Mass Spectrometry Center


Western Illinois Mass Spec Center provides free instrumental access to the faculty and students in the western Illinois region, with priority given to the participants of the NSF (National Science Foundation) MRI (Major Research Instrument) award (CHE 1827209), then participating institutions, and finally regional community colleges, after users have passed a comprehensive training. However, users are responsible for their own consumables.

Western Illinois Mass Spec Center provides services to  private businesses, companies and industries in the western Illinois region based on the following fee schedule.

Fee Schedule

Instrument time - $40/hour
Instrument plus operator time - $140/hour
Consultation - $100/hour