Austin AI, Inc. manufactures and markets a complete line of Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (EDXRF) spectrometric equipment, dedicated to sorting/separating, process control and quality assurance monitoring. In addition to the development of products for its own distribution, Austin AI also contracts with outside vendors, end-users and partnering developmental organizations to test, design and build systems for newly emerging markets, custom applications or one-off engineering projects.

About Us

Austin AI, Inc. manufactures a complete line of Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (EDXRF) spectrometric equipment; including custom systems for sorting/separation, process control and quality assurance monitoring. Austin AI also maintains a distribution division to offer customers a variety of complementary solutions.

Founded in 2001, Austin AI began developing state-of-the-art portable XRF technology into custom and automated measuring systems. Austin AI continued to incorporate new and increasingly sophisticated technologies and products into this vision. The expansion and diversification of products and services proved to be positive, facilitating a recent employee managed buyout from Austin AI's holding company as well as the purchase of Quantronics Oy, a Finnish manufacturer of advanced X-ray technology.

Austin AI, Inc. is 100% owner-managed and located in the heart of the high-tech industrial area of Austin, TX USA. Our spacious facilities house our worldwide sales and marketing offices, applications laboratory, R&D, technical service and production areas.

Our product line currently consists of non-destructive, cost effective equipment for:

  • Recycling - plastics, glass, metals, wood, electronics
  • Solids Analysis - moving beds, slurries, powders
  • Thin Film & Coatings - SOP, Clay, Web, Conversion
  • Liquids Analysis - process blending control
  • Mining & Minerals - cores, tailings, borings, slags
  • Environmental - soil probes, stack, air, water
  • Filter Media - air, water, oil, ion exchange
  • Food & Pharmaceutical - process monitoring, additive control, contaminant inspection
  • Academia - training and teaching tools

Our Mission

Austin AI develops, evaluates, manufactures and distributes the highest quality and most cost-effective analytical products to expand our clients' economic growth and technological advancement. We are committed to establishing long term partnerships with our clients, based upon mutual respect and a genuine commitment to providing top quality technological innovations and services.


Austin AI - Model QXI - Micro-Analysis EDXRF Analyzer

The QXI provides unprecedented speed and accuracy by using the latest X-ray detector and analysis technology. The QXI's small spot size, movable X-Y-Z stage and powerful optics afford the high precision ideal for jewelry, precious metals and other alloy analysis, but it is also suitable for practically any solid or liquid sample. Jewelry, Forensics, Ceramics, Metal Alloys. Scrap Metals.

Austin AI - Model CP-1000 - Cone Penetrometer

Designed by the US Naval Research Lab (NRL) and exclusively licensed to Austin AI, the unique CP-1000 is a combination of traditional downhole cone penetrometer technology coupled with a state-of-the-art XRF sensor. This marriage offers higher resolution analysis than with traditional soil sampling, because the CP takes readings in real-time as the probe is pushed through the ground - no offsite transportation of samples to a laboratory is ...


Support Services

At Austin AI, we believe effective customer support begins prior to the sale, by helping our clients choose the best product and/or service for their needs.  Whether you choose to purchase individual components or a complete turnkey system, we guarantee system performance, and invite clients to attend production and factory acceptance tests prior to shipment. For every order, we use only the most technological advanced and cost effective ...

Contracted Research, Design & Development

No other company has the depth of knowledge and experience in XRF product and market development as the Austin AI team. Over the past 20 years, Austin AI founders and employees are responsible for growing several small instrument and analytical companies in a highly competitive marketplace based upon sound business practices and creative application of technology.

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Waste and Recycling - Recycling Systems

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Globally (various continents)

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