TXRF Spectrometer for Ultra-Trace Elemental Analysis (sub ppb)

The S4 TStar is a high performance TXRF spectrometer used to perform analysis of ultra-trace elements. It is a cost-efficient and rapid spectrometer, providing a real alternative to ICP. The Total reflection X-ray fluorescence (TXRF) spectroscopy is a proven technique for trace element analysis of a range of samples.

The S4 TStar simplifies TXRF to handle 24/7 regular functioning along with guaranteed data quality. The major enhancements of detection limits are achieved with helpful software practices, automated QC methods, and a innovative versatility with regard to carriers and sample types.

It serves as an exceptional versatile tool for analyzing a range of samples on discrete reflective carriers. This feature places it ahead of ICP, as that needs completely dissolved liquid samples. It also offers a versatile solution for effluent, soil, water and air analysis used for the revival of a healthy environment, e.g., monitoring of environment through direct measurement of contaminants in slurries, wastewater and effluents in the low ppb range.

The S4 TStar serves as a powerful tool that can be used for the prevention of food fraud in globalized supply chains. For instance, food safety as per WHO/FAO standards can be achieved through direct analysis of low standards of As in rice.

Key Features

The main features of the S4 TStar spectrometer are as follows:

  • Automated quality control feature offers confidence in instrument and data quality.
  • Provides lowest detection limits in the sub-ppb range.
  • Highest versatility for a direct analysis of broad range of samples on distinct carriers.
  • Enhanced to operate for 24/7 in industrial custom analysis.
  • Devised for multi-user operation through a large capacity of 90 samples.
  • Sample trays and other tools selection reduces errors and contamination risks, and speeds up sample preparation.
  • To monitor catalyzer elements in pharmaceutical production according to forthcoming EU and US Pharmacopeia guidelines e.g., detection of sub-ppm catalyzer elements present in additives and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API).

High Performance TXRF Spectrometer for Ultra-Trace Element Analysis

30 mm quartz discs: elemental analysis of liquids, solids and suspensions.
2” wafers: contamination analysis, depth profiling and material sciences research.
Microscopy slides: clinical and biological samples, direct analysis of cell cultures, smears and thin sections.
Rectangular carriers: with a size of up to 54 mm for films, filters, and nanoparticle layers. Any customized reflective media.

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