Central Laboratory

Head of the laboratory: RNDr. Danka Gešperová


Central Laboratory provides:

  • services, support, consulting and analysis for the research projects and commeriacial contracts,
  • chemical analysis of varios samples: raw materials, minerals, sediments, soils, solid wastes, waste waters, aerosols, etc.,
  • participates on the development of new analytical techniques and protocol.



  • liberation and homogenization of samples,
  • drying,
  • digestion of samples in acidic or alkaline solvents,
  • sintering,
  • microvawe digestion.


  • volumetric analysis – titration (determination of sulphide sulfur, metalic Fe, Fe(II)),
  • gravimetric analysis – determination of total sulfur, SiO2,
  • elemental analysis – Ag, Au, As,Al,Ba, Bi,Ca, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe,K, Li, Mg, Mn, Mo,Na Ni, Pb, Sb, Sn,Ti, Zn using AAS ( F/ETA) a ICP – MS,
  • complete analyses of raw materials, soils matrices, sediments, solid wastes – SiO2, Al2O3, Fe2O3, CaO, MgO, TiO2, MnO, Na2O, K2O, H2O, loss of ignition, etc.,
  • analysis of aqueous solutions (waste waters, drinking waters, acid mine drainage, ground waters, surface waters, etc).


  • Atomic absorption spectrometer Varian,
  • Inductively coupled plasma – mass spectrometer ICP-MS Agilent 7700,
  • Microwave digestion system,
  • chemistry methods and infra-red spectroscopic analysis.


Name / Position E-mail Phone
Gešperová, Danka RNDr.

Head of Central Laboratory / Research Associate
gesper@saske.sk +421 55 7922617
Muľová, Mária

mulova@saske.sk +421 55 7922613
Szabová, Zuzana Mgr.

szabovaz@saske.sk +421 55 7922613