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Mould Analysis

Mould Analysis

The team here at Focus are super excited to introduce Angelina Bernal as our newly appointed Senior Analyst for Mould and Microanalysis. Angelina has an extensive...

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Sample Of The Week: The Humble Fibre Cement Sheeting

SAMPLE OF THE WEEK // The humble fibre cement sheeting sample. It’s a common sample type that we see in the lab daily. Fibre cement sheeting is considered a...

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The Membrane Filter Method

The Membrane Filter Method

COUNTING FIBRES // The Membrane Filter Method (or MFM) is a method that is well known and utilised for the counting and quantification of respirable fibres in the...

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Focus wins Supplier of the year at NZDAA Awards Night

Focus wins Supplier of the year at NZDAA Awards Night

TEAMWORK // Humbled and grateful to receive this years ‘Supplier of the Year’ award at the #NZDAA Demolition and Asbestos Awards. Both our Auckland and...

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HOW TO // Use Forensic Lifts for Asbestos Dust Sampling

HOW TO VIDEO // Forensic lifts have proved to be extremely popular with our clients. In this short video, we outline how to properly use these, to ensure you...

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Benefits of being an accredited Laboratory for ISO/IEC 17025

Benefits of being an accredited Laboratory for ISO/IEC 17025

Laboratory Accreditation is a procedure by which an authoritative body gives a formal recognition that a Conformity Assessment Body fulfils specified requirements and...

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How to submit samples safely

How to submit samples safely

Not only is the sampling, identification and management of asbestos important to reduce the risk of asbestos, but so is the way samples are submitted to the...

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Asbestos Cement Concentration

Asbestos Cement Concentration

Asbestos cement is mostly used for roofing and exterior cladding on industrial, public, and domestic premises. Corrugated/profile sheets are commonly found, but flat...

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Microscopy Further Reassurance

Microscopy Further Reassurance

Asbestos analysis differs significantly from other analytical services and methods in the laboratory. It’s much more ‘subjective’ in its assessment...

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