- The world’s smallest footprint for an online diffractometer
- 100% compatible with sample holders of major online system vendors
- Able to connect with a sample-loading robot
- Utilizes newly developed, compact 800 W generator and compact X-ray tube
- High-resolution, high-speed 1D detector with a wide detection area
- θ-θ sample horizontal goniometer
- EasyX software
- Touch panel operation
- Runs within 3 taps from measurement to data analysis
- Based on SmartLab Studio II
- Languages: Japanese, English, Chinese
Rigaku provides X-ray diffractometers for quality control developed using the X-ray diffractometer technology cultivated for research and development over many years. It is easy for anyone to use and stable analysis results can be obtained regardless of the operator, so there is no difference in the results between operators. Work efficiency can be improved using the sample loading mechanism and D/teX Ultra250 detector.
Compact X-ray Diffractometer
Advanced quality control system
In a move to bring lab-quality performance to the manufacturing floor, Rigaku introduces the MiniFlex XpC, a manufacturing-optimized powder diffractometer for fast and accurate quality control measurements. It is extremely easy to operate using Rigaku’s new EasyX quality control software, which requires minimal clicks to run. A minimal interface means there will be no accidental error variance from operator to operator. The MiniFlex XpC can be configured with a conveyor belt or robot for automated sample processing and collaboration with other instruments. With an 800 W X-ray source and a short-diameter goniometer, the system has the performance of a lab unit, and thus can greatly improve throughput for quality control measurements.
New sample loading mechanism
The optimal loading mechanism for quality control allows the operator to easily place the sample without opening the instrument door. This system also supports online measurement using a transfer robot. Workers can easily place samples not only online but also offline. A newly designed sample spinner can be used with a variety of sample holders.
Highly durable and highly accurate horizontal goniometer suitable for quality control
Using the technology cultivated with SmartLab, we have developed a new, durable, compact horizontal sample goniometer that is optimal for quality control.
New, compact, high-output X-ray generator
The MiniFlex XpC features a compact molded ceramic X-ray tube. The generator for the X-ray source has also been improved, enabling a high output of 800 W while being almost the same size as the 600 W generator of the MiniFlex desktop X-ray diffractometer.
High-resolution, high-speed one-dimensional detector boasting a wide detection area
The D/teX Ultra250 has a detection area 1.5 times larger than the D/teX Ultra2 used in the desktop MiniFlex, achieving higher-intensity measurement data. Therefore, measurement time can be reduced.
EasyX software for screening and quality control
Simple measurement, automatic analysis, display of results and pass/fail judgment are possible with this software, so even those who are unfamiliar with analysis can use it with confidence. In addition, the trend graph creation function makes it possible to visualize the results and tangible changes in the device status.
The MiniFlex XpC can be connected to automation equipment by combining with a robot arm or a conveyor belt (both optional). Industry standard sample holders (steel rings) are supported as standard. This apparatus achieves the world’s smallest footprint for an online diffractometer (approx. 1 m²).
|Product name||MiniFlex XpC|
|Technique||X-ray diffraction (XRD)|
|Application benefit||Compact X-ray diffractometer for quality control|
|Technology||θ-θ X-ray diffractometer equipped with screening / quality control software EasyX|
|Core attributes||Compact X-ray tube
Compact sample horizontal goniometer
D/teX Ultra250 high-resolution, high-speed 1D X-ray detector
|Computer||Widows® 10 Pro 64bit
Touch panel display
(Can be combined with external PC)
|Core dimensions||700 (W) x 1490 (H) x 890 (D) mm (core unit)|
|Mass||Approx. 250 kg (core unit)|
|Power requirements||1φ, 200-230 V 50/60 Hz, 6.5A|
Learn more about our products at these events
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|BCA Spring 2023||-||Sheffield, UK||Website|
|MRS Spring Meeting 2023||-||San Francisco, CA||Website|
|CS International 2023 Compound Semiconductor Conference||-||Brussels, Belgium||Website|
|Southeast Enzyme Conf (SEC)||Atlanta, GA||Website|
|Webinar: In-Depth Overview of the Use of X-ray Diffraction (XRD) in the Investigation of Asbestos and Respirable Silica||Webinar||Register|
|TOPIQ | The New ACTOR 2 Sample Changer for Automating Your Single Crystal Workflow||Webinar||Register Now|
|Thermal Analysis Technical Seminar：Let’s evaluate materials with humidity controlled thermal analysis||Webinar||Register Now|
|Ceramics Expo 2023||-||Novi, MI||Website|
|Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference||-||Saratoga Springs, NY||Website|
|E-MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit 2023||-||Strasbourg, France||Website|
|Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CSC 2023)||-||Vancouver, BC, Canada||Website|
|ICDD X-ray Powder Diffraction Clinic||-||Newtown Square, PA||Website|
|The ACA Summer Course for Chemical Crystallography||-||West Lafayette, IN||Website|
|American Crystallography Association (ACA 2023)||-||Baltimore, MD||Website|
|Microscopy & Microanalysis 2023||-||Minneapolis, MN||Website|
|Denver X-ray Conference (DXC 2023)||-||Lombard, IL||Website|
|American Chemical Society (ACS Fall 2023)||-||San Francisco, CA||Website|
|International Union of Crystallography (IUCr 2023)||-||Melbourne, Australia||Website|
|The International Meeting for Applied Geoscience & Energy (Image 2023)||-||Houston, TX||Website|
|The Battery Show North America 2023||-||Novi, MI||Website|
|International Conference On Silicon Carbide and Related Materials (ICSCRM 2023)||-||Sorrento, Italy||Website|
|Materials Science & Technology (MS&T 2023)||-||Columbus, OH||Website|
|Gulf Coast Conference (GCC 2023)||-||Galveston, TX||Website|
|Geological Society of America 2023||-||Pittsburgh, PA||Website|