Coal Lab studies

Our laboratories feature state of the art instrumentation to provide accurate results with the optimum turnaround time.

Major analytical instrumentation includes:
  • X-Ray Fluorescence
  • Simultaneous and Sequential Inductively Couple Plasma Spectrometry
  • Graphite Furnace and Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometry
  • Automated Ion Analyzer
  • Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen and Sulfur Analyzers
  • Thermo Gravimetric Analyzers
  • Micron Particle Size Analyzers

Spectro is a ISO 17025 Lab and accredited in India by NABL. SPECTRO has done many projects in coal exploration for a number of blocks.

A partial list of analytical capabilities includes:
  • Proximate (moisture, ash, sulfur, volatile matter, calorific Value)
  • Ultimate (moisture, ash, sulfur, carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen (by difference))
  • Fusion Temperature of Ash
  • Free Swelling Index
  • Mineral Analysis of Ash
  • Trade Element Analysis
  • Forms of Sulfur
  • Equilibrium Moisture
  • Hardgrove Grind ability Index
  • Specific Gravity
  • Oxidation Index
  • Micron Particle Size Distribution
  • Sieve Analysis
  • Metallurgical Coke Physical and Chemical Analysis
Rock Mechanical Properties
  • Young’s Modulus
  • Poisson’s Ratio
  • Uniaxial and Triaxial Compressive strength under dry and water saturated condition
Metallurgical Coke Petrographic Testing