Institut für Materialprüfung Glörfeld

Your expert for materials testing and analysis

Our institut takes a leading role since 40 years in precise analysis of different materials in the inorganic sector. We kindly invite you to get a first view at our laboratory and some information about us and our business activities.

Enjoy your visit on our website. Please contact us, if there are any questions left to answer.

We are glad to help you in every way.

Team-Glörfeld Team

Our Services

Specialized Laboratory for Precious Metal Analysis

Analysis of precious metals

Analysis of autocatalysts, industrial catalysts, electronic scrap of any kind, residues, electroplating baths, concentrates and many more.

Analysis of Metals

Ferrous and non-ferrous metals, ores, concentrates on iron (Fe), Ni, chromium (Cr), Mo, Au, Ag, Pt, Pd, silicon (Si), aluminium (Al) etc.

Analysis of Rare Earths

In minerals and in all kinds of recycling materials we analyze the rare earth elements from lanthanum (La) to lutetium (Lu).


We carry out statistically based sampling within Germany and abroad, using qualified colleagues (sworn samplers) as subcontractors

Commercial Chemist

Under the supervision of our authorized representative, Mr. Wolfgang van Leeuwen (Dipl.-Lab.-Chem.), who is publicly appointed as sworn expert by the regional Chamber of Industrie and Commerce (IHK) for chemical analysis in commercial purposes, we are able to run routine and umpire analyses of the precious metals, Cu etc..

Sample Preparation

If you have raw or semi-prepared raw materials for the analysis, we can prepare your samples at our sample preparation unit to produce samples for the analysis. In our company we are able to process raw samples up to several 1000 kg.