Art & Antiques Applications

Museum curators, art historians, and archeologists must be constantly alert to forgeries. XRF is a great tool for them since it can identify the specific elemental composition of rare and valuable items without damaging them.

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Chemical Applications

The chemical and petrochemical market offers a diverse array of applications. While many processes involve organics that are not readily measured by XRF, there are many instances where salts or metals are important.

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Coatings & Thin Film Applications

Proper quality control of coating thickness is important to the plating companies and metal finishers that are applying the coatings and also affect the companies that utilize the plated components in their manufactured goods.

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Cosmetic Applications

During the manufacturing process, cosmetics need to be chemically analyzed to ensure conformance to product specification and safety as well as cost-effective manufacture.

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Environmental Applications

There are numerous regulations in place that limit the amount of toxic compounds and metals that can be released into the atmosphere. XRF lends itself to many important analytical applications in support of these regulations.

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Educational Applications

Modern research is concerned with the development of new forms of diagnostics for different purposes. Labs need solutions, devices and methods that deliver accurate and reliable results at a very high level of productivity.

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Electronics (RoHS / WEEE) Applications

XRF offers efficient solutions for the analytical requirements for the determination of regulated substances in electrical and electronic equipment according to the European Directive RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment) and WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronical […]

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Food & Beverages Applications

Food is a market that offers many opportunities for XRF. Samples can be measured as loose powders or pressed into pellets and ready for measurement within seconds.

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Forensic Applications

Forensic scientists generally require fast and non-destructive analysis of a very wide range of materials. Often these materials are presented in very small quantity, as evidence collected from a crime scene.

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Marine emission control

The IMO (International Maritime Organization) continuously sets new standards in order to minimize and control the harmful polluting exhausts from vessel engines. IMO is the World’s largest maritime organization with over 170 member states and acts as a regulatory agency […]

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Metal & Ore Applications

Metal is an important material in modern manufacturing and metal products are used everywhere. Metals represent a broad group of applications that are generally ideal for XRF.

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Mining & Mineral Applications

Mining & Mineral

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Petroleum & Petrochemical Applications

XRF offer solutions for Petroleum & Petrochemical analysis that compliance with the ASTM standards and regulations. Our ultimate solutions help covering the production process completely starting from research & development up to process & quality control.

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Pharmaceutical Applications

One of the most common product safety related analytical tests is the quantification of inorganic impurities within a pharmaceutical product. Since there are many potential sources of contamination, it may be of interest to measure raw materials, intermediates as well […]

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Plastics, Polymers, & Rubber Applications

Plastics, polymers, and rubber are combined with a number of different additives to give them properties that are important to many different markets. These products are commonly analyzed as beads, pressed or molded into plaques, in its finished form.

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Plating & Plating Baths

All industrial operations have processes in place to ensure efficiency and standards of safety are maintained. XRF systems are perfectly suited to compliment these processes

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Wood Treating Applications

Wood treatment used to protect lumber from fungi, insects, UV damage, water damage and general wear. When treating wood the proper balance of treatment solution must be monitored to ensure the highest quality while minimizing waste and excess cost due […]

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FEATURED ARTICLES

X-rays were first discovered by Wilhelm K. Roentgen (German physicist, 1845-1923) who won the Nobel Prize in 1901, for the discovery of x-rays. X-rays have been used for commercial elemental analysis since the 1950’s.

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Energy dispersive x-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) relies on the detector and detector electronics to resolve spectral peaks due to different energy x-rays.

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Wavelength dispersive x-ray fluorescence (WDXRF) is the old timer among commercial x-ray spectrometers, since the method works without high-resolution solid-state detectors.

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In an effort to save money, space, sample preperation time, or simply to add an analytical instrument to their process many companies will decide to evaluate energy dispersive x-ray fluorescence (ED-XRF) analyzers as a substitute for their standard wavelength dispersive […]

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