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Analytical Development Laboratories


Thomas Swan’s recent £200k investment in Analytical Development Services underlines how much we recognise the importance of performing analytical development and method verification. Synchronised perfectly with process development, this ensures all projects are delivered safely to an agreed specification and on time.

Our extensive range of in-house characterisation tools includes:

  • GC with FID detector, liquid and headspace injection techniques
  • GCMS
  • HPLC with UV or Diode Array detectors
  • GPC with Refractive Index Detector
  • Atomic Absorption
  • Raman Spectroscopy
  • TGA
  • Scanning UV
  • TGA
  • Viscosity (Cone & Plate, Brookfield and PRS)
  • Standard wet analysis including auto-titrator

Physical properties testing equipment

  • X-rite Colour Spectrophotometer
  • QUV
  • Tensile tester
  • Friction tester
  • Impact tester
  • Conical Mandrel bend tester
  • Seal Strength tester
  • Gel Strength tester

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