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Can you check my Mining Sample?

Which elements can you analyze for out Copper sample?

Can you analyze our Sodium Silicate Glass sample?

Can you analyze any given powder?

Can you detect gases like Oxygen & Hydrogen?

Can you analyze a lithium silicate (Li2O-SiO2) glass powdered sample?

Can you test polymers?

We wish to carry out testing on jewellery in India. Can you help?

Can exact 5 or ppm level of hexavalent chromium be checked at TCR?

Can you determine %iron content test on a silica sand sample?

Can you conduct an analysis of Sodium Hypochlorite 12.5%, and tell us if the trace metal analysis for Fe, CU, Mn and Ni fall within given specifications?

Can you conduct tests on limestone for the mineral composition?

Do you have any testing facility to find out the content of lead and cadmium in food grade PVC in India?

Can you check the all-chemical elements of S.G. Iron Casting?

Do you perform analysis of rare earth elements?

Please elaborate about the GDS 500 Spectrometer for cast iron and the elements that it can analyze?

We would appreciate if you could give us quotations for testing charges under IS:2062 for Molybdenum and Vanadium?

Can you determine the composition of Ti-TiB composition in a Titanium composite sample?

Can you assist is our analysis of reference alloys?

Can you find impurities down to 10's of ppm in a LAST thermoelectric sample in powder form?

Can you let us know the chemical composition and grade of our 1/2" diameter pipe Inconel sample?

Can you analyze the following elements in our copper cathode button samples(Se, Te, Bi, Cr, Mn, Sb, Cd, As, P, Pb, S, Sn, Ni, Fe, Si, Co, Zn, and Ag) for the range of ppm to Sub ppm level)?

I have Graphite based compound & wish to know its constituents with percentage contents.?

Kindly send us a budgetary quotation with the taxes for the analysis of Cl and P in the Zirconium - Niobium alloy sample material?

Can you test sponge iron?

Can you perform analysis Collagen (Porcine) of trace elements in biological matrix by ICP?

What are your charges for Testing Iron Ore in your lab in Mumbai, India?

Can you test pigment paste (dry pigment powder dispersed in a polyester resin) for 'LEAD CONTENT'?

Can you perform chemical Analysis of Lead Sticks?

Do you have Cobalt base spectro analysis facility?

I want to know if the chemical analysis of a copper alloy sample is possible or not?

Can you perform chemical analysis on Bauxite?

We are sending a Carbon Steel test coupon. Please carry out Tensile and chemical anlysis for Copper, Nickel, Chromium, Molybdenum, Vanadium, Columbium and Titanium?

Can you conduct test for Tellurium, Bismuth and Sodium on C-953 Grade material?

Can you quote for Nitrogen analysis in our Steel Sample?

Do you conduct ICP analysis of Silver Nitrate electrolyte?

Can you test Fly Ash for Reactive Silica Content as per IS 3812 Part 1?

Can you analyzing the Palladium content in a drug matrix using ICP OES?

Can you analyze non-ferrous material and how much sample element should we send to get this analyzed?

Can you conduct testing on your OES four our copper rods?

What are your rates for Chemical Analysis?

What are your charges for analysis of Mo, S, and Cu.?

What is the sample size required for ICP Tests?

We are interested in getting correct quantitative analysis of the glass frit powder?

Can you provide chemical analysis on our molybdenum puck which is made from a high purity molybdenum powder, pressed and sintered?


Can you check my Mining Sample?

We can check some elements but cannot do raw earth elements due to lack of available standards. If you can arrange for a standard solution or sample of known concentration, we can carryout analysis on our ICP provided you have a number of samples and such tests are needed routinely.

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Which elements can you analyze for out Copper sample?

We are pleased to inform you that we can analyze your copper samples for its Purity as well as for impurities such as S P As Ni Co Zn Pb Sn Bi Sb Si Ag etc. as per your QA requirements.

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Can you analyze our Sodium Silicate Glass sample?

We can take up the analysis of your Sodium Silicate Glass sample in our material testing laboratory and our charges for the same shall be Rs. 1150/- per sample plus applicable service tax.

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Can you analyze any given powder?

We can analyze only INORGANIC Powders and our charges for the same shall be about US $ 50 per sample (Rs. 1500/- to Rs. 2000/-). If your sample is Organic, then we cannot analyze it. Please allow 2 – 3 weeks time and 12.24% Service Tax on our analysis charges.

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Can you detect gases like Oxygen & Hydrogen?

TCR does not have facilities to check gases like Oxygen & Hydrogen.

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Can you analyze a lithium silicate (Li2O-SiO2) glass powdered sample?

