Asbestos Testing

Asbestos Testing

  • PCM
  • PLM
  • TEM

asbestos testingSanAir is a full-service laboratory offering asbestos analysis in Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM), Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM), and Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM).

Our state-of-the-art Asbestos Testing Laboratory provides quality analytical results with rapid turn around times within three hours. Our polarized light microscopes used for bulk asbestos analysis are designed by Leica for a wide variety of applications such as petrography, mineralogy, and materials analysis. The latest energy dispersive x-ray analysis and Scan Active Digital Imaging technology can be utilized by our Hitachi TEM and Hitachi TEM/STEM (scanning capabilities) Electron Microscopes. We offer a complete line of analytical testing for all different types of matrices. At SanAir, we are dedicated to superior customer service and maintaining a level of standard at every facet of analysis and reporting.

Analytical Services

Airborne Fiber Analysis by Phase Contrast and Transmission Electron Microscopy

  • PCM
  • NIOSH 7400
  • NIOSH 7400 with OSHA 8hr Time Weighted Average
  • AHERA (40 CFR, Part 763, Subpart E, Appendix A)
  • Yamate TEM Level II
  • TEM NIOSH 7402

Bulk Asbestos Analysis by Polarized Light and Transmission Electron Microscopy

Water Analysis for Asbestos by Transmission Electron Microscopy

  • TEM EPA 100.2

Dust Analysis for Asbestos by Transmission Electron Microscopy

  • ASTM D5755: Microvacuum Samples
  • ASTM D6480: Wipe Surface Samples

Soil Analysis for Asbestos by Polarized Light Microscopy

  • PLM EPA 600/R-93/116 (qualitative analysis)

Analysis design for rocks, soil, and vermiculite asbestos testing


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