ED XRF Analyzer X-Art M

Application

X-Art M is a versatile analyzer for determination of chemical composition in various objects including artworks. In the open air elements from Mg (Z=12) to U (Z=92) are analyzed simultaneously. Detection limit for the elements of moderate atomic number in light matrix is about 1 ppm. Detector crystal thickness of 3 to 5 mm provides high efficiency and in principle all heavy elements can be analyzed through K-series fluorescent lines.

Features

  • On-line non-destructive qualitative and quantitative analysis of material composition directly at the object surface
  • Arbitrary position of the analytical part in the space
  • Small distance from the sample surface to the detector window which provides effective analysis of light elements
  • Simple and convenient operation and service
Optional:
  • Sample-to-detector air gap filled with Helium atmosphere to enhance the intensity of light element lines in the spectra detected
  • Precise positioning system to change the distance between the sample surface and analytical unit for separate layer by layer spectra detection from sandwich-type objects

DESCRIPTION

X-Art M is a versatile analyzer for determination of chemical composition in various objects including artworks. In the open air elements from Mg (Z=12) to U (Z=92) are analyzed simultaneously. Detection limit for the elements of moderate atomic number in light matrix is about 1 ppm. Detector crystal thickness of 3 to 5 mm provides high efficiency and in principle all heavy elements can be analyzed through K-series fluorescent lines.

SPECIFICATION

ParameterValue
Locality of analysisThe spot at the object of 0.1 to 12 mm size
Excitation sourceX-ray tube, Ag or Rh anode, HV 4 to 50 kV, anode current up to 1 mA
X-ray filtrationA set of changeable filters to optimize excitation of certain elements
CollimationChangeable diaphragms of different diameters to analyze small sample areas
Detector typePeltier cooled Si(Li) detector
Analytical part weight12 kg
InterfaceSoftware compatible with PC or Notebook
Power supply220/110 V, 50/60 Hz or 12 V (optional)
Total power consumption140 W

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