Handheld XRF and LIBS Analyzer Selection Guide

Which Niton Elemental Analyzer is Right for Me?

Specifications
Applications
Asset 1-PAS Logo SI-Niton-Apollo-100x100 SI-Niton-XL5-V3-100x100 SI-Niton-XL3t-Ultra-100x100 SI-Niton-XL2-Plus-100x100 SI-Niton-XL2-100G-100x100 SI-Niton-DXL-100x100 SI-Niton-XLp-100x100
Model Niton Apollo Niton XL5 Niton XL3 Niton XL2 plus Niton XL2 Niton DXL Niton XLp
Analytical Specifications
Technology LIBS XRF XRF XRF XRF XRF XRF
Analytical Source 1064nm laser, charge coupled device (CCD) 5W x-ray tube, extra large area silicon drift detector (SDD) 2W x-ray tube, silicon drift detector (SDD) 2W x-ray tube, silicon drift detector (SDD) 2W x-ray tube, Si-PIN detector 2W x-ray tube, Si-PIN detector Cd-109 isotope, CdTe & Si-PIN detectors
Elemental Range1 C, Al, Si, Ti, V, Cr, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu, Nb, Mo, W Mg-U (ultra low light element detection), Na (spectrum based detection) Mg-U Mg-U Ti-Bi Ti-Pb Pb
Spot Size 50 µm standard 8 mm standard
3 mm optional
8 mm standard
3 mm optional
8 mm standard 8 mm standard 8 mm standard
3 mm optional
NA
Instrument Specifications
Weight2 6.4 lbs. 2.8 lbs. 3.4 lbs. 3.4 lbs. 3.4 lbs. 17 lbs. 3.0 lbs.
Dimensions 12.0 x 13.0 x 4.0 in. 9.5 x 8.2 x 2.7 in. 9.6 x 9.0 x 3.8 in. 10.0 x 10.8 x 4.0 in. 10.0 x 10.8 x 4.0 in. 15.6 x 8.1 x 10.4 in. 9.8 x 10.5 x 3.8 in.
Memory Readings Capacity3 5,000 < 130,000 < 10,000 < 10,000 < 10,000 < 10,000 < 10,000
Features
Display Screen Tilting Tilting Tilting Fixed Angle Fixed Angle Fixed Angle Stationary
Touchscreen/ Directional Keys
Micro Camera
Macro Camera
Bluetooth4
GPS
WiFi
Hot Swap Battery
Splash + Dust Proof (IP54 Rated)
Detector Protection NA

This table is non-exhaustive and details best sellers from the Niton XRF and LIBS product lines. Instrument specifications and applications vary by model type. Additional calibrations and configurations are available. Speak with a sales representative to learn more.

1. Elemental range dependent upon selected calibration modes.  2. Displayed weight includes battery.  3. Includes spectra. Fewer readings can be saved if macro/ micro images are included.  4. Enables connection to PC, printer, barcode reader, and external GPS.

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