SPECTRO Analytical Instruments, Inc.



Volume 30
Issue 12

Company Description

SPECTRO Analytical Instruments, a member of the AMETEK Materials Analysis Division, is a leading global supplier of analytical instruments for the elemental analysis of materials in industry, research, government, and academia. The company specializes in optical emission and X-ray fluorescence spectrometry and since inception has deployed more than 30,000 instruments worldwide. For a broad spectrum of companies in many different industries, SPECTRO is proud to be a vital partner providing the highest quality products for superior analytical analysis and safety.


Chief Spectroscopic Techniques Supported

  • Inductively coupled plasma (ICP-OES and ICP-AES)

  • ICP-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)

  • Energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF)

  • Optical emission spectroscopy (arc spark OES)

  • Handheld XRF

Markets Served

SPECTRO Analytical Instruments is a global leader in the design and production of a wide range of elemental analysis spectrometers for laboratory, portable, and at-line applications in the following markets: environmental, geochemical, petrochemical, chemical processing, agriculture, agronomy, academia/research, pharmaceutical, electronics, food, cosmetics, cement, metal analysis, mining, polymers, precious metals, aerospace, paper and converting, and ceramics.

Major Products/Services

  • SPECTRO ARCOS – ICP-OES with new MultiView plasma viewing interface revolutionizes resolution and sensitivity over a wide spectral range

  • SPECTROBLUE – ICP-OES price/performance leader with OPI-Air Interface eliminates need for an external chiller

  • SPECTRO GENESIS – ICP-OES power with FAAS affordability comes with factory installed methods

  • SPECTRO XEPOS – New EDXRF features high-precision high-stability and low LODs for light, medium, and heavy elements

  • SPECTROSCOUT – High-precision portable EDXRF analyzer brings the lab to the line

  • SPECTRO MIDEX – Micro XRF for small spot analysis

  • SPECTRI iQ II – Benchtop SDD-based ED-XRF system for industrial process control

  • SPECTRO xSORT family – Handheld XRF for PMI, grade ID, sorting, environmental analysis

  • SPECTROMAXx – CCD-based, spark discharge OES for metal analysis

  • SPECTROLAB – Next gen Arc/Spark OES metal analyzer with hybrid optic (CCD and PMT) or new all CCD version

  • SPECTROTEST – Mobile metal analyzer with precise carbon determination


SPECTRO's North American headquarters is located in Mahwah, New Jersey, providing application, technical, and customer service support along with a west coast office and applications laboratory located in Irvine, California. SPECTRO's engineering, manufacturing, and main headquarters are located in Kleve, Germany, with sales and support locations in over 50 countries.

SPECTRO Analytical Instruments, Inc.
91 McKee Drive
Mahwah, NJ 07430

(800) 548-5809
(201) 642-3000

(201) 642-3091


WEB SITEwww.spectro.com

USA: 50
Global: Over 400 (13,000 total globally for AMETEK)


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