Start-up Gas Testing

In the refining industry a safe plant start-up comes hand in hand with Gas testing. The purpose behind the Gas testing that IPL will be performing is to ensure that no O2 (Oxygen) is left inside Refining NZ's plant. Read More

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

Water testing for resource consents

IPL will be testing the water throughout the Refining NZ 2018 shutdown to ensure that resource consents are met. Read More

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Petroleum product testing

From analysis of Crude Oil, Gases and Condensates, to testing the fuels that drive New Zealand and the South West Pacific, IPL offers the largest range of fuel testing services. 
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New WDXRF commissioned

IPL has recently purchased a new Wavelenght Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence or WDXRF which enables accurate determination of elemental concentrations.  Read More