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Having thorough knowledge of the metal and chemical composition of materials is essential to understanding the suitability of those materials and how they interact with your projects. Trust us to provide thorough analysis using the most advanced technology and methodology for your materials.

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SW-846 and EPA methodologies by ICP-AES, GFAA, and CVAA technologies provide metals analysis of solids, sludge, soils, wastewater, drinking water, and groundwater. These methodologies have NELAC accreditation pending.


EPA Methods

EPA 150.1 – pH in Aqueous Samples

EPA 200.7 – Inductively Coupled Plasma – Atomic Emission Spectrometry

EPA 245.1 – Mercury in Liquid Waste


SW-846 Methods

3005A – Acid Digestion of Waters for ICP Analysis

3010A – Acid Digestion of Aqueous Samples and Extracts for ICP Analysis

3020A – Acid Digestion of Aqueous Samples and Extracts for GFAA Analysis

3050B – Acid Digestion of Sediments, Solids and Soils

6010C – Inductively Coupled Plasma – Atomic Emission Spectrometry

7010A – Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry

7470A – Mercury in Liquid Waste

7471B – Mercury in Solid or Semi-solid Waste

Water testing

The paint and glass beads used to create stripes on Utah's highways and byways must have specific characteristics in order to create the appropriate results. Trust us to follow all federal, ASTM, and AASHTO specifications when performing tests. All methodologies are in compliances with yearly AMRL paint proficiency tests and UDOT guidelines.


ASTM Methods

ASTM D2369 – Volatile Content of Coatings (Total Solids)

ASTM D3723 – Pigment Content of Traffic Paint

ASTM D711 – No-Pick-Up Time

ASTM D1475 – Density of Paint

ASTM D562 – Consistency of Paints Using Stormer Viscometer (Viscosity)

ASTM D1214 – Sieve Analysis of Glass Spheres

ASTM D1155 – Roundness of Glass Spheres (-30)

AASHTO Methods

AASHTO M247            (5.3.5) – Flotation of Glass Beads

(5.3.2) – Moisture Resistance of Glass Beads

(5.3.4) – Bead Coating of Glass Beads

(5.3.1) – Flow Characteristics of Glass Beads

Federal Specification TT-B-1325C

Color and Clarity of Glass Beads

Air Inclusion of Glass Beads

Chemical Resistance of Glass Beads to – Hydrochloric Acid

• Calcium Chloride

• Sodium Sulfide

• Water

Other Methods

Federal Lands Highway T520-93 – Determining the Roundness of Large Glass Beads

Rohm and Haas Co. – Analysis of Traffic Paints by FT-IR for the Presence of Fastrack HD-21A

Paint testing

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AASHTO methods allow our AMRL accredited laboratory to perform pH and resistivity tests.


AASHTO Methods

AASHTO T288 – Determining Minimum Laboratory Soil Resistivity

AASHTO T289 – Determining pH of Soil for Use in Corrosion Testing

Electrochemical testing

Chemical Analysis