Portable x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers

Quickly identify the most viable resources

Learn about instruments to help maximize your exploration budgets, pre-screen laboratory samples, identify drill targets quickly, reduce re-mobilization costs, and get an accurate report to the capital markets as fast as possible. Portable x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers and sample collection and preparation tools are innovative elemental analysis tools for mining and exploration applications, paving the way to a positive return on investment. Portable analyzers allow real time assay analysis, and can be used in mine mapping, ore grade control, and environmental compliance, and the exploration and mining of a wide variety of base metals, precious metals, rare earth elements, mineral fuels, industrial minerals, and gas-bearing strata samples.

XRF Technology eBook

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"XRF Technology for Non-Scientists"

Interested in learning how XRF technology works? Download the eBook to discover the science behind x-ray fluorescence and how it can perform for your business. Developed by our team of experts, you’ll learn the basics, industries that may benefit from handheld XRF and much more!

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Increasing productivity and profits are key drivers for mining operations. Seeking portable technologies that aid in identifying high quality deposits, while increasing discovery success rates, sets the foundation for profitable and productive mining companies. Now, there’s a new tool available to mining and exploration professionals—the Thermo Scientific Niton XL5 XRF Analyzer. Versatile and easy to use, the Niton XL5 is purpose-built for hostile mining environments. 

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Sample Preparation Tools

See how Thermo Scientific Sample Collection and Preparation Tools continue the tradition of bringing the lab to the field.

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Get elemental analysis results instantly with the Thermo Scientific Niton XL3t GOLDD+.

Demonstration on how to use the Thermo Scientific Niton XL3t GOLDD+ to analyze samples and geospatially locate elemental results.

Customer Testimonials: Mining customers share how their businesses have benefited from having lab-quality analysis in the field.