ICP Analysis

Note: We do have a $400 minimum on orders. Pricing » Sample Submittal »

American Assay Labs offers written guarantees of turnaround for time-critical projects. The penalty will be an increased discount for any days that we go past the guaranteed turnaround. For more details, specialized laboratory services or contract negotiation, please contact us and we'll be happy to provide you with information you need. « contact »



$8.10 including digest (0.5 gram)

WEIGHT 0.5 grams
The sample is digested with HNO3+HCl for 2 hours in borosilicate(bs).
ANALYSIS Digested samples are read on ICP-AES
LIMITATIONS Aqua Regia digest is partial for many elements.
Digestion in borosilicate will report some B and Si contamination.
Sparingly soluble salts AgCL, CaSO4, KClO4, PbSO4 will cause low results.
Mineralized samples will cause interference and raise some detection limits.

1 Ag Silver 0.2
2 As Arsenic 2
3 Ca Calcium 1
4 Cu Copper 1
5 Fe Iron 10
6 Hg Mercury 0.5
7 Mo Molybdenum 1
8 Pb Lead 3
9 S Sulfur 10
10 Sb Antimony 3
11 U Uranium 8
12 Zn Zinc 1
Hg by DMA Direct Mercury Analysis 0.0003ppm detection is $7 add-on

The more you engage with customers the clearer things become and the easier it is to determine what you should be doing.

- John Russell, President, Harley Davidson

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

- Vince Lombardi Jr.