Laboratory Services

Tampa Electric Laboratory Services was established in 1976 to provide accurate and cost-effective laboratory testing and environmental monitoring services to Tampa Electric 公司. Since our inception, our laboratory has expanded to serve Tampa Electric as well as other clients in utilities and industries across Florida. Our goal is to provide superior customer service utilizing our experienced Project Management, Quality Assurance and Laboratory staff to help define your project, develop a customized analytical/sampling program and to provide superior analytical results using state of the art technology.

Laboratory ServicesWe are a NELAP certified laboratory with over 250 years of combined sampling, laboratory, analytical and Project Management experience. Laboratory Services offers proficiency in a wide range of analytical capabilities for various matrices including but not limited to: Groundwater, Surface water, Wastewater, 污泥, 土壤, and Hazardous Wastes. Analytical testing is provided in accordance with several different regulatory programs, including RCRA, 公告, 污染, and NPDES. We have an excellent QA infrastructure in place to facilitate the production of scientifically sound, legally defensible data ensuring all data withstands regulatory scrutiny. Rush turnaround time capability and customized reporting and electronic data deliverables are also available.

Laboratory ServicesNELAP Certified Analytical Testing Capabilities
FL DOH E54272

Wet Chemistry Analyses

  • Alkalinity
  • Br, Cl, F, NO3, NO2 and SO4 - EPA 300.0/9056
  • Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD)
  • Color
  • Flash Point
  • 硬度
  • Ignitability of Solids
  • Langlier Saturation Index
  • Nitrate/Nitrite
  • Oil and Grease (HEM & SGT /下摆)
  • Organic Nitrogen
  • Ortho Phosphate
  • pH
  • Residue - TDS, TSS, TS, % Solids
  • Total and Dissolved Organic Carbon
  • Total Halogens by EPA 5050/9056
  • Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen
  • Total Phosphorus
  • Unionized 氨
  • Total Nitrogen

Organic Analyses

  • PCB in Oil EPA 600/4-81-045
  • PCB in Solid EPA 8082

Metals Analyses

  • Trace Metals by ICPMS EPA 200.8/6020
  • Low Level Mercury by EPA 1631E
  • Mercury by EPA 245.1, 7470, 7471
  • Silica as SiO2
  • SPLP Leaching Procedure EPA 1312
  • TCLP Leaching Procedure EPA 1311
  • Trace Metals by ICP EPA 200.7/6010

Volatiles Organic Analyses

  • Volatile Organic Compounds by EPA 624.1/8260
  • SPLP ZHE Leaching Procedure EPA 1312
  • TCLP ZHE Leaching Procedure EPA 1311

Laboratory ServicesField Services and Sampling Capabilities

Tampa Electric also offers in-house superior, full service environmental field sampling and analysis support. Our full-time samplers are proficient in Florida DEP field sampling SOPs for surface water, ground water and hazardous waste. The following analyses are routinely performed in the field following the FDEP SOPs:

  • Chlorine
  • Chlorine Dioxide
  • Conductivity
  • CO2 (Free & 总)
  • Dissolved Oxygen
  • Ferrous Iron
  • pH
  • 氧化还原
  • Residual Chlorine
  • Salinity
  • Silt 密度 Index
  • 亚硫酸盐
  • Salinity
  • Temperature
  • Totalizer Reading
  • Turbidity
  • Water Depth

We also offer the following non-NELAP Certified analyses in water:

  • Formate by EPA 300.0M
  • Hydrazine ASTM D1385
  • Paint Filter Liquids Test EPA 9095
  • Particle Size Distribution
  • Settleable Solids SM2540F

Laboratory ServicesOil and Coal Analytical Testing Capabilities

Laboratory Services also is equipped to provide a wide variety of analytical testing of Fuel Oils (#2 & #6), Transformer Oils, Coal, 灰 and Gypsum including the following analytical testing parameters:

Fuel/Petroleum Testing

  • API Gravity
  • Asphaltenes (Normal Heptane Insolubles)
  • 英热单位 (Gross and Net Heat of Combustion)
  • Carbon, Hydrogen and Nitrogen (CHN)
  • Cloud Point
  • Color
  • Conductivity
  • 密度
  • Flash Point
  • Kinematic Viscosity
  • Metals by XRF and ICP
  • 多氯联苯
  • Pour Point
  • Saybolt Viscosity
  • Sediment by Extraction
  • Specific Gravity
  • 硫 and Low-Level 硫
  • Water and Sediment by Volume
  • Water by Distillation

Transformer Oil property testing

  • Acid Number ASTM D974
  • Copper Corrosion ASTM D130
  • Corrosive 硫 ASTM D1275
  • Dissolved Gas Analysis (TOGAS) ASTM D3612
  • Dielectric Breakdown ASTM D877
  • Dielectric Breakdown ASTM D1816
  • Dissipation/Power Factor ASTM D924
  • Furans ASTM D5837
  • Interfacial Tension (IFT) ASTM D-971
  • Moisture in Oil by Karl Fisher ASTM D1533
  • Oxidation Inhibitor ASTM D2668
  • Particle Count ASTM D6786
  • PCB’s EPA 600-4/81-045
  • Visual Exam ASTM D1524

Gypsum and Limestone Testing

  • Acid Insolubles
  • Free and Combined Water
  • CaCO3, CaSO4, CaSO3, MgCO3
  • Gypsum Purity

Coal, Fly 灰 & Slag Testing

  • 60 Mesh Moisture
  • Air Dry Moisture
  • 灰 Fusion
  • 灰 Minerals (SiO2, Al2O3, TiO2, Fe2O3, CaO, MgO, Na2O, K2O, P2O5)
  • Base/Acid Ratio
  • 英热单位
  • Bulk 密度
  • Calcium Carbonate CaCO3
  • Carbon, Hydrogen Nitrogen & Oxygen (CHNO)
  • Chlorine and Fluorine by Bomb (EPA 5050/9056)
  • Fouling Index
  • Fouling Tendency
  • Grind Coal to 60 Mesh
  • Hardgrove Grindability Index (HGI)
  • LOI-Loss on Ignition
  • Mercury by Combustion
  • Oxidizer Screen Test
  • Proximate Analysis (Total Moisture, 60 mesh Moisture, 灰, Volatiles, Fixed Carbon)
  • Short Prox (Total Moisture, 60 mesh Moisture, 灰, 英热单位, 硫)
  • Sieve Analysis
  • Silica Value
  • Slagging Index/Tendency
  • 硫 Trioxide
  • T250
  • Total Moisture
  • Trace Metals
  • Ultimate Analysis (Total Moisture, 60 mesh Moisture, 灰, 英热单位, Chlorine, CHN, Oxygen, 硫)
  • Volatile Matter

Laboratory ServicesAir Analysis Testing Capabilities

Laboratory Services supports our in-house Air Services Sample Stack Testing Group by performing the following analyses.

  • Total Particulate Matter - EPA 5, 5b, 17, 201a, MATS
  • Hydrogen Halides (HCL/HF) - EPA 26a
  • 硫ic Acid and 硫 Dioxide - EPA 8b

We look forward to serving your sampling and analytical needs.

For further information and pricing, please contact:

Peggy Penner, Manager, Laboratory Services
5012 Causeway Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33619

P: 813-630-7490
C: 813-351-9960
F: 813-630-7360