Inorganic Analysis

Inorganic

Inorganic 2

Our Inorganic Analysis division has capacities to do a numerous of tests in water samples using a varity of instruments.

Flow Injection Analysis (Lachat QuikChem 8500 FIA automated ion analyzer)

Ammonium (NH4)
Nitrite
Nitrate plus nitrite (NO3+NO2)
Total nitrogen (TN)
Total dissolved nitrogen (TDN)
Soluble Reactive phosphorus (SRP)
Total phosphorus (TP)
Total dissolved phosphours (TDP)
Total particle phosphorus in water (TPP)
Silica

TOC analyzer (Shimadzu 5000A TOC analyzer and TOC-V CPH with TMN unit)

Dissolved organic carbon
Dissolved inorganic carbon
Total nitrogen

Ion Chromatography (Dionex DX600 and Dionex ICS 2500)

Chloride
Sulphate
Nitrate
Floride
Bromide
Phosphorate

Inductively Coupled Plasma - Optical Emission Spectrometer (Thermo Scientific ICAP6300)

List of Elements:

Aluminium

Cadmium

Iron

Nickel

Strontium

Antimony

Calcium

Lead

Potassium

Thallium

Arsenic

Chromium

Manganese

Selenium

Tin

Barium

Cobalt

Magnesium

Sodium

Vanadium

Beryllium

Copper

Molybdenum

Silver

Zinc

CHN analyzer (CE440 Elemental Analyzer)

Total nitrogen in solid phase sample
Total carbon in solid phase sample

Fluorophotometer (Shimadzu RF-1501 spectrofluorophotometer)

Chlorophyll a

Autotitrator (Man-Tech PC-Titrate with conductivity probe)

Alkalinity (pH 4.5)
Gran Alkalinity
pH
Conductivity

Other services

Non-filterable residue (NFR)
Total dissolved solids (TDS)
Turbidity
Colour

If you are interested in any of the above analyzes, please contact Dr. Mingsheng Ma (mingsheng.ma@ualberta.ca) for more information.