CHEMICAL ANALYSIS

Chemical Analysis

 
B.N. Kirk (Natal) has a dedicated Chemistry Laboratory as well as a state-of-the-art Instrumentation Laboratory operating both an ICP- OES and GC-MS. 
We test for a wide variety of determinants and have several accredited test methods, with further test methods planned for future accreditation.  
Below is a list of some of the Water Chemistry testing conducted by B.N. Kirk (Natal):
30 min settlement
Acidity
ADMI
Alkalinity
Aluminium  *
Antimony
Ammonia
Arsenic 
Barium  *
Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Boron  *
Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) *
Cadmium *
Calcium  *
Calcium Hardness
Chloride  *
Chromium *
Chromium V1
Cobalt *
Colour 
Conductivity
Copper *
Cyanide
Detergents / Anionic surfactants
Dissolved Oxygen
Fluoride 
Iron *
Kjeldahl nitrogen (TKN)
Lead  *
Magnesium *
Monochloramine
Magnesium Hardness
Manganese  *
Mercury
Molybdenum
Nickel *
Nitrates
Nitrites
Oxygen absorbed *
pH
Phenolic compounds
Potassium *
Residual Chlorine
Selenium
Settleable solids
Silica
Sludge Volume Index (SVI)
Sodium *
Sodium Absorption Ratio (SAR)
Soap oil grease
Strontium
Sugar
Sulphate *
Sulphide
Suspended solids
Tin
Titanium
Total dissolved solids - 550 °C
Total dissolved solids - 180 °C *
Total Hardness 
Total Solids 105 °C
Turbidity *
Vanadium
Veg / min oil content
Volatile acid alkalinity
Volatile acids
Volatile content
Zinc  *
 
In addition we make use of GC-MS analysis and are able to test for the following:
Geosmin& 2MIB
BTEX
Total Trihalomethanes THM's
GC-MS SCAN
Please Note: All SANAS Accredited test methods are marked with an *
Should you have any queries please contact BardineNdereyimana (chemistry@bnkirk.co.za) or Antoinette Geyser (labmanager@bnkirk.co.za).
 
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