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SGS provides unmatched geochemical and analytical testing services worldwide.

Professional staff in our global network conducts a wide range of single parameter, stand-alone chemical tests that are not combined into multi-element packages. We have the experience and technical excellence to apply these individual methods when you need to determine specific parameters.

SGS’s globally accepted test methods include wet chemical techniques and specific testing capabilities designed to measure your element of interest. We can address any request for specific non-routine determinations. Our routine suite of single element tests includes:

CSA01VC (total)Furnace / IR0.01%
CSA02VCO2 (carbonate)Leach / Furnace / IR0.01%
CSB02VCO2 (carbonate)Coulometery0.05%
CSA03VC (organic)Leach / Furnace / IR0.01%
CSB03VC (organic)Coulometery0.05%
CSA04VC (inorganic)Leach / Furnace / IR0.01%
CSA05VC (graphitic)Roast / Coulometery0.01%
CSA06VS (total)Furnace / IR0.05 - 30%
CSD06VS (total)Furnace / IR30 – 75%
CSA09VS (elemental)Various0.01%
CLA13VSO42-Gravimetric10ppm – 1%
ISE07ASpecific Ion Electrode20ppm – 10%
CLA04ECl¯Titrimetric0.005 – 1%
ISE08BCl¯Specific Ion50ppm
CVA14CHgCold Vapor5ppb
ISE06TpH1-1 ratio0.01%
PHY03VSpecific GravityAir Pycnometer0.01 – 13%
PHY04VBulk DensityImmersion1 – 10%
PHY01KLOIGravimetric @ 1000°C0.01 – 100%
PHY02VLOITGA0.01 – 100%
CLA10EInsolubles (acid)Gravimetric0.10%
CLA07CAvailable lime as CaO0.01%
CSE04VNon-sulfide Ni0.01%
CON08VTotal acid soluble FeTitrimetric0.50%
CON13VCuShort Iodide2%
CON11VPbEDTA titrimetric1%
CON12VZnEDTA titrimetric1%
ICP05Bayer-extractable SiO2, Al2O3 and reactive Si and AlCaustic Bomb

You need reliable and transparent test results that will support more growth in your operation. Trust SGS, the world’s leading testing company, for the single parameter testing of your special elements.

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