Welcome to Betach (Botswana) The science of today is the technology of tomorrow. Betach have grown in leaps and bounds to become one of the only fully integrated laboratories in Southern Africa Contact US Welcome to Betach (Botswana) Your full-service lab for analytical testing services Betach uses its expertise to assist in environmental issues through a wide range of tests carried out in the laboratory (+267)-2413339 Metal Assays Welcome to Betach (Botswana) Your full-service lab for analytical testing services Betach uses its expertise to assist in environmental issues through a wide range of tests carried out in the laboratory (+267)-2413339

Welcome to Betach

Betach (Botswana) operates from Francistown and Letlhakane premises and was established in 2006. Starting off as a water testing lab in Botswana, Betach have grown in leaps and bounds to become one of the only fully integrated laboratories in Southern Africa offering a full range of solutions from environmental to process and Tribology and diversified to provide engineering services by creating a subsidiary; Betach Engineering Systems. The Betach group has over the years provided breakthrough and innovative solutions to various industries in various sectors of the economy.

Our Mission

We are a best-practice organisation offering cost-effective chemical and biological related laboratory analytical testing services; technical solutions, engineering input and supplies to all our clients. We value our employees and believe that they are our source of excellence.

Our Values System

  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Corporate Governance and Ethics
  • Respect for self and for others
  • We fear God

Explore Our Main Services

Betach operates modern fully equipped laboratories with state-of-the-art test equipment in the fields of biological, chemical, biochemical analysis and Metal Assays.

Environmental Testing
Environmental Testing

Environmental Testing

Betach uses its expertise to assist in environmental issues through a wide range of t tests carried out in the laboratory such as:

  • Quantification of hydrocarbons in oil contaminated soils and water.
  • Quantification of herbicides in sprayed areas
  • monitoring biodegradation of pesticides and herbicides.
  • Analysis of effluent samples in sewage plants and industry.
  • Dust fall out bucket installation and monitoring
  • Noise Monitoring
  • Incinerator emissions monitoring
  • Dust scrubber monitoring
Water Analysis
Water Analysis

Water Analysis

The Water Analysis Section is fully equipped to provide fast and reliable analytical tests on potable, industrial and effluent water using proven World-Class test methods and ISO certified precision test equipment, according to recognised international standards. The results are guaranteed, reproducible and repeatable.

Chemical Analysis
Chemical Analysis

Chemical Analysis

Precision electronic instruments that include Photometers, Atomic Absorbance Spectrophotometer, Hydrocarbon Analyser, pH, TDS, Turbidity , Dissolved Oxygen, Chlorometer and conductivity meters among others are used to conduct tests and produce immediate, accurate and repeatable results on the following tests and elements: Calcium hardness, Magnesium, Chloride, Potassium, Hardness CaCO3, Sulphates, Nitrates, Fluorides, Alkalinity, Odour, and Colour, pH, heavy metals Manganese, Chromium, Lead, Nickel, Cobalt, Copper, Zinc, Cadmium, Iron, Mercury, Arsenic, Aluminium and Selenium ), turbidity, dissolved oxygen, TDS and conductivity.

Microbiological Analysis
Microbiological Analysis

Microbiological Analysis

Betach uses the fastest and accurate methods that can produce results within 18 hours. The microbial analyses include tests for:

  • Total Coliforms
  • Total faecal Coliforms
  • Ecoli
  • Total Plate Count
  • Faecal Streptococci
  • Pseudomonas
  • Iron bacteria
  • Vibrio Cholerae
  • Shigella
  • Clostridium
  • Sulphide bacteria
  • Salmonella
Oil Analysis – Tribology
Oil Analysis – Tribology

Oil Analysis – Tribology

Betach uses the latest and most advanced analytical instruments to offer accurate and speedy service to our clients. We understand that time is of essence in producing results for any corrective measures to be taken hence the reason why we invested in the most modern, accurate and fast analytical instruments. We test for the following parameters: Viscosity, Particle classification and quantification, wear metals, Total Base number (TBN), Total Acid Number (TAN), Oxidation, Nitration, Sulfation, incorrect lubricant, Additive depletion, Soot, Glycol/antifreeze, water and fuel dilution and any other tests as requested by the clients.

Betach Laboratory currently has expanded into transformer oil and fuel analysis as per demand in industry.

Agricultural Testing
Agricultural Testing


Betach also offers testing services to farmers that include the following:

  • soil quality
  • irrigation water
  • Fertilizer quality
  • Drinking water for animal production
Food and Hygiene
Food and Hygiene

Food and Hygiene

We also have the capability and capacity to conduct facility hygiene inspections for canteens, restaurants and other work areas. Our processes and equipment are capable of producing fast and accurate results to enable organizations and institutions to be proactive and improve their hygiene status. The microbiology tests on food and swabs include tests for Total Coliforms, E.Coli, Staphylococcus, shigella and Salmonella.

Metal Assays
Metal Assays

Metal Assays

We pride ourselves in efficient metal assay services. We do Precious Metal Testing and Inspections. Our expertise includes the use of classical assay methods, such as gravimetric (wet chemistry) and fire assay as well as instrumental techniques, including Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP-OES), Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) and X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF).

Betach Laboratory

Engineering Services

  • Laser -Alignment
  • Vibration analysis
  • Dynamic balancing
  • NDT testing
  • Car Fitment accessories for Mining and other vehicles
  • Rollover-protection

Discoveries to Change Lives

The laboratories are supported by well- qualified and experienced staff with several years combined experience in tribology, scientific research, analytical tests and quality assurance.

Qualified Staff With Expertise in Services We Offer!
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Team Members

All our test methods and equipment comply with international standards including ISO and ASTM standards among others.

Betach Industrial Chemical Manufacture

Betach has embarked recently into manufacture of cleaning chemical detergents, some of which are lab developed and all chemicals manufactured are tested at the laboratory and have been cleared by Ministry of health. In conjunction with our international partners, Watericon, we have also positioned ourselves to provide as full range of water treatment solutions; from design and supply of water treatment plants to treatment chemicals and anti-scalants.


We offer a full range of accredited training programmes in oil analysis, lubrication engineering and laboratory techniques. We also offer motivational and inspirational speaking for organisations and basic programmes in financial management and financial common-sense.


Our well trained and competent team consists of multi-skilled professionals. We believe in the empowerment of citizens through their active participation in the economy hence our employment and outsourcing policies, practices and operations take cognisance of that as a key pillar.


- Workmen’s compensation
- Group Life assurance policy

Managing Director - Betach
Managing Director - Betach (Pty) Ltd
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Latest Equipment
Highest Quality Results
State of the Art Facility
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We strive to offer excellent services in an honest and transparent way at all times.

We would like to partner with you in creating value in a mutually beneficial way!

In 2010 Betach was registered in Zimbabwe as Betach Proprietary (Pvt) Ltd and has since acquired a full set of laboratory equipment to establish a fully equipped laboratory to serve the Zimbabwean market and has employed personnel with several years experience in the field.

Betach is positioned to offer cost effective service on tribology, biological and chemical analysis and other scientific research processes to organisations, institutions and individuals and also supplies laboratory and industrial chemicals at competitive prices.