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Sample Preparation

Sample Preparation Facilities

Alfred H Knight have extensive experience of sampling and sample preparation of wide range of commodities that include all base and minor metals, ores, concentrates and solid fuels.

Our network of sample preparation and moisture determination facilities are located strategically to support our inspection teams.

The facilities are fully equipped and staffed with the skilled personnel necessary for the reduction of bulk samples to quality samples  in accordance with  ISO standard.

Services include

  • Screening: Performing of size determination for contractual purposes.
  • Division/Splitting: Riffle splitters to further divide and reduce the bulk samples.
  • Milling: Ring Mills used for pulverising and reducing the sample to the agreed particle size.
  • Final quality sample splitting: A rotary divider is used to split the sample and produce the agreed number of samples for distribution.
  • Drying/moisture determination: Fully calibrated thermostatically controlled ovens and calibrated top loading digital balances for accurate moisture results.

Fast dispatch of samples for analysis to one of our dedicated mineral laboratories.

Find out more

Contact us for more information or a quotation on our network of sample preparation facilities.