TECHNICAL SERVICES

Services Person In Charge
  • Determination of wood preservative content
    • Analysis of CCA content in treated wood
    • Analysis of CCA content in wood preservative
    • Analysis of boron content in treated wood
    • Analysis of boron content in wood preservative
    • Analysis of element Cu/Cr/As
    • Penetration test of CCA/boron
    • Analysis of permethrin/cypermethrin/TCMTB/MBT content in treated wood
    • Analysis of permethrin/cypermethrin/TCMTB/MBT content in wood preservative
    • Analysis of ACQ content in treated wood
    • Analysis of ACQ content in wood preservative
    • Analysis of DDAC content in ACQ treated wood/wood preservative
  • Determination of wood density
  • Determination of moisture content
  • Service of supply of reagent for penetration test
    • chrome azurol-s
    • Reagen curcumin
  • Determination of surface area, isotherm and pore size using Accelerated Surface Area Analyzer
  • Determination of pH of wood preservative
  • Determination of sugar content in lignocellulose sample
  • Analysis sample using
    • HPLC-PDA
    • UV-Visible Spectroscopy
    • Atomic Adsorption Spectroscopy (AAS)
  •  Wood and non-wood treatment service using Bethel treatment plant
  •  Wood and non-wood treatment service using polymer treatment plant
  •  Wood strength group

Dr. Tumirah binti Khadiran
Tel. no: 03-6279 7283
tumirah[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Sabariah binti Sani
Tel. no: 03-6279 7298
ssabariah[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Najmah binti Abd. Majid
Tel. no: 03-6279 7253
najmah[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Arang / briket / karbon aktif / pelet
    • Moisture content
    • Volatile matter
    • Grinding and Packaging
    • Ash content
    • Fixed carbon
    • Density
    • Durability
    • Calorific value
    • Self-heating test
  • Thermogravimetric analysis
  • Karl Fisher Method
  • Fatty Acid Methyl Ester content for biodiesel

Dr. Mahanim binti Sarif @ Mohd Ali
Tel. no: 03-6279 7368
mahanim[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Wood-based panel tests
    • Bending
    • Internal bond
    • Surface soundness
    • Thickness swelling
    • Screw withdrawal
    • Cyclic test
    • Density
    • Bonding shear
    • Delamination
    • Panel shear

Dr. Suffian bin Misran
Tel. no: 03-6279 7288
suffian[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Nordin bin Puteh
Tel. no: 03-6279 7310
nordin[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Determination of formaldehyde values from wood based products
    • Formaldehyde emission test using desiccator method
    • Formaldehyde emission test using perforator method
    • Formaldehyde emission test using large chamber method
    • Formaldehyde emission test using small chamber method

Dr. Rafeadah binti Rusli
Tel. no: 03-6279 7287
rafeadah[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Nuziah binti Hashim
Tel. no: 03-6279 7339
nuziah[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Penghasilan biokomposit
    • Chipping
    • Flaking
    • Board manufacture

Dr. Suffian bin Misran
Tel. no: 03-6279 7288
suffian[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Analisis kimia kayu dan pulpa
    • Moisture content
    • Ethanol-toluene solubility
    • Holocellulose
    • α – cellulose
    • Hot Water Solubility
    • 1% NaOH solubility
    • Lignin content
    • Pentosan content
    • Ash content
    • Cold water solubility
    • Silica content
    • Grit content
    • Kappa number
    • Pulp viscosity

Dr. Latifah binti Jasmani
Tel. no: 03-6279 7308
latifah[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Dr. Rafidah binti Jalil
Tel. no: 03-6279 7367
rafidah[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Muzalina binti Muhamad
Tel. no: 03-6279 7318
muzalina[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Sifat dan klasifikasi kertas
    • Grammage
    • Thickness
    • Moisture content
    • Brightness
    • Opacity
    • Burst strength
    • Tensile strength
    • Tear strength
    • Cobb test
    • Folding endurance
    • Ring crush test
    • Smoothness
    • Evaluation of paper properties

