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  • Instrumental Analysis
    • Gas Chromatography (GC)
      gas chromatography

      Detectors - FID / ECD / NPD / FPD.

      With the Range of 50 Capillary Columns and 100 Packed columns.

      • Method Development.
      • Method Validation.
      • Quantification.
      • Organic Volatile Impurities / Residual Solvents by Head Space.
      • Fatty Acid Analysis of Oil Samples from C6 to C18, C18:1, C18:2, C18:3 [ FAME    Analysis ]

      Applications -

      ♦ Residual Solvent Analysis.
      ♦ % Purity of Organic Volatile Components.
      ♦ Assay of Organic Component with comparison of Standard
      ♦ Analysis of Unknown compounds upto boiling point of 300 deg C
      ♦ Impurity Profiling

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 5 gms
      Liquid Sample - 5 ml
    • High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
      HPLC

      Detectors - UV - Visible Detector / Photo Diode Array Detector (PDA) / Refractive Index (RI) With C8/C18, Cyano, Phenyl, Chiral and other HPLC Columns.


      • Method Development.
      • Method Validation.
      • Quantification.
      • Chiral Separations.

      [Columns - Chiralcel OD-R, MA+, Chiralpak IA, Chiralcel OJ-H, Chiracel OD-H]


      Applications -

      ♦ Purity & Assay
      ♦ Impurity Profiling

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 1 gms
      Liquid Sample - 5 ml
    • Mass Spectrometry (MS)
      MS

      • GC-MS. (For Mol. Wt. up to. 800) IN ALL RANGES OF COLUMNS – NON    POLAR-HIGH POLAR

      • GC-MS – HEAD SPACE with Quantification

      • MS – DIP. (For Mol. Wt. up to 2000)

      • LC-MS & LC-MS-MS .

    • Elemental Analysis CHNS
      elemental-CHNS

      Applications -


      ♦ Used for knowing % of Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen & Sulfur in Organic Compounds, Metallurgical Samples, Coal, Coke & Graphite Samples.
      ♦ For structural Elucidation of Fine Chemicals.

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 20 mg
      Liquid Sample - 5 ml
    • Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC)
      GPC

      Applications -

      Relative Molecular Weight (Mw), Molecular Number (Mn) and Poly Dispersity (Mwd). Determination of Polymer samples by GPC

      Solubility of Sample Standards Molecular Wt upto
      THF Polystyrene 18 lacks
      Chloroform Polystyrene 18 lacks
      Water Poly Ethylene Glycol and Poly Ethylene Oxide 13 Lacks

      Sample Requirement

      Solid Sample - 0.5 gms
      Liquid Sample - 5 ml
    • Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry (AAS)
      Atomic absorption Spectrophotometry

      Applications -


      ♦ Metals such as Fe, Co, Ni, Cu, Zn, Cr, Cd, Pb, K, Ca, Mg etc    Quantification upto 0.5 ppm
      ♦ Environmental, Dyes, Specialty Chemicals, Polymer Samples.

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 5 gms
      Liquid Sample - 25 ml
    • UV - Visible Spectroscopy (UV-Vis)
      UV- Visible Spectroscopy

      Applications -

      • To find out UV – Wavelength Maxima
      • To find out the Concentration of unknown species.
      • To find out Strength and Tone of Dye Samples
      • To find out Molecular Extinction of Sample

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 1 gms
      Liquid Sample - 10 ml
    • Fourier Transform Infra Red Spectroscopy (FTIR)
      Fourier Infra Red Spectroscopy

      Applications -

      ♦ Identification of Functional Groups in Unknown Sample.
      ♦ Identification of Chemical by Comparison of FTIR Spectrum of Sample with    Spectrum of Reference Standard

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 50 mg
      Liquid Sample - 1 ml
    • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR)
      Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR)

      Applications -

      ♦ 1H, 13C, 13C – dept, 31P, 11B, 19F NMR – 400 MHz experiments like COSY,  NOSY, NOESY, Hetero COSY, HMQC, HMBC and Variable temperature    experiments.
      ♦ Determining Purity of Sample
      ♦ Structural Elucidation

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 50 mgs
      Liquid Sample – 1 ml
    • X - Ray Diffraction (XRD) ( 2 Theta Range - 2 to 80 )
      X - Ray Diffraction (XRD)

      Applications -

      ♦ To identify Crystalline Phase
      ♦ To measure % Crystallanity & Crystal Size
      ♦ Nature of Sample Crystalline or Amorphous.
      ♦ To identify Inorganic Components

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 2 gm
    • Thermogravimetry Analysis (TGA) (From Ambient to 890 deg C)
      Thermogravimetry Analysis (TGA)

