Pattinson & Stead (2005) Ltd
in association with Bureau of Analysed Samples Ltd (BAS) and Ridsdale & Co (R&Co)
Pattinson & Stead (P&S) have provided high quality and reliable analytical services since 1876 and have a worldwide reputation for the arbitration analysis of minerals and metal alloys. P&S are specialists in:
In 2005 we teamed up with R&Co (formed in 1912) and BAS (incorporated in 1935) to form a Group specialising in the provision of analytical services for the metallurgical and mineral industries. As such we participate in many of the interlaboratory analyses which BAS organises in order to prepare their world-renowned Certified Reference Materials (CRMs). These provide a continuous benchmark for our analytical capabilities as well as contributing to the preparation of CRMs which are essential tools for the analytical industry.
Our association with BAS, and provision of certification analyses for their world renowned CRMs strengthens our expertise in the analyses of irons and steels, non-ferrous metals, minerals, ores, refractories, ceramic materials and cements, for which the main analytical techniques we use are:
- Classical Chemical Analysis
- Gravimetric Analysis
- Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAS)
- Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP-OES)
P&S have a highly skilled and experienced team of technicians who provide an accurate, high quality, confidential and reliable service, which is tailored to the needs of our clients throughout the world. The maintenance of quality standards in our work is the keystone to our success and reputation, and we have a rigorous quality assurance system to ensure confidence in all measurements and tests undertaken. The majority of our services are accredited to the Quality Standard BS EN ISO 9001:2015. The Certificate of Registration can be viewed by clicking the icon below.
Our Associates, BAS and R&Co are accredited respectively to ISO 17034:2016 (no. 4004) and ISO/IEC 17025:2017 (no. 2444)
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