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organic compounds, microwave extraction, organic pollutant analyses

Microwave extraction technology enables to process difficult matrices

In this case study, you can read how ACEA (acronym for Municipal Energy and Environment Company) gained advantages in terms of time-saving, application capabilities, maintenance costs and productivity on any kind of matrix, when adopting Milestone’s microwave technology instead of conventional extraction techniques

Microwave assisted extraction of dioxins from fly ash samples

Dioxins are toxic and persistent molecules covered by the Stockholm Convention and several governments require their analysis in environmental samples. Microwave assisted solvent extraction is a we...

Microwave extraction of hydrocarbons from soils samples. A comparison with iso 16703:2004

ISO 16703:2004 specifies a method for the quantitative determination of the mineral oil (hydrocarbons) content in field-moist soil samples by gas chromatography. Many environmental laboratories use...

The Cost Benefits of Direct Mercury Analysis

Let’s take a more detailed look at the cost of analysis comparison between a dedicated mercury analyzer and one using Direct Mercury Analysis. It’s also worth noting that there are three approved m...

ISO 21392: a turning point in heavy metals analysis of cosmetic products

The new ISO 21392 method for the determination of heavy metals in cosmetic products via ICP-MS came into effect. This new method is a key asset as it guides laboratories toward a universal method t...

Sample Prep For Elemental Analysis In The Li-Ion Battery Industry

Improving batteries performance is a compelling task for this industry, and the chemical analysis of battery components is a necessary step. Materials for anodes, cathodes and electrolytes should ...