Forensic Chemical Analysis

forensic chemical analysis
The Forensics staff at ATS has access to our in-house Chemical laboratories.

Often times an Investigator returns from a site inspection with components or evidence which requires additional testing or analysis to arrive at a conclusion. Our Chemistry Labs are equipped to assist the Forensic Investigators in Chemical Analysis of metals, plastics, liquids and gases.


ATS has inspected and investigated damaged property and failed structures ranging from: flood damage, water infiltration, roof/hail damage, roof collapses, and fire affected structures, sprinkler systems, piping systems, boiler and pressure systems, crane systems, concrete structures, and code compliance.

  • Alloy Identification - Steels, Aluminum, Copper, Nickel, Zinc Titanium & Cobalt Alloys
  • Lead Analysis of Toys, Ceramics, and Dinnerware
  • Metals Analysis of Consumer Products
  • Positive Material Identification (PMI) On-site
  • Identification of contaminants in plastic
  • Analysis of metal chips, filings, etc.
  • Determination of oil contamination
  • Cleanliness testing for oxygen service equipment
  • Automotive component cleanliness testing
  • Analysis of hydraulic oils and lubricants
  • Particle size determination of fine particles
  • Paint bonding failure
  • Printed circuit board cleanliness testing

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