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+27 (0)10 594 0641 Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30 276 George Street, Midrand, Johannesburg
+27 (0)10 594 9843 Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30 Emonti Science & Technology Park, EL IDZ
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+27 (0)10 594 9841 Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30 1 Jacob Street Krugersdorp
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Chemin Testing Laboratories

Chemin has two testing laboratories located at the Durban Incubation Centre (University of KwaZulu Natal Westville Campus) and Mogale City Incubation Centre (Chamdor Training Centre in Krugersdorp). We are a chemical testing laboratory, with state of the art instruments. We provide a wide range of analytical tests, water analysis, chemical tests, various commodities and petroleum products. Our laboratory are relatively new and all our equipment is brand new, regularly maintained and serviced. We have an in house team that calibrates all our instruments.

List of Tests

Metals
Detergents
Water
Coal Tests
Petroleum Products Tests
Pharmaceutical Tests

• Chemical composition analysis
• Heavy metal test
• Mechanical properties testing
• Dimension measurements
• Weather resistance testing
• Metal ion test

• Solubility
• Hardness
• Ph
• Viscosity
• Stability

• Potable waters
• Tests according to SANS requirements;
• Swimming pool water;
• Trade effluents;
• Marine waters;
• Borehole waters;
• Bottled water;
• SANS 241 drinking water quality tests.

• Proximate Analysis;
• Air-dry moisture;
• Free, superficial moisture;
• Inherent moisture;
• Total moisture;
• Ash content;
• Fixed Carbon;
• Phosphorus and its compounds;
• Self-heat Test on charcoal, IMDG Code;
• Smoke Point;
• Flame Propagation Test on charcoal

• Lubrication oils and Fuel Oils
• Kinematic Viscosity;
• Dynamic viscosity;
• Density, API and SG measurements;
• Ford Cup Viscosity;
• Brookfield Viscosity;
• Flash Point;
• Fire Point;
• Auto-ignition Point;
• Carbon Residue;
• Ash content;
• ASTM Distillation;
• Heat of Combustion, ASTMD4868;
• Insolubles and extractables;
• Water content, by distillation;
• Water content, by Karl Fischer;
• Pour Point;
• Cloud Point;
• Colour measurements
• Electrical conductivity on fuel oils, e.g. jet fuel and vehicle fuel

• UV Spectrophotometry measurements;
• Melting Point measurements;
• Humidity tests