Laboratory


CHENNAI Laboratory


1. Metals, Minerals & Ores
Commodity
Parameters
Iron and Steel (Pig Iron, Cast Iron, Carbon, Steel, Alloy Steel, etc.) Silicon, Carbon, Phosphorous, Sulphur, Manganese, Chromium, Nickel, Molybdenum, Copper, etc.
Bauxite, Clays, Refractories, Dead Burnt Magnesite, Fluorspar & Feldspar. Alumina, Iron Oxide, Silica, Calcium Oxide & Loss on Ignition
Lime Stone, Dolomite, Iron Ore & Manganese Ore
Calcium Oxide, Magnesium Oxide, Ferric Oxide, Ferrous Oxide, Silica, Manganese, Titanium Oxide, Phosphorous, Sulphur, Loss on Ignition, Moisture, Copper, etc.
Quartz And Sand Silicon, Iron Oxide & Alumina.
Gunmetal, Brass, Bronze & White Metal Tin, Lead, Zinc & Copper
Zinc Dross Zinc & Iron
Lead Ore / Concentrates Lead, Sulphur, Silica, Iron, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Arsenic and Carbon.
Zinc Ore / Concentrates Zinc, Lead, Iron, Sulphur, Copper, Manganese, Arsenic and Silica.
Vanadium Pentoxide Vanadium, Silica, Phosphorous, Sulphur, Alumina, Iron Oxide, Arsenic, Titanium & Manganese.
Molybdenum Ore Molybdenum, Phosphorous, Copper, Sulphur, Silicon & Carbon.
Latterite Loss on Ignition, Silica, Iron Oxide, Alumina and Calcium Oxide.
2. Vegetable Oils
Commodity
Parameters
RBD Palmolein
Free Fatty Acid, Peroxide Value, Moisture, Insoluble Impurities & Volatile Matter, Saponification Value, Iodine
Value, Density, Contamination Tests of Cotton Seed Oil, Mineral Oil, Hydrocyanic Acid and Castor Oil.
Crude Sunflower Oil
Free Fatty Acid, Peroxide Value, Moisture, Insoluble Impurities & Volatile Matter, Saponification Value, Iodine Value, Density, Contamination Tests of Cotton Seed Oil, Mineral Oil, Hydrocyanic Acid, Castor Oil, Flash Point, Bleachability and Cold Acetone Insolubles.
Crude Soya Bean Oil
Free Fatty Acid, Peroxide Value, Moisture, Insoluble Impurities & Volatile Matter, Saponification Value, Iodine Value, Density, Contamination Tests of Cotton Seed Oil, Mineral Oil, Hydrocyanic Acid, Castor Oil, Flash Point, Bleachability and Cold
Acetone Insolubles, Lecithin and Gardner Break Test.
Copra Meal Expeller Moisture, Oil Content, Sand & Silica, Protein, Crude Fiber.
PFAD Moisture, Insoluble Impurities & Volatile Matter, Saponification Value, Iodine Value, Total Fatty Matter, Free Fatty Acid & Acid Value.
Note: Similar Oils like Rapeseed Oil, Ground Nut Oil, etc. Can also be analysed for the above Parameters.
3. Chemicals
Commodity
Parameters
Styrene Monomer
Density
Burnt Lime & Hydrated Lime
Available Lime, Total Lime, Loss on Drying, Phosphorus & Silica.
Cement
Loss on Ignition, Silica, Iron Oxide, Alumina, Calcium Oxide, Magnesium Oxide, Sulphur, Phosphorus, Alkalies and Sulphate.
4. Feed Stuff & Food Products
Commodity
Parameters
Rice Bran / Soya Bean Meal
Moisture, Oil Content, Crude Fibre, Protein, Sand & Silica, Urease Activity and Castor Husk
Wheat, Rice (Non Basmati) & Dal(s)
Physical Parameters, Moisture, Ash and Protein
Sugar
Moisture, Ash and Solubility
Molasses Density Degree in Brix, Total Sugar (as Invert Sugar), Reducing Sugar (as Invert Sugar), Ash & Sucrose
Atta (Wheat Flour) Moisture, Gluten, Acidity, Granularity, Alcoholic Acidity, Crude Fiber, Acid Insoluble Ash and Total Ash.
5. Fertilisers
Commodity
Parameters
Di-Ammonium Phosphate
Water Soluble P2O5, Neutral Ammonium Citrate Soluble P2O5, Total Nitrogen, Ammonical Nitrogen, Total Nitrogen in the form of Urea.
Muriate of Potash
Water Soluble Potash, Calcium Chloride, Magnesium Chloride, Sodium Chloride and Water Insolubles.
Urea
Total Nitrogen, Biuret, Free Ammonia, Residue on Ignition, pH of 10% Solution and Iron.
Rock Phosphate Total P2O5, Calcium Oxide, Fluoride Iron Oxide & Alumina.
Single Super Phosphate and Triple Super Phosphate Free Phosphoric Acid, Water Soluble P2O5 and Total P2O5.
6. Fuels
Commodity
Parameters
Coal & Coke
a. Total Moisture
b. Proximate Analysis (Moisture in analysis sample, Ash, Volatile Matter,     Fixed Carbon)
c. Gross Calorific Value & NCV
d. Sulphur
e. Various forms of Sulphur
f. Ultimate Analysis (Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Sulphur, Oxygen)
g. CSN(Calorific Swelling Number)
h. HGI (Hard Groove Grindability Index
i. AFT (Ash Fusion Temperature) both (Oxidizing & Reducing atmosphere)
j. Ash Elemental Analysis (Silica, Iron, Alumina, Calcium, Magnesium,     Sodium, Potassium, Titanium, Manganese, Phosphorous & Chlorine)
Petroleum Coke (Raw & Calcined)

1. Proximate(Moisture in Analysis Sample)
2. TM (Total Moisture)
3. Ash, Volatile matter, Fixed carbon
4. Sulphur
5. GCV
6. Ultimate Analysis (Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Sulphur, Oxygen)
7. HGI

Note :
As the Crusher of Coal and Coke samples are fully mechanised, the final results for the shipments can be released within 10 days from the time of completion of discharge by the vessel.