Thermo Scientific™

ARL™ SMS-2500 Robotics-Based Automation for XRF

Bridge the gap between high productivity, short response times and strict quality control standards with the Thermo Scientific™ ARL™ SMS-2500 Robotics-Based Automation for XRF, an automated solution for XRF elemental analysis of iron and steel.

Production control laboratories in the iron and steel industry are challenged to meet high productivity and throughput goals while complying with strict quality control regulations.The ARL SMS-2500 system provides increased sample turnaround by integrating sample preparation with intelligent Thermo Scientific™ SMS software and a Fanuc industrial robot. With direct robot access to the milling machine for the preparation of samples and standards, processing time is reduced and expensive electromechanical sample transfer systems are eliminated.
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The ARL SMS-2500 Automation for XRF provides the ultimate power and flexibility for the automatic and unattended operation of Thermo Scientific™ X-ray fluorescence spectrometers 24 hours a day.

  • Robotics-based automation fully exploits the power of the Thermo Scientific™ ARL™ 9900 series of X-ray fluorescence spectrometers for production control applications in the metals, cement and mining industries
  • Factory configured and customized
  • Provides direct access to the milling machine to reduce processing times for ferrous samples
  • Compact chassis and simple installation
  • Highly reliable options including vision and sample cabling
  • State-of-the-art Fanuc industrial robot
  • Integrated electronics
  • Choice of sample preparation solutions including the Haas mini-mill with Thermo Scientific™ ARL™ PrepControl™ system and Thermo Scientific™ ARL™ EasyPrep™ software
  • Better analysis, dependability and quality
  • Very rapid payback
  • Results available faster
  • More samples processed with the addition of automatic sample preparation
  • Qualified lab personnel are released from routine duties