Company Profile

De Bruyn Spectroscopic Solutions was established in 2002.  Jan de Bruyn, the Chief Chemist, has 50 years experience in Analytical Chemistry.  He was in service with Anglo American and Atomic Energy Board.


DBSS has 2 Laboratories:


Laboratory 1:

Is utilised for the manufacture of ‘ ULTRASPEC’ Certified Reference Material for Spectroscopy and calibration standards for ICP-OES and ICP-MS.

All starting materials are at least 99,999% pure.

ULTRASPEC’ CRM’s is accompanied by a Certificate of Analysis, which is traceable to ‘NIST’.  Solutions are prepared gravimetrically and CRM’s undergo 100% final QC checks.

DBSS also manufactures ‘SUPRAPURE’ Acids and Distilled water for Aqueous and Inorganic analysis


Laboratory 2:

Analysis for REE, PGM, Geological and Metallurgical samples are analysed with accurate results for the past 15 years. 


A few mines that DBSS have done analysis for: 

Mintek, Anglo American Research, Anglo Platinum, Skorpion Zinc, Glencore Group, Freeport McMoran,Lonmin, Sasol, BHP Billiton, Steenkampskraal (REE), Anglo Ashanti, BASF, Samancor.


Laboratories 1 & 2 are fully equipped with the latest technology. Our equipment includes ICP-OES Spectrometers and magnetic sector ICP-MS Spectrometer. 


DBSS Phillosophy:

Social responsibility to areas where we supply ‘ULTRASPEC’ CRM’s and do Analysis.  DBSS has supported and encouraged black owned Companies, to supply the mining fraternity in Africa. 


DBSS is a proactive business with commitment and sustainability in the business world.  We have a positive mind-set which enables us to operate with efficiency.  ‘ULTRASPEC’ has left its footprint in Africa over the past 15 years.

Lab Africa Expo Stand

Lab Africa 2019 - Gallagher Estate

Multi-Element Aqueous CRM Brochure

Certified Multi-Element STD

Certified Refernce Material for Spectroscopy Information

Certified Single-Element STD

Suprapure Acids Brochure

Suprapure Acids



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