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Sending us your samples.
At Microanalysis Australia, it is our aim to ensure the accurate and prompt delivery of results to our clients. Unfortunately we are only as good as the information in our system, which is where you come in! There are a few important things to remember when it comes to sending us samples for analyses:

Complete an Analysis Request form or a Chain of Custody
You can complete and send in our analysis request form with your samples, email it to or submit it via our website. We will also accept client's CoC’s, subject to them containing all the relevant information.

Identify Sample
Please ensure that samples are labelled so that they match your paperwork to avoid any confusion, and that these ID’s are what is to be reflected in your reports.

Reference Quotes
If we have issued a quote to you (within the last 30 days) for a set of samples, please include the quote number on the analysis request form.

Declare Potential Hazards
Should any of the samples contain hazardous material, please indicate this on the outside of the packaging, double-bag samples and provide an MSDS (where available). If you are unsure or are having a sample tested for possible hazards, please specify ‘Potential Hazard’ on the sample. If you don’t know, ask!

Don't know what testing you require, how much sample to send or how to approach a particular problem, please feel free to call one of our very friendly Scientists at the lab on 9472 4880.

Welcome to Dr Kai Wang

Last month we welcomed Kai Wang to our team at Microanalysis. Kai gained his Ph.D in Metallurgical and Minerals Engineering at WA School of Mines, Curtin University. He has over 5 years’ experience in research, laboratory and engineering and we are excited to have him as part of our team.  If you are in the area please pop in and say hi.
Whiteness and Brightness Testing
Whether it’s CIE Whiteness or ISO Brightness, we have the Elrepho for you.
Just refined that kaolin clay and it’s still looking slightly off-white, well using our Elrepho we can tell you exactly how far off white it actually is in comparison with CRM barium sulphate standards.
We can tell you the particle size distribution of your raw product including the percent passing 2 µm, abstract the 80% passing 2 µm fraction, dry and test it for whiteness and brightness. High quality paper-coating clay is typically > 90% brightness.

SEM Image Of The Month

Cladosporium is a genus of fungi including some of the most common indoor and outdoor molds. Species produce olive-green to brown or black colonies, and have dark-pigmented conidia that are formed in simple or branching chains. Wikipedia

Image captured by Sandy Lam.

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