Digital Avance 400 MHz Triple Channel NMR Spectrometer
7 Bruker XRD Diffractometer X-ray Diffractometer (XRD)
8 M-Spec Imaging Toolset Nikon D3s Hasselbalad H4D-40 Medium Format Camera
9 Illumina MiSeq System
10 Electron nano-beam lithography JEBL-7001F Electron Microscopes
11 ProteOn XPR36 Protein Interaction Array System
12 Edwards E306A Thermal Evaporator
13 VisualSonics Vevo 2100 Micro Imaging Platform enhanced with the Cellvizio Lab module
14 VG Elemental VG 354 Mass Spectrometer
15 Cryogen Vibrating Sample Magnetometer and AC Susceptibility Measurement Probes
16 Bruker X8 PROTEUM System and Crystal Farm Imaging System
17 Tinius Olsen Strength Tester
18 CIMEL CE 318 Sun Photometer
19 Diagnostic Products Tecan-Minilyser
20 Instron Tensile Tester
21 Labotec Thermo-forma Ultra Freezer
22 TINA Next Generation Network (NGN)
23 FEI Tecnai G2 Spirit (Twin) Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) Electron Microscopes
24 Horiba Scientific T64000 Triple Raman Spectrograph Raman Spectrometer
25 Amsler Universal Testing Machine
26 Varian Cary 3E UV/Vis Spectrometer UV-VIS-NIR spectrophotometer unit
27 Rigaku X-ray Diffraction X-ray Diffractometer (XRD)
28 Wits Ruby Laser
29 MTS Servo-controlled Rock Testing Machine
30 Wits SF6 765 KV transformer
31 Wits SF6 Gas Plant
32 Wits Spectrometer HF
33 John Thompson Steam Generator
34 Parsons Steam Turbine
35 Photophysics Stopped Flow
36 Macklow Smith Strength Tester
37 Gatan 691 Precision Ion Polishing System (PIPS)
38 Fischione 1020 Plasma Cleaner
39 Bruker D8 Powder XRD X-ray Diffractometer (XRD)
40 Philips PW 1400 X-ray Fluorescence
41 Philips PW 1830 X-ray Diffraction X-ray Diffractometer (XRD)
42 Philips PW 2404 X-ray Fluorescence
43 Coherent Innova 308 Raman Spectrograph Raman Spectrometer
44 Leco RC-412 Multiphase Carbon Determinator
45 Leica Reichert Polycut-S
46 Stanelco SCR Generator
47 Bruker D8 Advance/Discover XRD diffractometer X-ray Diffractometer (XRD)
48 Hysitron Incorporated NanoTensileTM 5000 Nano Tensile 5000
49 Malvern Instruments Nano Zeta Sizer
50 Nikon Optiphot Microscope
51 Olympus AX70 Microscope
52 Leica Reichert Om-U3 Ultramicrotome
53 Sigma Oxycon
54 Wits Passive Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer
55 Wits Petrography Microscope
56 Reichert Polyvar Polyvar Met Photomicroscope
57 Oxford Instruments MARAN-iP In Vitro Bench-Top MRI Imager
58 Malvern Instruments Zetasizer NanoZS with MPT 2 Titrator
59 Thermo Finnigan ThermoFinnigan Double Focusing Magnetic Sector Spectrometer (DFS) and Thermo Finnigan LXQ Mass Spectrometer (MS) Mass Spectrometer (MS)
60 Zeiss Axioskop 2 MDT Microscope Laser Scanning Microscope (LSM)
61 Micromeritics Mercury Porosimeter
62 Bruker Micro Raman Spectrometer Raman Spectrometer
63 MicroCal VP-ITC Micro-calorimeter
64 Mettler Toledo Microbalance
65 MTS Fatigue Tester
66 Anton Paar Multiwave ECO
67 Spectra Physics 165 Ion Laser
68 LaCoste Romberg Model G Gravimeter
69 Carl Zeiss 410 Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope (LSM) Laser Scanning Microscope (LSM)
70 Lenton Tube Furnaces
71 Roche LightCycler 2.0 Real-Time PCR
72 Packard Tri-Carb Liquid Scintillator Counter
73 Janis and Agilent CCR10-2MW67-450K-VMF and PNA 8361C
74 Perkin Elmer LS-50 Luminescence Spectrometer Luminescence Spectrometer
75 Perkin Elmer LS 55 Luminescence Spectrophotometer Luminescence Spectrometer
76 Luminex 200
77 Vertec DXA Hologic Dexa Discovery - QDR
