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Total iron in iron ores by pressed pellet method

AppNote XRF1047: total iron in iron ores by pressed pellet method

Background

Iron is one of the most important materials in industry and technology. Recent rapid growth of developing countries drives increasing iron consumption in the world, so that the amount of production and price of iron ore are also increasing. Highly accurate determination of total iron concentration in the natural and processed iron ores is a strong demand of iron ore suppliers and producers. They also require the cost-efficiency in analysis because the traditional wet chemistry technique of total iron analysis is time consuming and a high cost method.

This note demonstrates an improved method to determine total iron in the natural and processed iron ores using the pressed powder technique which is cost-effective, rapid and uses a simple sample preparation procedure. This has been achieved by RIGAKU’s advanced FP technology.

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