Birmingham Assay Office Launches Quick Nickel Test

The Laboratory at the Birmingham Assay Office has recently launched a Quick Nickel Test, which enables suppliers to quickly confirm that their specified product complies with European and U.K. Nickel regulations.

The test was inspired by research conducted by Dippal Manchanda, technical director at The Birmingham Assay Office. The initial research was commissioned by the Nickel Producers Environmental Research Association, London. Manchanda will present his research paper at the Santa Fe Symposium in Albuquerque, N.M., May 20 to 23.

The test takes a maximum of three days for a cost of $55. In addition, FedEx freight to and from the U.K. is paid for by the Birmingham Assay Office.

For more information, e-mail marion.wilson@theassayoffice.co.uk.