IPL joins the Bioenergy Association

IPL has been at the forefront of Biofuels testing expertise in New Zealand since 2005. We developed a full suite of Biofuels testing to the New Zealand Engine Fuel Specification Regulations 2011 and we are currently exploring ways in which they could extend our testing offer to other types of bioenergy, such as wood and gas. Read More

Total Sulphur Analysis

IPL upgraded its micro-elemental analysis of Sulphur, Halogen and Nitrogen in December 2015. The new equipment enables detection of Sulphur in petroleum refined products, crude oil, natural gas and biofuels to a limit of 0.2 ppm. This equipment also allows for determination of Total Sulphur.
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Mercury Applications

Our Mercury and Trace Mercury capabilities have been developed specifically for petrochemical industry applications, but we have the capability to develop methods for the food and beverage, chemical, clinical, environmental, geochemistry, pharmaceutical and plastic industries using our existing technology.
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Biofuel dedicated GCs

IPL’s 3 new Agilent GC’s are up and running and thus far, are delivering the efficiency gains we were expecting. The GCs are dedicated for biofuels testing and our ester, glyceride and methanol content test methods, have been streamlined over the last month.
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Testing by ICP-OES technology

IPL’s new Agilent 5100 ICP-OES (Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry) equipment is fully commissioned. This new piece of equipment will be used to perform metal analysis on both aqueous and organic samples. Although the detection levels vary on the sample matrix, the new ICP-OES achieves lower detection levels than our previous equipment (< 1ppm). 
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Latest News

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

2017 Customer Satisfaction Survey

Help us better our services by providing feedback on our testing services. Read More

IANZ Technical Expert

IANZ have recognised Ivor Reyes as a Technical Expert in the field of Chemical TestingRead More