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A precious metal assay is designed to test the composition of valuable metal ore.
We have two assay methods: Fire Assay: This assay method is the oldest, most accurate, and remains the industry standard to determine gold and silver content. Melting Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium. Gold and Silver Assay Services.
It has been a centre of expert opinion and independent assessment of jewellery and precious metals for nearly 250 years. Here we explain what silver assaying is with videos showing how we typically assay silver still today.
Assay is the process of analyzing material to identify the precious metal content. AnchorCert Analytical offers a fast efficient melting service for gold, silver, platinum and palladium. Focusing mainly on scrap metals being recycled by the jewellery industry, the melting facility uses induction furnaces with a capacity to produce bars up to 8kgs from clean scrap, lemels and sweeps. Birmingham Assay Office was founded in 1773 to provide assaying (testing) and hallmarking of precious metal items (gold, silver, platinum and palladium) as required by the Hallmarking Act.