MBH Analytical Ltd

Certified Reference Materials

for spectroscopic and spectrochemical analysis

Over 800 Compositions

from Aluminium alloys through to Zinc alloys

UK Manufacturing Facility

with all the experience and expertise you need

About us

MBH Analytical Ltd have been supplying Certified Reference Materials for spectroscopic and spectrochemical analysis since 1973, and has grown to become one of the world’s major producers and suppliers.

Materials manufactured and supplied by MBH can be found in metallurgical and analytical laboratories all over the world. If we don’t manufacture it ourselves, we have all the experience and access to the relevant materials and producers to source it on your behalf.


Our products

Use our Product Search to quickly identify the composition you require, from our catalogue of over 800 compositions ranging from Aluminium alloys through to Zinc alloys – and all the metals in between.

Initially MBH was serving the needs of analysts using optical emission spectroscopy; our range of reference materials has broadened to serve various other instrumental analysis techniques including X-ray fluorescence, atomic absorption and ICP (inductively coupled plasma) spectroscopy, as well as classical ‘wet’ chemistry techniques.


Ready to assist

From our offices and manufacturing facility situated north of London, we have all the expertise you need on-site to respond to your enquiry and answer your questions promptly.

Alternatively, we also work with a number of distributors and agents supporting markets around the world, who are ready and willing to assist in supplying your Certified Reference Material needs – should you prefer to make contact locally.


Markets / Sectors

Our clients operate in many different industries and market sectors. Below are just some of them:

  • Metallurgical Test Houses
  • Analytical Laboratories
  • Foundries
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Shipbuilding
  • Manufacturing
  • Testing services
  • Railways
  • Scrap metal processing
  • Ferrous and Non-ferrous metal processors
  • Research facilities