Metal and anion analysis

Metal analysis

The metals listed below (^ = NATA accredited) are analysed in the Commercial Services laboratory using inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICPMS) for wine and water matrices only.

Grape, juice and fortified wine matrices are currently being sent to a NATA-accredited external laboratory. Antimony, aluminium and mercury are additional metals that can be analysed by the external laboratory.

Arsenic
Cadmium
Calcium^
Chromium
Cobalt
Copper^
Iron^
Lead
Lithium
Manganese^
Magnesium
Nickel
Potassium^
Selenium
Silver
Sodium^
Strontium
Tin
Vanadium
Zinc

Prices per analysis
Analysis Per Sample (excluding GST)
Copper (Cu) $31.50 Volume required – 10 mL

Target response time – 48 hrs

Iron (Fe) $31.50
Sodium (Na) $31.50
Potassium (K) $31.50
Calcium (Ca) $31.50
Manganese (Mn) $31.50
Metal group analysis including Cu, Fe, Na, K, Ca & Mn $68.25
Metal group for China including Mn, Cu & Fe $68.25
Metals including Cu & Fe $52.50
Metals screening including all 20 metals listed $105.00
Chloride (as NaCl)* $136.50 Volume required – 155 mL

Target response time – 15 days from receipt of samples

Sulfate as (K2SO4)* $136.50

Anion analysis

Chloride (as NaCl) and sulfate as (K2SO4) analysis are performed using ion chromatography. AWRI Commercial Services can arrange for these analyses to be performed by an external laboratory on your behalf.

* Currently provided by an external NATA-accredited contract laboratory with a turnaround time of 15 working days.

For more information, please contact AWRI Commercial Services on (08) 8313 6600 or e-mail commercialservices@awri.com.au