Water testing
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Balazs NanoAnalysis is an industry leader for Ultrapure Water Analyses. In addition, Balazs provides a wide variety of analytical services to ensure your water system quality remains consistently high purity. Key industries Balazs supports are semiconductor/electronics, pharmaceutical, nuclear power, solar and medical.

Sample Types

  • Ultrapure water
    • Semiconductor
    • Photovoltaic
    • Power industry
    • Bio-medical industry
  • Source water
  • Recycle / reclaim water
  • Cooling/boiling water

Analyses and Services Provided

  • Water Sampling / Monitoring Programs Design
  • UPW System Microcontamination Problem Resolution
  • Ultrapure Water Guidelines Development
  • Water System Evaluations
  • Pure water Seminars and Training Courses
  • Leach testing of high purity materials (e.g., SEMI F57 testing)

Analyses

  • Critical Organics
    • Total Oxidizable Carbon (TOC) 
    • Semivolatile Organics
    • Resin Amines 
    • Trihalomethanes 
    • Organic Acids 
    • Urea
  • Viable Bacteria
  • Particles
  • Silica
    • Dissolved Silica
    • Total Silica 
    • Colloidal
  • Anions and Cations
  • Trace Metals
  • Organic speciation (liquid chromatography with organic carbon detection, LC-OCD) (subcontracted)

Analytical Techniques

  • Optical microscope
  • Scanning electron microscope (SEM)
  • Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR)
  • Gas chromatography mass spectroscopy (GC-MS)
  • Ion chromatography (IC)
  • Inductively coupled plasma mass spectroscopy (ICP-MS)

Industry Guidelines

  • IRDS (Semiconductor Wafer Manufacturers)
  • ASTM D1152-07 (Semiconductor/Electronics)
  • ASTM D1193 (Reagent)
  • SEMI F63 (Semiconductor)
  • SEMI 4792 (Solar)
  • SEMI F57 (Leach)
  • WFI

Application Notes