Assaying

A team member works on the assaying process

Independence

The ABC Refinery laboratory’s independent certification of its assay process maximises client value because it guarantees consistently accurate data on every refining batch.

Accreditation

ABC Refinery is the only independent LBMA accredited gold refinery in Australia and reaffirms the position of the ABC Bullion brand as a cornerstone of the Australasian physical gold trading system.

ABC Refinery is the only Australian refinery laboratory to have been awarded National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accreditation for the laboratory analysis of gold, silver and their alloys. The ABC Refinery laboratory is also accredited as a Public Testing Service compliant with ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) Standard 17025:2005 for the analysis of gold, silver and their alloys. In addition, ABC Refinery is accredited as compliant with Australian Standards (AS) and ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation).

Team members working in the lab using state of the art technology

Technology

The LBMA certified ABC Refinery laboratory offers a range of analytical technologies including:

• Fire & Chemical Assays
• Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometry (ICP) analysis
• Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS) analysis
• X-Ray Flurorescence (XRF) Spectrometry analysis