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Laboratory analysis of glass and fiber glass
Your needs : to design glass materials or bottles that are both of high quality and safe
Glass is a material with many different applications, which makes it difficult for manufacturers or subcontractors to analyze and use. Studying the characteristics of flat glass, hollow glass, fiberglass or clear glass allows companies to better control their composition, their durability and their practical use.
As major players in the glass industry you face a variety of challenges relating to the quality of the materials being used, product failures, or even problems with container/contents interactions.
Inspections and chemical analyses before and after marketing will contribute to the quality of the finished product.
Our solution : to assess the conformity of a glass or fiber glass sample and to characterize any failures using specific analytical techniques
FILAB, being specialized in analytical chemistry and material characterization assists glass manufacturers in analyzing, inspecting and assessing their products. Organic and inorganic chemistry as well as material science are all areas of expertise are that sought after by the glass industry and brought together in our laboratory guaranteeing responsiveness and high-quality results.
FILAB can offer the following services :
Custom chemical analysis using ICP-MS and ICP-AES
Surface characterization and coating thickness measurements
Material characterization : physicochemical analyses, thermal and morphological characteristics
Laboratory audit and team training
Expert chemical analysis
Failure analysis : fissures, particulate contamination, adhesive failure, corrosion, metallographic examination, weld analysis
Deposit or pollutant identification
Laboratory audit and analytical training
Research into substitutions for raw materials
Development of new industrial procedures
Creation and transfer of analytical techniques
Creation of new substances
Organic analyses : GCMS, Py-GCMS, LC-MSMS, GPC, NMR, FTIR
Thermal analyses : TGA, DSC
Powder analysis : XRD, SEM-FEG EDX, BET
Mineral analyses : ICP, XRD, IC
Metallurgical analyses : ICP, SEM-FEG EDX, OES
Surface analysis : SEM-FEG EDX, PES, ToF-SIMS
The positive aspects of FILAB
A highly qualified team
Responsiveness in responding to and processing requests
A complete analytical park of 2100m²