Aeris Metals Edition - Benchtop X-Ray Diffractometer

The Metals edition of Aeris is PANalytical’s X-ray diffractometer for everyone in the metals industry. With Aeris X-ray diffraction (XRD) becomes as easy as making a cup of coffee: Aeris is the most intuitive benchtop diffractometer with the results of your measurements directly being displayed on the built-in touch screen.

Key features:

  • Built-in touch screen
  • Automatable
  • Fits in your process wherever you need it
  • Low cost of ownership
  • Virtually unlimited lifetime of the tube
  • Limited infrastructural needs (no chiller or gases needed)
  • Small footprint
  • Unlimited sample throughput in automation
  • Designed for any operator
  • Best-in-class data quality

The Metals edition of Aeris is your companion for optimizing your steel making process. It’s fully automatable and can be easily incorporated in industrial production control.  The instrument comprises proven technologies that have previously on been included with PANalytical’s high-end systems. As a result, data quality and speed of analysis delivered by Aeris have so far only been realized on full-power systems. Aeris only needs a single-phase power outlet, fits well in any lab and can be used by virtually everyone.


The Aeris Metals edition is developed for reliable phase information of raw, intermediate and by-products during metals production. The instrument is configured for easy and flexible analysis of iron ores, sinter, direct reduced iron and retained austenite.  And Aeris is fast: you can get your mineralogical information in 5 minutes.

Caption: (top) Comparison of FeO and basicity obtained by XRD with independent reference values. (bottom) Repeatability of the automated analysis procedure

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