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The advantage for environmental sample analysis

The non-destructive nature, larger sample size capacity and definitive results provided by X-ray fluorescence (XRF) and X-ray diffraction (XRD) provide clear analytical advantages.
PANalytical combine a knowledge of hardware, software and applications to develop a range of products. These tools support the environmental monitoring of soils, sediments and waste waters, industrial emissions and the rapid screening of recycled goods. PANalytical are also pleased to offer turnkey solutions addressing the requirements of industrial health and safety. Their unique experience in the sector enables them to provide an ever expanding range of tools. X-ray analysis equipment and techniques are available capable of measuring all sample types to the standards required.

Examples of applications and X-ray technology solutions that have proven beneficial to environmental applications required by industry today.

X-ray Diffraction

Empyrean
Typical uses include:
• Air filter respirable silica and asbestos identification and quantifications according NIOSH/OSHA/MSHA
• Comprehensive raw soil/mineral physical identification and polymorph classification
• Bulk mineral and micro-mineral (polymorphic inclusion) content identification and quantification
Computed tomography visual investigation of samples including biological hard and soft tissues

X’Pert³ Powder
Typical uses include:
• Air filter respirable silica and asbestos identification and quantifications according NIOSH/OSHA/MSHA
• Comprehensive raw soil/mineral physical identification and polymorph classification
• Bulk mineral and micro-mineral (polymorphic inclusion) content identification and quantification

CubiX³
Typical uses include:
• Air filter respirable silica and asbestos identification and quantifications according NIOSH/OSHA/MSHA
• Comprehensive raw soil/mineral physical identification and polymorph classification

X-ray Fluorescence

Epsilon 3X spectrometers (energy dispersive XRF)
Typical uses include:
• Elemental analysis (C – Am) of air filters and biological tissues
• Heavy metal screening of soils and sludges – enhanced capabilities with Epsilon 3XLE
• Pb in paint and fuels - enhanced capabilities with Epsilon 3XLE
• Standardless analysis when combined with Omnian

Zetium (wavelength and energy-dispersive XRF)
Typical uses include:
• Inorganic soils and sludge elemental analysis (C to U) for major, minor and trace concentrations from sub ppm to % range – enhanced when combined with ProTrace
• Standardless material analysis when combined with Omnian

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