Appendix XI: X-ray

May 1, 2015



 

Manufacturer: Applied Rigaku Technologies , Inc.
Product name: NEX QC QuantEZ
Energy-dispersive X-ray spectrometer (EDXRF)
For: Laboratory analysis, process applications
Weight: 16 kg
Dimensions: 33.1 x 43.2 x 37.6 cm (W,D,H)
Measurement mode: EDXRF spectrometer
Software name: Quant EZ
Software features: May be used with other equipment (LIMS)
Unique features: Nondestructive analysis of ₁₁Na to ₉₂U, ability to analyze solids, liquids, alloys, powders, and thin films; 50 kV X-ray tube for wide elemental coverage; SDD detector for superior resolution; multiple automated tube filters; unmatched performance-to-price ratio; and optional fundamental parameters analysis.
New this year: New QuantEZ analytical software runs under the Microsoft Windows operating system and offers all the functions required for calibration and routine operation. User-friendly and sophisticated and powerful enough for the most complex analysis. Walks the user through steps required to set up an empirical or fundamental parameters application.
Suggested applications: Elemental analysis for industry, academia and government, analysis of heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysts, quality control measurements at cement plants, paper and plastic coatings, analysis of raw materials and additives for cosmetics, industrial geological analysis of limestone, kaolin clay and silica sand, and elemental analysis of metals and alloys.

 

Manufacturer: EDAX Inc.
Product name: XLNCE SMX-BEN
X-ray spectrometer
For: Process applications
Unique features: This analyzer provides nondestructive coating thickness measurement technology. Features include an array of choices for X-ray optics and primary filters; the latest silicon drift detectors; analysis software platform for empirical and fundamental parameters (FP) analyses and a large analysis chamber with motorized X-Y-Z sample stage.
Suggested applications: R&D and failure analysis, photovoltaic manufacturing, protective coatings, layer measurements, corrosion/wear, and thermal barrier analysis.

 

Manufacturer: PANalytical
Product name: Zetium
X-Ray fluorescence spectrometer
For: Laboratory analysis
Measurement mode: Reflectance XRF measurements, transmission XRD free lime channel option
Unique features: Zetium combines up to three complementary technologies. Wavelength dispersive (WD), energy dispersive (ED) cores integrated by SumXcore technology. EDXRF and WDXRF cuts experimental time by 50%. Zetium can include a small-spot analysis tool for mapping, and the free-lime channel for cement applications.
Suggested applications: There are five industry-specific editions: cement, polymers, petro, metals, and minerals. There is also an "Ultimate" edition. Options include four enhanced performance packages: improved speed and throughput, performance enhancement, robustness and uptime, and flexibility.

 

Manufacturer: SPECTRO Analytical Instruments
Product name: SPECTRO xSORT Alloy
Handheld XRF spectrometer
For: Laboratory analysis, process applications, handheld, or portable use
Unique features: This entry-level model uses an innovative silicon PIN (Si-PIN) detector. Get grade identification of metals in 2 s without extensive analysis. With the xSORT family's reliability and ease of use, SPECTRO xSORT Alloy is ideal for the quick incoming inspection of materials.
New this year: New entry-level model with silicon PIN (Si-PIN) detector.
Suggested applications: Affordable metals identification

 

Manufacturer: SPECTRO Analytical Instruments
Product name: SPECTRO xSORT Alloy Plus
Handheld XRF spectrometer
For: Laboratory analysis, process applications, handheld, or portable use
Unique features: The SPECTRO xSORT AlloyPlus handheld XRF is designed for advanced metals analysis. Features new top-of-the-line silicon drift detector (SDD), the xSORT Alloy Plus provides reliable, high-productivity measurement, and analysis. Obtain metal grade analysis in only 2 s for most alloys. 10 additional seconds to sort "light" elements such as magnesium, aluminum, silicon, phosphorous, and sulfur.
New this year: New model with top-of-the-line silicon drift detector (SDD).
Suggested applications: Advanced metals analysis, scrap metals sorting, positive material identification

 

Manufacturer: SPECTRO Analytical Instruments
Product name: SPECTRO xSORT Non-Alloy
Handheld XRF spectrometer
For: Laboratory analysis, process applications, handheld, or portable use
Unique features: The SPECTRO xSORT NonAlloy for fast element screening is SPECTRO's largest silicon drift detector (SDD) handheld XRF - delivers fast, reliable measurement, and elemental analysis of nonmetallic materials. Generates high-productivity spot checks in a few seconds, or hold on the sample longer for laboratory-quality ppm results.
New this year: SPECTRO's largest silicon drift detector (SDD) handheld XRF.
Suggested applications: Measurement and elemental analysis of nonmetallic materials, environmental and RoHS/WEEE compliance screening, and geological exploration.