Analytical Services

Mintek’s Analytical Services Division (ASD) is a well-established inorganic analytical chemistry laboratory that specialises in geochemical and metallurgical analyses. We provide this specialised analytical service to the mineral, metallurgical and related industries, using state-of-the-art instrumentation for a variety of techniques.


ICP-OES is a multi-element analytical technique that has the capability of simultaneous analysis. ICP-OES is used to analyse majors, minors and minor trace concentration levels.

ASD has five (5) ICP-OES instruments, including three (3) of the latest models. The latest instruments are fully automated for improved turnaround time.