ZSX Primus

ZSX Primus

The Woodlands, TX — May 2003. Rigaku announces the Primus, the newest member of the ZSX family of spectrometers.

Featuring the latest technology available, the Primus occupies a smaller footprint than other
spectrometers without sacrificing performance.

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

In addition to its outstanding mapping and small sampling capabilities, the Primus features a
unique mapping system that can be added in the field according to your changing needs.
The ZSX software, featuring the best user interface for XRF spectrometry, continues with the
ZSX Primus.

Its small footprint, flexible environment changeover, and one -of-a-kind mapping system make the
Primus 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