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Lakehead University Centre for Analytical Services delivers highly accurate analytical services to you.
So how do you get a sample submitted and results back in a timely manner?
Here's how the process typically works...
Finding out the services LUCAS provides.
Browse our services page to see the services we provide. Scroll down to the service you would like and click on it to get more information. Or try the search function to find services and contact information. If you are still unable to find the service you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact LUCAS customer service by calling 807-343-8590, or emailing.
To order an analytical service
After finding the laboratory that will provide you with the analytical service, contact that laboratory. If you are requesting multiple services, contact LUCAS customer service by calling 807-343-8590, or emailing. Customer service will be more than happy to assist you.
When you contact us, together we will...
  1. Coordinate sample submission and method of delivery. You may submit your sample in person, or by post. If dropping off your sample in person, it is important to coordinate your drop off with LUCAS or laboratory staff.
  2. Go over payment and billing options such as cash, cheque, credit card, and PO.
  3. We will provide you with an estimated processing time for the sample, so you know when you should get your results.
  4. Results are sent to you via email or post upon your payment.
With twelve laboratories, we provide services including:
  • Biomass Characterization
  • Customized Analytical Services
  • DNA testing
  • Environmental testing
  • Fuels Characterization
  • Materials Testing (Construction)
  • Materials Characterization
  • Mineralogical Services
  • Molecular Synthesis and Analysis
  • Nursery, Greenhouse and Plant Tissue
  • Soils Testing
  • Wood Science Testing
A complete list of services can be found on our Services Page.

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