• Characterization and quantification of particles at road (tunnel) sites

    Characterization and quantification of particles at road (tunnel) sites

  • Particle and gas measurements using passive samplers

    Particle and gas measurements using passive samplers

  • Development of new sampling methods: automated passive sampling with the Sigma-Z

    Development of new sampling methods: automated passive sampling with the Sigma-Z

  • Source determination of excessive soot indoor and outdoor

    Source determination of excessive soot indoor and outdoor

  • Source-differentiated dust monitoring of quarries, gravel pits, dump and contruction sites

    Source-differentiated dust monitoring of quarries, gravel pits, dump and contruction sites

  • Where is the pollution on the window sill coming from?

    Where is the pollution on the window sill coming from?

  • Determination of the railway traffic immissions in PM10

    Determination of the railway traffic immissions in PM10

  • Provenience determination of particles causing polluted house walls

    Provenience determination of particles causing polluted house walls

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We, a highly-qualified team with long standing experience in particle analysis, aim to develop innovative analytical methods for the characterization and quantification of particles, and to apply them to a wide variety of questions.

Whether airborne fine dust, nanoparticles, microplastics, material contamination, sediments or volcanic ash, we can help you finding an answer to your questions.

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PV news - Microplastics

PV news - Microplastics
Tire wear (microplastic/microrubber) determination in water and air samples
  • from 20 µm size in water samples
  • from 1 µm in air samples

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Long-term dust monitoring (PM10-2.5 coarse mode)

Long-term dust monitoring (PM10-2.5 coarse mode)
Source-differentiated dust monitoring of...
  • urban and rural sites
  • quarries
  • gravel pits
  • construction sites
  • road and railway tunnels

Particle characterization

Particle characterization
Particle analysis on filter, substrate, tape-lift and Bergerhoff samples
  • automated SEM/EDS analysis (> 1000 particles)
  • manual SEM/EDS overview analysis
  • TEM analysis
  • Raman spectroscopy
  • XRF analysis
  • XRD analysis
  • Ion chromatography (IC)

Boron substrates for SEM/EDS

Boron substrates for SEM/EDS
Innovation: highly polished boron surfaces for SEM/EDS analysis
  • ideal for the analysis of light elements
  • not damaged under the electron beam
  • reusable
  • high contrast also for C-dominated material

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Analysis of fine dust (PM10, PM2.5 and PM1)

Analysis of fine dust (PM10, PM2.5 and PM1)
Analysis of fine dust
  • PM10, PM2.5 and PM1 measurements (gravimetry)
  • Dust immissions - particle characterization using REM/EDS

Dust provenience

Dust provenience
Source apportionment of dust
  • Source-differentiated analysis for dust

Asbestos and fibre analysis

Asbestos and fibre analysis
Asbestos and fibre analysis
  • Indoor air: analysis according to VDI 3492
  • Outdoor air: sampling with the Sigma-2 passive sampler according to VDI 2119 and analysis according to VDI 3492 (orienting character)

SEM/EDS analysis

SEM/EDS analysis
State of the art SEM/EDS laboratory
  • Material analysis
  • Surface analysis
  • Failure analysis
  • Morpho-chemical single particle analysis
  • Asbestos analysis
  • Characterization of inclusions
  • Mopho-chemical tire wear (microplastic/microrubber) analysis
  • Characterization of micro-alloys
New STEM-detector for the study of nanoparticles from September 2019 on

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