      Applications -

      ♦ For measurement of Weight loss with respect to temp.
      ♦ For measurement of Volatile Matter [ Water, Solvent etc. ]
      ♦ Filler Content of Polymer Samples

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 20 mg
      Liquid Sample - 1 ml
    • Differential Scanning Colorimetry (DSC)(- 75 deg C to 490 deg C)
      Differential Scanning Colorimetry (DSC)

      Applications -

      • Purity
      • Specific Heat
      • Heat of Fusion
      • Polymorphism
      • Melting Point
      • Melting Range
      • Melting Behavior
      • Glass Transition
      • Thermal Stability
      • Decomposition Temperature

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 20 mg
      Liquid Sample - 1 ml
    • X - Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
      X - Ray Fluorescence (XRF)

      Applications -

      ♦ Qualitative detection of elements from Sodium to Uranium in periodic table.

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 1 gm
      Liquid Sample – 5 ml
    • Elemental Analysis Using Elemental Analyzer
    • Particle Size Analysis by Malvern Mastersizer / Coulter
      Particle Size Analysis by Malvern Mastersizer

      Applications -


      ♦ Laser Based Diffraction Technique for measurement of    Particle Size in range of 0.02 um to 2000 um (20 NM TO    2000 MICRONS) by using Wet dispersion method [ In Water,    Liquid Paraffin or Solvent ] for Solid and Liquid Samples or by   using Dry powder Feeder assembly for dried powder samples.

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 5 gms
      Liquid Sample – 25 ml
    • Particle Size Analysis by Sympatec
      Particle Size Analysis by Sympatec

      Applications -

      ♦ Laser Based Diffraction Technique for measurement of Particle Size in range of   0.1 um to 875 um of Wet Emulsion and Dry Powders.

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 5 gms
      Liquid Sample – 25 ml
    • Particle Size Analysis by Sedigraph
      Particle Size Analysis by Sedigraph

      Applications -

      ♦ measurement of Particle Size in range of 0.1 um to 45 um of Dry Powders.

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 5 gms
    • Total Organic Carbon Analysis by [ TOC ] Analyser
      Total Organic Carbon Analysis [ TOC ]

      Applications -

      ♦ For measurement of Total Organic Carbon, Total Carbon, Total Inorganic Carbon  Content of Liquid Samples. To measure Organic Contamination of river, lack,   dams and Other Water Sample

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 1 gm [ Need to Dissolve in Medium ]
      Liquid Sample - 100 ml
    • Ion Chromatography [ IC ]
      Ion Chromatography

      Applications -


      ♦ Qualitative Analysis of Anions – Chloride, Bromide, Fluoride, Nitrite, Nitrate,    Phosphate, Sulphate

      ♦ Qualitative Analysis of Cations – Sodium, Lithium, Potassium, Calcium,    Magnesium, Ammonium, Manganese

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 5 gms
      Liquid Sample - 15 ml
    • Surface Area Analysis by BET
      Surface Area Analysis by BET

      Applications -

      ♦ To measure Surface Area , Pore Volume & Pore Size of Powdered Sample by BET    Nitrogen Adsorption Method.

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 5 gms
    • Inductive Couple Plasma Optical Emmision Spectroscopy (ICP - OES)
      Inductive Couple Plasma Opticle Emmision Spectroscopy )

      Applications -

      ♦ Quantitative Analysis of Elements such as Al, As, Ag, B, Ba, Bi, Ca, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu,    Fe, Ga, Hg, In, K, Li, Mg, Mn, Mo, Na, Ni, P, Pb, S, Se, Si, Sn, Sr, Ti, Tl, V, Zn, Zr    upto ppm/ppb levels.


      ♦ Environmental, Dyes, Specialty Chemicals, Polymer, Metal, Catalyst Samples    analysis for Heavy Metals

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 5 gms
      Liquid Sample - 25 ml
    • SEM - EDAX
      SEM - EDAX

      Applications -

      ♦ SEM used to see Particles Shape and Particle Size of Solid Powder Samples & SEM -    EDAX for detection of Metallic Element of Sample and ligand sample.

      ♦ SEM-EDAX is used for finding Metallic Composition of Alloys, Glass, Ceramic Samples    etc.

