High-throughput Screening Facility (HTSF)

School Affiliated departments and LAS

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Chemspeed SLTII

The Chemspeed SLTII Platform consists of a flexible, modular robotic platform possessing an X, Y and Z arm with rotating alpha-axis and automatic tool exchange within a unique hood with airlock.


  • Reaction preparation will be performed by precise, gravimetric, overhead dispensing of solids and four-channel volumetric liquid transfer. The liquid transfer tool can also be used for taking and preparing samples, with the option for direct injection to analytical devices such as HPLC/GC.
  • Heating and cooling circuit is supplied via fluid from external cryostat with temperature control of -40 °C to 145 °C.
  • Agitation is by orbital shaking up to 1400 rpm.
  • Reactive gas connections are included with capability of pressures up to 100 bar inside reactors. Inert gas and vacuum connections are also supplied.
  • Solid phase Extraction and ultrasonification tools are included.
photo of Chemspeed SLTII

High-throughput Screening Facility
University of Illinois
School of Chemical Sciences
361 Noyes Lab
MC-712 Box 3-1
505 S. Mathews
Urbana, IL  61801
Dr. Chen Zhang, Director
Tel: (217) 244-4198

czhang8 [at] illinois [dot] edu
Office Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday through Friday

scs_web [at] scs [dot] illinois [dot] edu