The measurements are carried out directly on the loose powders with little to no sample preparation. Since XRF is a non-destructive technique, the sample can also be measured subsequently by other analytical techniques, if required.
IQ and OQ documentation
The Epsilon 1 for pharmaceutical catalysts includes installation qualification and operation qualification procedures. These procedures are instrument verification and validation procedures required by companies to meet good laboratory practice (GLP), good manufacturing practice (GMP) and FDA 21 CFR Part 11 regulations.
The thin-window Ag anode X-ray tube, designed and manufactured by PANalytical, ensures high quality and sensitivity. The 50 kV X-ray tube and generator are ideal for exciting higher energy elements like ruthenium, rhodium, palladium, resulting in faster analysis times and higher accuracy.
A built-in computer running Microsoft Windows 7 with powerful CPU and 120 GB hard drive ensures flexibility to store and handle thousands of results. The high-resolution, 10.4” LCD touch screen is ideal for easy walk-up and operation.
In order to shield the delicate heart of the system from spillage, a protection foil is in place. In case of spillage, the foil can be replaced easily by the operator.