The Service:

19th Century Ottoman Textile ©SASAA.

SEM image of 17th Century eclesiastical textile metal thread ©SASAA 2004.

SEM image of metal wire©SASAA 2005.


Q-RAF (Quick Reference Analytical Facility) is a low-cost and quick-response analytical service aimed at assisting project managers, specialists and conservators in classifying, reporting and outlining a course of action regarding the nature and means of study and preservation of archaeological/historical materials. 

We guarantee delivery of report within two weeks of receipt of sample

Q-RAF Analysis is suitable for:


The Product - for Archaeological Materials and Industrial Wastes:

The Product - for Soils:

The Benefits:

Quick Reference Analytical Facility is useful for:


The facility allows a flexible approach to archaeological/historical materials study, conservation and reporting by incorporating scientific analysis within commercial archaeology and restoration work.

We are happy to discuss projects on an individual basis.