SINTEF Norlab conducts a wide range of chemical analyses related to environmental investigations and quality control of raw materials and products. From well-equipped, modern laboratories, we deliver inorganic and organic analyses for industrial customers and research organizations. We also provide customized testing.
SINTEF Norlab delivers customised outsourced laboratory solutions to a number of industrial companies.
Analysis of building materials
Many buildings contain substances and materials that are harmful to humans and the environment. In connection with demolition or renovation of old buildings, it is therefore necessary to identify if there are environmentally hazardous substances. Unpleasant surprises can be avoided by conducting analyses prior to starting the demolition work.
- plates, floor tiles, adhesives, pipe insulation, sealants, etc.
- windows, paint, concrete, grout, etc.
- wood, black grout, paint, etc.
- heavy metals
- paint, impregnated wood, etc.
- flooring, plastic, etc.
- brominated flame retardants
- insulation materials, textiles, etc.
- insulation from cooling units
Why choose SINTEF Norlab
SINTEF Norlab has extensive experience in identification of environmentally hazardous materials in buildings and can provide the necessary analyses. We offer advisory work, regarding sampling, analyses, methods and material handling.
Experienced engineers and modern equipment, guarantee the best quality and rapid response in our services.
We are actively involved in “Forum for miljøkartlegging og sanering,” which is an industry arena for companies and professionals working in the area of environmental surveying and remediation.
Relevant information from the Norwegian Environment Agency
Advice and information are readily available at SINTEF Norlab.
Please do not hesitate to contact our technical experts if you have questions.