Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) Analysis

FTIR - Fourier Transform Infrared - spectroscopy analysis and testing identifies chemical compounds in a wide range of capacities

FTIR analysis helps clients understand materials and products. Analytical testing sample screens, profiles and data interpretation are available on a global basis from our experts who deploy FTIR to identify chemical compounds in consumer products, paints, polymers, coatings, pharmaceuticals, foods and other products. Laboratories with FTIR expertise are located throughout the Intertek global laboratory network.

FTIR offers quantitative and qualitative analysis for organic and inorganic samples. Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) identifies chemical bonds in a molecule by producing an infrared absorption spectrum. The spectra produce a profile of the sample, a distinctive molecular fingerprint that can be used to screen and scan samples for many different components. FTIR is an effective analytical instrument for detecting functional groups and characterizing covalent bonding information.

FTIR can be used with other molecular spectroscopy techniques available in Intertek laboratories, including  Diffuse Reflectance Infrared Fourier Transform Spectroscopy (DRIFTS), Infrared-spectroscopy coupled to Thermogravimetric Analysis (FTIR/TGA), Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR), Gas Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS), Liquid Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS), UV/Vis spectroscopy, Near Infra Red (NIR) and Raman scattering. FTIR combined with these techniques provides complementary data regarding a molecule's molecular structure. 


FTIR analysis 

 
Need help or have a question? +1 800 967 5352
 

Need help or have a question?

+1 800 967 5352
EMEA UK:
+44 161 721 5247
Benelux:
+31 88 126 8888
France:
+33 (0) 385 99 12 80
APAC:
+65 6805 4800
Germany:
0800 5855888
+49 711 27311 152
Switzerland:
+41 61 686 4800
Mexico:
01 800 5468 3783
+52 55 5091 2150
Brazil:
+55 11 2322 8033
Australia:
+61 1300 046 837
India:
+91 (22) 4245 0204
UAE
+971 4 317 8777