Laboratory

CHENNAI

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, Silica, Manganese, Titanium Oxide, Phosphorous, Sulphur, Loss on Ignition, Moisture, Copper, etc.

Quartz and Sand

Silica, 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, Silica & Carbon.

Laterite

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, Colour Saponification Value,Un Saponifiable matter, 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,Chloride,Silica,Sodium ,Potassium.

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(Crucible 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.