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Niton™ XLp 300

NitonXLp 300 Series XRF Analysers

Thermo Fisher Scientific – Portable Handheld XRF

Thermo Scientific Niton XLp 300 Series XRF analyzers

Thermo Scientific Niton Xlp 300

Thermo Scientific Niton XLp 300 Series analyzers set the industry standard for lead analysis in applications ranging from paint, to soils and sediments, to dust wipes and air filters, to screening for the presence of lead in toys, fabrics, ceramic goods, and other child accessible products.

Quickly identify and quantify lead resulting from damaged exterior paint, residual contamination from leaded gasoline, a former pesticide application or by-products from an industrial process. Thermo Scientific™ Niton™ XLp 300 Series XRF analyzers perform elemental analysis for residential lead paint testing and measure environmental contaminants in soil, sediment, dust, air and consumer goods, helping public health and environmental professionals pinpoint lead’s location, identify the sources of contamination and confirm that clearance criteria have been achieved after abatement.

The Niton XLp 300 XRF Analyzer displays actual lead values in seconds. Settings can be adjusted to comply with local regulations.

  • Customizable data fields to enter sample location/condition and site conditions.
  • A patented depth index to indicate whether lead is present on the surface or buried within the paint matrix.
  • Dust Wipe Analysis mode analyzes dust collected on an ASTM-compliant towelette.
  • Consumer Goods mode to screen for lead in accordance with the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA).
  • Point and shoot simplicity- easy to use by nontechnical personnel.
  • Rugged design for real-world industrial environments.
  • Sealed against moisture and dust.
  • Ergonomically designed.
  • Daylight-readable icons.
  • Color, touch-screen display.

Connectivity

  • Standard Thermo Scientific™ Niton Data Transfer (NDT™) PC software suite allows you to set operator permissions, generate custom reports, print certificates of analysis, or remotely monitor and operate the instrument hands-free from your PC.
  • Integrated USB and Bluetooth™ communications provide direct data transfer to your PC or networked storage device. Optional accessories include Bluetooth barcode reader, Bluetooth printer and Bluetooth GPS.
Person using portable analyser on window frame
Man using portable analyser 

Thermo Scientific Niton XLp 300 Series analyzers provide many distinct advantages:

  • The only lead paint analyzer with the ideal PCS
  • Soil mode to evaluate outdoor risks
  • Dust mode to pre-screen abatement or renovation work
  • Consumer Products mode for complete EBL evaluation
  • Quick, easy-to-use tool for RRP Rule compliance

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.

Sample Preparation – XRF

Sample Preparation – Bench Top XRF

Fluxana XRF Analyser

Sample Preparation - XRF 2

Fluxana delivers all types of accessories, equipment and certification for users of XRF technology.

Standards

XRF analytical instruments require certified reference materials to establish a calibration curve ensuring the analysis of inorganic compositions of a substance or product to meet the expectations and quality assurances of institutions, companies and customers.

Sample Prep press

The Fluxana Sample Prep press is available in three models, the Vaneox – 15T manual Press, 25t manual Press, the Vaneox – 25t automatic press and the Vaneox – 40t automatic press. Fluxana offers a number of tools to assist with the sample prep press process: table, die, rings, mixer, Boreox, mills, cups, pellet film, binder and sample storage.

Vitriox Fusion Machine

Electrical fusion technology is used to prepare samples to be analyzed with an X-ray fluorescence instrument. It is also used to improve precision over pressed powder technology. The machine offers fully automatic cold to cold operation for 1, 2, 4 or 6 samples (1 sample at a time.)

Sample Preparation - XRF 3

Speak to PAS for expert advice on the best solution for your XRF needs.

Niton™DXL

Niton™ DXL Analyser

Thermo Fisher Scientific – Portable Bench top XRF

Niton gold spectrometers quickly provide the exact karat weight and percentages of all elements within an item – easily identifying non-standard, under-karated, and even advanced counterfeit gold with fire assay-comparable accuracy.

Thermo Scientific Niton DXL precious metal Analyser

Be absolutely sure of the value of the precious metals you buy and sell with a fast, simple non-destructive solution for gold analysis. Quickly distinguish between gold plating and solid gold and determine the accurate karat (K) weight of gold jewelry with the Thermo Scientific™ Niton™ DXL Precious Metal Analyser.

