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Pulp and Paper Services, LLC
Est. 1996
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Analysis Services for the Paper, Pulp, Polymer, Chemical, and Legal Industries.
1.802.424.1564
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FTIR Analysis
Contact us to receive example analyses. You will see how detailed our analyses are. We assure you the depth of our work goes far beyond any other lab.

Pulp and Paper Services, LLC provides FTIR analysis of a variety of materials for many industries. We can analyze plastics, inks, adhesives, additives, films, chemicals, and coatings in addition to pulp and paper products. We utilize a Bruker Vector 22 FTIR spectrophotometer, with an ATR Pike accessory. We can analyze solids, liquids, and gases.

FTIR samples can be submitted for material identification, deformulation, competitor analysis, defect analysis, coating analysis, polymer analysis, and chemical analysis.  We provide qualitative, semi-quantitative, and quantitative analysis by constructing calibration curves of the material in question.

FTIR spectroscopy (infrared spectroscopy) is also a valuable tool to aid with product development and litigation support.

We use atomic absorption spectroscopy, optical microscopy, microphotography, solvent extractions, in conjunction with FTIR spectroscopy to provide a detailed and complete analysis.

We Excel at FTIR Analysis!

Customers are always impressed with the quality and detail of our work.
• Material Identification
  • Defect Identification
    • Contaminant Identification 
      • Polymer Identification
        • Coating Identification
          • Packaging Identification
            • Film Identification
              • Unknown Identification
                • Spectral Interpretation
                  • Additive Analysis
                    • Competitive Comparison
                      • Reverse Engineering
                        • Quantitative Analysis
                          • Semi-quantitative Analysis
                            • Qualitative Analysis
                              • Organic Analysis
                                • Inorganic Analysis
A customer wanted to know if a product they had was a polyamine or a poly DADMAC.

The samples were dried and scanned on our FTIR.  As you can see by the spectral comparisons to the right show that the product was a poly DADMAC.
Product Comparisons
Polyamine
(RED) PRODUCT VS. (BLUE) POLYAMINE
Poly DADMAC
(RED) PRODUCT VS. (BLUE) POLYDADMAC
Bruker Vector 22 FTIR
FTIR Analysis Services
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Pulp and Paper Services, LLC
PO Box 4582
378 Railroad Street - Suite 2
Saint Johnsbury, Vermont  05819
Analysis is Our Passion

"We have been very pleased with the work carried out by Pulp & Paper Services. We have been using their services for 19 years. From microscopic and FTIR analysis of defects to fiber assessments to ANSI Standards testing, PPS has delivered prompt and professional service. PPS has proven to be an excellent and reliable extension of our our lab."



PAUL GRAVER
MOHAWK FINE PAPERS, INC.
DIRECTOR, TECHNICAL SERVICES AND QUALITY



We Perform FTIR Analysis for All Industries, Not Just Pulp & Paper.
Bruker Vector 22 FTIR
Polypropylene Speck
ATR Module
We have over 400,000 reference spectra in our search database.  
We utilize our own database and also the Bio-Rad: Know It All Software which provides many tools to analyze spectra.
Tools include: deformulation, mixture analysis, and graphical presentation of functional groups.