ST. FRANCIS DE SALES COLLEGE NAGPUR, INDIA
Estd. 1956

NAAC Accredited "A" Grade

ST. FRANCIS DE SALES COLLEGE NAGPUR, India

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Department of Chemistry

Facilities

Name of lab Students’ capacity Area (Sq. ft)
Classical lab (304)   36 1200
Classical lab (307)      42 1200
Classical lab (308) 36 1200
Classical lab (309) 32 600
Instrumentation lab (302) 24 900
Two Balance Room (305)      Total Balances: 50 360 & 600
Store Room for Lab-wares (306) 1200

  • All the laboratories are well equipped, ventilated & spacious with every student given a working space of approx 9 sq.ft.
  • The labs have L.P.G. gas line, exhaust fans, fuming cupboards etc.
  • The instrumentation laboratory has number of instruments like Computer, OHP, Spectrophotometer, digital colorimeters, digital Potentiometers, digital conductometers, digital pH meters, digital polarimeters, Ovens, Distillation plant, Single Pan, double pan, analytical balances, digital balances, Vacuum pumps, Centrifuge machines, melting point apparatus etc.

Instruments Available:

Sr. No.

Name of Instrument

Specifications

Nos.

1

Photoelectric colorimeter

Systronics with 5 filters(Analogue)

1

2

Photoelectric colorimeter

Systronics  with 8 filters ,auto conc. Model 311E-E-I

1

3

Digital Photoelectric colorimeter

Equiptronics , Model EQ-651

2

4

Digital Photoelectric colorimeter

Equiptronics , Model EQ-652

1

5

Potentiometer

Titration type

1

6

Potentiometer

Direct reading AJCO make -4010

2

7

Potentiometer

Digital, Equiptronics

2

8

Potentiometer

Electronic digital, Model – EQ- 602

2

9

Potentiometer

Electronic digital, Model – EQ- 602,603(Dual)

3

10

Conductivity bridge

Toshniwal model CL 01-02A, with conductivity cell

2

11

Conductometer

Digital,Model EQ-660 with cell

2

12

Digital Conductivity meter

Model EQ-660

Model EQ-880A

3

2

13

Digital Conductivity meter cum potentiometer

Indigenously prepared

5

14

pH meter

Digital, ELICO, model LI-120 , with glass electrode

Digital-Equiptronics, microprocessor based

01

 

01

15

De-ioniser

Model ,DI ,

50 liter / hour capacity

1

16

De-mineraliser

2 bed INDIAN  10 U

1

17

Vacuum pump

0.25 HP

2

18

Vacuum pump

1 HP Jindal

1

19

Oil Free Vacuum Pumps

Model No 7053

2

20

Electric Oven

Tropical, 50x45x45 cm Model TL 103A45x45x45 cm

1

1

22

Heating mantels

1 liter, 300 watts

3

23

Melting point apparatus

 

3

24

Balances

Two pan analytical different makes

50

25

Balance

Single pan Analytical

4

26

Balance

Digital, capacity 300g, LC- 0.01 mg, with battery back up Model- AJ-31

Digital, capacity 200g, LC- 1 mg, . AIWA

1

2

27

Distill water still

Automatic, MIC-225

1

28

Centrifuge machines

REMI , C- 854/4

2

29

Centrifuge machines

REMI

2

30

Digital Spectrophotmeter

UV- VIS (190-950 nm),Euiptronics- EQ -825

1

31

Muffle furnace

UV- VIS (190-950 nm),Euiptronics- EQ -825

1

32

Reference electrodes

Calomel , Equiptronics

10

33

Platinum electrodes

Platinum Equiptronics

10

34

Silver electrodes

Equiptronics

6

35

OHP Twin lamp

Ge Visual

1

39

Digital Polarimeter

Equiptronics

1

40

Ultrasonic Interferometer

Mittal Model No. F-81

1

41

UV Visible spectrophotometer

Mittal Model No. F-81

1

42

Photochemical Reactor

Mittal Model No. F-81

1

Departmental library:

There are about more than 200 books and Journals in the departmental library.The department also subscribes following journals:

  • Indian Journal of Chemistry Sec-A
  • Indian Journal of Chemistry Sec-B
  • Asian Journal of Chemistry
  • Journal of Chemical sciences
  • Chemical Weekly
  • Chemical News
  • Current science
  • University News
  • CSIR News
  • Resonance

The departmental library issues books to the P.G. students for examination period against deposit.

Following are the rules and regulations:

  1. The book/s is issued for 7 days.
  2. The PG Chemistry students shall get one book at a time.
  3. The Chemistry teachers may issue two books at a time.
  4. Extension of the date of return/consecutive reissue of the book after 7 days is not allowed.
  5. There will be a fine of Rs. 10/- charged per day in the case of if the book is not returned on the due date.
  6. The cost of the book shall be levied or the same new book to be purchased and returned by the borrower to the library in case the book is lost/misplaced/damaged by the borrower.

For further information contact –

Rojo John Departmental Librarian