IMG 20170629 122118
Feststoffe 04
IMG 20170629 121548


There are various chemical and physical methods available to analyse the composition and pollution as well as to identify or determine special characteristics of solids like

  • soil
  • rock
  • dust
  • precipiations and scalings
  • building material
  • mortar
  • food
  • etc.


Parameter Method Medium
chemical composition IC after extraction, X-ray fluorescence, CNS analysis soil, rock, dust, scalings, building material, mortar, food
trace elements ICP-MS after extraction, X-ray fluorescence soil, rock, dust, precipitations, building material, mortar, food
petrographic composition thin-section microscopy, XRF rock, soil, dust, precipiations
properties of materials reflected-light microscopy, SEM soil, rock, dust, precipitations, building material, mortar
characterisation of fluid inclusions microthermometry, Raman, FTIR-spectroscopy rock
porosity Hg-porosimetry rock
water content gravimetry rock, soil, building material, mortar
compressive resistence DIN EN 12390-3 building material
open porosity DIN EN 1936 building material
bulk density DIN EN 1936 building material
water penetration depth DIN EN 12390-8 building material
content of cement DIN EN 52170 building material