78 HT TGA (Thermogravimetric Analyser)
79 Spectro ICP OES CCD Optical Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometer
80 Illumina and Tecan BeadXpress Genotyper and Liquid Handler
81 Siemens Immulite 1000
82 Pillar Induction Furnace
83 Methrom Ion Chromatograph Ion Chromatograph
84 Caliper IVIS Kinetic In Vivo Optical Imaging System
85 Jasco Spectropolarimeter
86 Jeol JSM-840 SEM Electron Microscopes
87 FEI Nova 600 NanoLab Focused Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscope (FIB-SEM) Electron Microscopes
88 Labotec Forma Chest Freezer
89 Wits FreeZone 12 Liter Freeze-Dryer Freeze dryer
90 Fuji FLA 7000 Phosphor Imager with G: Box Chemi-Luminescence and Fluorescence Detectors
91 FEI Tecnai G2 Spirit Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) Electron Microscopes
92 Turbine Technologies Gas Turbine Test Unit
93 Huber Goniometer 302
94 Haake Modular Advanced Rheometer System
95 Leica SM2500E Heavy-Duty Microtome
96 Hologic QDR1000 Bone Densitometer
97 Maccor 4300 Electrochemical Test System
98 Schenk Engine Dynamometer
99 Wits Environmental Test Chamber
100 Bruker ESP 300 ESR Spectrometer Electron Spin Resonance spectrometer (ESR)
101 EXACT Precision Tool
102 FEI Nova 600 Nanolab Electron Microscopes
103 FEI Quanta 400 SEM Electron Microscopes
104 Beckman Coulter XL Flow Cytometer
105 Umang Pharmatech Fluid Bed Dryer
106 Hitachi Fluorescence Spectrophotometer Spectrophotometer
107 Wits CN301 Condensation Nuclei Counter
108 Corliss Steam Engine
109 Randox Daytona Analyser
110 Hologic Dexa QDR 4500
111 Veeco Dimension 3100 Scanning Probe Microscope Scanning Probe Microscopes
112 Mettler Toledo Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC)
113 Erweka DT 706 Dissolution Apparatus
114 Dupont HPLC Liquid Chromatograph (LC)
115 Wits Dynamometer
116 Metrohm Autolab PG Stat 12 Electrochem System
117 Micromeritics ASAP 2010 BET/Porosimeter
118 Wallac Beta Liquid Scintillation Counter
119 Brillouin TFP-1 Scattering Interferometer
120 Bruker APEX CCD Diffractometer
121 Wits Capilary Electrophoresis
122 Carver Press
123 Varian Cary 500 Scan UV-Vis Spectrometer UV-VIS-NIR spectrophotometer unit
124 Micromeritics Chemisorption
125 Leco TruSpec Micro CHNS Analyser
126 Philips CM200 Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) Electron Microscopes
127 Veeco Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
128 Veeco Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
129 Packard 5650 Automatic Gamma Counter
130 Packard Cobra Automatic Gamma Counter
131 Beckman J2-21 Centrifuge
132 Beckman L7-65 Ultracentrifuge
133 Beckman L8-55 Ultracentrifuge
134 Beckman L8-70 Ultracentrifuge
135 Bioflo Bioflo 110 Benchtop Fermentor
136 Karnavati Minipress II Benchtop Rotary Tablet Press
137 Veeco diCP-II Scanning Probe Microscope Scanning Probe Microscopes
138 Hamilton Microlab Automatic Pipettor
139 Philips PW1720 X-ray Diffractometer (XRD) X-ray Diffractometer (XRD)
140 Beckman LS 6000 Liquid Scintillation Counter
141 Leica Reichert Ultracut E Ultramicrotome
142 Tektronix 1 GHz Scope Oscilloscope
143 Bruker D8 Venture Diffractometer System with CMOS Photon 100 Detector and Silver and Molybdenum Sources X-ray Diffractometer (XRD)
144 Spectra Physics BeamLok 2060 Argon Ion Laser
145 Spectra Physics Spectra-Physics 171 Argon Ion Laser
146 Set Point Atomic Absorption Spectrometer Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AAS)