We regularly analyze inorganic powders such as Palladium Oxide, Copper, Sulphate, Zirconium Oxide, Calcium Silicate, Titanium Oxide, Alumina, Sand, IronOre etc. We therefore can analyze lithium Silicate samples also. You may send us your samples and we can certainly provide you complete analysis as long as these are inorganic compounds. Our charges for such complete analysis will be US $ 100 per sample. We need 2 to 3 weeks time to complete such a job.

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Can you test polymers?

We regret to inform you that we do not have requisite facilities to test Polymers.

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We wish to carry out testing on jewellery in India. Can you help?

TCR Engineering is pleased to inform you that we can analyze your jewellery sample for the following elements:
Pure Gold Material - Pb, Al, Fe, S, As & Sb
Copper - As ,Fe, Pb,Sb,S
Silver - Pb, Sb, S

In addition to the above commonly requested elements for jewellery testing, we can test most other elements as well. Please contact us for further information.

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Can exact 5 or ppm level of hexavalent chromium be checked at TCR?

We regret to inform you that hexavalent chromium cannot be determined by Colorimetry or Atomic absorption spectrometry. It can only be done by XRD method which TCR presently does not have facilities to undertake.

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Can you determine %iron content test on a silica sand sample?

We can certainly take up your job and give you %Fe in Silica Sand sample. Our charges including Service Tax will be US $ 10 per sample. Please note that it would take us one week’s time to complete the job. We will need a minimum 20gm Powder material per sample.

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Can you conduct an analysis of Sodium Hypochlorite 12.5%, and tell us if the trace metal analysis for Fe, CU, Mn and Ni fall within given specifications?

We can undertake analysis of Fe, Cu, Mn, and Ni. The cost of analysis will be US $16 plus a 12.24% service tax.

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Can you conduct tests on limestone for the mineral composition?

TCR Engineering can conduct test for Moisture Content and Chemical Analysis of Lime Stone. Our charges per sample would be US $60 plus 12.24% Service Tax and we need approximately. one week's time to complete the test. We can also provide sampling/ inspection (drawing sample) services at your vendor's site, at an extra cost. Please let us know if you need these services also for pre shipment inspection.

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Do you have any testing facility to find out the content of lead and cadmium in food grade PVC in India?

We regret to inform you that we do not have facilities to undertake the job as requested by you.

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Can you check the all-chemical elements of S.G. Iron Casting?

Yes we can check all the chemical elements of S.G. Iron Castings on our LECO GDS (Glow Discharge) Spectrometer. Our charges will be Rs. 400 for first 8 elements and Rs. 60 for each additional element. Service tax of 12.24% will be extra.

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Do you perform analysis of rare earth elements?

We regret that we may not be able to undertake analysis of your rare earth elements due to lack of standards available with us. We may look into the possibility if you provide us such standards for the calibration of the instrument.

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Please elaborate about the GDS 500 Spectrometer for cast iron and the elements that it can analyze?

At TCR, our spectrometer - LECO GDS 500 can perform analysis of elements like C S P Mn Si Cr Ni Mo Cu V Al Ti Mg Sn Pb W etc. on cast iron samples.

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We would appreciate if you could give us quotations for testing charges under IS:2062 for Molybdenum and Vanadium?

Our charges for analyzing Mo & V in IS 2062 shall be Rs. 120/- for 1st element + Rs. 80/- for each additional element i.e. Rs. 200/- per sample. A 12.24% Service Tax shall also be applicable on total invoice value.

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Can you determine the composition of Ti-TiB composition in a Titanium composite sample?

We can analyze Ti & Ti alloy samples for their chemical composition in our lab.

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Can you assist is our analysis of reference alloys?

TCR Engineering Services is pleased to inform you that we can undertake analysis of reference alloys. We have been doing so for Brammer Standards Company, USA and MBH Analytical Ltd, UK. Brammer Standard produces and distributes thousands of analytical reference materials. MBH Analytical is one of the world's major producers and supplier of Certified Reference Materials.

Please note that analysis of reference material is done to a greater precision than routine commercial analysis and therefore it costs more than our routine charges.

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Can you find impurities down to 10's of ppm in a LAST thermoelectric sample in powder form?

TCR is pleased to inform you that we can analyze such samples for their elemental analysis. We expect to find Al2O3, SiO2, CaO, BaO as well as some impurities from the raw materials, namely: Se, Cu, Bi. We will report content of Al, Bi, Ca, Bo etc. and they can be expressed as Al2O3 etc. We do have an ICP spectrometer which can be used for such purpose and we do analyze sample for this kind of concentration. The cost of such analysis will be approx. US $ 6.00 per element per sample + 12.24% Service Tax.

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Can you let us know the chemical composition and grade of our 1/2" diameter pipe Inconel sample?

