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Genesis Testing Group Employs XRF Camera Technology to Test Chinese Drywall and Lead Paint Problems

Genesis Testing Group, a company based in Atlanta, GA and Jacksonville, FL, has declared the introduction of XRF technologies equipped with polarization optics and SDD detectors to find out the possible problems in performing inspections related to the use of Chinese drywall and lead- based paint in residential and commercial locations.

The lead- based paint, which was predominantly utilized in construction from 1940 to 1960, was found to create health problems such as poor muscle coordination, increased blood pressure, and injury to sensory organs for those who come in to contact or inhale dust or chips of paint. The US Consumer Product Service and Safety Commission in 1978 has brought down the permissible level of lead content in paint to 0.06%, made it mandatory for the homes built before 1980 to check and remove the paints and offered grants for the same.

The Chinese drywall shipped from China in the period from 2004 to 2005, when the U.S. suffered huge damage due to series of hurricanes, and installed in over 36,000 southeastern homes has caused a number of health problems such as itchy/watery eyes, fatigue, and sore throats. Also the walls emanated noxious smells worse than ammonia or rotten eggs. The builders suspected the unrefined coal product and the sprayed fumigants as the reason for the smell.

The use of XRF Cameras from Genesis Testing Group offers quantifiable elemental study of over 80 separate elements such as uranium, magnesium and others. The XRF Camera comes handy as a quicker and dependable testing tool to check and find out the drywall versions by using a basic focus. The ergonomically designed cameras are light in weight and quick to handle. The cameras measure even uneven surfaces and reduced level of coats effortlessly to identify the elements that cause the reactive dry wall thus offering foolproof data. In mold remediation, the company meets the requirements of CIEC (Council certified Indoor Environmental Consultant from the ACAC) for Mold assessments and holds IICRC offered AMRT designation for mold remediation and other water repellent and Field testing requirements.

Source: http://genesistestinggroup.com/

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