The STEAM Team

IPL would like to congratulate The STREAM Team for their 3rd place at the latest EPro8 Challenge. The EPro8 Challenge is an engineering and problem solving race where teams compete to: Read More

Visit from Bream Bay College Students

IPL recently hosted a lab visit for 4 students in their final year of study at Bream Bay College. Read More

WITT Taranaki Science & Technology Fair

For the next three years, the Taranaki Science & Technology Fair has a new Principal Sponsor in WITT. For a third year in a row, IPL has sponsored the Science & Technology Fair, by awarding 3 special prizes for “Outstanding Experimental Technique” and by providing assistance for the judging of the scientific exhibits and projects.
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IPL sits in on the ISO International Review Group for Liquid Biofuels


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Supporting Scientific Minds

Pollen Pursuit wins Central Northland Science & Technology Fair. As Scientifics, we were amazed by the rigorous investigation process that this young and very clever lady followed.
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Exciting week ahead!

Busy week at IPL! We have staff away in Wellington for Terminal Training, in New Plymouth for the NZ Petroleum Club and 2 audits are scheduled for the Northland lab (IANZ & HSNO). 
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Solid Biofuel - Heavy Metals and Hg Analysis

 
The determination of heavy metals can be helpful to predict potential contamination caused by combustion of the biofuel. If ashes are to be put back in the forest as fertiliser, it’s important to be aware of those elements that can be harmful to the environment. Regular checks can be useful to help identify purity of the product.

IPL can test your solid biofuel by ICP for Arsenic, Boron, Chromium, Copper, Lead and Zinc and uses its DMA to quantify Mercury to a sensitivity of 20ppt (ng/kg)



Although these test currently aren’t part of the Technical Guide for standard testing methods for solid biofuels, they help assess the quality and purity of the solid biofuel.

If you wish to include as part of your quality assurance testing schedule, please contact us.
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The right testing at the right time

the right results at the right time Read More