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why choose Chiralabs?

Materials, articles and composites characterisation & analysis


Chiralabs can offer a wide variety of characterisation studies and investigations of the constitution and construction of materials and articles using a range of spectroscopic, physicochemical and chromatographic techniques (including circular dichroism analysis, UV Visible NIR absorption analysis, fluorescence analysis, FTIR analysis, FTIR-ATR analysis, Raman analysis, HPLC analysis, ion chromatography, elemental analysis, electron microscopy, NMR, GC-MS, etc.). We have experience in a diverse range of materials including fire retardants, cladding, high-end metals, optical components, construction materials, petrochemicals, consumer goods, food-stuffs, varnishes and historical artefacts:

  • Component chemical identification

  • Microscopy & spatially resolved elemental analysis

  • Comparability, consistency, similarity & authenticity

  • Stabilities

  • Leachables

  • Physical properties

  • Relative photostabilities

  • Reference spectra & data

  • Reverse engineering & improvement

  • Degradation, contamination & fault analysis


We routinely work to high accuracy with microsample quantities, using leading-edge research-grade instrumentation.