X-Ray Facility

X-Ray Fluorescence

Xenemetrix EX-6600 EDS

Overview

Xenemetrix (formerly Jordan Valley) EX-6600 energy dispersive XRF is an automated energy dispersive spectrometer. The unit has a low power rhodium X-ray tube to efficiently excite elements throughout the periodic table. It utilizes a combination of 8 filters and 8 secondary targets to enhance elemental analysis. Windows software permits ease of operation.

A view of the EX-6600 set up.

Capabilities

Qualitative and quantitative measurement of elements from fluorine through uranium. Detectable concentration range from ppm to 100 wt%. Suitable samples include solids, pressed powders, films, and liquids. Available software capable of qualitative scans, standard-less analysis, and traditional quantitative analysis using calibration curves. The lab has particular experience with metallurgical specimens.

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