ALS surveyors are located at major ports, smelters, refineries and steelworks around the world to undertake precise inspection and sampling of commodities.
Sampling of metals and minerals is one of the most important steps in the verification of the quality of cargoes. Buyers, sellers, and shippers of a wide variety of commodities require accurate and representative sampling and accurate data.
ALS recognises the responsibility to protect client interests, by obtaining fully representative sample material and determining the quality of commodities.
Sampling for moisture determination and quality purposes is performed in accordance with the highest of International Standards, to eliminate any potential bias and ensure the analytical results are representative of the entire cargo.
Representative sample collection methods include:
- Mechanical sampling systems
- Manual sampling techniques (spear / shovel / drill)
The experience and expertise offered by ALS ensures a comprehensive range of available and accepted techniques to protect your interests.