There are various grades of inconel such as 625, 600, 601, 800, 825 etc. and since our testing charges are based on number of elements tested, we may not be able to give you exact charges but it would be in the range of Rs. 1000/- to Rs. 1500/- per sample. Charges are Rs. 200/- for the 1st element and Rs. 100/- for each additional element plus 12.24% Service Tax. We need approx 1" long tube sample and will need 4 days to complete the job.

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Can you analyze the following elements in our copper cathode button samples(Se, Te, Bi, Cr, Mn, Sb, Cd, As, P, Pb, S, Sn, Ni, Fe, Si, Co, Zn, and Ag) for the range of ppm to Sub ppm level)?

Yes, it would be possible for us to carryout analysis of all the elements listed by you. We need approx. 1 week time to complete the job. Our charges will depend on number of elements analyzed. For 18 elements it does work out to Rs. 3600/- plus 12.24% Service Tax.

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I have Graphite based compound & wish to know its constituents with percentage contents.?

Charges will be approximate Rs. 2500/- plus 12.24% Service Tax and it would take approximate 2 week's time to complete the job. Please send 20gms powder.

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Kindly send us a budgetary quotation with the taxes for the analysis of Cl and P in the Zirconium - Niobium alloy sample material?

We are pleased to inform you that we can undertake chemical testing on your sample and charges for the same shall be Rs. 335/- (US $10) per sample plus a 12.24% Service Tax.

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Can you test sponge iron?

Yes we can test sponge iron for Analysis of C, Fe(Total), Fe (Metallic), S, and P. Our charges will be Rs. 600/- per sample plus 12.24% Service Tax. We cannot provide Size Analysis, Degree of Metallization and Non Magnetic testing.

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Can you perform analysis Collagen (Porcine) of trace elements in biological matrix by ICP?

TCR can perform analysis of trace elements in Collagen (Porcine) to detect Copper, Iron, Manganese, Seleninem, Zinc, Arsenic, Lead, Cadminm and Chrominum. Please note that we need about 5 - 10 gm sample quantity and the rate for each of such sample shall be Rs. 200/- per element + 12.24% Service Tax.

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What are your charges for Testing Iron Ore in your lab in Mumbai, India?

Our charges for testing Iron Ore are % Fe at Rs. 300/- per sample. Each additional element such as SiO2, MnO, C, S etc at Rs. 200/- each per sample. A Service Tax of 12.24% is applicable.

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Can you test pigment paste (dry pigment powder dispersed in a polyester resin) for 'LEAD CONTENT'?

We can analyze lead in PPM level by use of ICP method. We will however have to standardize the method for your organic sample and therefore we will undertake your job only if you have a regular requirement and number of samples to be tested are at least 3 or 4 in every lot.

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Can you perform chemical Analysis of Lead Sticks?

We are pleased to inform you that we can undertake the analysis and our charges for Chemical Analysis (Non ferrous) will be Rs. 200 for the first element and Rs. 100 per element for each additional element. A 12.24% service tax is extra.

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Do you have Cobalt base spectro analysis facility?

We do not have Cobalt base spectro analysis facility.

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I want to know if the chemical analysis of a copper alloy sample is possible or not?

We can analyze your sample for all elements including Cu, Fe, Pb, Ni. Ag, Be, Au, Zn, Sn and our charges will be US $ 5 for the first element and Us $3 for each additional element plus applicable Service Tax. We would appreciate if you can list all impurities you need when you send your sample. Cu will be analyzed by electrolysis method. Please note that we will not be analyzing Oxygen.

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Can you perform chemical analysis on Bauxite?

You will need to send us a Minimum 25 gm sample for us to carry out chemical analysis on your Bauxite samples.

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We are sending a Carbon Steel test coupon. Please carry out Tensile and chemical anlysis for Copper, Nickel, Chromium, Molybdenum, Vanadium, Columbium and Titanium?

Thank you for sending us the sample. We can carry out the tensile test at a cost of US $5.00 per sample. Chemical Analysis for upto 12 elements will cost US $25.00 per sample. A 12.24% service tax is applied on all invoices.

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Can you conduct test for Tellurium, Bismuth and Sodium on C-953 Grade material?

Yes, we can undertake chemical analysis for Tellurium, Bismuth and Sodium at our laboratory in Navi Mumbai, India. We can analyze all your impurities in Copper samples.

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Can you quote for Nitrogen analysis in our Steel Sample?

Charges for nitrogen analysis are Rs. 200 per sample plus service tax at 12.24%. Please send 25mmx25mmx10mm sample size.

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Do you conduct ICP analysis of Silver Nitrate electrolyte?

If your sample does not contain any organic mater, than we can analyze it on our ICP. Please note that for such analysis, we have to prepare a program by analyzing certain standards and also do the calibration. This is possible only if you propose to analyze such samples on regular basis. Please inform your expected number of samples per month as well as the elements you need to analyze in each sample. On receipt of this information we shall send you our quotation.

