Optimize quality and process control
Elemental and phase analysis of clinker ensures consistent clinker quality, which is the key to high-performance concrete. The determination of the elemental composition of clinker can be achieved using Thermo Scientific XRF instruments. Analysis of phases such as free lime in clinkers and limestone additions in cement by Thermo Scientific XRD analyzers has been extremely useful in controlling the kiln process and the quality of the end product. Mineralogy is important at this stage as well and is measured in the lab by XRD technology.
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Ensure consistent clinker quality with both chemical and phase analysis in one simple operation. The Thermo Scientific ARL 9900 Total Cement Analyzer combines X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) and X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) technologies to provide fast process monitoring during the critical phases of cement manufacturing. The integrated XRD is capable of providing analysis for quartz in raw meal, hot meal, free lime in clinker, clinker phases & additions in cement.
The preconfigured Thermo Scientific ARL OPTIM’X WDXRF Cement Analyzer for dedicated cement applications offers a powerful solution that delivers high precision, outstanding repeatability and stability. Featuring a compact, reliable WDXRF platform, the ARL OPTIM’X Cement Analyzer comes with factory-installed calibration using NIST standards for clinker and cement, making it the fastest turnkey solution available.
Analyze any unknown solid or liquid waste fuels or alternative raw materials and determine any undesirable elements with EDXRF. Cement quality control can be achieved easily with little or no sample with the ARL QUANT’X EDXRF Spectrometer, meeting ASTM C-114 requirements for the analysis of cement.
Ensure consistent clinker quality with XRD technology. Thermo Scientific ARL EQUINOX 1000 X-ray diffractometer (XRD) is designed to meet structural and phase analysis requirements in both industrial and research laboratories.
Obtain Quantitative analysis of clinker phases with the Thermo Scientific ARL EQUINOX 3000 X-ray Diffractometer. This research-grade diffraction system provides high resolution detectors, a large sample area, and choice of X-ray sources.
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