Herty Laboratory Services

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The Herty Center provides a range of independent laboratory services for clients and to support pilot plant trials. Herty has extensive capabilities for both chemical and physical analysis of materials. Our services include analytical, surface and microscopic analysis. Herty has highly-trained, experienced technicians and chemists to support your every need in materials analysis.

Our services include:

  • Analysis of bio-products, including tall oil, bioenergy pellets and black liquor
  • Wood, pulp and fiber evaluation, including analysis of fiber morphology
  • Pulping, bleaching, screening, refining, other chemical modifications


Herty has TAPPI conditioned test labs and pre-conditioning chambers that accommodate a range of instruments for characterization for physical, optical, and surface properties of paper, paperboard, test liner, medium, corrugated materials and non-wovens.

Herty’s management systems have been independently audited and meet or exceed ISO 9001:2008 certification requirements.

For more information on our Lab Services, call Martha Simmons, Director of Laboratory Services, at 912-963-2641.