Niton™XL2 Precious Metals

Niton XL2 Precious Metal Analyser

Thermo Fisher Scientific – XRF

Perform precious metal testing with certainty

With the volatility and high price of gold, failing to detect just a small variation in composition can be an expensive mistake. The Thermo Scientific™ Niton™ XL2 XRF Precious Metal Analyser provides a fast, accurate, and most importantly, nondestructive method to test the purity and chemistry of all precious metals. The Niton XL2 XRF Precious Metal Analyser quickly detects gold plating and counterfeit gold and gives you the exact elemental composition of jewellery and coins so you can be absolutely certain of the value of the precious metals you buy and sell.

  • Easier, faster and more accurate than nitric acid test methods.
  • Faster, more comprehensive analysis than fire assay with comparable accuracy.
  • Efficiently identify most gold-plated items with Thermo Scientific AuDIT™ gold-plating detection technology.
  • Precisely determine the presence and concentration of other trace alloying elements and dangerous heavy elements, which could impact valuation and future refining needs.

Key Features Of the Niton XL2

  • Standard analytical range: >25 elements from S to U (varies by application).
  • Point and shoot simplicity—very easy to use even by nontechnical personnel.
  • Ideally suited for retail environments.
  • Nondestructive analysis with near-instantaneous results.
  • Ergonomic design.

Speak to PAS for expert guidance about which Thermo Fisher Niton XL2 best suits your application and particular conditions.

PXRF In The Field
Man testing gold and precious metals with handheld XL2 analyser
XRF is a boon to gold exploration

Niton™ XL2

Niton XL2 & XL2 Plus Analysers

Thermo Fisher Scientific – Portable Handheld XRF

Niton XL2 Plus Analyser

xl2 Plus Powerful Handheld instrument that identifies metal alloys and mineral ores

The Niton XL2 Plus is a tough, powerful, handheld instrument for identifying metal alloys and mineral ores easily in the field.

The XL2 Plus is the latest in the XL2 product range of Portable X-Ray fluorescence analysers (PXRF). There are two models: XL2 980 Plus is calibrated for metals, and XL2 950 Plus for mining.

The XL2 Plus can identify Niobium in Titanium alloys down to 200 ppm and more generally, elements from Magnesium to Uranium, down to 20 ppm in some common alloys.

Key Applications for the Niton XL2 Plus

General Metal / Ore / Lead Contamination / RoHS / Alloy / Mine Management / Scrap Recycling / Waste / Hazmat

Speak to PAS for expert guidance about which Thermo Fisher Niton XL2 best suits your application and particular conditions.

The XL2 Plus easy in-field identification of metal alloys and mineral ores
Niton XL2 Plus 1 analysing metal alloys
Niton XL2 Interface
Features & Benefits:
  • IP Certified (Splash/ Dust Proof)
  • Detector ProGuard Protection
  • 2W X-Ray Tube
  • Silicon Drift Detector 
  • Micro Camera
  • Hot Swap Battery
  • Touch Screen and Directional Keys
  • Password Protected Security
  • Nose Cone Alignment Guides

Niton XL2 Analyser

Get fast, accurate analysis for manufacturing quality assurance with the Niton XL2 Analyser.

With four models in the range, the XL2 Portable XRF Analyser provides immediate, nondestructive elemental analysis for a wide range of applications including scrap metal identification, mining and exploration, and lead screening for consumer and electronic goods.

It can detect  alloy materials from titanium to nickel as well as tramp and trace element analysis. The XL2’s standard analytical range spans up to 30 elements from sulphur to uranium.

Lightweight, rugged handheld Niton Portable XL2 Analysers is built for the harsh conditions it will face:

  • Sealed against moisture and dust.
  • Ergonomically designed.
  • Daylight-readable icons on colour, touch-screen display.

Key Applications for the Niton XL2

General Metal / Gold / Ore / Lead Contamination / RoHS / Alloy / Mine Management / Waste / Hazmat

Speak to PAS for expert guidance about which Thermo Fisher Niton XL2 best suits your application and particular conditions.

Niton XL2 In Field -2 elemental analysis
Man testing gold and precious metals with handheld XL2 analyser
Niton XL2 - In Field general metal analysis

Differences Between The Niton XL2 and Niton XL2 Plus

Whilst the Niton XL2 and the Niton XL2 Plus portable XRF units are similar, both units are suited to different applications. Due to a difference in analytical source between the units, the elemental range that can be detected is different. The XL2 Plus also features additional benefits like a swappable battery.

Niton™ XL2

Analytical source: 2W X-Ray Tube, and SI-PIN detector

Elemental Range: Ti-Bi

Features: Fixed Angle touchscreen display, micro camera, bluetooth

Niton™ XL2 Plus

Analytical source: 2W X-Ray Tube, and Silicon Drift Detector (SDD)

Elemental Range: Mg-U

Features: Fixed Angle touchscreen display, micro camera, Bluetooth, swappable battery, IP54 rating for water and dust resistance, detector protection.

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