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ARL™ 9900 Simultaneous-Sequential XRF Series

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ARL™ 9900 Simultaneous-Sequential XRF Series

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Save money and achieve quality control in your industrial process with full simultaneous and sequential capabilities integrated into one instrument. The Thermo Scientific™ ARL™ 9900 Simultaneous-Sequential XRF Series can be equipped with the innovative SmartGonio goniometer for simple, cost-effective configurations or the universal goniometer for more advanced, flexible analysis, while up to 24 monochromator fixed channels ensure rapid and simultaneous analysis to meet the demand for high precision in various industries like steel, copper, aluminum, cement and mining.
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The ARL 9900 Series combines fixed channels and one or two goniometers to ensure rapid and simultaneous analysis. This instrument can be supplied fully calibrated, thus delivered as a turnkey system. Further savings can be made when using the Thermo Scientific™ ARL™ SMS-2500 robotic sample preparation and introduction system, which provides ARL 9900 Series users with fast and reliable automation.

Product Features:
  • Full simultaneous and sequential capabilities integrated in one instrument
  • Can be configured with an XRF goniometer and up to 24 fixed channels for ultra-fast analysis
  • Fast, simple and highly reliable sample introduction system
  • Rapid, precise analysis of solid samples
  • “LoVap technology” X-ray tube fitted with 50 micron Be window ensures excellent long term stability and best analytical performance
  • Goniometers detects the presence of up to 83 elements, from B to Am, 5 to 95 in the periodic table
  • Detects concentrations ranging from parts per million to 100%
  • Advanced integrated software reports results as soon as analysis is performed
  • With IntelliPower, choose the right power according to your application demands: 1500W, 2500W, or 4200W
  • Modular construction allowing the instrument to be specified to suit the particular requirements of the application
  • Ultra-low detector gas consumption
  • Optional innovative XRD systems can be integrated to allow phase analysis; see also Total Cement Analyzer versions
  • Easily upgraded to handle evolving analytical requirements

X-ray System

  • X-ray tube mounted above sample, prevents damage by defective samples, e.g. fragile pellets
  • Thermostatically regulated spectrometer provides high stability of analysis and precise measurements

Fixed Monochromators

  • Up to 32 fixed channel monochromators can be fitted in a full simultaneous configuration
  • Compact slit-crystal geometry detects elements at very low concentrations
  • Ensures faster response through simultaneous analysis of specific elements

XRF Goniometers

  • Programmable for quantitative analysis of specific elements or qualitative analysis of elements present in samples
  • High-quality, fast, sequential X-ray spectrometry using Moiré fringe technology
  • Full capability for analysis of nonroutine elements
  • SmartGonio covers fluorine to americium (up to 3 crystals fitted)
  • Universal goniometer covers boron to americium, depending on crystals configuration (up to 9 crystals can be fitted)

  • ARL 9900 can be fully calibrated for several material types ensuring rapid commissioning and fast return on investment
  • XRF factory calibrations exist for cast irons, steels, brasses, bronzes, copper alloys, aluminum alloys, zinc alloys, tin alloys, magnesium alloys, nickel alloys, super-alloys, titanium alloys, cobalt alloys, ferro-alloys, cement, minerals, slags, limestone and dolomite, ceramics, glasses, soils, sediments, rocks and polymers.
  • XRD factory calibrations exist for free lime in clinker, clinker phases, amorphous phase in clinker, direct reduced iron (DRI), etc.


  • Fast and reliable sample introduction system available with variable degrees of automation to free staff for other work.
  • Can be linked to automatic sample preparation machines for fully automatic online process control.


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