chemical analysis

cover your specific needs within set deadlines

Find your profile needs chemical test and choose your own parameters to suit your requirements.

A fully equipped chemical laboratory, staffed with experienced Chemists, Chemical Engineers and Petroleum Engineers, provides chemical analysis under international standards.

Contact us and ask our experts what is best for you

We specialize in chemical analysis of:

  • Marine fuel and gas oil

Ιn compliance with ISO 8217_2010 and MARPOL 73/78 Annex VI Reg. 18

We provide comprehensive testing programmes in order to determine that fuel is within specified limits, satisfactory for safe use and unlikely to cause operational problems or damage to your vessel's machinery.

Our quality service combined with our experienced consultants ensures turnaround times of authoritative and detailed fuel quality advisory reports, providing accurate information and advice that enable you to avoid and manage fuel quality related risks.

For marine fuel and gas analysis we offer free-of-charge, as part of our services, sampling kits with sampling bottles, labels, step-by-step sampling instructions and special transportation packaging for global dispatch.

  

 

  

 

Analysis report is sent electronically to your e-mail within 36hrs and, as a hard copy, by mail.

  • Cubitainers for bunker analysis can be provided upon request
We undertake:
  • pickup and shipment of samples from ports worldwide to the lab within 48hrs

 
  • Petroleum products Cargo

  • Automotive Gas oil
  • Heating gas oil
  • Gasoline
in compliance with international standards and Greek legislations.
 
 

Recognized by international petroleum companies for third party laboratory analysis, we do have the expertise to analyse a wide range of refinary products as light distillates on your behalf.

Analysis report is sent electronically to your e-mail within 24hrs and, as a hard copy, by mail.

We undertake:
  • pickup and shipment of samples from ports worldwide to the lab within 48hrs

 

  • Lubricant and Hydraulic oils

By running a large suite of test methods we fully exemine the quality of lubricants and hydraulic oils. Our goal is to determine the best time for you to change used oils in order to avoid expensive repairs, downtimes and unnecessary oil changes.

For lubricating and hydraulic oil analysis we offer, as part of our services, sampling kits with sampling bottles, labels, step-by-step sampling instructions and special transportation packaging for global dispatch.

 

   

 

Analysis report is sent electronically to your e-mail within 48hrs and, as a hard copy, by mail.

We undertake:
  • pickup and shipment of samples from ports worldwide to the lab within 48hrs

 

  • Greases

Our scientific personnel is expert at running tests on greases, according to certified International Methods, in order to ensure all-around balanced performance of greases even in extreme conditions. Through these tests we are able to ensure exceptional performance of greases so as to extend your equipment’s life.

 

  • Cylinder Oil Drain Analysis (CODA)

is considered as a decision support tool for condition Monitoring and Maintenance Planning for 2-stroke marine diesel engines.

CODA is able to identify cold corrosion of cylinder liners and provides early warning for the chief engineer. Also, contributes to the organization of cylinder oil feed and hence, to costs control decisively.

We provide a complete spectrum of tests and experienced staff to interpret results in order for you to have an easily understandable report, to evaluate and prognosticate the engine condition and take important decisions.

 

  • Fire Fighting products

  • Foam testing 

under: IMO MSC.1/Circ. 1312 for Low Expansion Systems

IMO MSC.1/Circ. 670 for High Expansion Systems

  • Dry Powders testing

under: EN 615

Additional tests for protein-based alcohol - resistant foam concentrates:

  • Small Scale Fire test
  • Chemical Stability test
 
Analysis report is sent electronically to your e-mail within 48hrs and, as a hard copy, by mail.
 
We undertake:
  • pickup and shipment of samples from ports worldwide to the lab within 48hrs

 
Wastewater analysis
Bilgewater / Oily water separator effluent analysis,
Graywater analysis and
Ballast water analysis,
under EPA's 2013 Vessel General Permit (VGP)
Transportation

Fast worldwide air transfer of samples from the vessel to the lab

Claim Support services

Sound and prompt technical support in case of joint analysis for your claims

Free-of-charge sampling kits

In order for you to save time and money we provide free-of-charge our SpectrumLabs sampling kits for fuel, lube and water collection of the sample and additional equipment to take and dispatch samples easily, quickly and cleanly

 
  • Potable water

We provide potable water analysis according to EU Drinking Water Directive 98/83/EC and the World Health Organization's Guidelines for drinking water quality (4th Edition).

In addition, for potable water in Marine sector we perform analysis according to MLC 2006 requirements.

Our detailed analysis report includes physicochemical and microbiological analysis results, evaluation of the findings and recommendations of corrective action (if needed).

For potable water analysis we offer free-of-charge, as part of our service, special sampling kits with sterilized sampling bottles (Sodium Thiosulfate as a preservative is included to the bottles), materials and supplies needed for proper sampling and shipment globally and step-by-step sampling instructions.

 

 

 
Analysis report is sent electronically to your e-mail within 48hrs and, as a hard copy, by mail. 
 
We undertake:
  • pickup and shipment of samples from ports worldwide to the lab within 48hrs
  • water sampling on board upon request. Just call and ask for one of our technicians at the next port you anchor.
 
  • Wastewater

• Bilgewater/Oily water separator effluent analysis
• Graywater analysis
• Ballast water analysis

under: EPA's 2013 Vessel General Permit (VGP)

Also:
  • Sewage Effluent analysis

as per IMO MERC.2(VI)

For wastewater analysis we offer free-of-charge, as part of our services, specialized sampling kits with sterilized sampling bottles (if needed, Sodium Thiosulfate as a preservative is included to the bottles), pre-labeled with specific information, step-by-step sampling instructions, procedures for sample packing and shipping materials for global dispatch.

 

 

 

We undertake:
  • pickup and shipment of samples from ports worldwide to the lab within 48hrs.
 
  • Metals

Chemical analysis services include qualitative and quantitative methods.

Physical, wet chemistry and instrumental methods are used to determine material composition, elemental content and trace elements.

 

SPECTRUM QUALITY CONTROL LABORATORIES

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