We are the leader in providing the cutting-edge technology to key industries.


We carry instruments including light sources and spectrometers.


SRC provides the latest applications as they come into focus.


We provide force microscopes for imaging the surface of a range of materials.


We provide the latest innovative rheology and viscometry products.

About Spectra Research Corporation

Welcome to Spectra Research Corporation (SRC), the foremost Canadian supplier of scientific instruments to governments, universities and commercial facilities. Save time searching for the scientific equipment you need from leading international brands—it’s all here, under one roof.

If your facility needs scientific instruments or advanced industrial analysis and support services, you will find only the highest quality products and innovative solutions right here on our one-stop website. This includes scientific equipment for materials testing, precision measurement and quality assurance and advanced optical and scientific instruments for all your demanding research applications.



We carry instruments including light sources (lasers) and spectrometers for producing and measuring light over a wide wavelength range.

3D Printing

As the bioprinting field continues to grow and mature, SRC provides the newest applications as they come into focus.

Atomic Force Microscopy

We provide force microscopes for imaging the surface of a range of materials from metals to semiconductors to biological tissue.

Rheology and Viscometry

We provide innovative rheology and viscometry products including rotational rheometers and microfluidic-based viscometers.

Featured Products

  • The INKREDIBLE Bioprinter has been optimized to print Skin and Cartilage tissue, however, the sky is the limit on what tissues you can print. The world is waiting to see what you will print next.

    • Dual Printheads
    • Clean Chamber Technology
    • UV-crosslinking system


  • BIO X is the new go-to 3d bioprinter for life science companies, researchers and innovators who work with bioprinting. Built to meet the needs of today’s bio-scientists, BIO X’s responsive Neocortex M1 internal computer coupled with HeartOS, the most powerful bioprinting operating system out there, allows the user to orchestrate the intricate process of building human tissues. BIO X is the most user friendly bioprinter on the market and a complete standalone product.

    • Heated print heads
    • Cooled print heads
    • Heated print bed
    • Cooled print bed
    • Clean Chamber Technology
    • Piston driven syringe head
    • Pneumatic print heads
    • Multi well plate printing
    • Touch screen control


    • Cypher VRS sets a new speed benchmark with superb imaging resolution
    • Cypher VRS lets you concentrate on your research instead of your AFM
    • Unprecedented speed, resolution, versatility, and ease of use
    • The First and Only Full-Featured Video-Rate AFM
    • Cypher VRS is not a “one-trick pony,” it’s a workhorse for the whole lab


    • Substrates up to 6“ x 6“
    • Structures down to 0.6 μm
    • Address grid down to 20 nm
    • Basic gray scale exposure mode
    • Real time auto focus system
    • Standard or UV diode laser source
    • Vector and raster exposure mode
    • Exchangeable write modes
    • Camera system for alignment



  • The system uses known probe particles and purpose-designed electrode to calculate surface zeta potential



    • Stepping motor controlled, multiangle measurements
    • Particle size and size distributions
    • Mw, Rg, A2 for dilute polymer solutions
    • Cross-correlation detector option
    • Avalanche photodiode detector option
    • CONTIN, Zimm, Guinier, Fractal, and more


    • Rapid and accurate protein & nanoparticle size distributions
    • Multimodal & unimodal size distribution software
    • ISO 13321 and ISO 22412 compliant results
    • Range: > 0.3 nm to 10 µm
    • Three measurement angles: 15°, 90°, and 173°
    • Ideal for fast, routine sizing applications in research or quality control
    • High power 35 mW diode laser
    • Dynamic light scattering at 173° and 90°
    • Temperature control, -5 °C to 110 °C
    • Compact bench top unit, USB connection
    • Molecular weight determination (relative and absolute through Debye plot)


Recent News

Webinar with Nanosurf on cell manipulation with FluidFM®

Wiley and Nanosurf are holding a webinar about the current research possibilities using FluidFM technology in the areas of single cell injection, extraction, and deposition, with sub-picoliter accuracy. Single Cell Injection, Deposition and Aspiration Force controlled manipulation with FluidFM® Thursday, 27 June 2019 | 2 p.m. (CEST) Who should attend the Webinar: Cell biologists, biophysicists, […]

New Generation Theta Optical Tensiometer from Biolin Scientific

Optical tensiometer; Smart interfacial measurement solutions for wettability and adhesion The new generation Theta Optical Tensiometer (Attension® Theta Flex) from Biolin Scientific  is a contact angle meter that enables all measurements in one instrument for both research and quality control. It measures static and dynamic contact angle, 3D surface roughness, surface free energy, surface and interfacial tension, and interfacial rheology. One instrument for all your measurement […]

Recent Posts


    CELLINK designs and develops bioprinting technology that enables researchers to 3D print organs and tissues for applications across industries, from pharmaceuticals to cosmetics. We are committed to continuous innovation and bring you the most advanced equipment in the 3D bioprinting world. Construct microscopic features with speed, fidelity and precision. Lumen X offers high […]

SwissLitho AG NanoFrazor

 Rocks the Competition DLS laser extension goes beta Nanofabrication of high-quality devices on two-dimensional materials presents daunting challenges. Spectra Research Corporation is pleased to highlight, however, advances made by SRC supplier SwissLitho that have mitigated the challenges. As recently demonstrated by SwissLitho customers, and as reported in respected publications, 2D nanodevices made with NanoFrazor lithography […]

Contact Us

Contact Spectra Research


3585 Laird Rd., Unit 15 & 16,
L5L 5Z8 Mississauga

Phone :  905-890-0555

Toll Free : 1-866-753-4433
Fax :  905-890-1959

About Spectra Research

Spectra Research Corporation (SRC) offers a range of innovative high-quality scientific products and laboratory services to industrial and scientific markets throughout Canada.

Established in 1993, SRC is a subsidiary of Allan Crawford Associates (ACA), one of Canada’s largest distributors of electronic components, test equipment and integrated networking solutions.

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