Explore our Process Safety Testing

Providing physico-chemical data on dusts, gasses and vapour to ISO/IEC 17025 standards, together with expert interpretation from experienced and highly trained technicians and scientists who have worked in this field for over 30 years. For further details follow the hyperlinks to dedicated test pages on highlighted tests.

Dust and Powder Flammability Testing

  • Group A/B Classification
  • Minimum Ignition Energy (MIE)
  • Minimum Ignition Temperature (MIT)
  • Layer Ignition Temperature (LIT)
  • Explosion Severity (Pmax, Kst)
    • 20 Ltr Sphere
  • Minimum Explosive Concentration (MEC)
  • Limited Oxygen Concentration (LOC)
  • Burning Behaviour

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Thermal Stability and Gas & Vapour Testing

  • Thermal Stability:
    • Air Over Layer
    • Bulk Powder (diffusion cell)
    • Aerated Cell
  • Gas and Vapour:
    • Flashpoint
    • Auto-Ignition Temperature
    • Flammable Limits (LEL / UEL)

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Electrostatic Testing

  • Powder Volume / Surface Resistivity
  • Charge Relaxation Time for Powders
  • Charge Relaxation Time for Bags, Liners, etc.
  • Volume and Surface Resistivity for Bags, Liners, Gloves, etc.
  • Liquid Conductivity
  • On-site Electrostatics Testing

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Chemical Reaction Hazards Testing

  • Adiabatic Calorimetry (VSP2)
  • Heat Flow Calorimetry (RC1)
  • Isothermal Calorimetry (RC1)
  • Reaction Calorimetry (RC1)
  • Small Scale Screening Tests (DSC, ARC, Carius Tube, VSP, etc.)

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Transportation Classification Testing (UN / ADR / CLP)

  • Oxidising Solids – UN Test O.1
  • Flammability of Solids (Burning Rate) – UN Test N.1

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Additional Tests Available

  • Moisture determination
  • Particle size analysis
  • Trade Effluent/Waste discharge Analysis
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Asbestos Identification
  • Bespoke Testing

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