Karen Paklin

Articles

Use of Handheld X-Ray Fluorescence to Analyze Platinum Group Metals in Catalytic Converters

June 01, 2019

The platinum-group metals platinum, palladium, and rhodium are essential and valuable elements in catalytic converters, and thus must be recycled. Handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) can be extremely beneficial for analysis of these metals in finely ground materials extracted from used catalytic converters.