Chemical analysis

NCIMB's laboratory scientists have experience of undertaking a range of commonly requested tests and analyses on a variety of liquid and solid sample types. We can accept samples of waste materials adn effluents, sediments, soils and composts. 

Chemical Analysis

Why use NCIMB?

  • Responsive and flexible customer-focussed service: our customers tell us they value our good communication and high levels of customer service.
  • Quality management: NCIMB operates a well established quality management system certified to ISO 9001:2015.
  • Expert advice: we can offer advice on the most appropriate analytical techniques and tailor testing packages to your needs.

Services offered

Effluent testing suite

  • We offer a suite of commonly requested chemical analyses and tests for effluents and oilfield produced waters including:

    • Chemical oxygen demand (COD)
    • Biological oxygen demand (BOD)
    • PH
    • Total suspended solids
    • Sulphide/sulphate
    • Chloride/chlorine

Chemical compatibility testing

In sectors such as the oil and gas sector, where complex mixtures of speciality chemicals are used within the production system, chemical compatibility testing is an important step prior to implementing new formulations or introducing a new chemical. It is particularly important for offshore oil and gas production where any problems caused by unforeseen reactions can have high costs and could result in extended down time.

Tailored testing schemes and bespoke projects

At NCIMB we pride ourselves on our flexible and customer-focused approach. We can source and manage additional testing services to those listed above in order to deliver a bespoke, one-stop-shop testing package tailored to your requirements.

Please contact us for more information about the full range of testing available.

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