Bio-Industry Resource Centre and Biofuel Quality Testing Laboratory

Olds College, Olds, Alberta
What the facility does

Pilot and demo space for renewable fuel systems, some ASTM fuel testing for biofuels

Area(s) of Expertise

The Industry Resource Centre (pilot space) and the analytical lab are located in the same building to facilitate development of pilot scale technologies. 

Research Services
  • ASTM testing for biodiesel
  • Scale up and pilot manufacturing
Sectors of Application
  • Agriculture, animal science and food
  • Chemical industries
  • Clean technology
  • Energy (renewable and fossil)
  • Manufacturing and processing

Name of specialized lab

Name of equipment

BioIndustry Resource Centre

Varian GC/FID (with HS capability)

 

Sindie Bio-Sulphur Analyzer

 

Metrohm Rancimat

 

Karl-Fisher Titrator

 

Muffle Furnace

 

75,L Fermenter Systems

OCCI Chemistry Lab

Agilent GC/MS

 

Agilent LC/MS

 

Various (UV/vis spectrophotometer, automatic titrator

Plant physiology lab

Controlled environment chambers

 

Microbiology lab

 

  • Durham Energy Recovery Inc.
  • Ceres Solutions