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Asbestos is a mineral fiber that occurs naturally in rock and soil. Due to its durability, and resistance to heat and chemicals, asbestos has been used in a variety of building materials, fabrics, automotive parts, packaging, gaskets, and coatings. J3 Resources, Inc. is accredited by ISO 17025:2005, the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP), the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) and various other applicable Federal, State and Local programs, guidelines, and regulations for the analysis of mediums including air, building materials, water, dust, soil and rock, vermiculite, biological tissues by PLM, PCM, TEM, and XRD. J3 uses the best available scientific equipment including two JEOL 1200-EX Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEMs) and a PANalytical Cubix3 X-Ray Diffractometer (XRD) to produce the most accurate results, and can provide rapid, after-hours, and weekend turnarounds to meet our clients’ needs.

ASBESTOS IN BUILDING MATERIALS
POLARIZED LIGHT MICROSCOPY (PLM) METHODS
TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY METHODS
ASBESTOS IN WATER
TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY METHODS
ASBESTOS IN SETTLED DUST
TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY METHODS
ASBESTOS IN SOIL AND ROCK
TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
POLARIZED LIGHT MICROSCOPY
ASBESTOS IN AIR
PHASE CONTRAST MICROSCOPY (PCM) METHODS
TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY (TEM) METHODS
ASBESTOS IN VERMICULITE
POLARIZED LIGHT MICROSCOPY
TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
ASBESTOS IN LUNG AND OTHER TISSUE/TISSUE FIBER BURDEN ANALYSIS
TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
NON-ASBESTOS FIBEROUS MINERAL QUALIFICATIONS
TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY

WHAT OUR
CUSTOMERS SAY

Discover why J3 Resources is a trusted provider of independent analytical services.

Coming from an academic background, we appreciate that the J3 philosophy includes a commitment to provide excellent laboratory support, as well as an interest in conducting research and understanding the interdisciplinary issues associated with our projects. That philosophy is typified by their participation in industry meetings and government conferences, by their published research in peer reviewed biomedical journals, and in invitations to present at prestigious academic conferences including the Harvard School of Public Health’s annual “Current Concepts and Controversies in Asbestos-Related Diseases” and at the Collegium Ramazzini Conference in Italy for specialists in occupational medicine.

Ronald F. Dodson, Ph.D., F.C.C.P., F.A.H.A.

President
Dodson Environmental Consulting, Inc.

It is such an honor to use your excellent and highly professional services from the front desk and their friendly and always helpful service to the highly talented professionals in the back. I never drop off samples but that someone stops by to shake my hand and visit if even for just a moment. At the end of a long day it’s so nice to stop by and finish it off at J3.

Tom Brick

Brick by Brick Consulting

J3 Resources has provided Texas Tech University with excellent laboratory analytical services for nearly 15 years. Lee and Cathy Poye have gathered a great team of professionals. It is a pleasure communicating and working with the staff at J3. Thank you for your services!

Michael Toombs, B.S.

Unit Manager for Asbestos Compliance
Asbestos Individual Consultant
Texas Tech University

I’ve been sending samples to J3 since its inception. I’ve had many great experiences over the years, but this is one I thought you should know about. I know this is the standard operating procedure for J3, but they really helped me out with a mistake I made on a survey. I had to go back to the project site to take some additional samples late in the afternoon. It was extremely important that our client received results and report that day. I wasn’t able to get to the lab until 4:05 and by 4:20 I had the results and the report, which made it possible for me to get the report out before 5. This is one of the many reasons I will never, ever use another lab. I just want to say thanks, I can’t tell you how much I appreciate it.

Ryan Miller

Vice President
Honesty Environmental Services, Inc.

Thanks for the great service you all always provide!

Arthur Huckabee

President
Rain Bowen Environmental, LLC

You guys are absolutely the best and incredible to work with!

Brandon Smitherman

Etech Environmental & Safety Solutions, Inc

J3 has always come through for me. Tight turnaround times, challenging projects, unusual scopes…Lee and his team will find an innovative solution. From technical capabilities to administrative assistance, J3 leads the way in excellent service. Thank you for making me feel like the most important customer…I am sure everyone feels that way.

Havovi Dotiwala

President
Envirotas, Inc.

If you are looking for a professional Industrial Hygiene Laboratory in the Houston or surrounding areas, I highly recommend J3 Resources. Lee Poye and his staff are extremely knowledgeable about the industry, the quality of the report is excellent, and they have great customer service. They are my lab of choice on all of my projects.

Andy Sanchez

Houston Branch Manager
Farmer Environmental Group, LLC

The staff at J3 Resources bend over backwards to provide my firm great customer service. It is obvious that customer satisfaction is instilled in all staff members. I highly recommend J3 Resources, Inc.

Bob Copus, P.G., CAPM

Vice President
Asbestos Consultant
QC Laboratories, Inc.

We have worked with J3 Resources, Inc. for several years, and have found their prices to be competitive and their service, quality and reliability to be exceptional. They have become our trusted business partner and our exclusive provider!

Thomas R. Martens, P.G.

Senior Principal
Department Manager I Environmental Services
Terracon Consultants, Inc.

J3 Resources is an outstanding company and very responsive. Whatever the need, day or night, they are able to comply with our requests. Relationships and partnerships are made over time, and ours has been built over many years. J3 Resources will always be our first choice.

Ron G. Holt

Chief Executive Officer
EFI Global, Inc.

Dodson Environmental has had the privilege of interacting with J3 Resources since our company was formed. We have appreciated the level of their expertise including state of the art technical knowledge provided by the administration and staff of J3 Resources. We consider that they offer both “state of the art” instrumentation and technical expertise as well as a willingness to provide guidance in solving challenges associated with complex as well as straight forward projects.

Ronald F. Dodson, Ph.D., F.C.C.P., F.A.H.A.

President
Dodson Environmental Consulting, Inc.

Over the past several years I have sent hundreds of samples from building surveys to J3 Resources, Inc. Their response has always met the demands of my clients for fast turnaround and my own expectations for detailed information on all sample layers. Furthermore, J3 has satisfied my rigorous requirements for analysis of bulk, air, and microvac samples collected for research and special assignments.

ANDREW F. OBERTA, MPH, CIH

The Environmental Consultancy
Austin, TX ”