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 100 mgs
      Liquid Sample – 2 ml
    • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)
      SEM

      Applications -

      ♦ Use to see Particles Shape and Particle Size of solid powder samples

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 100 mgs
      Liquid Sample – 2 ml
    • Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM )
      Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM )

      Applications -

      ♦ To study Morphology & Crystal Structure
      ♦ Particle Size Measurement

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 500 mgs
      Liquid Sample – 5 ml
    • Porosity Measurement by Mercury Porosimeter
      Porosity Measurement by Mercury Porosimeter

      Applications -

      ♦ For Measuring Pore Volume and Pore Radius of Catalyst, Cement & Graphite Samples    by Pressure induced injection of Mercury

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 5 gms
      Liquid Sample – 20 ml
    • Surface Tension by Surface Tensiometer – Platinum Ring Method
      Surface Tension by Surface Tensiometer

      Applications -

      ♦ To measured the Surface Tension of Liquid in the range of 0 to 90 dynes/cm using    Surface Tensiometer – Platinum Ring Method [ Principles of Dr. P.L.DuNouy ]

      Sample Requirement –

      Solid Sample - 10 gms
      Liquid Sample – 100 ml
  • Productwise Analysis
    • Environmental / Water Analysis

      • Colour

      • Odour

      • Turbidity (NTU)

      • Transparency of Water / Waste Water

      • Electrical Conductivity

      • Salinity

      • pH

      • Total Dissolved Solids

      • Total Solids

      • Total Suspended Solids

      • Nitrite

      • Fluoride

      • Total Hardness as CaCO3

      • Chloride as Cl

      • Sulphate as SO4

      • Sulphide

      • Ammonical Nitrogen

      • Iodine

      • Bromine

      • Chlorine

      • Chromium ( Hexavalent )

      • TOC

      • COD / BOD

    • Fertilizer Analysis

      • Moisture

      • Particle size

      • Total Phosphate

      • Water Soluble Phosphate

      • Water Soluble Potash

      • Acidity

      • Alkalinity

      • Sieve Test

      • Insolubility in Acetone

      • Bulk Density

      • Flash point

      • Micronutrients [ Iron, Copper, Zinc, Magnesium, Manganese, Arsenic, Sulfur ]

    • Thermic Fluid Analysis

      • Specific Gravity

      • Specific heat at ambient & at 300 deg.C

      • Boiling Point

      • Flash Point for Thermal Stability

      • Viscosity Index.

      • Moisture content.

      • Copper Strip Corrosion

      • Neutralization Number – mg KOH /gm

    • Coal, Coke & Charcoal Analysis

      • Gross Calorific Value

      • Total Moisture

      • Inherent Moisture

      • Ash Content

      • Volatile Matter

      • Fixed Carbon

      • Total Sulfur by ICP

      • Ultimate Analysis ( C,H,N,S)

    • Waste Oil Analysis

      • Sediment

      • Sulphur by ICP

      • Lead by ICP

      • Arsenic by ICP

      • Cadmium by ICP

      • Chromium by ICP

      • Nickel by ICP

      • Water Content by Karl Fischer

    • Petroleum Products & Fuel Analysis

      • Density

      • Carbon Nos. by GC-Capillary / GCMS

      • Flash Point

      • Kinematic Viscosity

      • Ash

      • Copper Corrosion Test

      • Gross Calorific Value

      • Sulfur Content

      • Aniline Point

      • Sediment

      • Cloud Point / Pour Point

      • Carbon Residue

      • Water Content

      • Acidity

      • Distillation

    • Plastic & Polymer Analysis

      • Identification of Plastic Material by DSC [ PP, LDPE, HDPE, Polyacetal, PET, PBT, Nylon 6, Nylon 66,    Nylon 610, PVC, PS, PMMA)

      • % Filler Content

      • Identification of Filler

      • Polymorphism.

      • Glass Transition(Tg)

      • Heat Capacity

      • Melting Peak

      • Volatiles.(Mositure, Solvents, Monomers)

      • Polymer Decomposition

      • Residue (Ash, Fillers, Glass Fibres)

      • Flexular Strength

      • Izod Impact

      • Melt Flow Index

      • Specific Gravity

      • Elongation at Break

    • Perfume / Flavour & Fragrance Analysis

      • GC / GCMS – Identification of Components eluted in GC.

      • Density / Specific Gravity

      • Solubility

      • Refractive Index

      • Colour by APHA

      • Optical Rotation

    • Cementious Material & Fly Ash Analysis

      • Particle Size Analysis

      • Fineness [ Retention on 45 u Sieve ]

      • Bulk Density / Specific Gravity

      • LOI

      • XRF

    • Electrical Components Analysis

      • Chloride, Bromide, Phosphate, Sulphate by Ion Chromatography

      • Pb, Cd, Hg by ICP

      • Hexavalent Chromium by U.V

      • PBB & PBDE by GCMS

    • Pigment Analysis

      • Oil absorption (ml/100g) %

      • PH Value

      • Viscosity at 25.deg. C

      • Density at 25. deg. C (g/cm3)

      • Light Fastness

      • Heat Resistance

      • Water Resistance

      • Acid Resistance

      • Alkali Resistance

  • Other Analysis

    • Pour Point

    • Cloud Point

    • Flash Point

    • Aniline Point

    • Calorific Value

    • Colour by APHA

    • Bulk Density

    • Specific Gravity

    • Specific Optical Rotation

    • Surface Tension Analysis by Platinum Ring method

    • Melting Point / Boiling Point

    • Moisture Content by K.F. (Karl Fischer)

