Laboratory Services

Services that create new and sustainable bio-based products


At KCL Laboratory services we offer laboratory-scale simulations of individual process stages, trouble shooting, testing and analyses 

High-quality and reliable results are the fundamental values of KCL Laboratory services. The KCL laboratories support and advance the research and development activities of our customers. Our flexible and highly skilled experts carry out innovative commissions for our customers and their product development.

KCL Laboratory is well equipped to support pilot trials and serve all customer requirements for testing quality control. We are able to guarantee the fastest and most efficient methods to acquire accurate testing results. Samples for measurements can be cut from trial reels or mill reels.

KCL Laboratory is a testing laboratory that is T295 accredited by the Finnish Accreditation Service, FINAS (SFS-EN ISO/IEC 17025). The accreditation covers testing of the key strength and structural properties of paper. The scope of accreditation can be found here.

Refining & Testing of Pulp

We simulate mill refining in laboratory scale. We offer quality control and benchmarking of pulp, refining of different pulps and testing of trial pulp samples.

Board & Papermaking

Our laboratory-scale testing platform is ideal for testing fillers, fibers or new papermaking raw-materials and moreover, we have the expertise and knowledge in manufacturing sheets from different fiber fractions.

Testing of Paper, Board & Packaging

We offer you a wide competence base for testing paper, board and packaging materials in accordance with ISO, TAPPI and SCAN methods.

Chemical Analysis

KCL Laboratory services supports your research activities by providing analysis of carbohydrate, lignin and extractives.

Recyclability & Repulpability

We provide customers recyclability testing of new sustainable materials.

Print Quality Testing

KCL Laboratory services provides print quality evaluations from various printed samples e.g. commercial prints, pilot scale prints and laboratory samples.

Lab-scale Coating & Coating Color Preparation

KCL laboratory is well-equipped and ready for testing your coated samples

Calibration Services

KCL Laboratory provides reference materials for calibration and tools for the quality assurance of paper and board testing devices.

Eva Sandås
Tel. +358 40 738 7842
Kaarina Fagerholm
Tel. +358 40 829 4548
Jenni Sievänen-Rahijärvi
Tel. +358 40 660 9903