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Analytical services

Analytical techniques

ALS Inspection is one of the global leading testing companies specialising in commodity inspection and analysis. Our analysis results are used for evaluation and final commercial settlement purposes. Our UK laboratory, a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No.4028 specialises in highly accurate quantification of chemical elements utilising classical and modern instrumental techniques. Our quality systems and technical expertise ensure both accuracy and precision of results. From the initial inspection to final report generation, clients have assurance that the samples are being processed by a professional and dedicated team.

Range of services include:

  • Commercial analysis
  • Arbitration analysis
  • Full Analysis 
  • Semi-Quantitative Analysis 
  • LME Registration
  • Physical Testing
  • Technical Consultancy
Laboratório – análise

Analytical services

Our laboratories offer a wide range of analytical services accredited to ISO17025:2017. ALS Inspection UK Limited analytical services facility is the hub laboratory of ALS Inspection Services business stream and is one of the leading laboratories of its type. The laboratory’s core expertise has decades of experience in the analysis of base and precious metals, ores, and concentrates. Using innovative analytical instrumentation alongside classical techniques, we provide sample analysis with excellent accuracy and precision in time-frames to exceed client expectations.

Commodities analysed include:

  • Base Metal Ores and Concentrates
  • Precious Metal materials including full Platinum Group Metals
  • Recycled Metal Scraps and Residues
  • Catalyst Materials
  • Electronic Scrap
  • Minor Metals
  • High purity Metal alloys
  • Ferro alloys

Analytical Techniques and Technology include:

  • Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS)
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometers (ICP_OES)
  • Wavelength Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometers (WD-XRF)
  • Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometers (ED-XRF)
  • Automated Titration systems
  • Modern Upgraded Fire Assay
  • Thermo-gravimetric Analysis (TGA)
  • Combustion Ion Chromatography (CIC)



UK laboratory – UKAS accreditation certificate

27 APR 2022

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