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Analytical Services

Sherritt Technologies has a fully-equipped, ISO 9001:2015 registered, analytical laboratory providing chemical analysis of a wide range of metallic and non-metallic solids and solutions.

Our analytical chemistry experts can provide:

  • Chemical analysis
  • Procedure development
  • Laboratory set-up consultation
  • Laboratory staff training
  • Bulk reagent preparation

Sample and Product Testing

Our analytical laboratory provides analytical services to our clients for a wide range of applications, including:

  • Base metals compositions
  • Nickel and cobalt powders
  • Gold and base metal ores and concentrates
  • Welds and alloy composition verification
  • Aerospace materials
  • Biomedical materials
  • Water, including ground water and oil field water
  • Industrial chemicals, solution and solids
  • Process scales
  • Corrosion test products
  • Coal
  • Corrosion and scale inhibitors

Chemical Analysis

Sherritt Technologies provide a wide range of chemical analyses, including:

  • Arsenic concentrations in gold concentrates and ores
  • Boron measured to sub ppm levels.
  • Chloride content in oilfield water.

Click here for a list of chemical analyses available or Contact Us to discuss your specific needs.

Instruments and Techniques

Our fully equipped lab has many state of the art instruments available, including:

  • Varian 725 ICP-OES (Inductively Coupled Plasma – Optical Emission Spectroscopy)
  • Agilent 7800 ICP-MS (Inductively Coupled Plasma – Mass Spectroscopy)
  • Agilent 7890 GC (Gas Chromatography)
  • Scion 456 GC (Gas Chromatography Simulated Distillation)
  • Shimadzu TOC-L (Total Organic Carbon)
  • Leco / Eltra Helios Combustion (Oxygen, Nitrogen, Carbon and Sulphur)
  • Mettler DL70 (Autotitrimetry)

Operations Laboratory Consultation

Our experienced chemists have a wide variety of expertise and educational backgrounds ranging from Chemical Technologist Certificate holders to PhD Chemists with extensive experience in the set-up, operation and continuous improvement of metallurgical operations laboratories.

Our Analytical services group leverages Sherritt's long history of metallurgical test work, commercial project start-ups and ongoing mining operations to provide full-cycle consultation services to clients, including:

  • Procedure development
  • Laboratory set-up consultation and staff training

This relationship with fully operating mining facilities makes us uniquely capable of providing expert consultation.

Certified Quality Control

Sherritt Technologies’ laboratory has been ISO registered for over 25 years. Thorough procedure development, quality assurance documentation, use of certified reference materials with tightly controlled laboratory practices, combined with our Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) ensures customers receive high quality results every time.
Currently the analytical laboratory is ISO 9001:2015 registered and regularly participates in round robin proficiency testing.

Contact Info:

Sherritt Technologies Business Development

Telephone: 1 780 992 8000