Elemental and Phase Analysis of Clinker and Cement

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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.

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.

Video: Benchtop x-ray diffraction system for fast, dynamic analysis