Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) is an effective analytical technique for quickly identifying the “chemical family” of a substance. Typically, organic and polymeric compounds (and, to a lesser degree, inorganic compounds) produce a “fingerprint” IR spectrum, which can be compared to EAG’s extensive reference database, and the unknown component’s chemical family or actual identity may be determined.
FTIR measures the absorbance of infrared light by a sample and generates a spectrum based on the functional groups in the material. In addition to typical sample preparation methods (such as micro-extraction, dilution, KBr pellet and mulling techniques), EAG also utilizes various Attenuated Total Reflectance (ATR) accessories, which allows insoluble or multi-layer samples to be examined directly.
In conclusion, EAG offers our customers FTIR services to analyze many materials. Moreover, you can count on fast turnaround times, accurate data and person-to-person service, ensuring you understand the information that you receive.
Contact us today for your Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) needs at +1 800-366-3867 or please complete the form below to have an EAG expert contact you.
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