Institut für Materialprüfung Glörfeld GmbH




IMG – the Institute for Material Testing Glörfeld – has stood out for precise analyses of a wide variety of materials in the inorganic sector for over 40 years and it is renowned throughout Europe for its accuracy in analyzing precious metals.  

The primary focus lies in the chemical analysis of ores, metals, and recycling materials. This emphasis extends particularly to determining the precious metal contents, such as gold (Au), silver (Ag), platinum (Pt), palladium (Pd), rhodium (Rh), iridium (Ir), ruthenium (Ru), rhenium (Re), and osmium (Os). Additionally, analyses cover a spectrum of other elements including copper (Cu), nickel (Ni), chromium (Cr), iron (Fe), lead (Pb), antimony (Sb), arsenic (As), bismuth (Bi), tantalum (Ta), cadmium (Cd), and molybdenum (Mo).  

The services are mainly offered to manufacturers, metal and raw materials trading, recycling companies, but also to research institutes, universities, and private customers.