Portable material analyser

V. Vishnyakov
University of Huddersfield,
United Kingdom

Keywords: material composition, on site analysis, non destructive analysis

Summary:

Properties of the contemporary materials strongly depend on precise chemical composition. It proves unwise to rely even on supplier certificates. Alloys and castings require fast and reliable data on chemical composition prior to further processing and machining. Depending on the assurance/processing requirements material might need to be cut and sent to analytical laboratories. Current handheld XRF solution cannot see light elements like carbon in materials. The Troodon (TM) patented solution offers handheld portability and elemental composition analysis on-site with full atomic range as big stationary equipment. The analysis results can be produces in minutes. The instrument will save time, address quality assurance and therefore increase profitability