ACS Environmental Ltd was established in 2007 to complement the physical materials testing service provided by ACS Testing Ltd. We offer a range of chemical testing services to clients to meet their overall needs. The purpose-built Environmental Testing Laboratory provides high quality sample preparation and analysis.
ACS Environmental Ltd is a UKAS accredited laboratory (certificate number 4150) and holds certification to MCERTS standards for a selection of analytical methods. We have maintained accreditation to BS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 & 2017 for over ten years.
We offer an in-house analytical testing service to provide impartial and accurate results for the following determinands*:
- Metals and Metalloids
- Petroleum hydrocarbons (total, banded and speciated (aliphatic/aromatic))
- Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)
- Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB)
- Anions (sulphate, chloride, fluoride, nitrate, nitrite, bromide and phosphate)
- pH & conductivity
- Loss on ignition
- Acid Soluble Sulphate / Chloride
- Organic carbon (total and dissolved)
- Semi volatile organic compounds (SVOC)
- Soil organic matter content
- Laboratory prepared leachate preparation and analysis
- Topsoil Quality Analysis (BS 3882:2015)
*Please note this is not a full list of our scope of chemical analysis. Please contact us for more information regarding your testing requirements.
We are uniquely placed to provide our clients with a high-quality analytical service supported by the expertise of our ACS Geo-Environmental Consultancy Team.
ACS work closely with our UKAS accredited subcontract laboratories to provide a high quality service for onsite sampling. Our laboratories also cover the transfer and analysis of a variety of samples for asbestos fibres testing.
Please see below for a list of the services provided by ACS:
The ACS Geo-Environmental Consultancy Department has been operating as part of ACS for over 10 years.
ACS offers a comprehensive range of professional on-site testing, all carried out by our fully trained site technicians.
From our main laboratory in Poole, Dorset, ACS provide quality testing and material consultancy for the construction and civil engineering industry.
ACS carries out testing on new bituminous binder material and testing on hardened material for physical and chemical properties. Circa pre 1980’s Tar (Carcinogenic effects) was also used as a binder, ACS staff can sample and test materials to assess if Tar was used.
Concrete was the first service to be offered by ACS back in 1987. Since then, we have increased our scope to cover a wide range of UKAS Accredited testing methods on fresh and hardened concrete.
ACS can sample and test new and hardened mortar. Hardened mortar for mix proportions and constituents, new mortar for compressive and flexural strength.
At ACS we offer an efficient and reliable chemical analysis service for waste soils and construction materials using various test solids and leaching procedures specified by the Environment Agency.
The ACS chemical laboratory was established in 2007. It complements the physical materials testing service provided by ACS by offering a range of chemical analytical services.
Our purpose-built analytical laboratory enables ACS to provide a comprehensive sampling, monitoring and analysis service on a wide range of leachate and water samples.
Our newly refurbished stone testing laboratory has given us the opportunity to expand our testing scope. In addition, we have increased production and improved on our turnaround of samples.
CONTACT ONE OF THE TEAM
If you require a collection that is outside of our usual range, please feel free to call us on 01202 622858.
Or contact us and we will do our best to accommodate your requirements.