Our highly qualified and experienced team of technical staff and operators are fully dedicated to assist supporting with right solutions and adding value to your business.

  • Over 20 years of servicing sampling on coal, petcoke, wood chips and pellets
  • Participation to international interlaboratory test with excellent results over years 12
  • Accreditation for Napoli laboratory ISO/IEC 17025 since 2012 Click here for Accreditation Certificate

AmSpec uses standard protocols based on ASTM, ISO and EN standards for sampling and testing to provide results that are representative of each lot.

AmSpec offers

  • Independent inspection (including weight determination by Draught Survey if required)
  • Manual sampling (if mechanical sampling is not available)
  • Stockpile sampling
  • Umpire to support commercial settlement
  • Witnessing and expertise services
  • Bunker Survey & Conditional Survey
  • Hold & Hatch Survey
  • Sample preparation, Crushing & Screening
  • Testing services
  • Proximate  analysis:  moisture  content,  ash  content, volatile  matter,  fixed  carbon
  • Ultimate  analysis:  Carbon,  Hydrogen,  Oxygen,  Nitrogen,  Sulphur
  • Ash  analysis:  major  and  minor  elements  in  coal  and  coal  ash
  • Gross and net calorific  value;
  • Special coal analysis: trace elements, HGI, screen analysis (sizing), ash   fusion   temperature,  chlorine,   fluorine etc.
  • Special wood pellet analysis: Diameter, Length, Mechanical Durability, Bulk Density, Minor elements, Major elements