    • Refractive Index by Abbe Refractometer

    • Kinematic Viscosity at 40 & 100 Deg C

    • Viscosity by Brook Field Viscometer / Ford Cup / Red Wood / U Tube

    • Acid Value / Sap Value / Iodine Value / Ester Value

    • Ash / Sulphated Ash / Acid Insoluble Ash

    • Loss on Drying

  • Wet Chemical Analysis
  • Microbiological Analysis
    Sr. No. Product Test Title Test Method
    1 Chemicals / Any Antimicrobial Formulations Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) for any one organism; Tube Method ASM Methods
    2 Chemicals / Any Antimicrobial Formulations Minimum Bactericidal Concentration (MBC) for any one organism; Plate Method ASM Methods
    3 Chemicals / Any Antimicrobial Formulations Antifungal Activity by Plate Method ASM Methods
    4 Chemicals / Any Antimicrobial Formulations Time Kill Test using Bacteria, Fungi & Algae for two organisms API RP-38 Method 2002
    5 Chemicals Antimicrobial Preservative Effectiveness for two organisms Preservative Challenge Test
    6 Polymeric Materials Determining Resistance of Synthetic Polymeric Materials to Fungi ASTM: G-21
    7 Paints Resistance to growth of mould on the surface of interior paint coatings in an environmental chamber (Evaluation of Antifungal activity of paint samples on applied surfaces) ASTM D 3273-05
    8 Paints Evaluating Degree of Surface Disfigurement of Paint Films by Microbial Growth (Fungal of Algal) on soil & Dirt Accumulations ASTM D 3274-2002
    9 Paints To assess the performance of in-can Preservatives; Qualitative method Oxford Cylinder cup bioassay
    10 Paints To assess the performance of preservative in exterior paint; Qualitative method Filter Paper Method
    11 Textile Material Antibacterial activity of fabrics assessment of textile materials- Parallel Streak Method AATCC-147-2004
    12 Textile Material Antibacterial Finishes on textile materials AATCC-100-2004
    13 Textile Material Determining the Antimicrobial activity of Immobilized Antimicrobial agents under Dynamic contact conditions ASTM: E2149-01
    14 Textile Material Evaluation of Antibacterial activity of textile Materials: Agar Diffusion Plate Test ISO 20645-2004
    15 Textile Material Determination of population of Microorganism on Product IS; ISO/FDIS 11737-1; Part 1; 2005
    16 Textile Material Testing of antibacterial activity and Efficacy on Textile products JIS L 1902:2002
    17 Non Textile Material Antimicrobial Products- Test for antimicrobial activity and Efficacy- on Non textile substrates such as plastic glazed surfaces JIS Z 28.1-2000
    18 Textile Material Mosquito Repellency U.S. Patent 5,198,287
    19 Textile Material Mosquito Repellency Modified WHO/CTD/WHO PES/IC/96.1
    20 Textile Material Assessment of Dust Mite Properties of Textiles AATCC Test Method Draft 5, Jan 2005
    21 Textile Material Assessment of Antifungal Activity of Textile Materials MIL-STD-810F Method 508.5.1-12 January 2000
    22 Textile Material Assessment of Antifungal Activity of Textile & other Materials AATCC Test Method 30 III 1998
    23 Any Surface or Material Contaminated with Microbes Identification of Pathogenic Bacteria/ Fungi/ Protozoa, Cysts Bergy's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 2000; ASM Manual
    24 Factory or Manufacturing Premises Environmental Sampling of factory/ Manufacturing premises/ Production house HICC Guidelines, 2002
    25 Factory or Manufacturing Premises Microbiological surveillance of O.T/ Factory premises/ Laboratory areas HICC Guidelines, 2002
    26 Water Samples Drinking Water/ Swimming Pool water IS 1622
    27 Food Samples Total Bacterial Count IS 5402: 2002/ ISO 4833:1991
    28 Food Samples Total Yeast & Mould Count IS 5403: 1999 Reaffirmed 2005
    29 Food Samples Detection of Pathogens such as- Coliforms, E. coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella typhi, Bacillus cereus, Streptococci IS Standards
    30 Chemicals In Vitro Cytotoxicity test. This test is done on Mouse kindney cell lines. We use L929 cell lines. It can be done by Qualitative test and Quantitation test. Quantitation is done by MTT assay. The test method is EN ISO 10993 -5: 2009. Result - Toxic/ Non toxicIn quantitation if product is found toxic, then even IC 50 can be indicated by Log/Semilog method.
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