ZSX Primus II

ZSX Primus II

The Woodlands, TX — February 10, 2005. Rigaku announces the ZSX Primus II, the newest member of the ZSX family of spectrometers. Featuring the latest technology available, the ZSX Primus II is a 4 kW WDXRF spectrometer with the thinnest end window tube (30 micron) available in the industry, with the analytical capability for Be4 - U92. The ZSX Primus II occupies a smaller footprint than other spectrometers without sacrificing performance.

The tube-above ZSX Primus II integrates a newly designed sample-handling system, flexible changeover between helium and vacuum environments, versatile, modular software, and the thinnest end-window tube in the industry, giving it superior light element performance.

In addition to the components mentioned above, the ZSX Primus II features a unique mapping system and small sampling capabilities that can be field upgraded according to your changing needs.

The ZSX software, featuring the best user interface for XRF spectrometry, continues with the ZSX Primus II.

Its small footprint, flexible environment changeover, unsurpassed light element response, and one-of-a-kind mapping system make the ZSX Primus II your top choice for superior spectrometer performance.

Rigaku—Leading With Innovation

Since its inception in Japan in 1951, Rigaku has been at the forefront of analytical and industrial instrumentation technology. Rigaku and its subsidiaries form a global group focused on life sciences and general purpose analytical instrumentation. With hundreds of major innovations to their credit, Rigaku companies are world leaders in the fields of small molecule and protein crystallography, X-ray spectrometry and diffraction, X-ray optics, as well as semiconductor metrology. Rigaku employs over 1,100 people in the manufacture and support of its analytical equipment. Its products are in use in more than 70 countries—supporting research, development, and quality assurance activities. Throughout the world, Rigaku continuously promotes partnerships, dialog, and innovation within the global scientific and industrial community.

For further information, contact:

Tom McNulty
XRF Product Manager
Rigaku Americas, Inc.
Tel: (281) 362-2300 x207
eMail: Tom McNulty