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

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 ~ $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.)

GC/MS ~ Call for quote
As required

DSC ~ $120
Standard melt point and transitions.

DSC- Multiple Cycle ~ $140
Multiple cycle heat and cool based on specific instructions included in the initial request.

DSC- Heat History ~ $135
Heat history analysis of yarn, fiber and fabric in triplicate.

UVVis ~ Call for quote
Quoted per request dependent on requirements.

Ash ~ $85
Per request duplicate analysis.

Moisture ~ $95
Standard evaporative analysis of polymer moisture (n=1)

Loss on Drying ~ $75
Standard evaporative analysis of polymer moisture (n=2)

% Finish (Extractables) ~ $145 (Minimum Sample Size 20 grams)
Polar and non-polar extraction using methanol/hexanes

% Finish (Extractables) ~ $155 (Minimum Sample Size 20 grams)
Finish analysis with hexanes and methanol data separated by solvent.

Special Finish Analysis ~ Call for quote (Minimum Sample Size 20 grams)
Finish analysis with non-standard solvents/techniques quoted individually.

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.

Blend Analysis ~ $105 (Minimum Sample Size 10 grams)
Per polymer – i.e. remove cotton = 1 sample, remove PET = 1 sample

Dissolve Out ~ $90
Per polymer

FTIR ~ $90 (Minimum Sample Size 5 grams)
Normal Prep ~ Special handling will be quoted

pH Determination ~ $60 (Minimum Sample Size 5 grams)
This test determines the pH of wet processed textiles.

Relative Dye ~ $140 (Minimum Sample Size 5 grams)
Standard PET method w/HFIP

Surface Oligomers ~ $140 (Minimum Sample Size 5 grams)
Standard Method – UVVis

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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