Air Testing Services | X-LAB
As part our environmental testing services, X-Lab provides a comprehensive range of air testing analysis from filters, sorbent tubes, passive badges, and thermal desorption tubes, in accordance with US EPA, NIOSH and OSHA methodologies for aerosols, vapour, particulates and occupational hygiene analysis.
Our laboratory has capability for air analysis of samples collected from stacks, ambient air monitoring, background emissions and workplace environments to support our client’s environmental monitoring surveys and investigations.
Analysis of Air Monitoring samples includes:
Determination of Sulphur Dioxide and Sulphuric Acid
The determination of SO2 and H2SO4 is conducted in accordance with EPA methods 6 & 8 under SANAS ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation.
Atmospheric Dust Fallout
Dust deposition analysis is conducted by gravimetric analysis in accordance with ASTM D1739 methodology under SANAS ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation.
The determination of particulate matter in stationary source emissions is conducted by gravimetric analysis conducted in accordance with US EPA 5, US EPA 17 and EN 13284-1 methodologies under SANAS ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation.
X-Lab has capability to analyse a range of metals by ICP-OES & MS based on US EPA 29, EN 13211, EN 14385 and NIOSH 7301 methodologies under SANAS ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation.
Hydrogen Halides and Halogens
The determination of HBr, HCl, HF, Cl2 and Br2 is conducted using US EPA 26, 26A and EN 1911 methodologies under SANAS ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation.
X-Lab has capability to analyse a range of organic pollutants in emission sources. Our SANAS ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation covers a range of VOC compounds including BTEX by thermal or chemical desorption.
Additional capability includes the analysis of PAH’s using US EPA TO-13A.
The determination of ammonia in emission sources is conducted using US EPA CTM 02 methodology under SANAS ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation.
Passive Air Monitoring:
- Volatile Organic Compounds
- Anions - Hydrofluoric Acid (HF), Sulphur Dioxide (SO2), Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2)