heavy metals analyser News

  • New (2007) Uranium Analyser

    Since the Chernobyl disaster, the awareness of the health hazard of Uranium is reflected in the call for close monitoring of contamination of land and water as well as urine checks of people in high contamination risk areas, atomic energy work places and close by habitations. Global Warming and toxins’ contamination of much of our planet have been increasingly present in the news and ...

  • Oxford Instruments launches a new hand-held XRF analyzer for measuring heavy metals in soil

    Oxford Instruments announces the launch of a new, robust X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) analyser –the X MET5000, for accurate and reliable identification of pollutants in soil. The X-MET5000 represents the 4th generation of Oxford Instruments’ hand-held analyzers. Engineered for high performance and reliability, this brand new analyzer combines Oxford Instruments’ patented PentaFET® detector ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Chromium pollution publication marks 10 years of NPL`s Heavy Metals Network

    Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have detailed the changing levels of chromium pollution across the UK Heavy Metals Monitoring Network, which celebrates 10 years of NPL operation this month. Chromium, a toxic metal, is being increasingly recognised as an important environmental pollutant, and its emission from industrial facilities is controlled by European legislation. ...

  • Portability key to success of oil in water analyser

    Quantitech first launched the InfraCal 2, a portable oil in water analyser, in 2013 and the company’s Dr Andrew Hobson says: “There has been a heavy demand for this instrument in the oil sector because of the new functionality that now comes as standard. The InfraCal 2 can now be operated from an internal battery and also provides lower detection limits. However, the original InfraCal ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Oxford Instruments continues to develop the fastest metal alloy sorters available

    Oxford Instruments introduces a new model to its range of ultra-fast metal alloy sorters. mPulse, the first ever handheld Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) metals analyser on the market is now available as two options. mPulse and mPulse+ enable users to identify a wide variety of metal alloys at the press of the trigger and measure light and heavy elements up to 10 times faster than any ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Oxford Instruments announces the new handheld XRF analyser X-MET7500 for professional materials analysis of light elements

    Oxford Instruments is proud to launch a new member of its handheld XRF analyser X-MET7000 series, the X-MET7500. The X-MET7500 delivers fast and accurate analysis of the widest variety of materials, including trace elements and light elements (from magnesium) analysis, without the need for helium purge or vacuum pump.  It is the ideal screening tool: Metal industries: Positive Material ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Oxford Instruments launches X-MET8000 Expert Geo - a new high-performance handheld XRF analyser for fast on-site environmental screening

    Oxford Instruments has added the X-MET8000 Expert Geo to its successful range of X-MET8000 handheld XRF (X-ray fluorescence) analysers for rapid, on-site environmental soil and sediment testing. X-MET8000 Expert Geo offers fast screening for heavy metals, dramatically reducing the need for laboratory analyses and their associated cost. Easy to use and ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • A versatile XRF spectrometer for demanding applications

    The versatility and performance of the SPECTRO XEPOS Energy Dispersive X-ray spectrometer have made it the most powerful instrument in its class. This compact bench-top unit rapidly determines elements from Sodium to Uranium in samples as diverse as waste oils, minerals and contaminated land, yet with the lowest detection limits of any bench-top XRF. For many applications it easily competes with ...

  • Modern water cogent hosts Korean delegation fact finding mission to the UK

    The new Cogent (UK) offices in Cambridge were visited by a party of 12 Korean visitors recently, representing The Ministry of the Environment, National Institute of Environmental research, Youngsan River Basin Authority, Daegu Provincial Environmental Office, Korean Environmental Corporation, Inchon City River Department, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, and Sangji University. The purpose of the ...

  • DOE selects projects to advance nanomanufacturing

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected 20 project proposals for funding following its Nanomanufacturing for Energy Efficiency 2008 Research Call. The projects promise to make revolutionary improvements in a broad range of energy production, storage, and consumption applications that will reduce energy and carbon intensity in industrial processes. Nanotechnology, the understanding and ...

  • WWEM 2014 – better, bigger, busier

    Running over 2 days in early November, WWEM 2014 was an outstanding success, with sustained growth in every event since the first WWEM in 2005. “In comparison with the last WWEM in 2012, visitor numbers were up by 15% and even though the size of the exhibition was increased by 12% we were still unable to accommodate several potential exhibitors,” reports organiser Marcus Pattison. ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

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