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Bruker AXS - Elemental Analysis by X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)

Bruker AXS is a global market and technology leader in materials research and quality control for elemental analysis and crystalline structure investigations. It offers a complete range of ready-made solutions for elemental analysis dedicated for process and quality control in the industry.

X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis systems

Our solutions for fast, precise and accurate elemental analysis are based on XRF analysis ranging from handheld-XRF for onsite inspection up to high-speed process control instruments, which can be completely integrated in plant automation systems.

XRF for elemental analysis in minerals, mining and geology

XRF is the most accepted analytical technique for elemental analysis in the mining industry. It is used for ensuring the highest product quality, establishing close monitoring of mining and mineral-processing control activities, and geological surveys.

XRF's advantages include:

  • Wide element range from beryllium to uranium
  • Broad concentration range from 100% down to the trace level (ppm)
  • The best analytical accuracy and precision
  • Simple and fast sample preparation
  • High grade of analytical flexibility
  • Easy integration to any kind of process automation

Wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometers

Wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometers (WDXRF) are known for their unrivalled accuracy, precision and reliability. WDXRF spectrometers have met the needs of many industrial applications, where robust instrumentation and high precision are the keys to success.

Mineral-processing wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer

The S8 TIGER sequential WDXRF provides outstanding superior analytical performance for the most demanding mineral and mining applications: This analytical performance results from the innovative optimized X-ray optics. Unique features of the S8 TIGER include TouchControl™ and SampleCare™, combining extreme ease-of-use and robust reliability with superior analytical performance.

TouchControl is essential for easy and fail-safe operation, yet its ease-of-use means the required training for occasional and inexperienced users is absolutely minimal. The unique SampleCare feature automatically recognizes samples and the integrated contamination shields protect the S8 TIGER against all kinds of contamination, ensuring maximum uptime and availability.

Cement, minerals and mining industry rapid WDXRF spectrometer

The new S8 LION WDXRF spectrometer provides the fastest time-to-result for process and quality control in the cement, minerals and mining industries.

Based on multichannel technology, the S8 LION delivers very precise and accurate results, within the shortest measurement time, for up to 16 elements. For the cement industry the S8 LION can additionally measure the free lime concentration in raw materials, intermediate compounds and final products. High savings on energy costs and reduction of CO2 emissions are achievable with these results.

SampleCare ensures maximum uptime and productivity using a tube-above-sample setup that protects it from all kinds of contamination. Dedicated to industrial use the S8 LION combines ease-of-use with the highest analytical speed and reliability. Several languages are available for its interface: English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian and Portuguese.

The simultaneous WDXRF spectrometer S8 LION is the perfect analytical tool for rapid, precise and reliable process and quality control for the industry.

Benchtop energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer

Elemental analysis with energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometry has become an indispensable tool for research and industry. Reliable results, analytical flexibility, robust all-in-one design and low cost-of-operation make the unique S2 RANGER benchtop energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer (EDXRF) the ideal solution for process and quality control applications, e.g. cement, minerals and mining, and metals.

For dedicated analytical tasks, monitoring and field work in geology and exploration the S2 RANGER's intuitive touch-screen operation is the right choice to serve all needs for mobility, flexibility and ease-of-use in combination with best performance.

The S2 RANGER is characterized by its compact all-in-one design with integrated PC, printer and vacuum pump, minimizing the space requirements. Its operational costs are also minimal - no additional vacuum, compressed air or liquid nitrogen is needed. The single port connection allows a fast installation and easy relocation; perfect for stand-alone as well as backup process and quality control instrumentation.

Contact Details


Bruker AXS GmbH
Östliche Rheinbrückenstraße 49
Karlsruhe
76187
Germany
Tel: +49 721 595 28 88
Fax: +49 721 595 66 93
Email: minerals@bruker-axs.de
URL: www.bruker-axs.de/x_ray_spectrometry.html

S1 TURBO SD – the world's first handheld XRF instrument to incorporate silicon drift detector (SDD) technology.
S8 TIGER – superior analytical performance for elemental analysis for process and quality control.
S8 LION – elemental analysis with XRF, tailor-made for the industry.
S2 RANGER - leading the performance class.
From sample preparation and handling, through to XRD and XRF measurements, to final data evaluation and LIMS connection, all processes are automated.
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