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Metals and alloys

Metals and alloys

Elemental, phase and residual stress analysis

Quality production demands control of material properties throughout the entire process from raw material to finished product. The speed and precision of X-ray fluorescence (XRF) elemental analysis make it a preferred testing method in high sample throughput chemical analysis. In addition to alloy stoichiometry, X-ray diffraction (XRD) examines phase composition, retained austenite concentration or residual stress, which correlate with structural quality of your products. Within a very few seconds, the Rigaku KT-100S handheld metal analyzer easily performs identification of the most difficult alloy grades. The device utilizes laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS), enabling durable and accurate alloy identification for metal sorting, quality assurance and positive material identification (PMI) in mission-critical operations.

Rigaku recommends the following systems:


WDXRF

Benchtop tube below sequential WDXRF spectrometer analyzes O through U in solids, liquids and powders

High power, tube below, sequential WDXRF spectrometer with Smart Sample Loading System (SSLS)

High power, tube above, sequential WDXRF spectrometer

High-throughput tube-above multi-channel simultaneous WDXRF spectrometer analyzes Be through U

High-power, tube-below, sequential WDXRF spectrometer with new ZSX Guidance expert system software

LIBS

Handheld laser induced breakdown (LIBS) spectrometer for fast and accurate alloy identification

EDXRF

Performance EDXRF elemental analyzer measures Na to U in solids, liquids, powders and thin-films

New 60 kV EDXRF system featuring QuantEZ software and optional standardless analysis

New variable collimator small spot 60 kV EDXRF system featuring QuantEZ software.

EDXRF spectrometer with powerful Windows® software and optional FP.

High-performance, Cartesian-geometry EDXRF elemental analyzer measures Na to U in solids, liquids, powders and thin films

X-ray CT

High-speed, stationary sample microtomography of large samples

High-resolution benchtop microtomography of large samples

Process

EDXRF multi-element process analyzer; analyze aluminum (Al) through uranium (U)

Stress

The world’s smallest portable stress analyzer that is specifically designed for field analysis

Detectors

Compact 2D X-ray camera with micron and sub-micron resolution for imaging

Applications

The following applications are relevant to this industry

EDXRF

XRD

WDXRF

XRD, Stress

LIBS

Process

Thermal Analysis