Lab and Pilot Plant Equipment and Fee Schedule

Download the equipment list and fee schedule (PDF)

The Fermentation Facility fee schedule can be found at www.ccur.iastate.edu/fermentationfacility/feeschedule.html.

Prices are external rates only.

Iowa State University faculty and staff: please contact Zhiyou Wen, CCUR Interim Director, for on-campus rates.

Charges are based on a daily rate unless otherwise noted. Published fees are for cost estimation purposes only. Fees are subject to change based on specific circumstances. Charges do not include labor. Operating and safety training is required for equipment operation by clients.



Aspirators

Aspirator, cascade, Kice Metals: $100
Aspirator, small, Carter-Day: $100

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Baking

Baking dough roller/sheeter, National: $100
Baking flour mixograph, Brabender: $200
Baking oven, rotating, National: $150
Baking proof box, National: $100
Bread slicer, countertop, Oliver: $100

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Centrifuges

Centrifuge, 12-inch basket, Ametek: $200
Centrifuge, cream separator, stacked disc: $100
Centrifuge, disc continuous (BPTX 205), clarifier, Alfa-Laval: $800
Centrifuge, high-speed, CEPA: $510
Centrifuge, Model RC-5B+: $100
Centrifuge, Model RC-3B+, Sorvall: $100
Centrifuge, oil refining, stacked disc: $200
Centrifuge, three-phase, continuous horizontal decanter, Centrisys: $800

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Conveyors

Conveyor, conditioner, auger, steam: $100
Conveyor, mobile screw grain conveyor, Flexifeeder: $100

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Dairy Processing

Homogenizer, Avestin Emulsiflex 20B: $$500
Ice cream machine, Taylor: $150
Ice cream machine, Emery-Thompson: $200
Pasteurizer, with 100-gal tank, MicroThermics: $400

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Dryers

Dryer, drum, mini, custom: $150
Dryer, Fluid-bed, Lab-Line: $500
Dryer, lab, Fisher Scientific: $100
Dryer, spray dryer, mini, solvent, Buchi: $400
Dryer, spray, spinning-disk atomizer, APV Crepaco Inc.: $600
Dryer, tray, medium, VWR: $150

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Extractors

Extractor, immersion, Crown Iron Works: $600
Extractor, percolation, chain, Crown Iron Works: $600
Extractor simulator, French Oil Mill Machinery: $800

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Extruders

Extruder, autogenous, with cutter, Insta-Pro: $$300
Extruder/expander, cooker, with oil cage, Anderson International: $400
Extruder, single- or twin-screw, Brabender: $400
Extruder, twin-screw, large, Leistritz: $500
Extruder, twin-screw, small, Leistritz: $400

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Feeders

Feeder, blue on yellow cart: $100
Feeder, screw, small, Schenck AccuRate: $150
Feeder, variable speed, Nelson: $100
Feeder, variable speed, Schenck AccuRate: $150
Feeder, variable speed, Vibra Screw Corp.: $100

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Filters

Filter, drum, rotary, vacuum, Filtration Engineers: $300
Filter, vertical plate, Industrial Filter: $200

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Freeze Dryers

Dryer, freeze, 3-tray, Virtis Unitrap II

Set-up: $100 | Daily: $25

Dryer, freeze, 8-tray, Virtis Ultra 35-SL

Set-up: $160 | Daily: $55

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Fruit and Vegetable Processing

Blancher, vegetable, Dixie Canner Equipment: $100
Can seamer: $100
Potato peeler, mechanical, Hobart: $100
Pulper, vegetable, F.H. Langson Kamp: $100
Retort, 50-gal, Dixie: $300

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Hydroclones

Hydroclone, germ, Dorr-Oliver: $100
Hydroclone, starch-gluten, Dorr-Oliver: $100

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Injection Molding Machines

Injection molding machine, 20-ton, Boy Machines, Inc.: $200
Injection molding machine, 101-ton, Battenfeld HM 90/350: $500

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Jet Cookers

Jet cooker, Pick: $400
Jet cooker, with pump and hydro-heater, Hydro-Thermal: $400

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Kettles

Kettle, 10-gal oil, refining and bleaching: $100
Kettle, large, twin-agitator, jacketed, Lee: $300
Kettle, variable-speed, twin-agitator, heated (steam), Groen: $100

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Membrane Filtration Units

Membrane-filtration unit, MPMC: $600
Membrane-filtration unit, North Carolina SRT: $600

