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IBIX mobile LAB is a comprehensive & versatile portable laboratory that can be used to analyse and diagnose historic building materials in an easy and clear manner. In using this equipment the basic techniques to categories natural and artificial stones as well as degradation phenomena are made available to all those working in Cultural Heritage preservation.

The methods of analysis that are used comply with both Italian and European regulations by UNI-Beni Culturali (Cultural Heritage) and EN-Conservation of Cultural Property respectively. The equipment features a multilingual user interface.

IBIX mobile LAB is a must to efficiently manage Cultural Heritage throughout the entire conservation process, from the fact-finding project to the conservation itself, paying special attention to programmed maintenance.


Moisture Content

Moisture Absorption

Total Soluble Salt (Sulfate, Nitrate, Chloride)

Microscope Analysis



Ambient Parameter Measurements


2) Materials diagnostic analyses

IBIX provides consultancy and diagnostic services to companies and professionals working cultural heritage conservation field. Particular attention is dedicated to the execution of tests provided for in current Italian and European legislation, UNI-Cultural Heritage, of CEN-TC 346 and those on stone materials defined by the NORMAL recommendations.

1) Degradation status

IBIX uses the most advanced non-destructive or micro-invasive analytical techniques for the characterization of materials and the evaluation of related degradation phenomena.


4) Transfer of knowledge

IBIX’s goal is to represent a quality specialist support for professional involved in the restoration business. For this reason, it commits itself to transferring its knowledge to customers through the sharing of the technical evaluation report and the subsequent selection of the best technical cycle.

3) Interpretation of collected data

IBIX cooperates with specialized centers for laboratory analysis on cultural heritage to guarantee the best interpretation of data, also partnering in a multidisciplinary way with professional figures involved, such as designers, works managers, companies, renovators, as well as art historians, and museum collectors or curators.


Your technical report just a click away!

The dedicated software developed by START Apps S.r.l. controls all operations. It also guides the operator, step by step, on how to carry out chemical-physical tests in order to obtain objective results. These results will help designers, restorers and administrators of Cultural Heritage to devise a modern approach to conservation.

Diagnosis projects are easily managed via simply structured and intuitive software, with illustrative images of the test steps and procedures and a flexible site related data management system.

In the case that further lab tests are required, the interface can help you prepare samples following internationally recognized standards and independently calculate the costs of surveys carried out at our multi service center. The results are automatically included in the technical report.

Detailed diagnosis tests: IBIX Extended Lab

Our multi-service center is equipped with the most advanced lab techniques to categorize the physical and chemical characteristics of materials, and is staffed by professional technicians, highly trained in diagnosing cultural heritage.

The IBIX Mobile Lab modular structure facilitates compiling customized reports automatically, thus reducing times and costs of the fact-finding process. Software can be updated via the web at any time.