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Analytical Services

Balazs NanoAnalysis: The contamination identification experts

Through its subsidiary Balazs™, Air Liquide offers the most comprehensive line of analytical laboratory and metrology services for clean manufacturing solutions, material characterization and contamination reduction, helping our clients create the most advanced high-tech products.

Balazs™ NanoAnalysis experts serve on many manufacturing and support organization committees in the electronics and other high-tech industries, providing leadership in metrological development.

Going the extra mile

Air Liquide offers services for the following:

  • Yield improvement
  • Contamination reduction
  • Process optimization
  • Materials purity and cleanliness testing
  • Film and coating characterization
  • Nanoanalysis of defects
  • Testing, planning, training and consulting

Focus on quality

We strive for absolute quality control of processes and products. Our expertise covers solids, liquids and gases that are used in the electronics and high-tech industries. We also offer advanced air and gas sampling services, plus specialized services that include monitoring cleanroom airborne and surface contamination, environmental air testing, production Gap Analysis and Clean Manufacturing Training. Our clients also include pharmaceutical, aerospace defense and automotive companies.

Onsite analysis projects for process tool exhaust characterization, abatement system qualification and stack testing are a testament to Air Liquide’s commitment to sustainable development.

ISO 17025 certification

Air Liquide’s ISO 17025 certified laboratories allow us to ensure test results are not only accurate and repeatable but contamination is identified at its source. We have the mastery of analytical equipment and tools necessary to optimize performance and develop new chemistries for use in production.

Through its Balazs™ subsidiary, Air Liquide is a key participant in the SEMI PV TM (Trace Metals) task force, as well as a leading contributor to the development of UPW guidelines for the semiconductor and solar industries. Balazs™ has also been instrumental in the development of current test methods for airborne and surface molecular contamination.