Article - 19 Dec 2017
Using optical emission spectroscopy (OES) for measuring the ppm levels of contaminants, wear metals and additives in oil samples.
Article - 9 Aug 2012
X-ray microanalysis is a powerful tool with high precision and speed, revealing unexpected chemical phases, which cannot be detected by element-based image analysis alone. This article illustrates how...
Article - 12 Jun 2018
This article examines the analysis of five different wastewater and soil samples, which are listed below. Note that samples 1 to 4 contained dilute HNO3.
Article - 20 Mar 2019
This article discusses the analysis of air filters using an EDXRF spectrometer.
Article - 4 Jul 2019
This article discusses how to identify aluminum-lithium alloys using a handheld LIBS analyzer.
Article - 29 May 2017
The lunar exosphere, bounded by the emptiness of space and the Moon’s surface, is an atmosphere so thin that atoms rarely collide.
Article - 31 Oct 2014
Using the time-tested technology of rotating disc electrode (RDE) atomic emission spectroscopy, the Spectroil RDE spectrometer performs wear debris analysis, a key analytical process of any oil...
Article - 16 Jul 2014
Inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (ICP-OES) is extensively used for the analysis of aqueous solutions due to its multi-element determination capability, sensitivity and high...
Article - 9 May 2013
A new sequential benchtop wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer, the Supermini200, inherits all the features of the Supermini such as space saving and energy saving design,...
Article - 8 Mar 2010
The D2 PHASER is a portable desktop XRD instrument for research and quality control. It is easy to operate and independent of external media such as cooling circuits. This examples demonstrates how it...