Metal Analysis News

  • EMLab P&K Irvine Lab Expands Services, Providing Accredited Lead Testing

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces the expansion of services in its lab in Irvine, CA for Lead testing, including wipe, paint chip and bulk Lead samples, using flame atomic absorption spectrometry (Flame AA) Lead analysis. EMLab P&K’s lead analysis service is available to clients across the ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Eriez Europe releases new corporate video

    The European Headquarters of the global company designs and manufactures industry-leading magnetic separation, metal detection, vibratory and fluid filtration equipment and was upgraded to the ISO 9001:2015 quality standard in November last year. Boasting 5,000sqm of manufacturing space, the fully-equipped facility includes 45 tonne lifting capacity, shot blasting unit, two paint booths, CNC ...


    By Eriez

  • Study Evaluates Critical Mineral-Resource Potential in Alaska

    A new method for evaluating the resource potential for large, underexplored regions for critical minerals in Alaska is now available online. Critical minerals are used in products that are vital to national security, technology, and also play an integral role in our everyday modern life. The U.S. Geological Survey in collaboration with the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys ...

  • ADEQ Announces Plans to Test for Lead in 7,000 School Buildings

    Last month, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) announced the agency was coordinating with multiple state and local agencies, public water systems and public schools to proactively conduct a statewide screening program for the presence of lead in the drinking water of schools. ADEQ is funding this six-month, fast-track screening program in an effort to collect and test 14,000 ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • The World’s fastest metals analyser Vulcan, launched by Oxford Instruments

    Oxford Instruments has launched Vulcan, the fastest metals analyser with the most advanced reporting tools on the market. Vulcan is an ergonomic, balanced handheld LIBS (Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy) analyser with a simple user interface. Vulcan has been designed for the rapid identification of a wide range of alloys in manufacturing plants within multiple industries and the scrap metal ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • EHSQ community - leading people safely

    This week Brian Fielkow and James T. Schultz discuss leading people safely through the business battlefield of safety. We invite you to join our Environmental, Health and Safety, and Quality professional community, and share your knowledge with other members. Leading People Safely – The Webinar with ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Preventing Occupational and Community Exposure Risks to Cadmium

    Cadmium is a naturally occurring element found in the earth’s crust and is an important metal in the production of nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cd) rechargeable batteries. It is also used as a sacrificial corrosion-protection coating for iron and steel, and is used in various alloys, solar cells, plastic stabilizers and pigments.  According to an Occupational Safety and Health ...

  • Renishaw to give India debut to its new metal additive manufacturing system at IMTEX 2017

    Renishaw, a world leader in precision engineering technologies, will be exhibiting its extensive range of metrology and additive manufacturing equipment at IMTEX 2017which takes place at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bangalore, India, from 26th January to 1st February. Renishaw will be exhibiting on stand B123, Hall 3A, showing its new ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Want to analyze wears metals on-site? - Webinar: `On-site wear metal analysis for optimized equipment maintenance`

    What do the U.S. Air Force, Formula One race car teams and nuclear power plants all have in common? They rely on SpectrOil analyzers to protect their mission-critical assets from premature failure. By monitoring trace metals in system oil samples, this analyzer pinpoints high wear components, enabling timely oil changes and ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Test Equipment Leader Will Showcase its Full Spectrum of Test Solutions for IoT Applications Through Both Live and Interactive Product Displays

    Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) will exhibit the industry’s widest range of test solutions for diverse applications throughout the Internet of Things (IoT) at this year’s SEMICON Japan trade show, coming December 14-16 to Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, Japan. Again this year, Advantest is a gold sponsor of the show. In booth #2445 in Hall 2, ...


    By Advantest America, Inc.

  • Innovative Solutions for Livestock Monitoring Using Axetris LGD F200

    Ammonia monitoring of livestock requires new solutions Researchers at Harper Adams University, Shropshire, United Kingdom, built and tested a multi-channel ammonia monitoring system by integrating the Axetris LGD F200 with the goal of developing a system which would provide substantially higher measurement performance, while being cost-efficient and robust for real-world use. ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Newly published ASTM F963-16 allows use of HDXRF testing of heavy metals in toys

    The ASTM F15.22 Toy Safety Committee has just published revisions to its U.S. Toy Safety Standard, F963-16, covering the safety of all toys sold in the United States. Integral among the new changes is a provision allowing for the use of High-Definition X-Ray Fluorescence, or HDXRF, to measure the presence of toxic heavy metals in toys. Compared to traditional wet chemistry testing, HDXRF is much ...


    By X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS)

  • On-the-spot data sharing with the OiConnect app from Oxford Instruments

    Oxford Instruments has launched a new app, OiConnect, for fast data sharing on-site for use with their range of X-MET8000 handheld X-ray fluorescence (HHXRF) analysers. The OiConnect app allows X-MET users to share their test results as soon as they are acquired, without having to go back to the office and/or connect to a computer. Complete transactions and share test ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • NREL Technique Leads to Improved Perovskite Solar Cells

    Scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), in collaboration with researchers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), devised a method to improve perovskite solar cells, making them more efficient and reliable with higher reproducibility. The research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative, involved hybrid halide perovskite solar cells ...

  • TSCA Reform Is Here

    On June 22, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which significantly amends the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and expands the authority and requirements of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with regard to the regulation of “chemical substances,” notably including heavy metals considered to be harmful to ...


    By X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS)

  • Computrac Upgrades Moisture Testing at Leading Lubricant Test Lab

    Engineered Lubricants is one of the most advanced lubricant testing facilities in the United States. They specialize in lubricant design, quality control and investigative lubricant analysis. Their knowledge and expertise of lubricants and machinery lubrication are instrumental in helping customers maintain equipment, optimize performance and reduce overall maintenance costs. ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Modern Water’s Range of Trace Metal Monitors Invaluable to Municipalities around the World in Protecting Drinking Water

    The need for municipalities around the world to protect communities against harmful trace metal contaminants in their drinking water supplies has never been greater, especially following the recent tragic drinking water events in North America, Asia and Europe. Modern Water, a leader in water quality monitoring, believes it has the answer to protecting global drinking water supplies and has spent ...

  • Oxford Instruments further strengthens its product offering with FOUNDRY-MASTER Optimum, a high performance compact benchtop metals analyser

    Oxford Instruments has further enhanced its product offering with the launch of another high performance benchtop metals analyser for the foundries and metal processing industries. The FOUNDRY-MASTER Optimum is the “bigger brother” of the FOUNDRY-MASTER Smart, recently launched in January. Based on optical emission spectroscopy, it is the ideal instrument for seamless quality control, ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Oxford Instruments launches unique HERO window for reliable hot sample XRF analysis

    Oxford Instruments has launched a unique solution for reliable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis of hot samples, for use with their range of X-MET8000 series handheld XRF analysers. The HERO heat resistant protective window allows hot samples of up to 400ºC to be directly analysed for alloying elements including light elements such as silicon. Minimise downtime with in-service ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Teck Metals ordered to pay $3 million fine

    Teck Metals Ltd. was ordered to pay a $3,000,000 penalty on February 29, 2016, in British Columbia Provincial Court after pleading guilty to three offences under the Fisheries Act related to releases of effluent deleterious to fish into the Columbia River. In addition to the penalty, Teck Metals Ltd. agreed to undertake on-site improvement ...

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