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Can you test Fly Ash for Reactive Silica Content as per IS 3812 Part 1?

We regret our inability to do this test.

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Can you analyzing the Palladium content in a drug matrix using ICP OES?

We do have an ICP and we do analyze Pd in Palladium Catalysts etc for Chemical Industry. We shall be pleased to undertake your job particularly if it is of routine nature. If your requirement is one time only then we beg to say sorry as we have to develop a procedure for preparation of sample (for elimination of organic matter) and then calibration with various standards.

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Can you analyze non-ferrous material and how much sample element should we send to get this analyzed?

We can analyze your Non Ferrous samples in our lab and our charges are Rs. 200/- for 1st Element and Rs. 100/- for each additional element. Normally, 8 to 10 elements are needed to find exact grade. Service Tax @ 12.24% shall be extra. Please send sufficient material (up to 15 gms weight) to complete the analysis. In case you need any mechanical testing, we also do the same.

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Can you conduct testing on your OES four our copper rods?

TCR can conduct detailed chemical analysis using the Optical Emission Spectrometer (OES) in Mumbai. Pleas send us your sample size. If you have a CRM send the same to us as well and we can then calibrate our instrument to that CRM. It will be ideal if you gave the CRM of the same size as the samples. Our Optical Emissions Spectrometer can accept a sample size of minimum 4 mm dia. Of course, the larger the sample size, the better for our chemical analysis team.

Details of our OES Spectrometer are available at http://www.tcreng.com/newsroom/tcr-adds-ARL-Quantris.shtml

You can send the samples directly to our lab in Navi Mumbai.

Should you have any specific question regarding this testing, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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What are your rates for Chemical Analysis?

Ferrous Metal Sample = US $ 20 per sample
Non Ferrous Metal Sample (upto 10 elements) = US $ 30 per sample
Service Tax = @ 12.24%

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What are your charges for analysis of Mo, S, and Cu.?

Analysis charges for Mo, S and Cu are Rs. 700/- per sample plus the mandatory service tax of 12.24%.

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What is the sample size required for ICP Tests?

Sample size required for ICP is:

If you material is a sheet or Plate
- Require 25mm long sample if the dia is more than 10mm
- Require 50mm long sample if the dia is less than 10 mm

If your material is a bar we will require a 50 mm long sample

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We are interested in getting correct quantitative analysis of the glass frit powder?

We regret to inform you that we do not have facilities to conduct these test as glass frit powder comprises of Bismuth oxide, Sio2 - Silica Sand, Tio2, B2o3, Zro2, Flouride, Na2o, K2o, Cao, Zro2, Zno, Sno, Li2o - lithium, barium, Cobalt oxide, Al203 - alumina, Cdo - cadmium oxide

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Can you provide chemical analysis on our molybdenum puck which is made from a high purity molybdenum powder, pressed and sintered?

We can conduct Chemical Analysis on the Molybdenum Puck. We have in-house testing facilities for all elements except Oxygen (O). For oxygen analysis, we will send your sample to another associated laboratory in Mumbai, India. We will test for the following elements in-house: Mo, C, Fe, Ni, Cr, Si, and Pb.

The cost for the analysis will be as follows:
Chemical Composition of Mo, C, Fe, Ni, Cr, Si, and Pb: US $50 per sample
Oxygen Analysis: $30 per sample
Total: $80 per sample
Service Tax: 12.24%

With 6 samples a month, we cannot provide volume discounts. However, if your total number of samples increases to over 15 a month, we will provide a 5% discount. Our business model is dependant on high volume and hope you understand our inability to offer discounts at the current stage. The time duration for completion of the test (for all elements including Mo, C, O, Fe, Ni, Cr, Si, and Pb) will be 15 business days from the time we receive the sample. If there is no Oxygen (O) test requirement, then the time duration will be 10 business days. Please note that our laboratory is open M-F and for half a day on Saturdays.

Once test is completed, the report shall be transmitted electronically in Adobe Acrobat format.

We save all test samples for a period of One year from the time the sample is tested at our laboratory. Should you need the samples returned, we can send them back using DHL or UPS. Cost for sending the sample back will be added to your account at actual.

Typically we report 10 parts per million.

To accommodate your request for 1 part per million, we will have to make a standard synthetic sample and calibrate our equipment accordingly (at this time we do not have a readily available such a synthetic sample). Should your company have any known standard with defined values, please send the same to us and we will calibrate our ICP accordingly and report 1 part per million. Please give us 10 days lead time to ensure our delivering results for 1 part per million.

All tests above will be done using Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) Spectrometer whereby we will analyze Molybdenum by taking the following method; 100 minus Impurity = Purity of Molybdenum and associated elements.

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