Dr. Latifah binti Jasmani
Tel. no: 03-6279 7308
latifah[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Dr. Sharmiza binti Adnan
Tel. no: 03-6279 7691
sharmiza[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Nur Areisman bin Mohd Salleh
Tel. no: 03-6279 7293
nurareisman[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Penyediaan serpih kayu, serbuk kayu dan pulpa
    • Preparation of wood powder using Wiley Mill
    • Preparation of wood chip using Taihei Chipper
    • Wood chip classification
    • Preparation of thermomechanical pulp TMP
    • Preparation of mechanical pulp RMP

Dr. Latifah binti Jasmani
Tel. no: 03-6279 7308
latifah[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Dr. Rushdan b. Ibrahim
Tel. no: 03-6279 7314
rushdan[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Nur Areisman bin Mohd Salleh
Tel. no: 03-6279 7293
nurareisman[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Pulp bleaching ECF/TCF
  • Papermaking Handsheet
  • Beating using PFI Mill
  • Fiber analysis
    • Conventional fiber morphology analysis- microscope
    • Fiber morphology analysis- Bauer Mc Nett
  • Scanning Electron Microscope analysis
  • Surface scanning test and high definition topography sample using Atomic Force Microscopy-AFM

Dr. Latifah binti Jasmani
Tel. no: 03-6279 7308
latifah[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my rafidah[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Muzalina binti Muhamad
Tel. no: 03-6279 7318
muzalina[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Glulam & Produk Laminasi
    • Immersion delamination test
    • Boiling water soak delamination test
    • Vacuum Pressure Delamination test
    • Conditioned Water Storage test
    • MC test
    • Density test
    • Finger Joint Bending test
    • Block Shear Test

Dr. Geetha A/P Ramasamy
Tel. no: 03-6279 7020
geetha[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Muhammad Faiz bin Kamarudin
Tel. no: 03-6279 7467
mfaiz[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Graveyard test (test / formulation)
    Sample size: (19 x 19 x 500 mm)
  • Wood durability test against termites
    • Field efficacy test for preservatives against subterranean termites per each formulation / product based on FRIM in-house method (PK / A1).
    • Laboratory testing (accelerated) of the effectiveness of preservatives against selected subterranean termites for each formulation of each product based on FRIM Work Procedures (AK / A4) [based on ASTM D3345-17 and AWPA E1-16].
    • Laboratory testing (accelerated) of the effectiveness of preservatives against subterranean termites selected for each formulation of each product based on ASTM D3345-17 or AWPA E1-16.
    • Laboratory testing (accelerated) of the effectiveness of preservatives against subterranean termites selected for each formulation of each product based on EN117 or EN118.
  • Ujian ketahanan kayu terhadap serangga penebuk kayu
    • Field test of the effectiveness of preservatives against selected wood borers for each formulation of each product based on the FRIM in-house method Work Procedure (PK / A1).
    • Laboratory test (accelerated) against wood borers for each formulation of each product based on EN20 or EN21-08./li>
  • Identification of insect’s / wood borers per species.
  • Identification of wood problems related / caused by insects.

Dr. Roszaini binti. Kadir
Tel. no: 03-6279 7410
roszaini[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Nor Marzuina binti F. K. Naysir
Tel. no: 03-6279 7412
marzuina[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Drying
    • Moisture determination
    • Density determination
    • Moisture meter calibration
    • Wood defect identification
    • Dimensional stability
    • Development of drying schedule
    • Quick drying test and drying rate test

