Drive process control laboratory efficiencies in the metals and mining industries with the Thermo Scientific™ ARL™ SMS-3500 Automation for Twin OES or XRF, a complete laboratory workflow automation solution. Primary metals producers' laboratories typically run two fully duplicate and separate spectrometry lines to assure fast response times when several urgent samples must be processed at the same time. The ARL SMS-3500 system is an affordable alternative. The automation of multiple spectrometers and preparation machines with the ARL SMS-3500 system offers reduced sample analysis cost, increased sample throughput, better reproducibility and higher quality results for users requiring more comprehensive and integrated automation solutions in the metals and mining industries.
The ARL SMS-3500 Automation for Twin OES or XRF simplifies sample handling by providing a single introduction location for all samples with a magazine storage function to free the introduction. This reduces response times, increases sample processing cadence and improves the availability of automatic sample preparation in highly critical production control environments.
Time-consuming electro-mechanical transfer systems are eliminated: the SMS-3500 robot moves samples between the system components in seconds
Simplified operation and reduced system complexity make the ARL SMS-3500 easy to maintain and service
One screen provides access to the full range of sample tracking and automation user functions.
A single registration device and introduction location is used for all production samples, which are then automatically directed to the relevant system components
Double sample preparation machine support reduces response times, increases sample processing cadence and improves the availability of automatic sample preparation in highly critical production control environments
Simplifies operator's work: the automation system manages the samples based on their priorities and on the available sample preparation and analysis resources to optimize response times. Internal sample storage capacity is available to immediately free the sample introduction for the next samples
Each instrument can be used off-line for manual work without interruption of the automatic system operation.
The same analytical software is used for the XRF and OES applications, and automation is based on proven ARL SMS software.
Iron and steel application High alloy, stainless steel, copper, brass and bronze applications Aluminum or fire assay applications