metal analyser News

  • Rental partnership announced for portable metal analysers

    Ashtead Technology has been appointed as the exclusive rental partner for the world's top selling range of portable XRF analysers from Niton UK. The agreement will cover UK and Republic of Ireland markets. XRF analysers provide fast, non-destructive, qualitative and quantitative assessment of metals and alloys in a variety of materials. Applications include quality control in manufacturing, metal ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Sophisticated metals analyser helps protect power station pipes

    An advanced portable XRF (x-ray fluorescence) alloy analyser hired from Ashtead Technology enabled specialist engineering consultants to investigate and quickly pinpoint failures within a power plant’s complex pipeline network. Tetra Engineering contacted Ashtead Technology to hire the handheld Niton XL3t XRF analyser as part of a project focussing on degrading pipework at a combined cycle power ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Mobile metal analyser simplifies onsite nitrogen and carbon analysis tasks

    Leading mobile OES spectrometer company, SPECTRO Analytical Instruments has introduced a new high-performance mobile metal analyser that is capable of rapidly determining the nitrogen content in duplex steels with spark excitation and quickly identifying low alloy steels using carbon in arc excitation. The SPECTROTEST TXC25’s compact, thin sample probe enables hard-to-reach sample areas such as ...

  • Modern water secures first sales of trace metal analysers in Scandinavia

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has continued to grow its global presence with first sales of its trace metal analysers in Scandinavia. The order for Modern Water’s OVA on-line monitoring product has been received from Tekniska Verken Power Plant in Linkoping in Sweden, a company that will ...

  • Cogent to launch new online trace metals analyser at WWEM

    Instrumentation specialist Cogent Environmental has chosen the WWEM 2010 event to launch a new advanced trace metals analyser that has been designed to provide highly accurate continuous monitoring in a low cost package that is ideal for both industrial and remote locations. The new OVA7000 reduces monitoring costs and offers high levels of flexibility because it can be configured to meet ...

  • High profile location for ET’s new on-line metals in air analyser

    Air quality monitoring specialist, Enviro Technology Services Plc has recently installed a state-of-the art, near real-time automatic metals-in-air analyser at the Marylebone Road “super-site” for King’s College London who had funding from NERC. The XACT 625 X-ray fluorescence multi-metals system is understood to be the first of its type to be installed outside of the USA and ...

  • 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 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 FOUNDRY-MASTER Smart, a high performance compact benchtop metals analyser

    Oxford Instruments launches a new high performance benchtop metals analyser for the metal production industry. The FOUNDRY-MASTER Smart has been designed to meet the demands of seamless quality control required by the industry and offers excellent price-performance ratio. Based on optical emission spectroscopy (OES), it is the ideal instrument to analyse the majority of metals and their ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Distribution deal for oil in water analyser

    Quantitech, the Milton Keynes based instrumentation specialist, has been reappointed by Spectro Scientific as exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland for a portable infrared analyser, the InfraCal 2. Based on the original highly popular InfraCal, (formerly manufactured by Wilks Enterprise who were purchased by Spectro in 2013) the latest version offers a host of new features such as multiple ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Hiden Analytical Expand Gas Analysers

    The Hiden HPR Series of mass spectrometer-based gas analysers is further expanded to include analysis of static off-line gas samples in addition to the more routine conditions of dynamic flow. New additions include the HPR-70 benchtop system for gas composition measurement of individual discreet samples as small as 0.1 sccm, the gas preparation stage including selectable cascade volumes for ...


    By Hiden Analytical

  • FTIR analyser reveals surprising solution

    Emissions analysers have to be checked annually by certified testers and during recent functionality tests for a Gasmet FTIR continuous emissions monitor (CEM) at a UK Energy from Waste plant, the Nitrogen Dioxide span check results were found to be incorrect. A subsequent investigation revealed surprising results that would not have been apparent had the plant been using traditional CEMs. NO2 ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • On-site Capabilities for Trace Metals

    Already recognized for its wide range of capabilities for the analysis of organic compounds in the field, New Age recently expanded its mobile laboratory fleet to include an eighth laboratory unit equipped with an Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) instrument for inorganic analyses. Although New Age has been able to analyze trace metals in the field utilizing an Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AA) ...


    By New Age/Landmark, Inc.

  • Fleet of analysers designed to meet every need

    Instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology has added the portable Olympus DELTA DS2000 XRF Handheld Metals Analyser to its fleet of rental equipment.  Marketing Manager Stewart Curtis says “This means that customers now have access to a range of XRF analysers for just about any application.” XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence) analysers enable the chemical, non-destructive analysis of ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Fleet of XRF analysers designed to meet every need

    Instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology has added the portable Olympus DELTA DS2000 XRF Handheld Metals Analyser to its fleet of rental equipment. Marketing Manager Stewart Curtis says “This means that customers now have access to a range of XRF analysers for just about any application.” XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence) analysers enable the chemical, non-destructive analysis of metals ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Shell choose Jerome analyser for mercury monitoring

    ABLE is pleased to announce the order award for their Jerome mercury analyser for the Shell operated Clipper gas production platform. The portable Jerome Analyser will be used during maintenance and engineering activities on the platform and associated satellite wellhead platforms in the Southern sector of the North Sea., approximately 62 km from Bacton.During gas and oil extraction, a mixture of ...

  • 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

  • Getting the most from substance flow analyses

    New research from Sweden identifies the characteristics of substance flow analyses that make them useful to policy makers. Substance flow analyses that focus on measuring rather than modelling pollution and which are aligned to existing measures are more likely to influence policy. Substance flow analysis (SFA) or material flow analysis (MFA) is a method of studying the stocks and flows of ...

  • Handheld XRF Analyser now available with integrated camera

    The new integrated camera allows Oxford Instruments’ X-MET7000 users to accurately position the portable analyser on the samples, store images for future reference and include them in the analysis reports. The new camera option is available for the handheld XRF analysers X-MET7000 eXpress and X-MET7500. With only three simple steps, theX-MET7000 Series with integrated camera accurately ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Pharmaceuticals recalled due to metallic contaminants

    This month a manufacturer of an intravenous blood pressure medication announced a voluntary recall of their product because of the potential presence of foreign matter. The material, according to reports, is made up of sub visible inert stainless steel particulates of approximately 2.5 microns in diameter.Contaminated pharmaceuticals are not a new phenomenon. In the past there have been numerous ...


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