Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Spectroscopy
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

New Portable SPECTROSCOUT XRF Analyzer - the Lab that Goes Anywhere

Published: Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Bookmark and Share
New analyzer for rapid, laboratory-class elemental analysis of environmental and geological samples.

Launched in March 2013, SPECTRO Analytical’s new SPECTROSCOUT Portable Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (ED-XRF) analyzer enables rapid, laboratory-class elemental analysis of environmental and geological samples even in remote locations.

Determining elemental compositions onsite, from far-flung mining and geological field operations to remote environmental locations, presents substantial challenges.

Real-time analytical results are essential for assessing progress. And, accuracy is essential at all detection levels.

“Weighing only 12 kilograms and carried with a shoulder strap, the new SPECTROSCOUT portable ED-XRF analyzer meets such challenges - in the field - with as much analytical power as top-grade laboratory benchtop analyzers,” explains Dirk Wissmann of SPECTRO.

“The new SPECTROSCOUT is a small instrument, but a major step forward for end users. Its precision and speed in the field allow for faster decisions and improved productivity. Many laboratory-based measurements now become unnecessary,” notes Wissmann.

This portable analyzer is ideal for onsite environmental and geological analysis. Designed for tough use, SPECTROSCOUT is encased in a rugged housing, and its X-ray source is protected.

It is both lightweight (12 kg/26.46 lb) and small (270 x 306 x 306 mm/10.7 x 12.1 x 12.1 in) and includes a large sample compartment, X-ray tube, onboard processor, and high-yield battery pack.

An optional integrated video system allows precise spot testing, plus image storage.

SPECTROSCOUT provides highly precise measurements from trace to minor and major concentrations across a range of relevant elements from heavy elements, such as uranium, to light elements, such as sodium, with rapid (typically 10 to 15 minutes) turnaround.

The analyzer also brings laboratory-class advantages, such as SPECTRO’s advanced TURBOQUANT unknown-sample analysis and optional customer-specific calibrations.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,900+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 5,300+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.


Scientific News
Hunting the Missing Link Between Genetics and the Environment
The International Phenome Centre Network (IPCN) works to transform healthcare through phenomics - the dynamic interactions between our genes and our environment.
Chemical Snapshots Could Lead to Better Engineered Cartilage
Taking "chemical photographs" of the cartilage between joints and comparing it to engineered versions could lead to better implants, say researchers.
Identifying Functional Biomarkers of Traumatic Brain Injury
In this study, prefrontal hemodynamic biomarkers were identified that can distinguish traumatic brain injury patients from healthy subjects.
Peer Review is in Crisis, But Should be Fixed, Not Abolished
After the time to get the science done, peer review has become the slowest step in the process of sharing studies, and some scientists have had enough.
Identification of Individual Red Blood Cells by Raman Microspectroscopy
In this study, Raman Microspectroscopy was used to identify individual red blood cells.
The Power Of Orthogonality In Assessing The Stability Of Biopharmaceuticals
By utilizing orthogonal techniques, researchers can maximize the secure application of all analytical results generated.
3D-Printing in Science: Conference Co-Staged with LABVOLUTION
LABVOLUTION 2017 will have an added highlight of a simultaneous conference, "3D-Printing in Science".
Curcumin Shows Promise as Cancer Treatment
When delivered at the correct circadian phase, curcumin demonstrates sustained toxicity in cancer cells and should be considered for use in patient care.
Using the Linkam THMS600 Temperature Stage to Study Fluid Inclusions
The University of Lyon use the Linkam THMS600 temperature stage for the study of Brillouin spectroscopy of fluid inclusions.
Guided Needles Hit the Mark
New sensor could help anesthesiologists place needles for epidurals and other medical procedures.
Skyscraper Banner

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,900+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
5,300+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!