Using techniques that involve separation, identification and quantification, the Analytical Laboratory determines the identity and quantity of chemical components within a sample.

Please contact Rick Stahl or Johnny Wong to discuss your analytical chemistry needs.

Rick Stahl: 704-825-6265

Johnny Wong: 704-825-6263

or ttcanalyticallab@ymail.com

Services Offered

  • Surface Oligomers ~ $140 (Minimum Sample Size 5 grams) Standard Method - UVVis
  • pH Determination ~ $60 (Minimum Sample Size 5 grams) This test determines the pH of wet processed textiles.
  • Dissolve Out ~ $90 Per polymer
  • Complete Finish Analysis ~ $345 (Minimum Sample Size 20 grams) Finish extraction and analysis of residue by FTIR. Additional charge if EDX and/or GCMS required.
  • % Finish (Extractables) ~ $155 (Minimum Sample Size 20 grams) Finish analysis with hexanes and methanol data separated by solvent.
  • Loss on Drying ~ $75 Standard evaporative analysis of polymer moisture (n=2)
  • Ash ~ $85 Per request duplicate analysis.
  • DSC- Heat History ~ $135 Heat history analysis of yarn, fiber and fabric in triplicate.
  • DSC ~ $120 Standard melt point and transitions.
  • GC ~ $145 (Minimum Sample Size 5 grams) Standard PET preparation and analysis only (Any other GC analysis must be quoted individually and test methods provided where applicable.)
  • ICP ~ $170 (Minimum Sample Size 5 grams) Standard Element List-Standard Preparation (Acid Digestion or Ash) Elements available include (any and all can be reported at the specified rate): Silver, Aluminum, Arsenic, Beryllium, Bismuth, Calcium, Cadmium, Cobalt, Chromium, Copper, Iron, Potassium, Lithium, Magnesium, Manganese, Molybdenum, Sodium, Nickel, Phosphorous, Lead, Antimony, Selenium, Strontium, Thallium, Titanium, Vanadium and Zinc.
  • GC/MS ~ Call for quote As required
  • DSC- Multiple Cycle ~ $140 Multiple cycle heat and cool based on specific instructions included in the initial request.
  • UVVis ~ Call for quote Quoted per request dependent on requirements.
  • Moisture ~ $95 Standard evaporative analysis of polymer moisture (n=1)
  • % Finish (Extractables) ~ $145 (Minimum Sample Size 20 grams) Polar and non-polar extraction using methanol/hexanes
  • Special Finish Analysis ~ Call for quote (Minimum Sample Size 20 grams) Finish analysis with non-standard solvents/techniques quoted individually.
  • Blend Analysis ~ $105 (Minimum Sample Size 10 grams) Per polymer - i.e. remove cotton = 1 sample, remove PET = 1 sample
  • FTIR ~ $90 (Minimum Sample Size 5 grams) Normal Prep ~ Special handling will be quoted
  • Relative Dye ~ $140 (Minimum Sample Size 5 grams) Standard PET method w/HFIP
  • Total Oligomers ~ $140 (Minimum Sample Size 5 grams) Standard Method - UVVis
*Note: All tests are n=2 unless otherwise specified

Analytical Priority Assignment

Standard Service-Completion within 15 working business days

Express Service-Completion within 5 working business days 50% surcharge

Rush Service-Completion within 2-3 working business days 100% surcharge

Priority Service-Completion within 1-2 working business days 200% surcharge

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