Dr. Sik Huei Shing
Tel. no: 03-6279 7436
sik[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Zairul Amin bin Rabidin
Tel. no: 03-6279 7395
zairulami[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Paint Base
    • Determination of scratch resistance for paints and varnishes) [BS EN ISO 1518-1]
      • Pass / Fail test ) – 2000 gram
      • Minimum load test) – dari/from 1000 gram
    • Furniture – Assessment of the surface resistance to scratching [BS EN 15186]
    • Adhesion – cross-cut test [BS EN ISO 2409
    • Adhesion – pull-off test [BS EN ISO 4624]
    • Abrasion resistance by the Taber Abraser – 2000 putaran/cycles [ASTM D 4060]
    • Resistance to mechanical damage (Impact test) [BS 3962-6]
    • Resistance to dry heat (at 100 0 ˚C) [BS EN 12722]
    • Temperature change resistance [ASTM D 1211]
    • Resistance to household chemical (8 reagents) (Additional reagent will be charged EM 50 each) [ASTM D 1308]
  • HPL Based
    • High–Pressure Decorative Laminate
      • Resistance to scratching for high-pressure decorative laminates (BS EN 438-2)***
      • Resistance to impact by large diameter ball [BS EN 438-2]
      • Resistance to staining [BS EN 438-2]
      • Measurement of thickness [BS EN 438-2]
  • MFC Based
    • Melamine Faced Chipboard
      • Resistance to scratching [BS EN 14323]
      • Resistance to impact by large diameter ball [BS EN 14323]
      • Resistance to staining [BS EN 14323]

Dr. Mohd Fahmi bin Awalludin
Tel. no: 03-6279 7391
fahmi[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Siti Rafidah binti Mahmud
Tel. no: 03-6279 7392
rafidah[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Field test for evaluation of natural durability or efficacy of preservatives in wood and other lignocellulosic materials
    • In-ground contact (Graveyard test) – BS EN252
    • Above-ground test – AWPA E18
  • Laboratory test for evaluation of natural durability or efficacy of preservatives in wood and other lignocellulosic materials to wood decay fungi
  • Laboratory test for efficacy of fungicide in wood and other lignocellulosic materials to sapstain / mold – ASTM D4445
  • Fungi culture stock
  • Decay fungi identification and causes of decay
  • Field visit by FRIM’s officers for issues related to wood biodegradation (Klang Valley / outside Klang Valley)

Dr. Shahlinney binti Lipeh
Tel. no: 03-6279 7413/ 7416
shahlinney[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Fire test – Fire rating test using fullscale furnace 3 x 3 m size
    • Fire resistance test for door / non load bearing wall, etc.
  • Fire test – fire rating test using indacative furnace 1.5 x 1.5 m size
    • Fire resistance test for door / non load bearing wall, etc.
  • Fire test – fire rating test using fullscale furnace 3 x 3 m size
    • Fire resistance test for safety cabinet
    • Any extra thermocouple set
  • Fire test – fire rating test using indacative furnace 1.5 x 1.5 m size
    • Fire resistance test for safety cabinet
    • Any extra thermocouple set
  • Cyclic test

Khairul Azmi bin Jabar
Tel. no: 03-6279 7407/ 7416
khairulazmi[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Mohd Izani bin Ishak
Tel. no: 03-6279 7399
izani[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Structural and mechanical tests in accordance with BS, ASTM, JIS, JAS, EN, ISO etc.
    • Testing on structural wood prototype
  • Physical and mechanical tests of solid wood/ plywood
    • Small clear specimen – bending, compression, shear, hardness
    • Small clear specimen – tensile
  • Structural size
  • Strength test on structural joints
  • Other structural mechanical tests for pallets, crates, boxes, etc.
  • Nail / screw withdrawal test
  • Moisture content determination

Dr. Ong Chee Beng
Tel. no: 03-6279 7442
ongcb[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Furniture testing – safety, strength, durability
    • Domestic seating
    • Non-domestic seating
    • Domestic tables
    • Non-Domestic tables
    • Domestic storage
    • Non-Domestic storage
    • Beds
    • High beds/ bunk beds
    • Children’s beds
    • Outdoor furniture
    • Educational furniture
    • Office chairs
    • Office desks
    • Office screens
    • Office storage
    • Office storage

Siti Zaliha binti Ali
Tel. no: 03-6279 7386
sitizalehaali[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Zawawi bin Kassim
Tel. no: 03-6279 7383
zawawi[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

  • Wood identification for local timber
  • Wood identification for foreign timber

Dr. Nordahlia binti Abdullah Siam
Tel. no: 03-6279 7403/ 7405
nordahlia[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my

Rohana binti Idris
Tel. no: 03-6279 7404
rohanaidris[at]frim[dot]gov[dot]my