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Mills

Mill, burr, Mahlkonig: $100
Mill, colloid, Chemicolloid Labs: $200
Mill, disc, 12-inch disc, Andritz Sprout-Bauer: $100
Mill, disc, with stone plate, Glen Mills: $100
Mill, dry-corn milling system, Witt Corrugation: $150
Mill, hammer, Horvick Manufacturing: $150
Mill, hammer, Viking Model C: $150
Mill, impact, Entoleter: $200
Mill, impact (comminuting), Fitzpatrick: $300
Mill, lab, Thomas-Wiley: $100
Mill, microcut grinder, Stephan Machinery Corp.: $200
Mill, pellet, California Pellet Mill: $200
Mill, pellet, plastic, Brabender: $100
Mill, turbo/pin, with dust and powder collectors, Bauermeister: $500
Mill, ultra-centrifugal, Retsch: $100
Roller mill, cracking, Blount Ferrell-Ross Lapage: $200
Roller mill, flaking, Roskamp: $300
Roller mill, Lapage cut, Blount Ferrell-Ross Lapage: $200

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Mixers

Mixer, blender, Henschel: $100
Mixer, dough, National: $100
Mixer, planetary food, Doyon: $100
Mixer, portable, SPX Lightnin’ Mixer: $100
Mixer, ribbon, Marion Mixer: $100
Mixer, stand, Kitchen-Aid: $150
Mixer, tempering drum, rotating, Gilson: $100
Mixer, variable speed gear, Mixco: $100
Mixer, with lifting cart, SPX Lightnin’ Mixer: $100

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Pelletizers

Pelletizer, plastic, large, Rieter: $150
Pelletizer, plastic, small, Scheer Bay: $100

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Presses

Press, compression molding, 20-ton, hydraulic, Wabash: $100
Press, compression molding, 150-ton, hydraulic, Wabash: $250
Press, hydaulic, cider, Day Equipment: $100

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Pumps

Pump, 1-5 gpm Moyno, Robbins/Myers: $150
Pump, 6-16 gpm, rotary lobe, Waukesha: $150
Pump, centrifugal, Mobile: $100
Pump, flexible impeller, Jabsco: $100
Pump, lobe, explosion-proof, Waukesha: $150
Pump, peristaltic, small, lab: $100
Pump, peristaltic, medium, wine: $100

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Reactors

Reactor, 3-gal, hastelloy, high-pressure reactor, Fluitron: $500
Reactor, glass, 20-gal, Chemglass: $200

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Scales

Scale, 25-lb, bench, Avery Weigh-Tronix: $100
Scale, 100 lb-max, bench, Avery Weigh-Tronix: $100
Scale, 100-lb, Avery Weigh-Tronix: $100
Scale, mobile, platform deck, 1,000-lb, Avery Weigh-Tronix: $100

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Screens

Screen, oscillating with sweep washing system, Kason Vibroscreen: $200
Screen, sifter, small, Sweco: $150
Screen, sifter, large, Sweco: $150

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Screw Presses

Screw press, Hander Oil Machinery: $200
Screw press, Komet: $150

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Soymilk Processing

Soymilk, extractor, small: $200
Soymilk plant with tofu press, automatic, Takai: $700

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Tanks

Mixing Tank, 500-gal, with agitator, Mueller: $500
Tank, 70-L, jacketed, with Lightnin’ mixer, Feldmeier: $100
Tank, 50-gal, mobile, with agitator, St. Regis: $100
Tank, 50-gal, mobile, jacketed, with agitator, Cherry Burrell: $100
Tank, 50-ga,l mobile, with agitator: $100
Tank, 70-gal, jacketed, Process Storage: $100
Tank, 70-gal, mobile, jacketed, with agitator: $100
Tank, 70-gal, stainless steel: $100
Tank, 80-gal, stainless, with air and electric mixer, Walker: $200
Tank, 200-gal, stainless, with variable speed mixer, Walker: $300

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Other Equipment

Boiler, culinary steam, Lattner: $300
Chiller: $150
Chromatography unit, Variant: $800
Cooker/conditioner, 3-stack, French Oil Mill Machine: $150
Corn dry degerminator: $100
Crystalize, scraped-surface heat exchanger/margariner, Armfield: $500
Desolventizer toaster, Crown Iron Works: Call for Quote
Drum cooler and spray coater, Insta-Pro: $100
Evaporator, single-effect, C.E. Rogers: $200
Filter press, plate and frame, Star Systems: $150
Freezer, reach-in freezer, True-Food: $100
Gravity table, Kamas Westrup: $200
High-pressure reactor, oil hydrogenation: $600
Incubators, Fisher Scientific: $100
Moisture balance, Denver Instruments: $100
Packaging machine, vacuum, modified atmospher, Koch: $150
Sieve shaker, Tyler Ro-Tap: $100
Table, large sedimentation, starch-protein separation table: $100
Testing machine, universal, Shimadzu, includes extensiometer: $180
Vat, cheese, with temperature control: $300
Walk-in cooler, 45ºC (per ft2 of shelf space/mo): $4
Walk-in Freezer, -15ºC (per ft2 of shelf space/mo): $6
Water heaters, lab use: $100

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