Laboratory Testing

Types of analysis offered:

  • Quality control of bulk solvents, monomers, triglycerides, petroleum and petrochemical liquids
  • Environmental analysis including waste water monitoring, as well as determining hydrocarbon residues in soils and waters
  • Problem solving of irregular problems encountered by industry in general, but the surface coating industry in particular
  • Quality assurance of manufactured products including pesticides, herbicides, pharmaceutical and timber treatment formulations
  • Analysis and formulation of competitive trade products
  • Tallow analysis and certification for export
  • Heavy metal determination in animal feed stocks
  • Fatty acid characterisation of unknown fats and oils
  • Ethanol content determination for Hand or Surface Sanitisers
  • Identification of plastic contaminants in food products
  • Lead content analysis in paint
  • Fuel contamination testing - analysis to check for petrol in diesel, or vice versa. Analysis to determine fresh or salt water contamination
  • Coolant analysis - Glycol type and concentration, freezing point depression, and general quality
  • Edible / Olive Oil analysis - Free Fatty Acids and Peroxide Value testing
  • Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) testing (SCAQMD Method 304)
  • Residual Solvents in Manufactured Products
  • Essential Oil Analysis - composition by GCMS of Kanuka Oil, Manuka Oil and other essential oils
  • Used Oil Analysis - Flash Point, Sediment, Ash, Water Content
  • Raw Materials testing - do you need confirmation that your raw materials meet the suppliers specifications?

Flinders Cook (Technical Services) Ltd is well known for its ability to be versatile and adaptable with regard to chemical analysis. If the type of analysis you require is not mentioned above, please feel free to contact us and discuss the nature of testing that you wish to undertake.

Please feel free to contact us to discuss your requirements.