RBI at Georgia Tech Testing Services include chemical analysis; corrosion; microscopy; paper, board and box testing; pulp analysis; and recovery.

The research services team was created to oversee all activities related to research services for both internal and external customers. The multidisciplinary capabilities of the team make it uniquely qualified to address customers' technical needs in the areas of process and product development and quality control. Our professional scientists and engineers work together to provide information and offer solutions required by a rapidly changing market. Where appropriate, Research Services personnel will involve RBI faculty and other staff experts to arrive at the best possible solution.


Corrosion science and engineering research includes understanding the basic mechanisms involved in material degradation in given environments and u


Pulp and paper samples are disintegrated into segregated fibers which allows optical microscopy analysis to identify fiber species content and pulp type.

Paper, Board and Box Testing

Over 5,600 square feet of lab space is dedicated to address paper, board, corugated board/box and specialty product testing needs in areas of stren

Pulp Analysis

The Pulping and Bleaching group at RBI has well-equipped laboratories for testing and analysis of raw materials and pulps.


Black Liquor Evaporator Scaling Facility.  A bench-scale heated pressure vessel is used to concentrate weak black liquor and deter