RJ Lee Group Partners with Penn State University, Establishes Analytical Services Laboratory in State College Innovation Park

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RJ Lee Group, a leading industrial forensics analytical laboratory headquartered in Pittsburgh, announced the signing of a long-term lease to establish an analytical services laboratory in State College at Innovation Park, along with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Penn State University. The laboratory will be located in the new 310 Building in […]

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Particle Characterization

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  • 3:04PM Jul 06, 2016
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We Are Particle Experts Particulate matter (PM) covers a wide range of finely dispersed solids that originate from both mobile and stationary sources and vary widely in chemical and physical composition. Particle characterization, which is the identificaiton of the composition of the particulate, can lead to the source of pollution. Identifying the size will determine […]

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Do Engineered Nanoparticles Emitted from Laser Printers have Health Implications?

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CHALLENGE: Characterize the engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) in toner formulations and study the release of the ENMs during consumer use of laser printers. Characterize their physiochemical, morphological, and toxicological properties. SOURCE: Printers from the four most commercially available manufacturers and models using a variety of printer toner powder and paper were used during printing. PROCESS: The […]

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Are There Health Implications from Exposure to Engineered Nanoparticles Emitted from Laser Printers?

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The following case study explores engineered nanoparticles released during laser printing. CHALLENGE: Characterize the engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) in toner formulations and study the release of the ENMs during consumer use of laser printers. Characterize their physiochemical, morphological, and toxicological properties. SOURCE: Printers from the four most commercially available manufacturers and models using a variety of […]

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Petrography

The Top 10 Things to Tell Your Petrographer

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  • 9:32AM Dec 18, 2014
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If you want solid answers to your concrete questions, a petrographer can help. Petrographers use a combination of visual inspection, microscopy, and chemical techniques to examine concrete cores. These analyses provide a basis for understanding the condition of the material, why it failed, or the material’s remaining service life. If you are submitting concrete cores, […]

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Vermiculite Questions and Answers – LAB.055.1 and 198.8

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  • 10:51AM Nov 06, 2014
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Vermiculite Questions and Answers – LAB.055.1* and 198.8 Recently changes to the New York State Department of Health’s (NYS DOH) requirements for vermiculite containing materials have made staying current and up-to-date with the guidelines for compliance critical. Thousands of structures across New York State with spray-on fireproofing containing vermiculite (SOF-V) are affected by these new regulations. RJ Lee Group […]

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