Chemical & Microscopic Analysis

Test-Tech provides chemical testing and microscopic analysis of paper and paper-making materials. The paper laboratory handles quality issues, customer complaints and conducts benchmarking exercises, using industry-leading instrumental techniques, bespoke analysis procedures combined with classical methods of paper analysis. Test-Tech works on behalf of the paper industry’s leading clients to provide information and problem solving, saving clients time and money.

The team have detailed knowledge of paper making raw materials, manufacturing and printing processes, providing a focused approach to resolving clients’ analytical requests.

Using industry-leading specialised equipment, Test-Tech’s paper lab can tackle a wide range of paper quality and production issues, including.

  • Contamination
  • Spots
  • Deposits
  • Customer Complaints
  • Product Problems
  • Sizing
  • Fillers
  • Multi-Layer Coatings
  • Lamination
  • Printed Materials

The laboratory provides standard procedures, internal testing and client testing methods.

The analytical testing laboratory has extensive spectral libraries for both infra-red, specific for materials used in the pulp, paper and print industries. Clients can also draw on the experience of Test-Tech’s wide network of analytical and physical testing specialists to assist in the diagnosis of problems which require multi-disciplinary expertise.