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  • SEAL Analytical expands US manufacture

    The laboratory instrument manufacturer SEAL Analytical has transferred the production of its market leading automated discrete analyzers, the AQ1 and AQ2, to the company’s facility in Mequon, USA. The move follows the acquisition of a block digestion business from Aim Lab Automation Technologies Pty Ltd. SEAL’s President Stuart Smith said: “Digestion is an essential part of the ...

  • ASTM D7698 - 11a Standard Test Method for In-Place Estimation of Density and Water Content of Soil and Aggregate by Correlation with Complex Impedance Method

    The test method is a procedure for estimating in-place values of density and water content of soils and soil-aggregates based on electrical measurements. The test method may be used for quality control and acceptance testing of compacted soil and soil aggregate mixtures as used in ...


    By ASTM International

  • SEAL Analytical focuses on reliable high-throughput analysis

    The SEAL Analytical booth (3831, 3931) at Pittcon 2016 will provide visitors with an opportunity to see the latest technologies in sample digestion systems and colorimetric nutrient analysis instruments. SEAL will feature their range of new AQ automated discrete analysers and segmented flow analyzers - for high-speed, greater capacity, improved reproducibility and greater flexibility. SEAL will ...

  • Validation of Method for Mercury in Potable Water

    ALcontrolALcontrol Laboratories is one of the UK’s leading contract analysis companies, specialising in areas including the analysis of air, water, food, land and asbestos. The Water Group have been operational for more than 25 years and has developed and grown significantly in recent times. One area that ALcontrol specialise in is the testing of environmental waters to meet very low detection ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • Validation of Method for Mercury in Environmental Waters

    ALcontrolALcontrol Laboratories is one of the UK’s leading contract analysis companies, specialising in areas including the analysis of air, water, food, land and asbestos.  The Water Group have been operational for more than 25 years and has developed and grown significantly in recent times. One area that ALcontrol specialise in is the testing of environmental waters to meet very low ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • ASTM D3999 - 11 Standard Test Methods for the Determination of the Modulus and Damping Properties of Soils Using the Cyclic Triaxial Apparatus

    The cyclic triaxial modulus and damping test provides parameters that may be considered for use in dynamic, linear and non-linear analytical methods. These test methods are used for the performance evaluation of both natural and engineered structures under dynamic of cyclic loads such as caused by earthquakes, ocean ...


    By ASTM International

  • SEAL Analytical publishes program of international expositions

    Leading laboratory instrumentation manufacturer SEAL Analytical has announced its participation in a series of international events that will include North America, Europe and the Middle East. Company President Stuart Smith says: “The latest models of our highly automated segmented flow and discrete analyzers are proving extremely popular, so we made a decision to expose them to as many ...

  • What`s in your soil?

    The latest in modern soil mineralogical methods is now available from the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) in their new monograph Methods of Soil Analysis. Part 5. Mineralogical Methods (2008). The new edition reflects improvements in old techniques and presents new techniques and instrumentation with more quantitative analysis, giving students and scientists established methods for ...


  • TCLP analytical services available from IATL

    1311 Method for Lead in Bulk Material Available at IATL. IATL analyzes solid waste (TCLP for lead) in construction debris thru NJDEP’s Annual Certified Parameter List. Our new (2007) state-of-the-art facilities offer over 12,000 square feet of administrative and laboratory space dedicated to customer service and analytical quality. We routinely analyze 1,000-2,000 lead samples each week with the ...

  • BTEX contamination of soil and water

    BTEX is an acronym for benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene. They are all volatile organic compounds (VOCs) found in petroleum hydrocarbons. Contamination of soil and groundwater from BTEX has occurred at petroleum and natural gas production areas, gas stations and areas with underground and above-ground storage tanks of petroleum products. The compounds are also produced in large scale by ...


  • Northeast Analytical responds to EPA’s concerns about PCBs in schools with comprehensive analytical testing program

    Northeast Analytical, Inc. (NEA), an independent testing laboratory specializing in PCB analysis, has developed analytical services to support the testing of caulk, air, and soil for PCBs in schools and municipal buildings. On Tuesday January 19, 2010 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and New York City announced a pilot program to test five NYC schools for PCB in caulk in accordance with ...


  • SEAL Analytical unveils new automated analyzer at Pittcon 2015

    The SEAL Analytical booth (4116 & 4117) at Pittcon 2015 will provide visitors with an opportunity to see the latest technologies in both automated discrete analyzers and segmented flow analyzers. A major feature of the SEAL booth will be the new AQ400 automated discrete analyzer. The AQ400, manufactured by SEAL in the US, has been designed to provide even greater speed and capacity, with ...

  • Cooperative Research & Development Agreement Signed between the EPA and EMSL Analytical.

    EMSL will be focusing on the identification, testing and evaluation of various techniques for analyzing environmental samples for the presence of asbestos.  Cinnaminson, NJ, September 23rd, 2010 EMSL Analytical, Inc. has signed a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA and EMSL will work ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • World renowned chemist Nicolas Bloom joins Columbia Analytical

    Columbia Analytical Services, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of Nicolas Bloom, one of the world’s foremost chemists in metals speciation. Bloom will serve as a project manager for selected metals research and development activities at Columbia Analytical’s Kelso, Wash., laboratory.“The addition of Nicolas Bloom affirms our reputation as an innovative analytical laboratory in the field of ...


  • Fingerprinting method identifies petroleum contamination age and type

    Sitelab's fingerprinting procedure helps to identify the age or type of contamination on its clients' site at a fraction of the cost compared to conventional laboratory forensic testing. Field screening fingerprinting procedure Extract and prepare samples in solvent using Sitelab test kits; soil, sediment, water or oil (NAPL) samples can be analyzed. Test for GRO (BTEX): ...


    By Sitelab Corporation

  • Xylem to showcase its market solutions and analytics brands at Pittcon 2014

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues will showcase their portfolio of strong industry brands and comprehensive analytical solutions at Pittcon 2014. Pittcon is the world’s largest annual premier conference and exposition on laboratory science and attracts more than 18,000 attendees from ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Approved Methods List for Water Quality Testing Utilizing MANTECH Solutions

    MANTECH has produced and published this document appropriately titled, “Approved Methods for the Analysis of Water, Wastewater and Soils”.  Twenty-nine (29) different environmental parameters are included for water and soil analysis. Included in the table are pH, conductivity (EC), alkalinity, turbidity, color, chloride, fluoride and hardness. Additional information ...


    By MANTECH INC.

  • First accurate test for arsenic in soil developed

    If you have a cat or dog who likes to hide under the deck or children who play on equipment made with pressure-treated wood, you’ll be glad to hear that analytical chemist Julian Tyson and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently developed the first-ever accurate test for arsenic compounds in soil, promising a significantly improved environmental and health impact ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Enzyme-based nitrate determination receives USGS Standard Method designation

    RECOMBINANT PROTEIN TECHNOLOGY for GREEN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY:  USGS Standard Methods I-2457-11 and I-2458-11  Analytical chemistry for environmental monitoring often requires hazardous reagents.  NECi’s enzyme-based nitrate reagents replace cadmium reduction with reagent-grade, environmentally benign enzymes.  The resulting nitrite is determined by standard ...


    By NECi Superior Enzymes

  • Research and Markets: Analysis and Risk of Nanomaterials in Environmental and Food Samples, Vol 59. Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9fsmsn/analysis_and_risk) has announced the addition of Elsevier Science and Technology's new book "Analysis and Risk of Nanomaterials in Environmental and Food Samples, Vol 59. Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry" to their ...


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