 

  • Fast and accurate

  • Handles small pieces or multiple items simultaneously.

  • Non-destructive and simple to operate.


With an innovative colour touch-screen display and touch-screen keyboard, the DXL analyses precious metals with speed and accuracy. Its features include an improved intuitive interface, CCD Camera, large sample chamber with a back window for customer view and an optional small spot for the isolation of small components.

Man pressing test button on Niton DXL precious metal analyser
Man measuring the content of gold and precious metals

Key Applications for Niton DXL

Gold Buying / Jewellers / Secondhand Dealers / Collectors

  • Simultaneously measure the content of all gold and precious metals without manually changing your calibration based on the metal you’re analysing 
  • Precisely determine the presence and concentration of other trace alloying elements including lead
  • Eliminate the toxicity associated with nitric acid test methods
  • Capture images and focus in on small areas using our integrated cameral and small spot feature (depends on model).

Contact PAS for expert guidance about the Thermo Fisher Niton DXL.

Niton™XL5 Plus

Niton XL5 Plus Handheld Analyser

Thermo Fisher ScientificXRF

Niton™XL5 Plus 4

The Niton XL5 Plus Portable Analyser

NEW Top Range model – best limits of detection in the range, smaller, lighter, even more ergonomic.

Identify pure metals and alloys, detect tramp elements, or obtain geochemical data. with a compact, lightweight handheld XRF analyser built for the most demanding analytical applications.

The XL5 Plus allows the x-ray source and fluorescence detector to be closer to the sample, improving limits of detection and shortening measurement time, especially for light elements.

As well as metals, the XL5 Plus measures the elemental composition of scale, sludge, oil, powders and slurries.

Niton XL5 Plus is a powerful Handheld XRF analyser that features:

  • Vivid navigation; customisable user profiles
  • Micro and macro cameras
  • Advanced analytical performance
  • Lightweight ergonomic design
    Smaller, faster, lighter
  • Segment leading light element performance
  • Customisable for individual applications
  • Accessories built for the industry
  • Backed by local support, knowledge and service
  • Large, installed customer database

Utilise mining mode to gather accurate, real time geochemical data and maximise overall productivity.

Mining mode enables users to determine the concentration of elements from Mg to U in various types of geochemical materials. Reduce overheads by implementing the Niton XL5 Plus for cost effective oil and gas exploration, mineral discovery and mining operations.

Key Applications for the Niton XL5 Plus

Mining & ExplorationAlloys /Metal Fabrication / Scrap Metal 

Speak to PAS for expert guidance about the Thermo Fisher Niton XL5

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Niton™XL3

Niton™ XL3 Analyser

Thermo Fisher Scientific – Portable Handheld XRF

Niton™ XL3 Analyser Handheld

The Niton XL3 is an advanced Portable XRF analyser (PXRF) with sophisticated models designed for specific industry applications. A tilting, color, touch-screen display allows easy viewing of sample results under any condition.

The optional integrated camera allows users to locate, view, and store the analysis image and the test results for later reference.

The handheld Niton XL3t GOLDD+ for light element (Mg-S) analysis offers the lowest limits of detection and fastest measurement times.

  • Integrated GPS on some models
  • Rapid accurate decisions on-site
  • Low limits of detection
  • Optimisation for light elements in some models

Key Applications for the Niton XL3

Geochemical / Mining and Exploration / Manufacturing / Engineering / PMI / Scrap Metal Recycling

Speak to PAS for expert guidance about which Thermo Fisher Niton XL3 best suits your application and particular conditions.

Niton™XL2 Plus

Niton XL2 Analyser

Thermo Fisher Scientific – XRF

Niton XL2 Analyser

Thermo Fisher Scientific – XRF

xl2-xrf-analyzer

NEW RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT- NITON XL2 PLUS

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 X-Ray fluorescence analysers. 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.

Applications:
  • Verification of metals and alloys in manufacturing operations
  • Quality Assurance testing for positive material identification
  • Point-and-shoot sorting at scrap recycling operations
  • Precious metal assay of bullion and jewellery 
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 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 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