Instant and
accurate soil
 — TPH
 — Texture

RemScan® is a hand-held instrument for the rapid measurement of Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) in soil + Soil Texture Class and Granulometry.

The user simply pulls the trigger for an accurate measurement in less than 20 seconds. The data is recorded automatically on a Tablet for easy download.

The benefits of using RemScan

  • Accurate and repeatable
  • More data – more precise spill delineation
  • Make real-time decisions with confidence
  • Accelerate project closure
  • Minimal sample handling and preparation
  • Maximise productivity of staff and equipment
  • Cost savings from more accurate excavation
  • Reduce laboratory analysis costs


Site characterisation
Spill delineation
Remediation validation
Bioremediation monitoring


RemScan’s key features

  • 20 second measurement time
  • Direct infield measurement or in on-site lab
  • Calibrated against accredited standards
  • Verified with ISO 14034:2016
  • GPS, photo and notes logged
  • Accuracy comparable to laboratory
  • No sample extraction required
  • No incremental costs
  • Non-destructive
  • No chemicals
  • No licensing requirements

Global Users

RemScan is a proven technology and has been used in many operations around the world in all climate and soil types – from the arctic to arid desert terrains.

RemScan projects

Learn more about RemScan from our collection of Case Studies, Peer Reviews, Conference Presentations and more…

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In the News

RemScan Particle Size Distribution Peer Reviewed Paper Published in Soil Research

Feasibility of Handheld Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy to Predict Particle Size Distribution: Influence of Soil Field Condition and Utilisation of Existing Spectral Libraries

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