Hitachi has introduced the data management and storage service, ExTOPE Connect, for its range of Vulcan (LIBS) and X-MET (XRF) handheld, and LAB-X500 (XRF) benchtop industrial analysers.
Bruker’s TRACER 5g handheld XRF analyser incorporates a silicon drift detector with a graphene entrance window.
The ElvaX ProSpector 3 from Elvatech is the next generation of their hand-held XRF spectrometer series. It weighs just over 1 kg with its battery, which can last for up to 16 hours and the instrument measures 236 × 193 × 68 mm. There are two CCD cameras for macro and micro viewing, combined with an automatic collimator. The instrument body is dustproof and waterproof with an IP-67 protection level. Image autorotation allows the analyser to be operated in both horizontal and vertical positions.
Incorporating Olympus’ new Axon technology that uses low-noise electronics to produce higher X-ray counts per second and repeatability. Versions are available that are IP65 rated for protection against dust and water and drop tested to military standards. There is an intuitive interface with a responsive touch screen and customisable home page. There is also optional Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.
Spectro Analytical Instruments have announced an upgrade of the Spectro xSort handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometer