Handheld X-Ray Fluorescence Analyzers

The Thermo Scientific Niton XL3 800 series of handheld XRF analyzers provide fast alloy grade identification and laboratory-quality composition analysis of metal alloys, according to the manufacturer, Thermo Fisher Scientific. Typical time for routine positive grade identification is less than 2 seconds. The series is available in a range of configurations and with an assortment of optional features and accessories to suit a variety of analytical needs.

The Thermo Scientific Niton XL3 800 series of handheld XRF analyzers provide fast alloy grade identification and laboratory-quality composition analysis of metal alloys, according to the manufacturer, Thermo Fisher Scientific. Typical time for routine positive grade identification is less than 2 seconds. The series is available in a range of configurations and with an assortment of optional features and accessories to suit a variety of analytical needs. Benefits in specific applications include scrap recycling, positive material identification programs and metal fabrication and manufacturing. The series incorporates 80 MHz real-time digital signal processing and dual embedded processors for computation, data storage, communication and other functions. The x-ray tube-excited series features a 50kV, 2-watt miniaturized x-ray tube with multiple multi-layer primary filters to provide optimized excitation for elements. The series can also be equipped with small-spot sample analysis, allowing users to switch between full area analysis for large samples and a 3-mm small-spot to analyze small sample areas.

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